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Fashionably famous: Hello, my name is Paul Smith

Designer Paul Smith is opening up his personal archive for a new exhibition, including photographs, clothing and even a car.

The collection spans Paul Smith's entire career.

One of his first collaborations was with the famous British car brand Mini. The company asked Paul to design a limited-edition model. The resulting car featured an interior in black leather.

The coachwork was a discreet blue, derived from the colour of one of Smith's own shirts. The interior of the glove compartment, boot, and bonnet are a vivid lime green, reminiscent of the lining of a Paul Smith suit.

The unique collection is going on show at London's Design Museum from Friday, 15 November until Sunday 9 March.

A Mini Cooper car personalised by designer Paul Smith Credit: PA Wire
Paul Smith poses for photographs Credit: PA Wire
Paul Smith in front of images from the exhibition Credit: PA Wire
Replica set at Design Museum of of Paul Smith's current working space Credit: PA Wire
Paul Smith in a replica of his original working space Credit: PA Wire
Visitors take a tour in a preview of the exhibition Credit: PA Wire