Hooray, it’s officially the August bank holiday! Our favourite Monday in August by far. Whilst it does mean saying goodbye to summer and retiring our barbecues, it also means we can press snooze and avoid the morning commute.
To take full advantage of this extra day off, here’s the ultimate guide to creating the perfect August bank holiday. From days out with the whole family to cheeky drinks among friends, there’s something for everyone. Our stylists have even created outfits for each occasion, so all you have to do this is show up in your signature #LoveYumi style.
So sit back, relax and check out our top things to do this bank holiday Monday.
Fancy a trip to the seaside?
It may seem like the obvious choice but a trip to the seaside is a must. Perfect at any age and for any size group, a day at the seaside is one of the best ways to spend a bank holiday. To get into the seaside spirit, our Scandinavian Seaside collection is the perfect choice. With nautical stripes and quirky lobster motifs, these bold designs will have you ready for pebbly beaches and colourful deck chairs.
Decorated with a red and white lobster print, this navy shift dress is perfect. This dress falls above the knee with a loose fit for a relaxed and comfortable wear. Featuring practical front pockets, short sleeves a button closure on the back, add gladiator sandals and shades.
If the weather doesn’t hold out and grey skies appear, wrap up in this quirky lightweight jumper. Adorned with sequin embellishments around the anchor and contrasting panels, it’s perfect for chillier days.
Drinks with friends
A bank holiday is the perfect excuse to drink with friends. Therefore make the most of the last of the summer sun by catching up with friends over a glass of wine. Whether you’re heading out to your local beer garden or want to head out to a cocktail bar in town, make sure you arrive in style. This Flamingo Print Tunic Dress is a fun choice for evening drinks. This above the knee dress features short sleeves and a zip down the back. Add high heels for an outfit you’ll feel amazing in.
If you prefer something that’s bold and stylish but doesn’t require much time, a jumpsuit is the perfect option. Effortlessly dressed up or down, this Paisley Print Jumpsuit is perfect for drinks. Featuring short wide sleeves, tapered trousers and tie waist belt, pair with silver heels.
If you’re spending time in your local pub with friend, opt for this Floral Pleated Strap Dress. Boasting a colourful rose print all over and delicate shoulder straps, it’s a dress you can enjoy the sun in.
A walk in the park
Make the most of the extra day off work by relaxing with a stroll in the park. Spending the day soaking up the fresh air costs nothing and means the whole family can get involved. For a day spent relaxing and spending time with loved ones, don’t over complicate your look. Choose key pieces in your wardrobe with an on-trend twist, so you can wear them again and again.
These Embroidered Skinny Jeans will become a style staple. Boasting beautiful floral artwork on the side, they can paired with jersey tees or cami tops for a versatile wear. For a country stroll or walk in the park, team with a simple tee and this Embroidered Peacock Cardigan for if the temperature changes.
Above all else, remember to have fun this bank holiday. Remember to use the #LoveYumi to show off your amazing bank holiday style.