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Fashion Handbook: Flagship Opening for Anna

16 February 2020
Fashion Handbook: Flagship Opening for Anna

Fashion Handbook: Flagship Opening for Anna

16 February 2020

Stylish fashion boutique Anna has relocated to Abbeygate Street in Bury St Edmunds to open a flagship store.


Homes: A Soft Touch

09 February 2020
Homes: A Soft Touch

Homes: A Soft Touch

09 February 2020

Lisa Millard meets three talented textile designer-makers creating curl-up cushions, felted pictures and embroidered lampshades for the home


Fashion: Woolly Thinking

06 February 2020
Fashion: Woolly Thinking

Fashion: Woolly Thinking

06 February 2020

Stay warm in style with our pick of the best knits of the season


Beneath the Sheets

16 January 2020
Beneath the Sheets

Beneath the Sheets

16 January 2020

Hailing from Korea where soft, baby skin is highly prized, face sheet masks are now a beauty staple. Lisa Millard feels fresh


Second Time Around: Meet the brands flying the sustainable flag

07 January 2020
Second Time Around: Meet the brands flying the sustainable flag

Second Time Around: Meet the brands flying the sustainable flag

07 January 2020

Three fashion brands flying the sustainable fashion flag talk shop with Lisa Millard


Fashion: A bit of fluff

06 January 2020
Fashion: A bit of fluff

Fashion: A bit of fluff

06 January 2020

Faux fur has come a long way. Velvet selects the most plush and lush pieces to add easy glamour to chill-filled January


Beauty: Heaven scent

15 December 2019
Beauty: Heaven scent

Beauty: Heaven scent

15 December 2019

Our choice of fragrance is deeply personal and rather revealing. Velvet’s Lisa Millard lifts the lid on the power of perfume


Real lives: Faith, Hope and Charity

15 December 2019
Real lives: Faith, Hope and Charity

Real lives: Faith, Hope and Charity

15 December 2019

Lisa Millard shines a Christmas light on two small organisations making a big difference.


Fashion: Second time around via Perth Avenue

27 November 2019
Fashion: Second time around via Perth Avenue

Fashion: Second time around via Perth Avenue

27 November 2019

Got good green credentials? You'll love Perth Avenue then - a new online business selling preloved fashion.


Gold standard: Be dazzled by these three talented jewellery designers

10 November 2019
Gold standard: Be dazzled by these three talented jewellery designers

Gold standard: Be dazzled by these three talented jewellery designers

10 November 2019

It is officially the season to sparkle and shine. Lisa Millard is dazzled by three talented jewellery designers


Fashion: A Toast to Artists

25 October 2019
Fashion: A Toast to Artists

Fashion: A Toast to Artists

25 October 2019

This month Kettle’s Yard will show artworks made from old garments, materials and products from lifestyle brand TOAST.


Beauty by Numbers: We put beauty advent calendars to the test

22 October 2019
Beauty by Numbers: We put beauty advent calendars to the test

Beauty by Numbers: We put beauty advent calendars to the test

22 October 2019

Hello November, we’ve been waiting for you. The Velvet team break out the best of the beauty advent calendars


Fashion: A Man’s World

14 October 2019
Fashion: A Man’s World

Fashion: A Man’s World

14 October 2019

Menswear is booming with lines forecast to out perform womenswear by 2022. Lisa Millard talks shop with three menswear designers making their mark.


Fashion Handbook: Trick or Treat

01 October 2019
Fashion Handbook: Trick or Treat

Fashion Handbook: Trick or Treat

01 October 2019

The latest trends from your Velvet team.


Food: All rise with Velvet's Lisa Millard

04 September 2019
Food: All rise with Velvet's Lisa Millard

Food: All rise with Velvet's Lisa Millard

04 September 2019

Bread is a staple food but can be a thing of wonder as Lisa Millard discovers.


Fashion: Javelin for men

27 August 2019
Fashion: Javelin for men

Fashion: Javelin for men

27 August 2019

It's time to man up with fashion this month at Bury's Javelin, as Lisa Millard finds out


Golden Time

15 August 2019
Golden Time

Golden Time

15 August 2019

Look like a bronzed goddess without worshipping the sun


Naughty but Nice: Three star bakers share some sweet secrets with Velvet

08 August 2019
Naughty but Nice: Three star bakers share some sweet secrets with Velvet

Naughty but Nice: Three star bakers share some sweet secrets with Velvet

08 August 2019

Cakes and sweet stuff are very much part of the vibrant food scene in our locale. Velvet’s Lisa Millard enjoys a slice with three star bakers


Fashion Handbook: Say hello to Style . . . at John Lewis

23 July 2019
Fashion Handbook: Say hello to Style . . . at John Lewis

Fashion Handbook: Say hello to Style . . . at John Lewis

23 July 2019

John Lewis & Partners at Grand Arcade, Cambridge, has launched a shiny new service in the shape of the Style Studio.


Live and Let Live: All you need to know about the Cambridge Eco Living Festival

01 July 2019
Live and Let Live: All you need to know about the Cambridge Eco Living Festival

Live and Let Live: All you need to know about the Cambridge Eco Living Festival

01 July 2019

Ahead of the Cambridge Eco Living Festival, founder Caroline Shaheera Asante talks plastics, pollution and going eco to Lisa Millard


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