These Suits Mean Business

Stories

02.24

These Suits Mean Business

Join us on a whistlestop journey through the ever-changing world of business tailoring.

02.24

The Signature Stripe Lights Up Covent Garden

Stories

02.24

The Signature Stripe Lights Up Covent Garden

We announce a new lighting installation which brings the Signature Stripe to Covent Garden’s historic Market Building.

02.24

Manchester United

Stories

02.24

Man Utd’s Star Players Wear Our Spring Collection

Continuing our partnership with the world-famous club, we dressed current first team players (and one returning legend) in highlights from our latest collection.

02.24

Lunar New Year

Collections

01.24

Year of the Dragon: A Lunar New Year Capsule

Each year we create a special, self-contained capsule to mark the resetting of the lunar calendar. 2024 sees the arrival of a fun, fiery collection to kick off the Year of the Dragon.

01.24

Paul Smith AW24 Men's Show

SHOWS

01.24

Autumn/Winter ’24 Men’s Show

Debuting at Paris Fashion Week, we present a selection of key men’s looks from our latest seasonal collection.

01.24

Paul Smith's Suit Fit Guide

Knowledge

08.23

Paul Smith's Suit Fit Guide

Spoilt for choice? Our handy guide will help you to decide which of Paul Smith’s four key styles – the Soho, Kensington, Bloomsbury and Brierley – is best for you.

08.23

The Paul Smith + Braun Swiss-Made Watch

collaborations

11.23

The Paul Smith + Braun Swiss-Made Watch

Our latest collaboration with Braun marks an exciting first for the historic German design company: a Swiss watch.

11.23

Paul Smith + Braun

stories

11.23

Paul’s Braun Collection

In light of our recent collaboration with Braun – a wonderful Swiss-made watch – Paul pays homage to the company’s former design boss by delving into his personal collection of vintage Braun items.

11.23

Storyteller

stories

11.23

Meet Storyteller: Our New Wintery Candle & Diffuser Scent

A smoky, wintery, and downright cosy scent, our new Storyteller candles and diffusers – the latest additions to Paul Smith’s home fragrance line up – evoke some very special memories for Paul.

11.23

Caran D'ache + Paul Smith

collaborations

11.23

Caran D'ache + Paul Smith

Now in its fifth edition, our collaboration with the iconic Swiss stationer is a celebration of colour and creativity, as well as Paul’s long-time love of the Caran d’Ache 849 pen.

11.23

Paul Smith + Factor Bikes

collaborations

11.23

Paul Smith + Factor Bikes

For years, Paul’s famous love of cycling has manifested in many specially designed products: helmets, jerseys, lights, locks, tools, and – on the odd occasion – bikes. Our latest collaboration speeds thrillingly into that latter category: our very first pro-grade racing bike.

11.23

Commission &PaulSmith

collaborations

11.23

Commission &PaulSmith

Our new &PaulSmith collaboration with NYC-based brand Commission – alongside the support of Paul Smith’s Foundation – is a tribute to generational style, and a deep dive into the Paul Smith archive.

11.23

Pat Vale: ‘Drawn Two Cities’ Exhibition at Albemarle

events & exhibitions

10.23

Pat Vale: ‘Drawn Two Cities’ Exhibition at Albemarle

British-born, Brooklyn-based artist Pat Vale debuts exciting new work exclusively at our Albemarle Street shop in Mayfair. We spoke to Pat about how his intricate cityscapes come together.

10.23

Les Dimanches au Bureau: Les Objets Futiles de Paul

stories

10.23

Paul Smith x Gufram: The Sunrise Cactus

Inspired by Paul’s saying “every day is a new beginning,” the dreamy Sunrise Cactus is our second collaboration with playfully eccentric design house, Gufram.

10.23

Melrose Is Back: Hello Again!

events & exhibitions

10.23

Melrose Is Back: Hello Again!

Our iconic pink shop in LA has had a little bit (OK, quite a big bit) of a makeover… but don’t worry – the Insta-famous #PinkWall is here to stay. Discover the grand reopening now.

