Creative Careers

We take a look at how to take the first step onto your creative career ladder with West Suffolk College… Hair and Media Makeup Diploma Level 2, One Year Course, Full Time starting September 2016…

Velvet Meets: The Elegant Atelier

Velvet Magazine touches base with Sinead from Elegant Atelier to discover what her new boutique in Rose Crescent, Cambridge, is all about… Why did you decide to bring your boutique to Cambridge? I always wanted to…

Dreamy Valentine’s Recipe

Our Guest Food Blogger, Elisa Marina Orani, from “My Foodie Days”, shares her dreamy Valentine’s Day recipe for Chocolate Hearts with Hot Mousse!  If you start thinking about a sweet recipe for February you will, almost naturally,…

How To Look After Your Hair At The Gym

At Velvet Magazine, we’ve ask the hair and beauty experts from Hairtrade.com how you can work out without worrying about your hair… Braiding your fringe into a headband and spritzing your roots with dry shampoo are just…

Best Tech For A Healthy New Year

Velvet Magazine asks Editor of Broadband Genie, Matt Powell, to give us some advice on the best tech out there to help you have a healthy New Year.  Fitness trackers Fitness trackers like the Jawbone Up or…

Keep Energy High All Day!

Feeling tired again? Third coffee isn’t doing the trick anymore? We asked our experts to explain why we feel tired and how to balance a natural rhythm of energy flow throughout the day. I’m low…

Hot or Not At The Golden Globes

Velvet Magazine looks at all the fashion gossip from The Golden Globes and brings you the hot looks and the serious misses. The Hot List There were plenty of tight fitting, floor skimming dresses at…

10 Things You Might Not Know About Bowie

Today we awoke to the news that musician, songwriter and actor David Bowie had sadly passed away after losing his 18 month long battle with cancer. A figure in popular music for over four decades,…

Why You Should Exercise Outdoors

Dr Sally Norton reveals to the Velvet Magazine readers the science-backed reasons to come out from under the duvet and exercise outdoors… January is traditionally a month when our mood drops. No coincidence that it’s…