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Q&A December, 7 2009

Goodhood interview Paul Smith

Two SL faves met up when Goodhood interviewed Paul Smith, who dropped by to visit them. At first glance it’s a bizarre pairing, the man known for his signature stripe and the Shoreditch based streetwear store. However, it’s not so bizarre given that Smith’s Japan line, R.Newbold, is stocked there. An interesting point is made when the designer is asked about how he continues to find inspiration.

“I find inspiration from everywhere, for instance on the way here we passed a tiny building squashed between two big ones in Clerkenwell – for me that makes me think of a small pocket on a big jacket or a small garment in a big window, just by observing around you, its all there if you want it – you’ve got to train your eyes to look.”

Read the full interview here.

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