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May 11, 2017

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    Print Predictions

    May 11, 2017

    If there’s one thing we love more than dresses, it’s dresses in fun prints! The catwalk is brimming with inspiration this season; from the 70’s rebirth worked by Prada and Mui Mui, to bold punches of patchwork embraced by Marc Jacobs and Loewe. Get in tune with this season’s coolest print and patterns, and discover what’s on the Yumi forecast in SS17.

    Floral Fantastic

    Okay, we’ll admit it, we have a fetish for florals. But with such a head-turning selection of floral patterns to pick from, you can see why.

    Breaking Borders

    This season we’ve been experimenting with border prints. Take a flattering tunic dress, sheer kimono or skirt and jazz it up with lashings of vivid flora.

    Our Uplifting white tunic dress spurts multi-coloured blossoms from its hem and yoke; it’s perfect for sunny vacations. Equally inspiring is our graceful jacquard midi skirt. Complete with two pockets and a high waist, an eruption of flowers cascades the top of the skirt.

    Floral Flared Sleeve Tunic Dress

    Botanical Jacquard Skirt


    Digital Destiny

    You’ll have noticed that some of our floral prints have taken on a new level of intricacy. This cap sleeve tunic dress is patterned all-over with a multifaceted floral designs, made possible by a digital print technique. This eye-catching print also graces the front of out matching floral jumper. Lightweight and vibrant, it’s perfect for transitional dressing.

    Floral Patch Tunic Dress

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    Floral Jumper


    Patchwork Aplenty

    Another style of power-flowers you’ll be seeing from Yumi is the patchwork trend. Embodying a fun boho vibe, both our patchwork wide leg jumpsuit and short sleeve shift dress seen below, boast a mishmash of floral prints. Both styles are giving us a feel for the impending festival season.

    Patchwork Jumpsuit

    Floral Tile Shift Dress

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    Starring Stripes

    Stripes – versatile, reliable – stripes. No wardrobe is complete without them, and with every season comes a new interpretation of every fashionista’s go-to print.

    Monochrome Mode

    A constant in everyone woman’s life, monochrome stripes are effortlessly smart and instantly iconic. From our newest arrivals, we’ve selected our stripe shirt dress and tunic – both flattering and both unquestionably stylish.

    Black, with slim white vertical stripes, this staple shirt dress comes with a braided rope belt (yes, we sense a nautical trend here too) and adjustable sleeves. A notch less complicated, our stripe tunic dress features a similar print with short sleeves and clashing diagonal stripes on the yoke. Both designs are sure to work their way into your work wardrobe.

    Stripe Shirt Dress

    Stripe Tunic Dress


    Candy Bands

    Saturate your stripes in colour by opting for our stripe dress or stripe skirt below. Crafted in crisp, breathable cotton, these flared styles are lined with dizzying candy streaks, punctuated with a lemon yellow waist belt.

    Stripe Belted Dress

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    Stripe Belted Skirt


    Contemporary Lines

    We’ve gone one step further: think stripes, then consider flowers and maps, well why not? Appearing on our charming day dress and lightweight jumper, this inspiring print concoction is a ‘conversation piece’.

    Floral Map Belted Dress

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    Floral Map Jumper


    New Animal

    Animal prints have come a long way. This season we’ve really gone to town: birds, butterflies, you name it! We’ve created heaps of wildlife-inspired patterns for you to explore.

    Flora & Fauna

    The flutter of golden butterflies on our floaty shell top makes us think of happy summer climes, it’s great for teaming with denim shorts on off-duty days. While our sophisticated gathered sateen dress stands out from across the room with its colourful bird print borders.

    Foil Butterfly Top


    Bird Sateen Dress


    Nautical Knowhow

    Fresh from our Scandinavian Seaside collection, our short sleeve shift dress and open-back top nod to a snappy orange marine creature – the lobster. A tangle of rope, anchors and mini lobster avatars; the top is great for summer adventures, while the simple cut of the shift dress makes perfect weekend get-up.

    Nautical Lobster Pocket Shift Dress

    Lobster Rope Top


    Retro Revival

    From the swinging sixties to the grungy nineties, remnants of vintage eras have been tinging the catwalk of late. Here at Yumi, we’ve been tapping into the trend, with a plethora of retro-inspired prints for you to browse.

    Preaching Paisley

    It may take a hiatus from time-to-time, but paisley always makes its way back to us. Of Persian origin, the iconic paisley pattern later became synonymous with 1960’s fashion. Expressing a laidback retro sensibility, our paisley print wrap jumpsuit and maxi dress are well-matched to laidback summer evenings.

    Paisley Print Jumpsuit

    Paisley Jersey Maxi Dress


    Sixties Swing

    We’re feeling groovy and it shows in some of our latest patterns. Employing a dainty paper lace exterior, our two shirt collar swing dresses look fresh out of the yesteryear. With one patterned in circular floral-like insignias, and the other in zesty lemon yellow flora, both will make great additions to your new season dress collection.

    Paper Lace Swing Dress

    Paper Lace Shirt Swing Dress


    Flower Power

    After all that and we’re back to floral. Spotted with elegant interwoven flowers, you won’t be able to resist giving our seventies-inspired wrap dress a twirl; it’s a flattering look for summer soirees.

    If the bittersweet undertones of nineties fashion is more your thing then our subtle floral stripe jumpsuit will do just the trick. Featuring a crossed over v-neckline, this sleeveless all-in-one looks ‘grungetastic’ paired with a denim jacket and platform sandals.

    Floral Tie Wrap Dress

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    Floral Stripe Jumpsuit