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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Mother's Day 2015: Fashion gift guide for last-minute shopping

From a tote handbag to a timeless watch and classic stilettos, here's our pick of the best stylish accessories for mum

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty: V&A releases trailer ahead of exhibition opening next week

The London museum teases the thousands of visitors expected with thrilling film

Kim Kardashian’s dyed blonde hair breaks the internet

The reality TV star debuts her edgy new look  during Paris Fashion Week and causes a stir

Man in the mirror: Karl Lagerfeld's self-portrait

Karl Lagerfeld fights back against Peta and defends use of fur in fashion, saying 'a butcher shop is worse'

The legendary designer has a few things to say about fur and the business behind and questions those who criticise it

Snoop Dogg performs during Paris Fashion Week in another blockbuster lingerie show

Etam's autumn/winter 2015 show seemed a bizarre lingerie show, but it counted with the performance of the American rapper

Jeremy Meeks poses for his mugshot

From criminal to catwalk: Convict Jeremy Meeks wins modelling contract in the most unusual fashion scouting – behind bars

The 30-year-old's mugshot has made him a potential fashion model, but is this the rarest way to land a modelling contract?

Katy Perry’s Left Shark dancer immortalised with an official onesie and t-shirt

Now everyone can channel the famous shark with uncoordinated dancing moves

Model Rosie Huntington Whiteley during the festival in Cannes

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley poses in Barbie-inspired shoot for Vogue and the result is scary

The British supermodel goes plastic fantastic for fashion photoshoot

David Gandy tells the country what to eat if you want to look like a supermodel

He says the "nutritionally inept" nation should start eating more fruits and vegetables as he reveals he is launching a line of nutritional snacks

Katie Grand: Kendall Jenner is bigger in the modelling world than Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell

The Kardashians' sister is conquering the fashion industry, apparently more than the nineties' supermodels

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The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...