10.23

Les Dimanches au Bureau: Les Objets Futiles de Paul

stories

10.23

Office Sundays: Paul’s Useless Objects

Part ice breaker, part practical joke and part, well, just for fun… in this instalment we take a look at Paul’s collection of ‘useless’ objects in his office. And turns out they’re much more useful than you might think…

10.23

Portrait of the Artist: Aimee Hillman

events & exhibitions

10.23

Portrait of the Artist: Aimee Hillman

As her new exhibition ‘Alpha’ opens at our Borough Yards shop, we spoke to the artist about her creative curiosity, why she wants people to feel joy through her work and how being an artist helps her to find meaning in the world.

10.23

 Coming Soon: Rolling Stones x Paul Smith

collaborations

09.23

The Rolling Stones x Paul Smith

Paul Smith is teaming up with Mick, Keith, and Ronnie on an exclusive limited-edition vinyl of their first studio album in 18 years: Hackney Diamonds. Plus, collectable tees.

09.23

Our Signature Stripe Balloon Takes Flight Near Mount Fuji

stories

09.23

Our Signature Stripe Balloon Takes Flight Near Mount Fuji

The magnificent landmark makes for a breath-taking backdrop, as our Signature Stripe balloon takes flight for the third time in Japan.

09.23

Matt Smith

stories

08.23

Matt Smith For Paul Smith

We are delighted to announce the British actor Matt Smith is the new face of Paul Smith – in a campaign that celebrates timeless tailoring, our Stripe and #TheSmiths.

08.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Yvonne Robert

Events & Exhibitions

10.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Yvonne Robert

The colourful painter talks to us about where she gets her inspiration from, why creating art is full of ups and downs, how she spends her typical working days and why, in another life, she’d talk to animals.

10.23

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Him And Her

Knowledge

10.23

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Him And Her

Looking for gift ideas? This is a great place to start. Discover luxury gifts for her and gifts for him in our curated gift guide, as well as wedding gifts, anniversary gifts, birthday gifts and more.

10.23

Stripe, Unfolded: Our Exhibition In Tokyo

stories

10.23

Stripe, Unfolded: Our Exhibition In Tokyo

We’ve unveiled five floors of Signature Stripe in the heart of the Japanese capital – discover the story behind our immersive exhibition today.

10.23

Paul Smith Presents: British Art At Albemarle

Events & Exhibitions

09.23

Paul Smith Presents: British Art At Albemarle

To coincide with Frieze London 2023, we’re hosting a curated showcase of new British art from six incredible artists at our Mayfair shop and exhibition space. We spoke to them about their work, inspiration, and what British art means to them.

09.23

Portrait of the Artist: Hugues Chevallier IRSUT

Events & Exhibitions

09.23

Portrait of the Artist: Hugues Chevallier IRSUT

As his new twin exhibition ‘Paste The Present’ opens at our Rue de Grenelle and Boulevard Raspail shops in Paris, we spoke to the artist about his creative process, unconscious inspiration and why he wants people to feel alive when they see his work.

09.23

Paul’s Hat Collection

stories

09.23

Office Sundays: Paul’s Hat Collection

This month our Office Sundays series continues as we take a peek at Paul’s entirely impractical hat collection, and learn more about the stories behind each specimen.

09.23

Paul Smith x Mulberry

COLLABORATIONS

08.23

Mulberry x Paul Smith

Our creative collaboration bringing together two of Britain’s most iconic heritage brands is here. Discover the story behind the Mulberry x Paul Smith bags now.

08.23

Matthew Hilton

Events & Exhibitions

09.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Matthew Hilton

To prep for the opening of Tough Moment, Matthew’s new exhibition at our Mayfair shop, we visited the sculptor and furniture designer’s studio to take a look behind the scenes.

09.23

How To Speak Suit: A Guide To Lapels

Knowledge

08.23

How To Speak Suit: A Guide To Lapels

Learn more about the different styles – notch lapels, peak lapels and shawl lapels – and how to spot them in our tailoring guide.

08.23

Every Type Of Men’s Shirt You Need In Your Wardrobe

Knowledge

08.23

Every Type Of Men’s Shirt You Need In Your Wardrobe

Men’s shirts are one of the perennial staples in our smart and casual wardrobes – find out more about each style, including everything from men’s tuxedo shirts to men’s short sleeve shirts in our guide.

08.23

Office Sundays

stories

08.23

Office Sundays: Paul’s Tin Toy Collection

The latest chapter in our Office Sundays series ­(where we rummage around Paul’s office to discover some gems) focuses on his tin toy collection which recalls a bygone era.

