Is AR shopping for life or just a gimmick for Christmas?

Covent Garden’s augmented reality experience aims to bring shopping bang up to date – but is it worth the hassle?

Christmas sandwiches are disgusting – and here are the worst of them

A run down of the worst festive food currently being peddled in our high streets

Four of the best Christmas hampers

Spectator Life runs the gamut from Waitrose to Harrods

How to survive the party season

It’s going to be murder out there, from now till New Year. Spectactor Life writers explain how to get through it