JOHANNESBURG — Paul Smith has finally come to South Africa.
A franchised Paul Smith store quietly opened its doors in October in a gracious 1,900-square-foot, two-story Cape Dutch-style house in the laid-back but fashionable Johannesburg suburb of Parkhurst. Less than a month later, the designer opened a franchised Cape Town store, this time in the new prestige wing of the V&A Waterfront known as the Millionaire Mile. The shop is alongside such labels as Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Burberry.
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