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Are men splashing more cash on fashion than women?

As London Fashion Week Mens opens, a survey from market research company Mintel reveals the UK men’s clothing market grew by an estimated 3.5% to reach £15 billion, as sales of menswear outperformed sales of womenswear.

One of the UK's biggest menswear success stories is designer Paul Smith. For Radio 4's Broadcasting House, our own dedicated follower of fashion reporter Luke Jones, went to meet him.

(Photo: (L-R) Reporter Luke Jones and Designer Paul Smith Credit: BBC)

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