The Spell-ometer May 2021

We look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Spell, from asymmetric straps to the capital's new Amazon Fresh stores.

Asymmetric straps

HOT: Asymmetry

Asymmetric straps are having a moment. Roll on summer weather!


HOT: Write home

Perks of being back in the office? New stationery! Try blackowned brand Hex & Ginger for stylish notebooks and more.

Picnic table

HOT: Long weekend

Plans for May’s bank holiday weekends: food, friends and postlockdown fun.

Black Girl Sunscreen

NOT: Move over, melanoma

According to Cancer Research UK, the nation’s skin cancer cases have risen year-on-year.

Jeffrey Campbell

NOT: Long lost Litas

Is 2010’s musthave shoe by Jeffrey Campbell making a comeback? Part of us hopes not.

Amazon Fresh

NOT: Robotic revolution

London’s new Amazon Fresh stores are convenient, but how well do they contribute to UK employment?

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