Paul Smith introduces an additional seven styles to the current Summer 2021 Collection. Inspired by the sun-kissed memories of past holidays, the new additions include timeless frames that play on Paul’s love of independent design and bold colour. From colourful accented nose pads and patterned temple tips, each style comprises hidden details for the wearer to enjoy.
Whether you’re heading to the bustling beaches of the coast, discovering a new city, or escaping to the countryside, the SS21 Collection will have the perfect eyewear styles to suit every summer setting.
A sleek, contemporary round sunglass, the Deeley is a summer statement frame crafted with full custom acetate. Available in four classic colourways to compliment all personalities, the Deeley Sunglass best suits oval, square and heart face shapes. It features the new bespoke Artist Stripe wrapped around the temple arm.
For maximum sun protection, why not opt for the Delta? A beautifully oversized squared cat eye, in the same design family as the already released Darcy Sunglass, it features the new Paul Smith Artist Stripe hinges with enamel coloured detailing and metal end caps. Crafted with two new custom Degrade acetate’s which reflect Paul Smith’s eclectic colour palette, the oversized Delta Sunglass is a key summer trend piece offering statement style, available in classic and playful pantones.
With utility wear re-emerging as the season’s leading trend, the new 70’s inspired metal Drake Sunglass is a summer holiday staple for those who adore timeless designs with distinctive detailing.
The Drake is a masculine and slim aviator ideal for those who enjoy the great outdoors, as its wide, angular lens offers maximum protection against UV light. It features intricate detailing including the signature Artist Stripe branding which continues to the brow bar, engraved rims, custom nose pads with signature ‘P’ detailing, and coloured enamel detailing on the internal temple ends. The Drake Sunglass is available in four masculine colourways including Shiny Gold and Gunmetal Silver with contrasting sun lenses.
Another fine metal frame which encapsulates the essence of British sophistication is the round, Windsor-rimmed Drury Optical. As part of the same family group as the Dawson, it features the identical pantos shape with an extra acetate rim which softens the lines and offers a vintage look.
This contemporary round is a must-have for those with square, oval, or heart shaped faces, as it’s fine curves will soften the wearers features. Featuring new enamelled Artist Stripe branding and enamel colour detailing on internal temples. Available in Shiny Gold with Dark Turtle acetate rims and Silver with Blue acetate rims, shop the unisex Drury Optical here.
The perfect plus one for all your summer soirees, the Digby Optical is a masculine and contemporary square optical with bold proportions that will balance and add angles to those with round, oval, and heart shaped faces. The frame features the new Paul Smith Artist Stripe hinges with enamel coloured detailing and metal end caps. Available in classic dress suit colourways, such as Black, Navy and Havana.
For those who love statement summer style, make your new optical frame a retro cat-eye. Feminine yet fierce, the soft cat-eye Dora Optical plays on Paul’s love of eclectic bold colours by using contemporary shades such as Grey Tortoise and Deep Blue which contrast against the bright colour flashes of the acetate nose pads and new Paul Smith Artist Stripe hinges with enamel coloured detailing.
The Durant is a sleek, statement sunglass with a masculine square frame and bold brow line. Designed with the new bespoke Artist Stripe wrapped around the temple arm compliments the classic colourway options by adding a bold pop of colour. The Durant Sunglass is available in a nautical Navy, golden tortoiseshell Havana, classic Black, and sleek Matt Black.
The Paul Smith SS21 Collection is available online and from Cutler and Gross stores and stockists internationally. Discover the full Collection here; Paul Smith SS21 Eyewear.