June 2009 THE IDEA IS BORN
It was at Liz's kitchen table that the relaxed glamour concept was conceived over cups of fresh mint tea.
Sept 2009 FIRST STORES OPEN
Our first stores in Windsor and Chichester opened, just months after the idea for Mint Velvet began.
Oct 2009 WEBSITE LAUNCHES
We sold our first item online and haven't looked back since.
2011 FOOTWEAR COLLECTION LAUNCHES
A modest collection of Italian leather shoes and boots join our collection.
Sept 2012 FIRST CATALOGUE
Our seasonal catalogues are posted direct to your door.
Nov 2014 FIRST OUTLET OPENS
We open Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth.
Nov 2014 HYGGE COLLECTION LAUNCHES
We embrace the Danish art of being in the moment with our hyggly essentials.
2015 MV LAUNCHES IN DUBAI
The first of our three stores in the UAE opens.
2015 MV GIVING LAUNCHES
Supporting a handful of our favourite charities. We raise money and awareness for the causes that matter to us.Learn more
2016 30th BOUTIQUE OPENS
We head to Bluewater for the opening of our 30th store.
2016 LIZ GETS OBE
Our Founder and CEO is honoured at the Palace for her contribution to business.
2017 WEAREWOMEN podcast launches
Celebrating the highs and lows of modern life, we talk to inspirational and interesting guests.Listen Now
2017 MV APP LAUNCHES
Shop on the go with relaxed glamour in your pocket.Get The App