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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Designer Watanabe presents African-themed show but misses key element - black models

Dreadlock wigs, traditional textiles and layered necklaces in white models (only) has sparked criticism

YouTube star Loey Lane hits back at hateful comments about ‘fat girls in bikinis’ and how plus-size women promote obesity

The 22-years-old vlogger explains how "bigger girls are not asking for your feedback".

Plus-size model Denis Bidot shows off her cellulite and stretch marks with pride in completely unretouched swimwear campaign

This is swimsuitsforall's latest efforts to tackle women's body shaming

Urban Outfitters: Best new buys for a stylish festival season

This week everything is about Glastonbury, so we went shopping at the cool kid on the high-street to get our outfits gig-ready.

12 best wedges

More glam than flats, but with more wear-all-day potential than heels, they’re the perfect summer compromise

Glastonbury 2015: From Bradley Cooper to Alexa Chung, festival fashion roundup

Worthy Farm saw lots of quirky sunglasses, big hats, cut-off denim, bright jumpsuits and bum bags, but if you weren't wearing black wellies, you weren't at Glasto

Christian Louboutin extends its 'nude' collection to appeal to every skin tone

Now there's a nude red sole for every woman

Glastonbury 2015: From Kate Moss to Alexa Chung, the best festival style icons

A look at the fashion pack's festival wardrobe through the years will inspire some fresh Glasto outfits

Designer Tom Ford

Tom Ford designs an Apple Pocket Watch to adapt it to traditional tailored looks

You can now channel your inner Mad Men's Don Draper with this ultimate digital watch

Study reveals the world’s most popular lipstick shades and who buys them

A new survey shows that New Yorkers prefer bright red and Londoners caramel nude, but what about your city?

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Dying dream of Doctor Death

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We've got Bibles to get you grilling and smoking like a true south American pro
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Making of a killer

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Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

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Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

The Indian Government has launched an ambitious plan to transform 100 of its crumbling cities
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Something wicked?

Films of Macbeth don’t always end well - just ask Orson Welles... and Keith Chegwin
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10 best sun creams for body

Make sure you’re protected from head to toe in the heatwave
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