AUTUMN/WINTER '15 Men's Show
For autumn/winter 2015, Paul Smith glances back to an early catwalk show he held in Paris’s Andrée Putman gallery, which saw an innovative use of colourful tailoring set against an austere concrete backdrop
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Now presenting a confident and contemporary reinterpretation; tonal suits have an updated feel with exaggerated shoulders and high waists but are consistently wearable.
Colours are influenced by artistic adventurers Josef and Anni Albers. References come both from their work and their travels through Mexico; muted tones of oatmeal, grey and light peach sit beside more sun-drenched hues of orange and green. Shades combine in a striped triangular motif on silk scarves, jacquard knitwear and light cotton shirting. The geometry is developed in a recurring use of blocks on wool outerwear, cashmere blankets and tailoring constructed with especially fabricated cloth.
Autumn/Winter '15 Women's Show
For autumn/winter '15, a reenergised Paul Smith presents a fresh view of effortless but confident dressing that’s touched with femininity