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Byline: Jean Scheidnes
Sir Paul Smith Chats It Up With Simon Doonan
Sir Paul Smith sat down with simon doonan for British-inflected, witty repartee at Barneys New York on Monday. The designer famous for natty tailoring, whimsical patterns and colorful details came to town to help promote the launch of an exclusive range of men's suits, separates and shirts labeled, aptly, Paul Smith Exclusive, at Barneys' flagships.
The line complements the designer's runway collection and replaces the London Collection that Barneys carried previously. The Exclusive collection is priced 20 to 30 percent below runway.
"I've always had an affection for Barneys because they were very …