Combining tradition, expertise, mischief and exceptional quality, designer Paul Smith and bootmaker John Lobb have joined forces to create three special edition shoes.

Bringing a punctuation of colour to some iconic Lobb styles, Smith’s tweaks give a welcomed splash of fun to the world of

footwear. But, instead of altering the fundamentals of fine shoes, the addition of colour respects the original style – bringing a new contemporary twist to a true classic.

For act one of this new partnership, the styles available will be the Westboure, Willoughby and Lucca, and will be available worldwide from John Lobb stores and selected Paul Smith shops from 1st September.