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Step Inside our Auckland Lounge

We opened the doors to our spectacular new Auckland lounge - a Modernist dream. Take a look inside.

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Step Inside our Auckland Lounge

Step Inside our Auckland Lounge

MEET THE TEAM: GEORGINA

This week we invite you to meet Georgina, the delightfully beguiling Store Manager of our new Lounge at Commercial Bay.

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MEET THE TEAM: GEORGINA

Meet Georgina

Meet the Team: Grace

If you’ve visited our Wellington Lounge, you no doubt will have had the supreme pleasure of meeting our Head of Retail, the warm and enchanting Grace. We sat down with her to discuss her adventures in New York, her love of fearless females and why she enjoys good old fashioned collaging.

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Meet the Team: Grace

Meet Grace

Behind the Bag 01 - Becca

Behind the Bag profiles the friends, family, muses and matriarchs whose needs have inspired the design of each Yu Mei style. Meet Becca Tock, the epicurean and bonne vivante behind the Rebecca bag.

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Behind the Bag 01 - Becca

Behind the Bag 01

From Land to Luxury

Yu Mei presents our Land to Luxury film, a journey from the backcountry in Hawea to the glittering lights of Hong Kong and back to our design studio and flagship in Wellington.

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From Land to Luxury

From Land to Luxury

Ponsonby Lounge at Jervois Market

We celebrated the opening of our second Ponsonby Lounge, at Jervois Market.

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Ponsonby Lounge at Jervois Market

Ponsonby Lounge at Jervois Market

AUTUMN 20 AT NZFW 2019

On Tuesday August 27th, Yu Mei took over The Store on Quay to host a special breakfast presentation introducing our Autumn 20 collection ‘MARMONT’

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AUTUMN 20 AT NZFW 2019

A20 @ NZFW 2019

Resort19 Lounge Party

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Resort19 Lounge Party

Resort19 Lounge Party

Introducing — Yu Mei Lounges

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Introducing — Yu Mei Lounges

Introducing — Yu Mei Lounges

A Look Inside our Wellington Flagship

We opened our Wellington Lounge, a permanent home for our Yu Mei family and community.

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A Look Inside our Wellington Flagship

A Look Inside our Wellington Flagship

AW19 at NZFW 2018

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AW19 at NZFW 2018

AW19 @ NZFW 2018

Yu Mei Travels — Paris, France

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Yu Mei Travels — Paris, France

Yu Mei Travels — Paris, France

Yu Mei Travels — Guilin, China

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Yu Mei Travels — Guilin, China

Yu Mei Travels  — Guilin, China

The Making of a Yu Mei Bag

We made a short film with video Artist Veronica Crockford-pound to show the process of our in-house production. Keep reading to discover how we handcraft our bags.

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The Making of a Yu Mei Bag

The Making of a Yu Mei Bag

How Leather Tanning Works

The Yu Mei family went on a field trip to the seaside town of Timaru last year to visit the tannery we source our beautiful Deer Nappa from, New Zealand light Leathers, to learn all about the leather tanning process.

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How Leather Tanning Works

How Leather Tanning Works

Yu Mei x Wynn Hamlyn Carpet Bags

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Yu Mei x Wynn Hamlyn Carpet Bags

Yu Mei x Wynn Hamlyn Carpet Bags

Fine China at NZFW 2016

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Fine China at NZFW 2016

Fine China @ NZFW 2016

The Georgie Bag

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The Georgie Bag

The Georgie Bag