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April 2015

30/04/2015
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Festival Guide: We Are Fstvl Music Playlist

It’s just over a month until We Are FSTVL pitches its tents within the grounds of Upminster, London. With over 6 stages and too many acts to count announced, this two-day dance and house festival will be taking place on the 30th and 31st May. With the likes of Route 94, Tensnake, Ben Pearce and Kidnap Kid entertaining the crowds, who needs more reasons to go, eh? If the drop in temperature’s holding you back from getting into the festival mood, we’ve got our We Are FSTVL playlist to get you feeling the love. Who are you most... Read More

29/04/2015
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Buy the Yumi Asha Dress for Nepal Earthquake Relief

Personally affected by the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, Yumi founders, Uttam and Clare Nepal, have set up the Yumi Nepal Earthquake Appeal, to provide relief for those who’ve lost their loved ones, homes and belongings. Uttam was born and grew up in the Dhading region of Nepal, which is very close to the epicentre and his heart. Dhading has been hugely affected by the earthquake leaving houses flattened and lives lost, therefore at Yumi HQ we’ve decided to launch the “Asha” dress. Asha means hope in Nepalese.... Read More

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Best Wellness Holidays for Animal Lovers

Need a bit of inspiration for booking your next trip? We have a few great wellness retreats to have you escaping to sunnier shores, stat. And if you’re an animal lover like us, you’ve just hit the jackpot. From tropical wildlife in Costa Rica to a Safari spa, here are our seven places to visit to get your relax on. Tropical Wildlife in Central America: Costa Rica Discover Recover Fancy seeing these little Kermits while soaking up some rays? Yeah, us too. With one of the world’s most richly bio-diverse environments,... Read More

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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2015

It’s that time of year again, aka “I wish I was at Coachella” time of year. Once again, it was hard not to get jealous of every Coachella hash-tagged image that passed our eyes as we scrolled through our Instagram feeds. But putting our Coachella envy aside, we can’t get over how chic everyone looked. We here at Yumi HQ have definitely jotted down a few notes for our own festival wardrobes. The fashion wasn’t the only thing that was on-point, the line-up mirrored the perfect Spotify play list. Acts included, Azealia Banks, ACDC, Gorgon City, Caribou, Flying Lotus,... Read More

08/04/2015
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A Festival Guide Abroad

It’s been a good month and since our last Festival post, lots has happened… We’ve seen the clocks go back, the moon eclipse the sun, and we’ve eaten our body weight in chocolate throughout the Easter break, and now…it’s a month closer to Festival season, woo hoo! If your still um-ing and ah-ing about what festivals to attend this year, or if you’re looking for an adventure a little further afield, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together our top festival destinations abroad that you won’t want to miss this summer!... Read More

02/04/2015
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Best Cocktail Recipes for Easter

Easter’s this weekend and there’s nothing better than a cocktail or three to wash down all those choccy bunnies we’ll be chomping on. We’ve got a number of awesome concoctions to make with chocolate bitters by The Bitter Truth Range of Bitters and Liqueurs. Cocktail bitters are becoming more and more popular with avid cocktail makers.  Like adding salt and pepper to a meal, the equivalent in the drinks world is a dash of cocktail bitters, made from aromatic oils, herbs and spices.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be addicted to the stuff by... Read More

01/04/2015
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Adventure Guide: Easter Special

Looking for ideas to do this Easter weekend? Well we’ve pulled together 5 ideas every Easter weekend needs. Chocolate at the ready? Yes? Well sit back relax and take a read through our ‘Egg-venture’ Guide for this coming weekend. 1. Easter Cocktail Crawl – Regent Street, London. Join in the alternative adult Easter ‘cocktail’ hunt this weekend. Six restaurants surrounding London’s Regent street have joined forces to bring you bespoke Easter themed cocktails. Momo and Mash, Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen, Brasserie Zedel, Frescobaldi and Cafe Royal. Hunting starts from now until Sunday... Read More