Paul Smith

Spring-Summer 2013 – It was the sixties and a mod man was gracing the catwalk, except it was this week in Paris at the Paul Smith menswear show. Paul Smith said “Optimism” was his word for the season and he brought that out in bright colours and stylish silhouettes. He showed cigarette trouser suits in dusty pastels and mustard yellow, coral and midnight blue, two tone leather jackets and schoolboy sandals. There was a definite funkiness we are used to seeing in Paul Smith menswear, the type of young fashionable professional who wouldn’t be caught dead in last season’s clothes, or a punk rock band from earlier times. A couple of prints were shown, but what we will remember is the colours.

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Written by Jemma De Blanche

Jemma De Blanche is a fashion and lifestyle journalist with a background in marketing and copy-writing, is in awe of all things creative and loves getting lost in a good book, a beautiful picture or the creativity of new collection. Jemma handles the Fashion in Film pages and the Men's catwalk reviews.

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