Paul started to take evening classes for tailoring and with the help of Pauline, his wife,(an RCA fashion graduate), Paul was able to create what he wanted. By 1976 Paul showed his first menswear collection in Paris under the Paul Smith label.
Now Paul Smith is one of the pre-eminent British designer. Today there are 12 different Paul Smith collections: Paul Smith, Paul Smith Women, PS by Paul Smith, Paul Smith Jeans, Paul Smith London, R.Newbold (Japan only), Paul Smith accessories, Paul Smith shoes, Paul Smith Fragrance, Paul Smith Watches, Paul Smith Pens and Paul Smith furniture and ‘things’.
Paul Smith items are designed in Nottingham and London, and then produced in England and Italy.
The Paul Smith shoes collection for women comprises pumps, wedge sandals, flip flops, boots, platforms, sling backs, open toe espadrille, sandals, ankle wrap and others.