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Paul Smith Does London Fashion Week at the Savoy

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February 22, 2011 at 11:23 AM | by | ()

Not very Paul Smith

London Fashion Week is on, and while the much buzzed about Burberry show is leading headlines, we're more interested in Paul Smith's choice of venue for his F/W collection: The Savoy.

The iconic Fairmont property reopened this October after a nearly three-year renovation, a theme of reinvention that also carried through to the catwalk. Smith's show was centered on modern spins for women drawn from his classic menswear looks. He told the AFP "It was a collection that was going back to my roots."

While Fashion Week is drawing to a close, you can still get in on the Savoy, particularly now that the reopening frenzy has died down. Rooms in March start at 295 a night, a much better deal than the 485 the hotel was asking in October. We're taking it as a sign that overpaying for a luxury hotel is so last season.

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