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Wellness: Happy body, happy mind? Experts answer

14 June 2021
Wellness: Happy body, happy mind? Experts answer

Wellness: Happy body, happy mind? Experts answer

14 June 2021

Can we keep our lockdown self-care going? And does a happy body lead to a happy mind? Inês Mourão asks two Cambridge fitness and wellness experts


Conscious Living: Happy holidays close to home

10 June 2021
Conscious Living: Happy holidays close to home

Conscious Living: Happy holidays close to home

10 June 2021

In her latest Velvet column, Aksara Inamdar of to Woke Souls looks at relaxing getaways within a 30 mile radius of Cambridge


Fitness Diaries: How to work out the eco way

01 June 2021
Fitness Diaries: How to work out the eco way

Fitness Diaries: How to work out the eco way

01 June 2021

In her June column, Amber Brammah, personal trainer and founder of Lovefit, Cambridge, considers the health benefits of green living


Fashion: How to combine sustainability with style

28 April 2021
Fashion: How to combine sustainability with style

Fashion: How to combine sustainability with style

28 April 2021

Shooting in Bury St Edmunds’ Abbey Gardens, contributing fashion editor Rohiny Belani showcases catwalk-worthy clothes which don't cost the earth


Style for Hire: Six fashion rentals to try now

08 April 2021
Style for Hire: Six fashion rentals to try now

Style for Hire: Six fashion rentals to try now

08 April 2021

Think designer dressing is beyond your budget? Thanks to the fast-growing rental industry, you can wear big-name labels for as little as £10 per day


Signature Bakes: Put spring sunshine on your plate

02 April 2021
Signature Bakes: Put spring sunshine on your plate

Signature Bakes: Put spring sunshine on your plate

02 April 2021

GBBO finalist Ian Cumming is putting sunshine on our plates this month - courtesy of a golden butter-crusted pithivier and luscious lemon cupcakes


What's On: Easter holiday fun for all the family

30 March 2021
What's On: Easter holiday fun for all the family

What's On: Easter holiday fun for all the family

30 March 2021

Running out of ways to keep children entertained? Anna Tattersall finds five virtual and socially distanced events sure to be an Easter holiday hit


Conscious Living: Why prep is key to clean eating

24 March 2021
Conscious Living: Why prep is key to clean eating

Conscious Living: Why prep is key to clean eating

24 March 2021

In the latest instalment of her Conscious Livingh column, Aksara Inamdar of to Woke Souls shares food prep ideas to make clean eating more achievable


The Inside Story: Get your rooms set for spring

10 March 2021
The Inside Story: Get your rooms set for spring

The Inside Story: Get your rooms set for spring

10 March 2021

It’s time to dust off the cobwebs and get your rooms spring-ready, says Georgina Robertson, founder of Cambridge’s COCO Interior Design


Arts: Cambridge mum and daughter debut kids’ book

06 March 2021
Arts: Cambridge mum and daughter debut kids’ book

Arts: Cambridge mum and daughter debut kids’ book

06 March 2021

Lockdown led to their first children’s book. As Cambridge artist Emma Bennett tells Velvet, collaborating with teenage daughter Molly was a dream


Signature Bakes: Grey days call for colourful food

25 February 2021
Signature Bakes: Grey days call for colourful food

Signature Bakes: Grey days call for colourful food

25 February 2021

Need an energy boost to help you through winter’s last leg? Ian Cumming, Cambridge’s Great British Bake Off finalist, serves two recipes with a kick


Handmade: Paper flowers are more than just pretty

21 February 2021
Handmade: Paper flowers are more than just pretty

Handmade: Paper flowers are more than just pretty

21 February 2021

Feeling stressed? Absorbing yourself in a new craft can really calm the mind, says Camilla Carter as she explores the art of paper flower making


The Inside Story: The need-to-know trends for 2021

08 February 2021
The Inside Story: The need-to-know trends for 2021

The Inside Story: The need-to-know trends for 2021

08 February 2021

In her first column for Velvet, Georgina Robertson, founder of Cambridge’s COCO Interior Design, spotlights five 2021 trends to fall for


Food: Five of this year's tastiest trends

01 February 2021
Food: Five of this year's tastiest trends

Food: Five of this year's tastiest trends

01 February 2021

What’s on the menu for 2021? Lucinda Ireland spotlights five of this year’s tastiest food trends


Fitness Diaries: How connection boosts wellbeing

11 January 2021
Fitness Diaries: How connection boosts wellbeing

Fitness Diaries: How connection boosts wellbeing

11 January 2021

As we start a new year - and likely a new fitness regime - Lovefit's Amber Brammah talks about the importance of ‘connection’ for both body and mind


Beauty: We put The Ordinary skincare to the test

08 January 2021
Beauty: We put The Ordinary skincare to the test

Beauty: We put The Ordinary skincare to the test

08 January 2021

Cambridge MUA and beauty therapist Kelly Mackay, founder of Beauty Bar UK, tells us why skincare brand The Ordinary is anything but


Fashion Shoot: We're staying home in style

25 December 2020
Fashion Shoot: We're staying home in style

Fashion Shoot: We're staying home in style

25 December 2020

Celebrations may be scaled back this year, but that’s no reason to skimp on the sequins. Velvet’s contributing fashion editor puts on the glitz


Conscious Living: Give the gift of shopping small

17 December 2020
Conscious Living: Give the gift of shopping small

Conscious Living: Give the gift of shopping small

17 December 2020

With Christmas upon us, Aksara Inamdar of Cambridge-based to Woke Souls shares her suggestions for thoughtful gifts which support local businesses


Interiors: Decking the halls the sustainable way

17 December 2020
Interiors: Decking the halls the sustainable way

Interiors: Decking the halls the sustainable way

17 December 2020

Combining preloved, hand-crafted and natural pieces, Sophie Harvey of Stone & Sage in Long Melford shows us how to decorate sustainably this Christmas


Books: New Walden-set storybook is a family affair

09 December 2020
Books: New Walden-set storybook is a family affair

Books: New Walden-set storybook is a family affair

09 December 2020

Their father built the now-famous Audley End Miniature Railway. Now sisters Emma Carboni and Amanda Murray have written a children’s book about it