The Yard is a place to stumble upon something new, a place to meet with the unexpected. Independent brands, their stories, and products are an integral part of what makes coming here something out of the ordinary. Discover the favourite summer pieces chosen by a selection of these wonderfully independent retailers.
Off-The-Shoulder Dress £95, Emin & Paul
Square neckline with adjustable spaghetti straps. Frills comfortably covering arms and long length. Elasticated top piece with gathered panels down the skirt.
Why? This dress is romantic and feminine. Wearing it makes anyone feel instantly fascinating.
Kyoto Work Jacket £125, Universal Works
‘Kyoto Work Jacket’ is a take on classic Japanese style, over-jacket, or Kimono. It has a wrap front, and a simple side-tie fastening.
Why? It is a great piece for most situations, unpredictable weather included, loose, modern and easy to wear.
Girlfriend Collective Compressive Leggings £65, The Sports Edit
Featuring a flattering and supportive compression fit and a flexible feel.
Why? These colourful Girlfriend Leggings not only fit like a dream; each pair is also made of 25 plastic bottles, comes in 7 different colourways and teams with a matching bra top.
Open Top in Black £345, Tracey Neuls
This summer sling-back plays with two of Tracey Neuls’ most original design signatures. A flattering curved heel that’s sculptural and follows the line of the leg.
Why? It’s confident, unique and you get stopped in the street for complements.
Donna Off White Cowboy Boots £219, S120
Portamento cowboy boots are hand-made in Italy with the softest leather featuring a stacked heel, padded cushion and leather lining and insole.
Why? The coolest summer trend is coming for your feet and very much set to continue, buy now and wear all year long.
The Clara Skirt in Multi Metallic £355, TWIIN
Delfi Collective’s signature Clara pleated skirt features a high waist and shimmering multi stripes in an A-line silhouette.
Why? For a paired back, relaxed summer look it works perfectly with the brand’s ALOHA tee.
Leirum Sunglasses £125, Cubitts
These thick, square frames and chunky front are inspired by the silhouettes of the 1960s, while the rounded shape is more redolent of the 1970s.
Why? It makes for an excellent summer frame: bold, burly, and big enough to hide any evidence of day time partying.