Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
22 December 2014 12:00 AM
Ignore the seduction tactics of the sales to avoid expensive mistakes. Stick to your plans, say the fashion experts
20 December 2014 12:00 AM
A good wallow in warm water is a very lovely thing, even more so at this time of year – it is the season of indulgence after all, and some of that should be self-inflicted.
16 December 2014 12:00 AM
Jewellery gifting doesn’t have to cost a small fortune, look to specialist designers for more budget friendly options, says Rebecca Gonsalves
13 December 2014 12:00 AM
The higher the hair, the closer to God – so if you're planning on being sinful, adding a bit of volume is one tactic to ensure you remain guilt-free.
08 December 2014 02:10 PM
Stylish gifts don't have to cost the earth: there are plenty of little luxuries to be found for less than £100
06 December 2014 12:00 AM
Fragrance can be a tricky gift to give. Unless you have access to their dressing table, or they've been dropping weighty hints, you might not be able to single your loved one's signature scent from the endless perfumery permutations at the beauty hall.
04 December 2014 07:00 PM
There is an auto-biographical strain running across fashion fare this year
02 December 2014 12:00 AM
A new collection by Danish designer Peter Jensen takes inspiration from an unlikely muse, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
Best beauty gift sets for teens: Presents that will make them feel grown-up, but elicit childlike joy
29 November 2014 12:00 AM
The teen years are difficult to traverse at the best of times, thanks to the pressure of fitting in – or standing out, but only in the 'right' way of course – as well as all those hormones.
27 November 2014 12:00 AM
The fashionable flat isn’t just for daytime: wear a pair this party season and you’ll be dancing all night
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party