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The Dreamy Tropicality of Paul Smith’s S/S18 Collection

In this street-cast story shot on Zuma Beach, Malibu, Vava Ribeiro and Nell Kalonji reframe Paul Smith’s Hawaiian hedonism for AnOther Magazine S/S18

“Back in the 70s I used to buy a lot of vintage Hawaiian shirts from shops in New York and then bring them back to my shop in Nottingham. A lot of kids would come from Sheffield and Wigan to buy them,” explained Paul Smith backstage at his S/S18 show. And today, the youthful, Americana appeal of these prints is just as strong. Vava Ribeiro and Nell Kalonji revisit this louche look with the help of a motley crew of modern day beach dwellers. 

All clothing and accessories from the Paul Smith S/S18 collection.

Grooming: John McKay at Frank Reps using Sunday Riley. Models: Naythan Cotne at Photogenics, Alice First and Dagsen Love at Freedom Models, Seth Helmer at Frank Models, Dustin Kemp at Wrenn Models, Ciara Maccaro, Liana Perlich, Judy Sabin at M Models. Casting: Tallulah Bernard Casting. Styling assistants: Rebecca Perlmutar and Johanna Andersson. Grooming assistant: Ciara Maccaro.

This story originally featured in the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of AnOther Magazine, which is on sale now.