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Beauty: Products to make eyes pop

19 February 2021
Beauty: Products to make eyes pop

Beauty: Products to make eyes pop

19 February 2021

Eye products are enjoying soaring sales in the age of the face mask as we focus on perfecting our peepers. Lisa Millard picks eye-popping products


Real Life: "Covid made me rethink my career"

12 February 2021
Real Life: "Covid made me rethink my career"

Real Life: "Covid made me rethink my career"

12 February 2021

While Covid-19 continues to be a challenge for many, some have taken time to reflect and redirect their lives. Lisa Millard shares their stories


Fashion: How to combine cosy with cool

09 February 2021
Fashion: How to combine cosy with cool

Fashion: How to combine cosy with cool

09 February 2021

Knitwear is having a moment and it’s looking good. Velvet is feeling fluffy


Beauty: The little luxuries that go a long way

16 January 2021
Beauty: The little luxuries that go a long way

Beauty: The little luxuries that go a long way

16 January 2021

Treat yourself to a little luxury this month in the shape of some sumptuous beauty booty. Lisa Millard indulges


Win: An Ugley Mask Co. gift set

07 December 2020
Win: An Ugley Mask Co. gift set

Win: An Ugley Mask Co. gift set

07 December 2020

We've got a chic - and seriously stylish - mask and sanitiser gift set to give away


Fashion: New Cambridge brand brings Korean style

26 October 2020
Fashion: New Cambridge brand brings Korean style

Fashion: New Cambridge brand brings Korean style

26 October 2020

Inspired by her own love of Korean fashion, Cambridge's Siobhan Lam is bringing it to the UK - via new brand Wyn Wear


Beauty: This year's best beauty Advent calendars

26 October 2020
Beauty: This year's best beauty Advent calendars

Beauty: This year's best beauty Advent calendars

26 October 2020

Beauty Advent calendars bring joy in abundance to the approach to Christmas. Velvet goes behind the doors of the most wanted


Field-to-Fork: Small is beautiful at Seed to Feed

12 October 2020
Field-to-Fork: Small is beautiful at Seed to Feed

Field-to-Fork: Small is beautiful at Seed to Feed

12 October 2020

It started in his mum's back garden. Now Seed to Feed is a blooming microfarm, as founder Jake Ball tells Lisa Millard


Fashion: This season's hottest hair accessories

12 October 2020
Fashion: This season's hottest hair accessories

Fashion: This season's hottest hair accessories

12 October 2020

Bows, pins, scarves, scrunchies and bands are this season's must-have autumnal adornment


Field-to-Fork: Planet-friendly farming at Flourish

09 October 2020
Field-to-Fork: Planet-friendly farming at Flourish

Field-to-Fork: Planet-friendly farming at Flourish

09 October 2020

Starting with 16-acres of hard-farmed land and a pair of heavy horses, Calixta Killander's old-school organic business has bloomed


Beauty: Products to make a hairstyle statement

07 October 2020
Beauty: Products to make a hairstyle statement

Beauty: Products to make a hairstyle statement

07 October 2020

Voluminous, Pre-Raphaelite, uber sleek or wild – statement hairstyles are loud and proud. Lisa Millard pops open the products


Fashion News: Clothes and jewels to wear forever

06 October 2020
Fashion News: Clothes and jewels to wear forever

Fashion News: Clothes and jewels to wear forever

06 October 2020

Sustainable shopping: where to buy preloved clothes for a good cause and locally made jewellery to treasure forever


Fashion: Investment pieces that pay dividends

28 September 2020
Fashion: Investment pieces that pay dividends

Fashion: Investment pieces that pay dividends

28 September 2020

Investing wisely in carefully chosen items can pay fashion dividends in pounds-per-wear. Lisa Millard speculates to accumulate


Food: Fall in love with Foodamour

19 September 2020
Food: Fall in love with Foodamour

Food: Fall in love with Foodamour

19 September 2020

Advertisement Feature: Bespoke caterer Foodamour is celebrated for combining a passion for good food, fresh ingredients and an elegant approach


Accessories: Bracelets with a beaded message

17 September 2020
Accessories: Bracelets with a beaded message

Accessories: Bracelets with a beaded message

17 September 2020

It started as a lockdown project, making presents for friends. Now Beaut Bracelets has grown into a blossoming jewellery business, as Velvet reports


Beauty: A new season calls for a fresh face

14 September 2020
Beauty: A new season calls for a fresh face

Beauty: A new season calls for a fresh face

14 September 2020

As autumn fashion trends usher in a new mood, beauty welcomes a fulsome freshness. Lisa Millard bares all


Diary Date: Sustainable Fashion Week debuts at ARU

08 September 2020
Diary Date: Sustainable Fashion Week debuts at ARU

Diary Date: Sustainable Fashion Week debuts at ARU

08 September 2020

Diaries at the ready and book a front row seat – next month Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) will host its inaugural Sustainable Fashion Week


Fashion: It's pick and mix this season

03 September 2020
Fashion: It's pick and mix this season

Fashion: It's pick and mix this season

03 September 2020

There’s no must-pick on the autumn/winter menu, simply an invitation to play with shapes and styles that work for you. Enjoy


Fashion: The locally made masks to wear now

31 August 2020
Fashion: The locally made masks to wear now

Fashion: The locally made masks to wear now

31 August 2020

Face masks are becoming part of our everyday wardrobes. Fortunately, there are many reusable styles to choose from – and lots made locally. . .


Shopping: Fashion gem Fantasia is on the move

30 August 2020
Shopping: Fashion gem Fantasia is on the move

Shopping: Fashion gem Fantasia is on the move

30 August 2020

Glad tidings for fashion fans: vintage treasure trove Fantasia is coming to Cambridge's Rose Cresent


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