Tagged: Paul Smith

Collar Worker..

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There’s something comforting about wrapping up in a scarf when the weather turns frosty.  We’ve been lucky in London so far – today was only the second frost of the season, but I suspect things are on a downward slide colder..

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J Crew have some good offerings – particularly their innovative take on fair Isle, but Paul Smith is the true king of the winter neck-tie..

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Clever modern twists smoothly integrated into stylish classics..

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It’s that subtle joy of being able to buy for the husband..and wear yourself..

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Or buy for yourself..and expect to see the other half in it..beautiful and functional equals design at it’s very best..

Laters, Kate x

Led Smith..

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Led Zepplin and fashion are not the most obvious bed fellows..but it’s happened.  And when you think about it, there’s something gutsy and glorious that links – even draws – them together in thrilling duality.

 

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Six limited edition scarfs designed by Paul Smith using the original art work to celebrate the launch of newly released re-mastered versions of the albums….the first three out on 23 Oct…Timeless, visual flights of fancy all mixed up with a sense of history, marrying beauty with desire..
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How cool do they look? And the scarves don’t look bad either..an essential layer of style that twinkles with bonhomie..

Wear them, wrap them – frame them, they’re that good..I want one!

Laters, Kate x

Urban Adventure Part 2 x

IMG_0105 So the second part of the Urban Adventure? Kaori and I went to the Paul Smith Exhibition at the Design Museum..

IMG_0100 I love Paul Smith.  I love his ability to see beauty in the ordinary and his understanding of what makes objects desirable.

IMG_0107It’s why he’s such a voracious collector, happily sucking on the marrow of life.

IMG_0111 He knows the beauty of detail, whether it’s the unexpected lining of a jacket or the ribbon running on the inside of this covetable retro inspired cycling shirt.

IMG_0110Or the colour of a button.

IMG_0115 But he never gets stressed by the obsession.  He embraces it..

IMG_0114 IMG_0113From the clutter everything is impeccably crafted and he always remains the epitomy of cool.

IMG_0112How cool is that?

IMG_0099 A kaliedoscopic gathering of ideas that suggests why always look to the future?

IMG_0106 When we have a wealth of unexplored inspiration at our fingertips..

IMG_0103I couldn’t agree more.

Laters, Kate x