08.23

AW23 Womens

stories

08.23

Five Womenswear Trends To Know Now

Your trend-by-trend guide – from maxi dresses and modern tailoring to all things printed – to the brand new AW23 women’s collection from Paul Smith, which is available to shop now.

08.23

Manchester United

stories

08.23

Manchester United: Suit Up: Eriksen, Shaw, Wan-Bissaka, Dalot & Pellistri

As the new chapter in our Manchester United partnership continues, we revisit the players’ suit, and outfit them in a versatile, travel-friendly Paul Smith Suit To Travel In and Modern Working Wardrobe-inspired look.

08.23

Meet The Maker: Michael Marriott In His Studio

STORIES

08.23

Meet The Maker: Michael Marriott In His Studio

The utilitarian designer, who has just opened a pop-up in our Borough Yards shop, gives us a tour of his studio and talks to us about form vs function, sustainability, and why “ugliness has a lot going for it.”

08.23

A Detailed Guide To Every Type Of Men’s Trousers

Knowledge

08.23

A Detailed Guide To Every Type Of Men’s Trousers

Need a refresher on the types of trousers you should have in your wardrobe? Read our helpful guide, covering men’s formal trousers, smart trousers, and casual trousers.

08.23

Office Sundays: Paul’s Camera Collection

STORIES

07.23

Office Sundays: Paul’s Camera Collection

For the second instalment in our series, we take a glimpse inside Paul’s camera collection – and chat with him about the passion for photography he inherited from his father.

07.23

 The Five Rules Of Buying A Summer Suit

Knowledge

07.23

The Five Rules Of Buying A Summer Suit

Whether you are attending a summer wedding or are looking to invest in a timeless summer suit for work or the office. Discover the five rules to follow when purchasing a men’s summer suit.

07.23

A Comprehensive Guide To Shirt Collars & Cuffs

Knowledge

07.23

A Comprehensive Guide To Shirt Collars & Cuffs

While it may not seem like it, men’s dress shirt collars and cuffs can have a sizeable effect on your look – learn more about what shirt collar to choose and what cuffs to pick in our straightforward manual.

07.23

 Everything You Need To Know About Suit Linings

Knowledge

07.23

Everything You Need To Know About Suit Linings

Why are suit linings important and what is the best lining for men’s designer suits? Find out in our handy guide to picking out the right suit lining for you.

07.23

The Return Of The Tie: Every Tie You’ll Ever Need

Knowledge

07.23

The Return Of The Tie: Every Tie You’ll Ever Need

Contrary to what you may have been told, the tie is not dead. From striped ties to patterned ones, these are every type of classic men’s tie you’ll need for work, special occasions, and events.

07.23

A Spotter’s Guide To Suit Pockets (& Their History)

Knowledge

07.23

A Spotter’s Guide To Suit Pockets (& Their History)

Just like men’s designer suits, men’s pockets come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you favour jetted, welt or flap, use our helpful guide and you’ll be able to spot each and every one in the wild.

07.23

Nathalie Kingdon

Events & Exhibitions

07.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Nathalie Kingdon

As her new exhibition ‘Walk On The Bright Side’ opens at our Borough Yards shop, we spoke to the artist about her effortlessly summery work, the skill of screen-printing and nostalgia.

07.23

The Pride Project An Exhibition For LGBTQ+ Charity MindOut

Events & Exhibitions

06.23

The Pride Project

As our new exhibition celebrating Pride opens at the Paul Smith Beak Street shop in London’s Soho, we spoke to the artists behind each piece about what Pride means to them and how it has inspired their work.

06.23

Spring/Summer ’24 Men's Show

SHOWS

06.23

Spring/Summer ’24 Men's Show

Held in Paris during Men’s Fashion Week, the Paul Smith Men’s SS24 show deconstructs the suit in all its forms, exploring where tailoring ends and workwear begins with nods to military uniforms and even pyjamas.

06.23

Linda Swann | Paul Smith

Events & Exhibitions

06.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Linda Swann

Ahead of her new exhibition of paintings at Paul Smith Westbourne House, artist Linda Swann talks about where she gets her inspiration from (hint: everywhere) and why she’s so drawn to geometric pattern.

06.23

Office Sundays

STORIES

05.23

Office Sundays: Paul’s Cycling Jerseys Collection

Discover the story behind Paul’s personal collection of cycling jerseys, which includes Tour de France jerseys, green jerseys and maglia rosa from the likes of Mark Cavendish, Chris Froome and more.

