Archive

June 2015

29/06/2015
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Holiday Travel Essentials under £40

Are you going somewhere nice this summer? For some lucky ducks, there’ll be a summer holiday on the horizon and we have all the holiday travel essentials you need to pack. From a multi-tasking scarf and beach dress to pool sliders and a versatile travel wallet, these tropical themed holiday essentials will kick-start your holiday feel-good vibes. Cue the checklist. We need a Pina Colada, stat. The Travel Wallet   Keeping your cards, passport and cash all in one stylish place, this on trend, tropical travel wallet will come in very handy. Tropical Print Travel... Read More

22/06/2015
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Summer Diaries: Found Festival 2015

Last weekend our Marketing Assistant stayed close to home, and paid a visit to Found Festival. Situated within the beautiful landscape of Brockwell Park, Brixton – Found Festival is one of 5 installments taking place throughout the summer months. This week we bring you Summer Diaries, the Instagram edition. 1 bus ride, 2 bottles of prosecco and a view of the famous London naked bike ride later… the girls and I had arrived.  With the grey clouds covering the skies, and having to line up twice in a 50 minute wait,... Read More

22/06/2015
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Lilah Parsons’ favourite SS15 pieces

Lilah Parsons for Yumi SS15, yumidirect.co.uk We’re thrilled to have the gorgeous British MTV presenter and model, Lilah Parsons, as the face of Yumi SS15 collection for the second season running. The collection will add a quirky edge to your summer wardrobe with a mixture of natural fabrics, flattering silhouettes and exotic prints, with splashes of lace and decorative motifs. As a big fan of the brand, Lilah let us in on her favourites from the new collection and here at Yumi HQ, we couldn’t agree more with her sartorial choices. Take a... Read More

16/06/2015
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This Weekend’s Adventure Guide: Parties, Roof Top Bars, Yoga, Taste of London & Picnics

Ah, saying goodbye to the weekend is never easy, but saying hello to a new one most definitely is! Here at Yumi HQ, we never sit in the back seat when it comes to our weekend planning. This weekend’s adventure guide consists of Magic Doors, 6 story high rooftops and a hell lot of yummy food.  Want to make the use of your weekend? Then read your way through this weekend’s guide… Before making a visit to Lunar Festival, The Garden Festival and Eastern Electrics, one of the UK’s best kept... Read More

12/06/2015
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Summer Diaries: NoTomorrow Festival 2015

Hip-Hip Ho-Rayyyy, I think we can officially say that the Festival season is undoubtedly under way.  The last couple of weeks you’ve seen our Marketing Assistant venturing in and out of festivals, from exploring the first ever Lost Village Festival, to dancing stage side at We Are FSTVL. Well its been a new week, which means a new festival and it also means a new instalment of Summer Diaries. This week, our Marketing Assistant Faye has crossed into the Northern border to party in the city which gave us Robin Hood. Last weekend Faye ventured to Nottingham... Read More

11/06/2015
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What to wear to summer festivals in 2015

Festival season is officially upon us so what are you wearing? It’s always a bit of dilemma styling an outfit but luckily we’re here to help with our festival favourites edit. We’ve spotted the the likes of Gigi Hadid and Alexa Chung wearing light crochets, floaty fabrics and lots of fringing at Coachella this year so we’ve included plenty of these pieces to keep you bang on trend. Plus a lot of them can be teamed with existing pieces in your wardrobe. Score. Here’s our top 3 picks from our edit for... Read More

05/06/2015
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Summer Diaries: We Are FSTVL 2015

New week, new festival! Ohh yes, this year’s festivals are really kicking off. Last bank holiday saw our first instalment of  Summer Diaries where our Marketing Assistant reviewed and sharing her adventures of brand new festival Lost Village. This weekend Faye‘s giving you a front row seat into the adventures of We Are FSTVL. So leap, jump, skip or walk this way and step closer to the second segment of Summer Diaries: We Are FSTVL 2015 Addition – no rain macs needed! New week, new festival. Ohh yes, this year is really kicking off! Last... Read More

04/06/2015
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70s fashion trend is back for Spring/Summer 2015

Conjure up the spirit of the 70s this summer with a nod to Saturday Night Fever or the free-wheeling summer of love. Designers like Alice + Olivia, Diane von Furstenburg, Thakoon and Carolina Herrera have all got in on the act and the looks are varying from military style to easy breezy floaty pieces in a homage to 70s fashion. Here at Yumi HQ, we’re excited to get our groove on while the sun’s out so we’ve showcased what we have on offer in our latest Go Retro edit and... Read More

02/06/2015
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Summer Diaries: Lost Village Festival 2015

Ahh yess, so it begins…Last Bank Holiday played host to this years first wave of festivals. Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Love Saves the Day, Common People, Lost Village and Drifters Festival were amongst the handful of events to help jump start this year’s festival antics, as well as reassuring us that summer isn’t too far away (dresses at the ready girls!) Didn’t get the chance to make any festival plans? Well lucky for you, our Marketing Assistant Faye has been invited to a handful of the best festivals around! Giving you a front row seat at... Read More