Paul Smith Jeans – Paul Smith Shirt & Bag Collection
Paul Smith draws his inspiration from a multitude of sources, and most recently from the film director Wes Anderson’s film ‘The Darjeeling Limited’. It’s a story of three brothers’ journey of self discovery through India. The latest Paul Smith shirt collection contrasts the brothers’ native Manhattan look of refined elegance, with the colourful printed palettes they come to experience in India. The new range suggests combining a Paul Smith shirt with a sweater or a Paul Smith bag to create a complete look.
Film Inspiration for Paul Smith Shirt Range
Referencing features found in the film, Paul Smith Jeans collections features sharp grey marl single breasted jackets, and classic trenches alongside Indian inspired Hawaiian and Paisley shirts. Cheery pastel striped chinos contrast with bright dip-dyed ginghams and bleached out checks. Plums and purples feature heavily in the Paul Smith shirt and t-shirts, and chambray is introduced into the collection, detailed with soft paisley piping.
Colourful Inspiration from the Big Screen - Paul Smith Bag
Wes Anderson’s use of colour in the film remains central to the latest collection. Pinks, oranges and yellow floral patterns, reflect the Indian inspiration, whilst blues, soft greens and indigo create a darker summer palette. Subtle colours and shades integrated into the full collection add an extra special softness to the Paul Smith shirt range too. The Paul Smith Jeans collection retains the personal touch of the designer himself as he keeps in close contact in every aspect his designs and business. Paul Smith oversees his entire fashion design empire and continues to set the trends for new seasons clothing and accessories.