Sir Paul Smith has made global impact with his designs, with previous triumphs at the BFA's including Menswear Designer (1997/1999), Classic Designer (2001) and Contemporary Designer (2003).
The British Fashion Awards commence on Monday 28th November at the Savoy Theatre in London, where nominees from all other categories will be present to celebrate and recognise influential figures fashion today.
Below: Paul Smith backstage at his Spring/Summer 2011 show.
So how did Sir Paul feel to hear about this exciting news?
“What a fantastic honour to receive this award. It is really an award for not just me but for all of my fantastic team, many who have been with me for a very long time and have helped me build up a solid structure which really works. Thank you!”
Image from Paul Smith's Spring/Summer 2012 collection.
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