05.23

Amer Musa | Paul Smith

Events & Exhibitions

06.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Amer Musa

As the “A Big Dream” exhibition of his colourful, geometric work opens at Rue de Grenelle and Boulevard Raspail, we sat down with Amer Musa to discuss why art is therapy for him and why he feels lucky to live in Paris, a city filled with art.

06.23

Henry Holland | Paul Smith

Events & Exhibitions

05.23

Henry Holland: Nobody Cares How Good You Used To Be

We visited the designer-turned-ceramicist at his studio to mark the new exhibition of his one-of-one and limited-edition pieces at Paul Smith Albemarle Street.

05.23

Red Ear

COLLECTIONS

05.23

Red Ear: A Shore Thing

Our made-in-Japan collection takes a trip to the shore for SS23, taking inspiration from organic natural forms, fishermen, repaired ceramics, and coastal erosion.

05.23

Paul Smith + Rapha

COLLABORATIONS

04.23

Paul Smith + Rapha

Our new men’s and women’s collaboration with the iconic cycling brand is based on friendships both on and off the bike, as well as a shared passion for vintage cycling jerseys.

04.23

Paul Smith Business Suit

Knowledge

03.23

What Suit To Wear To A Business Meeting Or Job Interview

To make it a little easier picking out your work wardrobe, we delve into the do’s and don’ts of buying a business suit and suits for interviews – from which type of lapel to how to settle on the right suit fabric.

03.23

Paul Smith Wedding Suits

Knowledge

03.23

A Complete Guide To Men’s Wedding Suits For Guests & Grooms

Invitations piling up? As wedding season gets well underway and you’re looking for wedding suit ideas, we’ve deciphered one of the trickiest dress code questions to get right: what suit to wear to a wedding?

03.23

Coming Soon 2023: Paul Smith + Pop Trading Company

COLLABORATIONS

04.23

Paul Smith + Pop Trading Company

Our new stripe and skate-inspired collaboration will be landing very soon. Sign up to our emails to be one of the first to know as soon as it drops.

04.23

Paul Smith + DePadova / EVERYDAY LIFE

COLLABORATIONS

04.23

Paul Smith + DePadova / EVERYDAY LIFE

Unveiled at the prestigious Salone del Mobile in Milan, our collaboration with the luxury Italian furniture brand puts craft, colour, and character at the heart of interior design – and now includes a selection of outdoor and garden furniture.

04.23

Printemps

STORIES

04.23

Step Inside The Paul Smith Café Vert At Printemps Paris

Now open in the iconic Parisian department store, the new Paul Smith café is inspired by the colours of the instantly recognisable Signature Stripe. Go behind the scenes on the making of the café now.

04.23

Paul Smith & Caran D'Ache

COLLABORATIONS

04.23

Paul Smith + Caran d’Ache

Now in its fourth edition, our collaboration with the iconic Swiss stationer is a celebration of colour and creativity, as well as Paul’s long-time love of the Caran d’Ache 849 pen.

04.23

Alec Doherty

STORIES

04.23

The Café Commission: Alec Doherty For Paul Smith

We visited the artist and illustrator at his studio in London to talk about his designs for the new Paul Smith café at the Printemps and the new tableware collection with his witty and whimsical sketches he’s created for us.

04.23

Happy

STORIES

03.23

The Happy Scrapbook: Tokyo, London, New York & Paris

Take a trip around the globe with us as we take snaps of the things that make us happiest in Tokyo, London, New York & Paris, to mark the launch of our new SS23 PS Paul Smith Happy collection.

03.23

Charlie Sheppard

Events & Exhibitions

03.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Charlie Sheppard

As his new playful exhibition ‘Half-Full’ opens at our Albemarle Street store in Mayfair, we spoke to the artist about his self-described ‘childlike’ creativity, his love of nature and why he wants to bring warmth into the world.

03.23

The Art Of The Sneaker

STORIES

03.23

The Art Of The Sneaker

Discover the Paul Smith sneaker collection, reinterpreted, reimagined and reframed through the eyes of a few of Britain’s up-and-coming artists.

03.23

Paul Smith Statement Suits

Knowledge

03.23

Why You Should Be Wearing A Statement Suit (& How It’s Done)

The suit isn’t dead, but it is evolving. Statement tailoring, from coloured and checked suits to printed blazers, is here to stay – discover our guide to getting it right.

