Hayley Spencer, The Independent

Hayley Spencer

The Independent

United Kingdom

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Recent articles by Hayley:

The mullet haircut has made a comeback in the year of the pandemic

The polarising hair trend which gained favour in the 1970s could be set for a resurgence. Hayley Spencer argues that it’s a hairstyle that suits the constraints of the pandemic as much as it rejects them → Read More

RSPCA urges people to cut straps on disposable masks to protect wildlife from getting caught

The charity has helped over 900 animals injured in incidents relating to litter since lockdown began → Read More

2021 bank holiday hack: How to turn 19 days annual leave into nearly seven weeks off

Countless memes in the past few months have touted the idea that the public will want to live two summers in one next year after after the pandemic forced people to abandon their plans for 2020. Luckily, an annual leave hack could provide a way for holidaymakers to maximise their consecutive days off. By strategically booking time off before and after bank holidays, the UK workforce could eek 48… → Read More

Chris Evans’ brother jokes about his accidental nude photo reveal: ‘What did I miss?’

It comes after the actor accidentally shared video footage of a camera roll containing a nude image → Read More

Man Repeller media brand changes its name to ‘Repeller’

The name change is part of a rebrand ‘internally and externally’ for the company founded by Leandra Medine Cohen → Read More

Michelle Obama’s stylist has launched a range of ‘Vote’ merchandise

The collection features style and homewares from black and women-owned brands → Read More

Disney Princess-inspired wedding dress collection to launch in the UK

A new collection with wedding dress specialists Allure Bridals gives Disney-lovers the chance to dress like their favourite princesses. The Disney Fairy Tale Weddings Platinum Collection has been available in the the US and Canada since June, and is coming to the UK and Ireland after proving a runaway hit with brides overseas. Sold in sizes from 0 to 30, prices start from £1,200 and €1,500. The… → Read More

Kim Jones to succeed Karl Lagerfeld as creative director at Fendi

The new role puts Jones at the helm of two major labels → Read More

Amy Schumer reveals Lyme Disease diagnosis: ‘I’m excited to get rid of it’

Comedian and actor Amy Schumer is the latest celebrity to speak out about being diagnosed with tick-borne illness, lyme disease. Schumer broke the news on Instagram as she asked her followers for advice. “Anyone get LYME this summer? I got it and I’m on doxycycline” she wrote alongside a picture of herself as a child, holding what she described as “my first ever fishing pole”. “I have maybe had… → Read More

Giorgio Armani to air September catwalk show on Italian TV

The catwalk show will be broadcast on TV for the first time in a 30-minute primetime slot → Read More

TikTok star Charly Jordan issues apology for travelling to Rwanda during coronavirus pandemic

The influencer’s trip to “create content” and “raise awareness” was disrupted by a positive Covid-19 test → Read More

Beauty store Clicks raided by protesters over ‘racist’ hair advert

Clicks boss Vikesh Ramsunder has said he is ‘deeply disappointed’ the advert was shared → Read More

Jamie Oliver calls wife Jools ‘nuts’ for wanting a sixth child

‘That's all she's ever dreamt of,’ says the celebrity chef → Read More

Model who lost her leg to rare cancer stars in new Kurt Geiger campaign

24-year-old cancer survivor Bernadette Hagans is the face of the new People Empowered series → Read More

Michelle Obama shares her advice for a lasting marriage: ‘You can’t Tinder your way into a long-term relationship’

The first lady explained what has stopped her walking away from her marriage → Read More

eBay at 25: How the online marketplace paved the way for the circular shopping revolution

As the circular fashion movement gains momentum with the popularity of second hand apps, Hayley Spencer asks: can eBay keep up with the sites it has spawned, 25 years on? → Read More

Selling Sunset's Mary Fitzgerald responds to rumours her wedding was staged for TV

It was 'absolutely real' says the Selling Sunset star → Read More

Pret launches drink subscription service in a bid to boost sales after a pandemic-induced slump

Pret lovers can order up to 150 drinks a month on the new subscription scheme → Read More

New proposal could allow wedding ceremonies to take place at home or outdoors

It comes after lockdown prevented couples from fulfilling plans to marry → Read More

Miley Cyrus says her divorce from Liam Hemsworth 'f*****g sucked’

The singer reflects on her split as she confirms she’s now truly single for the first time in five years → Read More