PAUL SMITH has been given the highest honor All trademarks' - Outstanding Achievement Award, before the official ceremony at the Savoy Hotel on 28 November.
"I've known Paul for many years, has built an incredible business, has great integrity and a great sense of humor," said Chairman of the British Fashion Council Harold Tillman. "Paul Smith of the brand and the man contributes greatly to our business and creative industry: the style of the firm is recognized throughout the world that He is the perfect container Outstanding Achievement Award this year .."
The prize is awarded to those who have made an outstanding contribution to British Fashion. Previous winners include John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.
"After more than 40 years in business, awards like this means a lot," Smith told us today. "It was a pleasant surprise when I realized I have a computer and make space in my office for the award."
The VOGUE.COM blogger first launched its label with the same name 35 years ago, havinf left school at 15. It has since become known for its acute adaptation and positive attitude and innovative companies.