famous designer Paul Smith Received the honor of Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy from the Italian Ambassador in London, inigo lambertiniIn the presence of the Minister of Trade and Made in Italy, Adolfo Urso,
The creative was proposed by the President of the Italian Republic sergio mattarella “For her unbreakable bond with the country and her continued commitment to promoting it in the world of fashion”.
shower of nominations
The recognition given to the designer adds to the numerous nominations already received by Paul Smith: last year he became companion of honor The title of British monarch is the highest honor bestowed by the royal family. He is the first designer from across the world to receive this nomination. He joined a group limited to 65 people, which included, among others, Dame Maggie Smith, Sir David Attenborough, Sir Elton John, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Paul McCartney.
Seven years ago in 2016, Paul Smith also got army of honorThis is the highest French honour, the recognition was given to him during a ceremony held at the French Embassy in the Kensington district of London.
Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy
The bond between Paul Smith and our country is very strong, in fact most of his creations, including used clothes, are Made in ItalyThus contributing to the excellence of Italian manufacturing and craftsmanship.
Italian Ambassador to London, Inigo Lambertini presided over the event in the presence of the Minister of Enterprise and Made in Italy. Adolfo UrsoCelebrities from the world of artificial intelligence, fashion and culture, as well as friends of the designer are busy in the English capital to discuss.
“Sir Paul has not only captured the hearts of Italians with his distinctive style, he has also drawn inspiration and wisdom from our rich sartorial tradition” are these words lambertini,
l’Order of the Star of Italy It was first introduced after World War II as recognition for Italians or foreigners living abroad who had made a notable contribution to the reconstruction of the country.
The nomination has evolved over the years, and now the President of the Republic awards it to people who have distinguished themselves for special qualities in promoting understanding and Cooperation between Italy and other countriesThese are relations of economic, cultural and scientific nature.
This close connection with Italy has often been highlighted and celebrated by Paul Smith through his unique ability to blend Italian tradition and quality in the textile and fashion sector.
Most of its creations, including the fabrics used, are produced in Italy, demonstrating the excellence of national manufacturing and craftsmanship.
Paul Smith is the UK’s leading independent design company. A reality that supports positivity, curiosity and true creativity. These qualities are behind every Paul Smith design, whether it’s a T-shirt, a store or a special collaboration.
Paul states that “you can find inspiration in everything” remains the guiding principle of the company.