April 1, 2013

Dizzying kaleidoscope and purest stile by Paul Smith

For the spring of 2013, Paul Smith is playing with fashion by playing with concepts – testing their limits and remodelling their essence. Prints, floral patterns and minimalism versus maximalism have drawn the British designer and have made a fresh and striking splash into his feminine collections.

Paul Smith spring 2013

Pansies translucently distinguished through the fine mist of a moist morning, a check pattern scorched by the blazing sun, fascinating collages, original contrasts and pleats seen as graphic element. Paul Smith fine-tunes saturations and intensities and stretches his imagination from the ethereal to the most intricate graphic. The only element unspoilt by his quests filled with dense and free chromatic fantasy is the invariably feminine shape.

Paul Smith spring 2013

Illuminating the luxuriant richness of the carefully balanced prints, come pieces strikingly clear and simple, with straight cuts and uni colours, overpowering through their strong, even if apparently one-dimensional sheer consistency.

Paul Smith spring 2013

Surrealist collages, floral prints seen through diffuse lenses and polka dots scattered in unexpected contexts, give, says Paul Smith, a springy frivolity to classic pieces, the original vocation of the British fashion house.

Paul Smith spring 2013

Paul Smith has a fashion history of over 40 years, and had its first Paris show in 1976. Today, it is available in 66 countries worldwide, and Paul Smith continues to be involved in the creative process. This spring, Smith has designed the official T-shirt of the legendary David Bowie’s new album, The Next Day.

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Photo source: Paul Smith