Across the Autumn/Winter 18 men’s and women’s collections, Dreamer print appears on the men’s hand-painted leather jacket, jewel tones knitwear, rucksacks and large weekend bag as well as the women’s Concertina printed with bright psychedelic graphics, which offer a comprehensive and in-depth take on the inspiration for the season.
A unique fresco wool fabric has been developed in partnership with specialist merchants Huddersfield Cloth this season. Fresco wool is a soft, open weave fabric with a dry handle that is trans-seasonal and well-suited for warmer climates. A series of brightly coloured men’s and women’s suits shown on the catwalk in damson, teal and red.
Classic wool coats also available in bright and rich colours from teal, blues and a red dogstooth pattern. With different check pattern on one side and the other, it demonstrates how a traditional British check pattern can be presented in an unexpected way. The new overcoat takes inspiration from military coats with reworked classic designs. Detailing includes exaggerated lapels, detachable sheepskin collar, longated zips on the cuff that mirror the design of leather biker jackets which shows Paul Smith’s playful style.