Autumn/Winter is officially here and we could not be more excited. With sunny skies and balmy climates slowly being replaced with darker evenings and chilly mornings, it’s time to revamp your wardrobe ready for a new season.
With this in mind, we’ve launched The Yumi A-Z Guide to Autumn/Winter Dressing. Each week we’ll be running through four letters of the alphabet and showing you how to perfect your seasonal style.
If you missed last week’s blog post, click here to catch up on letters Q-T.
The fifth in a series of blog posts, this week we’re running through letters U-W. Get ready to twirl onto the dancefloor in unpressed pleats, feel like a queen in velvet and accentuate that waist in a wrap dress.
U for Unpressed Pleats
Get ready because Unpressed Pleats are the eternal figure enhancing trend that you have been waiting for! The gentle pleats add volume and movement without the fear of being frumpish.
Roses are red, Violets are blue we have a skirt that is TOTALLY you! The Full Bodied Rose Print Skirt is a winter party must have this season. Featuring a figure accentuating waist and un-pressed pleated skirt that is perfect for twirling round dance floor. Pair it with a silver clutch and ankle strap heels for a winter formal finish.
Available in both our main range and Yumi Curves collection, This Polka Dot Pleated Dress is a must buy this season. The subtle belt with vintage clasp adds a flattering figure to the light floaty fabric adorned with polka dots. The ¾ wide sleeves with lace trim take this casual look to the next level. We are loving this Yumi take on a timeless trend.
V for Velvet
Who says you can’t look fabulous and stay cosy at the same time? Let velvet be your party favourite fabric throughout the winter months. This luxurious material comes in a variety of deep rich colours this season.
Bring out the bohemian in you with this Velvet Midi Dress. The deep royal blue velvet will catch the light at all angles and leave you reaching for your crown. With delicate frilled sleeves, a pinched waistline and charming ruching, this dress is made to be the centre of attention.
Culottes are spot on trend this season, and when mixed with velvet and a bewitching bottle green colour, these trousers are a force to be reckoned with! These Crinkled Velvet Trousers are effortlessly versatile, and suitable for all occasions. The elastic waistband ensures that you will be comfortable at all times and are a perfect ¾ length to keep you warm. Mix it up with heels, boots, trainers or slippers! These trousers are perfect for all times of the day.
W for Wrap Dresses
Re-introducing the effortlessly sophisticated dress that flatters every body shape and oozes femininity. Sticking with our love for velvet, this Velvet Flute Sleeve Wrap Dress tie waist has never made dressing or undressing easier! This dress comes in two colours, be seductive in red or mystical in black. Wrap up this winter in the dress that never goes out of style.
For a more casual take on the wrap dress try the Cluster Floral Wrap Dress, perfect for escaping the office to have lunch with the girls! Featuring a v-neckline, cinched tie waist and incredibly soft fabric, this dress proves that flowers don’t just bloom in spring.
When Autumn/Winter dressing looks this good, one blog post just isn’t enough. Therefore, discover everything you need to know about the season ahead by reading next week’s blog post. Our last A-Z post will be focusing on the letters X-Z, get ready for the festive season as we will be sharing our favourite Xmas dresses, Y for nothing other than Yumi and lastly its all about the Zip details!