Welcome Back The 70s

It’s spring 2015 and fashion weeks across the globe have sadly come to an end. The inspiration was endless and for me it’s inspired me to push my fashion boundaries and bring ambition back. It’s…

Velvet Meets… Lee Bye

Velvet Meets… Lee Bye, Head Chef at Tuddenham Mill This month we had the fantastic opportunity to sit on the tranquil terrace at Tuddenham Mill for an afternoon of indulgence. After our luscious lunch, we…

The Black Bull

Velvet finds a country gem in The Black Bull, Balsham Visiting The Black Bull one Wednesday afternoon, I arrived just in time to grab the last spot in the car-park… Surely a good sign?! The…

Flying Talents

Velvet visits The Three Blackbirds… A little bird once told me that some of the best food experiences can be found where we least expect them… and after my latest visit to the quaint village…

Treasure Island

Velvet discovers mouth-watering delights at Rhode Island Located four miles from the centre of Cambridge, and separated from it by the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall, Cherry Hinton is often a place I pass through.…

100 things to do in April

1. Take a Cambridge Food Tour With Gerla, a self confessed foodie with a loyalty to all of Cambridge’s tucked away independent eateries. 2. Go to the Theatre! The Apex in Bury St Edmunds is…

Tanning Trends

Being conscious of our natural skin colour isn’t anything new, but it’s hard to believe that in the 1500s women would go to extreme measures to try and achieve the palest skin tone possible, when…

Finding the one…

Cambridgeshire and Suffolk is blossoming with luxury wedding boutiques with designers such as Ian Stuart at ‘The Tailor’s Cat’ in Cambridge to Grace Harrington at ‘Bury Bridal Rooms’ in Bury St Edmunds. There are dresses…

Fashion Week with Fratelli 

Milan Fashion Week took place 25th February – 2nd March showcasing fresh and exciting collections for Autumn/Winter’15. With shows from top designers including Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Giorgio Armani, as well as new and…

LFW: The Highlights

Spring has only just arrived but we are already eager to see what the trends will be for Autumn/Winter ’15. The fashion crowds descended on London and with model favourites Kendall Jenner, Naomi Campbell and…