Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
02 March 2014 04:44 PM
River Island’s Rihanna line was a hit. But the brand’s work with lesser-known design talent breaks new ground
27 February 2014 08:31 PM
Now in his third season at Balenciaga, American designer Alexander Wang may still be finding his feet but the ground beneath them appears to be firm. This collection was sports-luxe, emphasis on the luxe – some looks were paired with industrial wire-handled bags in leather, crocodile and fur. Add croc gloves with a built-in wallet and the Balenciaga customer will have no need to worry about where to store their spare change – not that there will be much of it.
25 February 2014 12:00 AM
French Sole is celebrating 25 years with its first non-London store – it’s time to slip in to spring, says Rebecca Gonsalves
23 February 2014 05:04 PM
The razzle-dazzle of Milan Fashion Week can manifest itself in a number of ways.
Milan Fashion Week: Business as usual at Jil Sander despite loss of leader while Bottega Veneta separates the women from the girls
22 February 2014 06:15 PM
Outerwear silhouettes are strong and well definedwhile shift dresses are folded, draped and twisted close to the body
22 February 2014 12:00 AM
From 'waist of money' belts to garbage-bag dresses, Moschino has spent three decades gently ribbing planet fashion – while steadily building a style empire. As Jeremy Scott presents his debut, Rossella Jardini talks about keeping the label going after the death of its founder, Franco
22 February 2014 12:00 AM
Cesare Casadei was not yet born when his parents Quinto and Flora Casadei began creating sandals for the well-heeled tourists of the Italian Riviera. It was 1958, a time of a booming post-war Italian economy and the golden age of travel, and Casadei's 'flimsiest of Fifties sandals in olive-green calfskin set on kitten heels' were to play an important part in the 'Made in Italy' miracle of that era.
18 February 2014 07:54 PM
Designs by the Meadham Kirchhoff duo of delicate pastels and sheer layers reflect a trend for lightness seen repeatedly this week
18 February 2014 12:00 AM
A hook-up with the Swedish brand Acne is bringing London’s offbeat department store up to date, says Rebecca Gonsalves
16 February 2014 12:00 AM
Rebecca Gonsalves is ready to watch as London Fashion Week's finest strut their stuff
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