Archive

May 2013

Get The Look: Poppy Delevingne

Poppy Delevingne  attended an event this week with Jimmy Choo creative director Sandra Choi which celebrated the launch of the brand’s pre-autumn/winter 2013-14 collection. Delevingne wore distressed jeans and an electric blue blazer from Rag & Bone with  Jimmy Choo’s Dream sandals and Candy clutch. You can get her look in our chic Collarless Stretch Blazer jacket in bright cobalt blue from Uttam Boutique. At £45, the blazer comes complete with our signature bird print lining for Spring and front pocket detailing.

Get The Look: Carey Mulligan

For the ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ photo call at the Cannes Film Festival this week, actress Carey Mulligan wore a black sleeveless dress from Chloe’s autumn/winter 2013-14 collection. She accessorized the simple but elegant black dress with a red lip and Christian Louboutin heels. You can steal her style with Yumi’s Button Front Dress in black at £50. This chic little number features faux gold button detailing down the front and faux pockets. All topped off with a Peter Pan collar and front ruffle – perfect for work or play.

Nina Nesbitt wears Yumi A/W 13

  Singer Nina Nesbitt attend the Warehouse Summer Party at The Yard on May 15 in London wearing a dress from the Yumi Autumn / winter 2013 collection. Nina is the face of the Yumi brand for A/W 13 so watch this space for more looks from the rising Scottish star! Shop current season Yumi here.

Tea Break Tuesday: Billboard Awards Best & Worst Dressed

Never mind who took home the most gongs from the Billboard Music Awards last week, at Yumi HQ we are more interested in who wore what – and who wins the award for best (and worst) dressed celeb. In our best dressed camp falls Yumi favourite Taylor Swift in a sparkly blue Zuhar Murad mini dress, alongside fellow singer Miley Cyrus who took a risk in a monochrome Balmain jumpsuit (see below) which divided opinion – but we loved! Also proving their style credentials were actresses Chloe Moretz, who wore... Read More

Get The Look: Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba signed copies of her new book ‘The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True To You’ at an event in Maryland this week. She wore a geometric patterned shift dress from Miss Wu, which is a contemporary diffusion line from designer Jason Wu. The dress featured a bold black, yellow and blue chain-link print and a Peter Pan collar, topped off with a pair of black Blonda Castana heels. You can steal Jessica’s style with Yumi’s printed shirt dress, at just £45. Available in both classic black and a... Read More

Get The Look: Anna Friel

Whilst attending the St Regis International Polo Cup, actress Anna Friel teamed a vintage floral-print shift dress with shades and peep-toe heels. You can steal Anna’s style with this floral jacquard fitted dress from Uttam Boutique at £60. The dress features a metallic thread detailing running throughout and subtle pleat detail in the skirt – perfect for a Summer wedding or special event, especially when teamed with the matching bolero. Shop the look here.

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Get The Look: Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn wore this colourful print Lovers + Friends maxi whilst out and about last week, she teamed it with over-sized shades, summery wedges and gold hoop earrings. You can steal her style with our Uttam Boutique scarf print maxi dress with empire waistline and adjustable straps. Available in black and blue the dress is a great buy for summer in the city, dressed up for evening or down for festival-ready fashion. Shop the look here.

Wendy Rigg On How To Wear White

Wendy Rigg Associate Editor at Reveal magazine shares with us her tips on how to wear the notoriously-difficult-to-get-right white trend this summer. Using our structured 1950’s cotton skirt, £40, as a base Wendy shows us her summer outfit wish-list, ticking off the top trends of the season and classic everyday looks as she goes. “For a relaxed chic look team the skirt with Yumi’s stripe vest top, cat eye sunnies, wedges and an over-sized tote bag.” “Another way to wear the skirt would be to pretty it up with Yumi’s... Read More

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Izzy Stocks Blogs On The Tropicana Trend

“The Spring/Summer 2013 prints are inspired by the Garden of Eden, Noah’s Ark, vibrant underwater corals, passion and seduction,” Daniella Helayel says of London label Issa. Nothing says summer more than a vivid print, as Issa displayed with their array of exotic plant, elephant and birds of paradise patterns. Helayel wasn’t alone in her nature-infused vision; Isabel Marant embraced the Hawaiian dress code in her summer collection, with foliage adorning rompers, Capri pants and sundresses. Her vibrant-orange tinted leaf-prints worked hand in hand with fifties shapes to reflect, in the... Read More