layering for the holidays

layering for the holidays

We might not get snow here in Southern California, but that doesn't stop us from bringing out the fleecy layers and hot chocolate once winter rolls around! Here are some...

our first pop up!

our first pop up!

Well guys, we did it: we had our very first pop up event at The Land of Nod at South Coast Plaza! It was so great hanging with all the...

fuss-free halloween

fuss-free halloween

Fun fact: Halloween is Krysta’s favorite holiday. Another fun fact: our basics can easily be transformed into some of the comfiest costumes your kids will ever wear. Goodbye harsh, itchy...

fall in the city

fall in the city

YIP is a hyper-local brand. Every piece in our line is designed, made, packed and shipped in the great city of Long Beach, California. For our first on-location shoot, we...

imagining a zero-waste fashion industry

imagining a zero-waste fashion industry

We're proud to work with innovative partners and suppliers who are really shooting for the moon in reimagining new and better ways of doing things. The environmental impact caused by the fashion industry is staggering,...

pennants to the people

pennants to the people

All our orders so far have shipped with a little something extra – a yippee! felt pennant handmade by Krysta! Did you get yours? We are including these with all our...

meet Krysta, YIP designer/founder

meet Krysta, YIP designer/founder

It might not be obvious, but behind Youth Independent Party is an actual fun-loving group of grown ups! First up, we’d like you to meet our designer and founder, Krysta...

21st century material

21st century material

Many of YIP’s soft knit fabrics are custom-knit using Recover yarns, an innovative, 100% sustainable source material that works to close the loop in fashion by upcycling textile waste. Recover...