A new season calls for a brand new wardrobe and our new collection Tokyo Paris is the perfect excuse. To be honest, we didn’t really need an excuse to go shopping but with the cold weather…we definitely think it’s a good one!
Hiroko Matsumoto is our muse for the Tokyo Paris collection. Dwelling in Paris in the 70s, her playful East meets West style inspired our oriental botanical prints and chic origami culottes. Expect rich mulberry tones, ditsy florals, sleek knitwear twin sets and classic Yumi fabrics in brand new shapes. Make our plush crinkle velvet midi dress a must for your party season edit.
Our editors have selected their top picks from the collection. So without further ado, sit back, relax and escape to Tokyo Paris…
This collection is perfect for lovers of colour who want to mix luxuriously soft velvet with feminine lace and elegant jacquard. Basically, everything you could need for the Autumn/Winter months.
A stand out in the collection, everyone at Yumi HQ has been swooning for this Snowdrop Tunic Dress. Mixing two key A/W17 trends, this plush velvet tunic dress has been expertly crafted with a relaxed fit for a chic wear. Boasting a winter floral inspired print along the chest which cascades down the border, it features a flattering V-neckline and wide half-length sleeves. Swap flats for heels to easily transition this dress from day to night.
Romantic and feminine, adding lace to your outfit will a touch of add elegance. A versatile fabric which can be worn day or night, lace is truly timeless. In the colour of the season, this burgundy Fit and Flare Lace Shirt Dress is classic piece which can be transitioned from your desk to after work dinner. Beautifully crafted from pure cotton, it features semi-sheer lace sleeves with sheer lace along the neckline, a scalloped shirt collar, buttons down the centre, a fitted waist and a flared skirt. Wear with ankle strap heels for and a sleek clutch bag.
Calling all crazy cat ladies! This Empire Line Geo Cat Dress is a fun way to mix print and colour into your wardrobe. Skillfully crafted and soft to the touch, this lightweight dress boasts an array of cat and geometric patterns all over, with a flattering empire waist line, short sleeves and a button fastening at the back. Perfect for livening-up the office, this colourful dress is a sure way to brighten your 9-5 style.
When you need to look extra fancy but aren’t sure what to wear, this Oriental Botanical Jacquard Skirt will always have you arriving in style. Expertly crafted using high quality jacquard, this full-bodied flared skirt has been decorated with clusters of oriental-inspired botanical flowers and fans. Perfect for evening events, this high-waisted skirt looks great when worn with a ribbed top, ankle strap heels and a mini clutch bag.
When you need something causal but still want to look put together, opt for this Woven Flower Panel Jumper. Available in both our main and plus size collection, Yumi Curves, this lightweight jumper is an essential for transitional weather. Lightweight and breathable, this jumper features an oriental-inspired digital floral print panel in the centre, mixed with butterflies. Finished with a dip-hem to provide extra coverage, it pairs perfectly with skinny jeans and ankle boots.
What’s an Autumn/Winter wardrobe without a Check Coat?! Filled with school day memories, this nostalgic check pattern is all grown-up and has become the print of the season. Seen from the runway to the high street, check, tartan and gingham are some of the season’s most-loved trends. This super-soft coat is mixed with pinks and blues for a unique twist and features a contrasting collar neckline and side pockets so you don’t have to carry around a handbag.
This exciting new collection has us super excited for the cold months ahead (What’s happened to us?!). What are your favourite pieces from the Tokyo Paris collection? Don’t forget to show off your fun outfits using the hashtag #LoveYumi on Instagram and Twitter.