Paul Smith RTW Spring 2011

“I wanted timeless clothes, ones that you could add to your wardrobe, pieces you’ve maybe borrowed from your brother, boyfriend or husband,” said Smith after his show of sensible boy-meets-girl looks. Smith has built a lucrative business on tailoring with a twist, and he strutted his stuff for spring with a series of trouser suits in iridescent green or red lightweight wool — some with a flash of polka-dot fabric around the ankles.

Paul Smith Jacket

He jazzed up formfitting wool shifts with panels of rose-printed silk at the back, and sewed more of that same flowered fabric into the lining of gray suit jackets.

Paul Smith Tie