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The cover of the Phaidon book marking Paul Smith's 50th anniversary.

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Paul Smith in 50 Objects

A new book, published by Phaidon, takes a look at Paul Smith through through his memories and treasured special possessions.

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Paul Smith RTW Spring 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Paul Smith RTW Spring 2021

See all the looks from the spring collection.

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Paul Smith in his studio in London.

Fashion Scoops

Sotheby’s Teams With Google for Virtual Experience Charity Auction

Virtual experiences with the likes of Charlotte Tilbury, Paul Smith and Hilary Clinton are up for grabs.

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After Lockdown, Will Men Still Want to Buy Suits?

Mens Clothing Furnishings

After Lockdown, Will Men Still Want to Buy Suits?

The trend for fall was all about a more dressed-up, tailored look. But that was before the coronavirus had men WFH for weeks in sweatpants and T-shirts.

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Mannequins and an empty display case are all that remain at the Saks Fifth Avenue women's shop at Brookfield Place, in New York. The shop closed on Jan. 5. Saks has a men's store in the downtown mall that will remain openSaks Store Closes, New York, USA - 08 Jan 2019

Retail

Saks Fifth Avenue to Shutter Men’s Store at Brookfield Place

The retailer closed its women’s store at the property last year.

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Backstage at Paul Smith Men’s Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Paul Smith RTW Fall 2020

Marking 50 years in fashion, Smith still finds new things to say with suits and British checks.

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Backstage at Paul Smith Men’s Fall 2020

Beauty Features

Backstage at Paul Smith Men’s Fall 2020

WWD went behind the scene at Paul Smith Men’s Fall 2020

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Paul Smith RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Paul Smith Men’s Fall 2020

See all the looks from the show

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Designer and Luxury

Paul Smith in Other Words

Industry leaders open up on Paul Smith’s 50 years in the business.

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Max Whitlock wearing the Paul Smith Travel Suit.

Textiles

Suits, Shoes and Shirts to Travel In: Designing With Limitations, and Innovation

He’s reinvented classics to solve modern-day problems for the modern-day wearer.

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Paul Smith at his studio in London.

Lifestyle

Paul Smith Loves Art, but Don’t Call Him a Collector

The designer talks about his personal collection and how he’s been supporting low-income young artists through the years.

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Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black International. Paul Smith designed all the suits for the movie.

Designer and Luxury

Stripes, Spectacles and Special Agents: Paul Smith’s Work Outside Fashion

Smith has a broad range of interests and has brought his knack for color and design into multiple industries and corners of life.

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Paul Smith at his Albemarle Street store in London.

Business Features

Going His Own Way: Paul Smith Reflects on 50 Years of Love, Toil — and No Tears

“When I stand in the warehouse, I just think, ‘Is this anything to do with me?’ Did they send me in the wrong door?'”

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Paul Smith at his Men's Fall 1999 show.

Fashion Features

Paul Smith Fashion Timeline: All Those Years Ago

A look back at Paul Smith’s path to power, in fashion, retail and business.

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The Paul Smith store in Japan.

Real Estate

A Japanese Rock Star — and Real Estate Mogul — Talks Retail, Strategy

Paul Smith has long had rock star status in Japan, while his Los Angeles shop is the most Instagrammed building in all of California.

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