The last year has been an intense year for work for me, but so exciting and so rewarding creatively. My first ever London Fashion Week in 2012 Paul Smith approached me to buy my jewellery for their stores. It was such an incredible scoop for me just starting out. They have been consistently supportive in my growth as a designer. 1 year ago they asked me if I would be interested in developing a range with them for their catwalk show... I couldn't believe the opportunity. I was in one of those creative ruts at the time and wanting to explore more art and abstract art inspirations and influences, more open and less linear but still express the essence of the meaning behind my jewellery. This came up at such a perfect time for me and gave me an open canvas to work from. I was given 6 words as inspiration and 8 images. I mood boarded and sketched for weeks and proposed a range of ideas and they were open to me running with it. 2 months of intense design and exploration, followed by design meetings, mock-ups and finally creating the collection for the catwalk show in the summer of 2017. We made every piece by hand here in London and set almost every stone in our studio, just a small team of us. This collection (as the fashion calendar runs ahead a season) has just launched online and in-stores in London and will soon be available in New York, LA, Las Vegas and Melbourne. I feel immensely happy and proud of my team and what we have achieved together.⠀
To shop the collection click here: Paul Smith

Rachel Entwistle X Paul Smith available now online and in selected stores 🎉