03.23

Paul Smith The New Smart Casual

Knowledge

03.23

The New Smart Casual: What To Wear To The Office Nowadays?

As office dress codes continue to relax and WFH and hybrid working becomes more common, we delve into how to build a Modern Working Wardrobe – spanning work shirts, work suits and more – that works for you.

03.23

Paul Smith Tuxedos & Black Tie

Knowledge

03.23

Everything You Need To Know About Tuxedos & Black Tie

Men’s eveningwear can be a minefield. If you’re looking for a tuxedo, dinner jacket or evening suit for your next event or wedding, let us be your guide.

03.23

Picasso Celebration

Events & Exhibitions

03.23

Picasso Celebration: The Collection In A New Light!

Go behind the scenes and learn more about the colourful, immersive new exhibition at the Musée Picasso Paris curated by Cécile Debray and Joanne Snrech under the artistic direction of Paul himself.

03.23

Fred Coppin

Events & Exhibitions

03.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Fred Coppin

Off the back of his recent show, we interviewed artist Fred Coppin – who has previously exhibited at Paul Smith – about his work, rituals and art.

03.23

Autumn/Winter ’23 Women's Show

SHOWS

03.23

Autumn/Winter ’23 Women's Show

Presented in Paris as part of the fashion week schedule, the Paul Smith women’s AW23 collection includes a confident collage of abstract prints, rich fabrics and reinvented takes on classic tailoring.

03.23

Paul Smith Suite At Brown’s Hotel

STORIES

02.23

A Tour Of The Paul Smith Suite At Brown’s Hotel

Designed by Paul with Olga Polizzi, this new suite at one of London’s oldest and most renowned hotels celebrates the designer’s trademark use of colour and stripes as well as his unique sense of wit.

02.23

AUTUMN/WINTER ’23 MEN’S SHOW

SHOWS

01.23

Autumn/Winter ’23 Men’s Show

Presented in Paris at the American Cathedral, the Paul Smith AW23 men’s show is inspired by modernism, interior design and architecture as well as a vintage rug collection Paul discovered on his travels in Italy.

01.23

Elisabeth Scheder-Bieschin

Events & Exhibitions

02.23

Portrait Of The Artist: Elisabeth Scheder-Bieschin

As a new exhibition of the artist’s striking cyanotypes opens at our Westbourne House shop in Notting Hill, we spoke to the artist about where she gets her inspiration from and why art is about freedom.

02.23

Sunseeker

STORIES

02.23

Introducing Sunseeker: A New Candle & Diffuser Scent

Discover the inspiration behind the new addition to Paul Smith’s home fragrance collection. Sunseeker is a summery scent that’ll have you dreaming of Italy.

02.23

Paul's Bunny Collection

STORIES

01.23

The Year Of The Rabbit: Paul’s Bunny Collection

To mark a very special Lunar New Year – 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit – we asked Paul to talk us through a few of his favourite characters from his collection of rabbit figurines.

01.23

Vicki Sher

Events & Exhibitions

11.22

Paul Smith Presents: A Vicki Sher Exhibition In NYC’s SoHo

As Vicki Sher’s ‘Colour Compositions’ opens at Paul Smith’s Wooster Street shop in NYC, we spoke to the artist about her process, where she gets her inspiration from and her “unapologetically joyful” work.

11.22

Treat Yourself Gift Guide

GUIDES

11.22

Treat Yourself: 10 Gifts Too Good To Give Away

Once you’ve ticked your nearest and dearest off your present-buying list, invest in yourself with a spot of self-gifting. Our edit includes slippers, PJs, candles, beauty treats and more.

11.22

Kristjana S Williams

Events & Exhibitions

11.22

Portrait Of The Artist: Kristjana S Williams

On the eve of her twin London exhibitions – ‘Landscapes Reimagined’ ­– opening at Paul Smith Westbourne House in Notting Hill and Albemarle Street in Mayfair, the collage artist speaks to us about her working rituals, the beauty in nature and her endless stream of ideas.

11.22

Outdoors Gift Guide

GUIDES

11.22

10 Adventurous Gifts For Outdoor Types

From camping and picnic essentials to gardening and walking gear, these are the gifts that’ll put a big smile on intrepid types’ faces.

11.22

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