Cutler and Gross + Paul Smith invite you to buy sunglasses straight from the runway, as they debut a limited edition unisex collaboration during the Paul Smith show at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday June 24th. The collaboration includes a single acetate frame design that is available in eight unique colour options inspired by the Paul Smith spring/summer ’19 collection. In direct reference to a central theme of the collection, the accompanying cleaning cloth will feature one of Paul’s photographs.
Produced by hand at Cutler and Gross’s Italian factory, the collaboration is a limited edition of 500 units. Cutler and Gross and Paul Smith co-branding will appear on every style and each frame will be individually numbered. The partnership represented a chance for two celebrated British brands, with harmonious views on design, to join forces. “I’ve always had enormous admiration for Cutler and Gross”, says Paul Smith. “Before we sadly lost.