It was a cycling accident as a teenager that sparked racing enthusiast Paul Smith’s interest in fashion. The renowned Nottingham-born designer, famed for his impeccable tailoring and eccentrically British personality ... Read more, opened his first boutique in Nottingham in 1970, after training at Lincroft Kilgour on Savile Row. The designer launched a womenswear line in 1993, and a youthful PS diffusion line in 2016. Awarded a knighthood in 2000, Smith is one of the most cherished and playful members of the British fashion industry. Here you will find runway reviews and round-ups, a roster of Smith’s extensive design and lifestyle collaborations and retail openings, and even a recipe for Paul Smith’s favourite dish – beans on toast with HP sauce.