Paul Smith SS14

Languid lines and slouchy suits revisit the youth and optimism of early Paul Smith

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Ruby Jean Wilson at Premier Photography Alexandra Waespi

Initial impression:

Languid mannish lines.

References:

Early Paul Smith and relaxed androgyny. 

Stand out look:

The first – a sky blue suit with 23inch trouser bottoms.

Unexpected detail:

A white shirt blouse with an exploding rose print on the back.

How they wore it:

Slouchy, with hands in pockets.

Model behaviour:

Smith favourite Catherine McNeil in a shiny black trouser suit.

Last looks:

Blown-up digital print daffodils on easy dresses.

Location:

Central Saint Martins for a nod to the youth theme.

Soundtrack:

An original piece exclusive to Paul Smith, composed by Andrew Hale with vocals by New Young Pony Club’s Lou Hayter.

Quote of the show:

“It’s really about my youth and optimism. I was starting out in the late seventies-early eighties – the cusp of hippie and bohemian and dandy,” Sir Paul Smith

Models: Drake Burnette, Alana Zimmer (@zimzimzimmer), Catherine McNeil (@catmcneil), Lauren English (@Laurenenglish_), Meghan Colllison (@meghancollison), Marlena Szoka (@marlenaszoka), Codie Young (@Codie_Young), Matilda Lowther , Mijo Mihaljcic, Maria Loks, Kate Bogucharskaia (@foxy1kate), Irna Kulikova (@Irina_Kulikova), Emilie Ellehauge, Sojourner Morrell, Franciska Gall, Emily Meuleman, Katlin Aas (@AasKatlin), Grace Bol (@gracebol), Ruby Jean Wilson (@rubyjean_wilson), Ros Georgiou (@RosGeorgiou)

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