Linda Sharkey

Linda Sharkey has been an online journalist at The Independent since 2011. She is involved in different areas across the website and is currently the editor of our latest tool, Independent Plus. As the fashionista of the team, she looks after our Fashion section. Linda also shares her style on her pesonal blog www.fashioninsideout.co.uk

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The Met Gala 2015: compare and contrast fashion from the 70s through to today

A look back at the Met Gala’s archive red carpet and how fashion has changed throughout the years.

Miley Cyrus’ penis flip-flops are the latest addition to fashion’s phallic trend

The singer shows off her phallic footwear aimed at hen dos

Quiksilver designs £1,300 wetsuits that look like actual suits

Good news for the surfer looking to balance their hobby with their busy working life (sort of)

Protein World advert: Swimwear retailer strikes back at 'beach body ready' campaign with plus size model Ashley Graham

Swimsuitsforall has created its own version of the ad that's sparked much controversy over body shaming

A century of Mexican beauty trends in one minute

 A video covers all the beauty trends of the revolutionary country over the past decade

Pop-up vending machine selling €2 T-shirts shows shoppers the real cost of cheap clothes

As part of the Fashion Revolution Day, a social experiment shows shoppers the poor production conditions of the women and children making cheap clothing

Disney launches official Avengers-inspired fashion line for women

Now all female Marvel fans can channel their inner superhero with this six-piece collection of dresses and jackets

Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffanys

Audrey Hepburn is officially Britain’s style icon – 22 years after her death

David Beckham also beats wife Victoria and Kate Moss in the list of most stylish celebrities

Mango new season styles: the best buys for summer

From fringed dresses and skirts to floral jumpsuits, here are the best styles to suit your summer plans

Andrej Pejic at New York Fashion Week. The 19-year-old has modelled
for Marc Jacobs and Jean Paul Gaultier

Vogue features its first transgender model ever, Andreja Pejic

The 23-year-old Serbian-born makes a breakthrough appearance on the glossy magazine with a four-pages feature shot by Patrick Demarchelier

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General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
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Why patients must rely less on doctors

Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'
Sarah Lucas is the perfect artist to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale

Flesh in Venice

Sarah Lucas has filled the British pavilion at the Venice Biennale with slinky cats and casts of her female friends' private parts. It makes you proud to be a woman, says Karen Wright
11 best anti-ageing day creams

11 best anti-ageing day creams

Slow down the ageing process with one of these high-performance, hardworking anti-agers
Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1: Five things we learnt, including Iker Casillas is past it and Carlos Tevez remains effective

Juventus vs Real Madrid

Five things we learnt from the Italian's Champions League first leg win over the Spanish giants
Ashes 2015: Test series looks a lost cause for England... whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket

Ashes series looks a lost cause for England...

Whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket, says Stephen Brenkley
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power