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An evening with the tailors of Paul Smith

Our E-commerce director Coby Bull attended the event "Tailoring for Paul Smith" at the Paul Smith shop in Westbourne Grove, hosted by the the Design Museum.  We sat down with Coby and asked him all about his overall experience.

Are you a Paul Smith fan?

"I think its amazing how Paul can take a classic cut suit and add small, interesting, and unique details that really make the suit his own."

What were you expecting?

I was hoping to better understand the creation process of a Paul Smith suit as well as see behind the scenes. I was ready to extend my vocabulary and knowledge in the creative process of making suits.

What did you learn?

It was very interesting to hear and see all the different techniques used to create the Paul Smith suit.

What did you learn about their suits and fabrics?

They spoke in detail about the evolution of suits within Paul Smith as well as the history of suits.

It was exciting to hear that Paul Smith primarily uses Loro Piana suiting, as we are the exclusive UK stockists and have a fantastic selection in our shop!

If you stop by our shop you will find an abundant floor to ceiling selection of suitings and shirtings in all colours, weaves, and compositions.  Our staff are friendly and happy to help choose the perfect suiting to create an impeccable and exclusive suit, with classic and unique details.

Fun fact:

In the latest Menswear collection for SS2014 the suits have suit covers in Ferrari mesh, which follows through with the quirky inspiration of this collection.

Coby's suit

Coby actually wore a Paul Smith suit to the event.  The suit has a slim cut with notch lapel detailing, and the vibrant royal blue makes it the perfect Spring must have suit.

Here are a few examples of the vibrant suiting we have stocked on our website:

From left to right:  Canary YellowGreen Apple, Royal BlueStrawberry redSunset orange

If you would like to see the current exhibition: Hello My Name is Paul Smith, please see details here