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London Fashion Week: Paul Smith catwalk report

by the editorial team Published on 25 February 2009
London Fashion Week: Paul Smith catwalk report© GRUBER/FWDPHOTOS/SIPA

Paul Smith showed a collection that combined his trademark stripes, Fair Isle knits, Harris tweeds, English roses and all the classics of his quintessentially British style with a new military influence. Masculine greens and khakis were given a feminine twist with costume jewellery and accessories worn as sashes, around the waist or on the shoulder. Backstage at Claridges before the show, Peter Gray summed it up perfectly when he told us: “The best thing about working with Paul Smith is that he thinks it’s not a creative recession.

Read our backstage interview with Sir Paul here.