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Paul Smith - The People's Fashion Designer

Classic with a twist has become the buzzword for Paul Smith style. We chat to the designer, Sir Paul Smith, whose first career aspirations included professional cycling!

(L-R) Sir Paul Smith as a youngster and Paul Smith Junior SS11
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What is your name and where did you grow up?

Paul Smith, Nottingham

What is your job?

Fashion Designer

Do you have a nickname?

Not that I know of!

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A professional racing cyclist

What were your favourite pastimes as a child?


At what age did you start to notice fashion?

As a teenager

What was your favourite thing to wear as a child?

I always felt very smart in my school uniform

Who would you most like to design an amazing creation for?

The grandchildren

What is your hot fashion tip for winter 2011?

Lots of colour and keep warm

Can you tell us a joke…

I slept like a log last night, I woke up in the fireplace!

Thank you Sir Paul

Did you know... that Paul Smith Junior won our Best Designer Boys' Fashion award and was highly commended in the Best UK Fashion Brand category

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