Paul Smith revisited a familiar theme — boy meets girl — for a colorful collection that took its cues from midcentury modern interiors and the artists who painted during that time. The designer worked with blocks of color and texture, opening the show with a Piet Mondrian-inspired dress with orange, black and flesh-colored panels. Similar ones followed, some with lace sections thrown into the mix, and others with pleats, resembling Twenties tennis dresses. Trousers — which were high on the waist and cropped at the ankle — came in shades of mustard and dark green, while others were two-tone (resembling university scarves) and worn with navy blazers. Other jackets were matte on top and shiny at the bottom, adding a touch of feminine glamour to the androgynous lineup.

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