"We work with a company in America called Maharam, who make upholstery fabric. This design is based on the pattern of a Fair Isle sweater. Every time I use mine people comment on how nice it is, it's great!" - Paul
We love the unusual use of the upholstery fabric on the bags as it makes them seem more special and reminscent of old travelling bags. The use of the Fair Ilse patterns also goes to make the bag seem very British.
Maharam have a very beautiful website with examples of all their custom made fabrics and design studio - Maharam - definitley worth a look.
Take a look our collection here - Paul Smith for Maharam bags!
credit to Maharam for last image and paulsmith.co.uk for Paul's quote