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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American Apparel’s latest campaign star is a furry three-toed sloth

The controversial clothing label features a rather unusual model - more covered up than normal

Shopping edit: What to buy from Amazon Fashion right now

From dresses to shoes, these are the best buys from the online retailer's spring collections, featuring a variety of brands and designers

Dove’s powerful #ChooseBeautiful campaign reveals 96% of women consider themselves average looking

This is what happens when women are forced to choose between walking through doors marked 'beautiful' and 'average'

Stylist spoofs Kate Moss and Penelope Cruz in a series of parodies of fashion adverts

Natalie Croquet imitates Kate Moss in cheeky Eleven Paris shot and Freja Beja Erichsen in a Zadig and Voltaire ad

James Corden

James Corden to host the 2015 CFDA Awards

The British comedian lands another big gig in America as the MC of the prestigious fashion event

Antonio Banderas at the San Sebastian Film Festival last month

Antonio Banderas set to become fashion designer

The veteran actor is now a clothing design student at Central Saint Martins in London

The popular JNCO jeans from the 90s are making a comeback and teenagers are horrified

The ultra-wide straight legged denim jeans from the nineties will return in 2015, but the new generation doesn't seem pleased

What to buy in River Island right now

From palazzo pants to leather fringed backpacks, these are the best buys at the British high-street shop

Lululemon introduces ‘anti-ball crushing’ trousers and men are loving it

The £188 ABC pants are proving popular with almost all sizes and styles having sold out, and the range increasing the sales of the popular fitness brand

Louis Vuitton is finding that customers no longer buy handbags for the logo and is changing tack

Contents of women's handbags can be worth more than a small car

Retailer McArthurGlen reveals what's inside UK women's handbags and the overall worth

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Murder of the Brink’s-MAT mastermind

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Forget little green men - aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert

Forget little green men

Leading evolutionary biologist says aliens will look like humans
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: An Algerian scientist adjusts to life working in a kebab shop

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

An Algerian scientist struggles to adjust to her new life working in a Scottish kebab shop
Bodyworlds museum: Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy

Dying dream of Doctor Death

Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy
UK heatwave: Temperature reaches 39.8 degrees on Central Line - the sweatiest place in London

39.8 degrees recorded on Tube

There's hot (London) and too damn hot (the Underground). Simon Usborne braved the Central line to discover what its passengers suffer
Kitchens go hi-tech: From robot chefs to recipe-shopping apps, computerised cooking is coming

Computerised cooking is coming

From apps that automatically make shopping lists from your recipe books to smart ovens and robot chefs, Kevin Maney rounds up innovations to make your mouth water
Jessie Cave interview: The Harry Potter star has published a feminist collection of cartoons

Jessie Cave's feminist cartoons

The Harry Potter star tells Alice Jones how a one-night stand changed her life
Football Beyond Borders: Even the most distruptive pupils score at homework club

Education: Football Beyond Borders

Add football to an after-school homework club, and even the naughtiest boys can score
10 best barbecue books

Fire up the barbie: 10 best barbecue books

We've got Bibles to get you grilling and smoking like a true south American pro
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Junk balls and chop and slice are only way 5ft 1in Kurumi Nara can live with Petra Kvitova’s power

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

Junk balls and chop and slice are only way 5ft 1in Kurumi Nara can live with Petra Kvitova’s power
Ron Dennis exclusive: ‘This is one of the best McLaren teams ever – we are going to do it’

‘This is one of the best McLaren teams ever – we are going to do it’

Ron Dennis shrugs off a poor start to the season in an exclusive interview, and says the glory days will come back
Seifeddine Rezgui: What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?

Making of a killer

What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

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

Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most