The hallmarks of any great Paul Smith presentation were there for Fall/Winter 2013. Rainbow color spectrums, British tailoring and Sir Paul’s signature dash of humor lit up Paris’s Pompidou museum, a venue that seemed appropriate for the designer’s highly graphic take on traditional tailoring. There were jacket and trouser combos in mismatched hues — copper paired with turquoise, that same copper matched later on with magenta — pink bomber jackets and multicolored houndstooth knits, the patterns of which were then blown up to great visual effect. Elsewhere, splatter-print jackets and speckled tweed coats were striking updates of outerwear staples, proving that, with great tailoring, even the wild and wacky somehow work. Check out more from Paul Smith here.

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