Paul Smith is Britain’s foremost designer. He is renowned for his creative spirit, which combines tradition and modernity. Famous for its clothing and accessories collections, Paul Smith specialises in an inventive use of traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge design to create beautifully-made, desirable, modern pieces. Paul Smith is a tastemaker – a leader of British and international design trends. With an enthusiasm for eclectic cultural references and idiosyncratic combinations of pattern and colour, applied with understatement, Paul Smith expresses a truly contemporary aesthetic. Paul Smith is loved across the world – its customers range from the creative community to students, and from Hollywood actors and pop stars to business professionals. From its origins in one small shop in Nottingham, England, in 1970, Paul Smith has grown into a global business, selling to five continents. Starting with one men’s collection, the business has grown to comprise 12 collections for men and women and children, including, shoes, accessories, fragrance, home furnishings and jeans. Paul Smith has shops globally – including in London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, and Tokyo – and stages fashion shows four times a year on the catwalks of London and Paris. Throughout its development Paul Smith’s values of curiosity, quality and authenticity have remained constant.