Essential: Paul Smith Designs Accessories Inspired by Playing Cards

PLAY TIME. It would seem that Paul Smith’s creative mind is still going as strong as ever, even as he is entering his seventh decade. For his namesake brand’s latest small leather goods collection, the designer chose to explore the theme of play.


As such, wallets and credit card cases in this collection have “Playing Cards” and “Dominoes” printed on them. Interestingly, the brand designs its own cards by featuring bicycle and cycling outfits, two reoccurring elements that are also the brand’s signatures. Meanwhile, the domino pattern gets a subtle twist with an additional blue dot. All of the leather pieces are made in Italy and wrapped in a black gift box.