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Mens Paul Smith Shoes

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Britain’s most celebrated and most successful fashion designer has always positioned his pieces firmly in the center of high-class fashion and casual wear. Fusing traditional designs with modern influences, the core focus of the Paul Smith range is ‘classic with a twist’. Smith’s typically dry British humor is at the root of many of his award-winning designs in menswear. Quirky but not flippant, eccentric but not absurd. Paul Smith continues to surprise and delight with his latest collections of beautifully fashioned footwear.

  1. Paul Smith was awarded Royal Designer of Industry in 1991.
  2. He recently re-designed New Balance’s 576 sneaker.
  3. Sir Paul Smith received a knighthood in 2001.
  4. His book is entitled ‘You Can Find Inspiration in Anything’.
  5. Smith collaborated with David Bowie and boot-maker John Lobb.

Image: Adam Katz Sinding

Image: Adam Katz Sinding

History of Mens Paul Smith Shoes

British designer Paul Smith’s original ambition was to be a professional cyclist. Born in Nottingham in 1946, Smith worked in a clothing factory and pursued his cycling dream in his spare time until he was involved in a major accident on his cycle to work which left him hospitalized for six months. During this time, his friends inspired him to study fashion and design, and after his recovery, Smith worked at a tailor’s in London’s prestigious Savile Row. He later launched his own eponymous menswear fashion label in 1976 and quickly earned acclaim for his clothing collections refreshingly targeted square in the middle of luxury high-end fashion and casual wear. Opening his flagship store in London in 1979, and then later opening stores in Tokyo, New York and Paris, Paul Smith now runs over 200 stores worldwide and is one of the most popular British designers of all time. Receiving a wealth of awards over his long and successful career, including Outstanding Achievement from the British Fashion Awards, Sir Paul Smith also received a CBE and later a knighthood from Queen Elisabeth II for his services to the British fashion industry.

Current shoe collections

BROWN TAN CALF LEATHER JARMAN BOOTS: A reassuringly vintage style with tough Blake-constructed leather soles, and exquisite feather motif embossing.

ANDREW DERBY SHOES: Produced from finest Italian calf leather, featuring smooth leather footbeds with signature logo embossing.

ACOSTA HYBRID CHELSEA BOOTS: Mashing up the comfort of the trainer with the stylishly formal design of a Chelsea boots, these hybrids feature elasticated side panels, tonal stitching, suede panels and super-soft sole.

KHAKI CANVAS KIRK TRAINERS: Playful design with dramatic ‘Dino’ branding, these chunky-sole Paul Smith trainers feature canvas lining with color-flash trims.

TOMKINS OXFORD SHOES: Elegant classic Oxfords in brown brushed suede with stylish almond toe.

Famous people wearing Paul Smith Shoes

Paul Smith has regularly been labelled as a ‘celebrity brand’ although it’s a label that makes the designer himself laugh. In his early years, he created bespoke clothing for such icons as David Bowie and Led Zeppelin, and today he still designs for contemporary bands including The Lumineers and sports teams such as Manchester United FC. Bruno Mars and Matt Smith have recently been spotted rocking the Paul Smith look.

Size guide

US/Canada Europe UK/Australia Mexico Brazil Japan Korea China Inches CM
5 37.5 4.5 - - 23 229 38.5 9 22.9
5.5 38 5 - 35 23.5 233 39 9.17 23.3
6 38.5 5.5 4.5 36 24 237 39.5 9.33 23.7
6.5 39 6 5 37 24.5 241 40 9.5 24.1
7 39.5 6.5 5.5 37 25 246 40.5 9.67 24.6
7.5 40 7 6 38 25.5 250 41 9.85 25
8 41 7.5 6.5 38 26 254 42 10 25.4
8.5 42 8 7 39 26.5 258 43 10.17 25.8
9 43 8.5 7.5 40 26.5 262 44 10.33 26.2
9.5 43.5 9 8 40 27 267 44.5 10.5 26.7
10 44 9.5 8.5 41 27.5 271 45 10.67 27.1
10.5 44.5 10 9 42 28 275 45.5 10.85 27.5
11 45 10.5 9.5 42 28.5 279 46 11 27.9
11.5 45.5 11 10 43 29 284 46.5 11.17 28.4
12 46.5 11.5 10.5 43 29 288 47.5 11.33 28.8
12.5 47 12 11 44 29.5 292 48 11.5 29.2
13 48 12.5 11.5 44 30 296 49 11.67 29.6
13.5 48.5 13 - - 30.5 300 49.5 11.85 30
14 49 13.5 - - 31 305 50 12 30.5
14.5 49.5 14 - - 31.5 309 50.5 12.17 30.9
15 50 14.5 - - 31.5 313 51 12.33 31.3
15.5 51 15 - - 32 317 52 12.5 31.7
16 51.5 15.5 - - 32.5 322 52.5 12.67 32.2
16.5 52 16 - - 33 326 53 12.85 32.6
17 53 16.5 - - 33.5 330 54 13

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