Rebecca Gonsalves

Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.

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Beckham’s shop was previously a hunting and fishing goods store

Vend it like Victoria Beckham: Concrete, chains and iPads

When Victoria Beckham’s first store opens in Mayfair today it won’t be to the sound of tills ringing.

Exclusive interview with Jourdan Dunn: Mother, one of the world's best-paid models and ambassador for sickle-cell disease

Falling pregnant at 19 could have ended her modelling career, but instead her son has spurred her on to become one of the best-paid models in the world

Gauzy simplicity from Giorgio Armani

Catwalk beauty: Designer trends still inspire the colours that make it into our make-up bags

It will come as no surprise that backstage footage of Nineties fashion shows features supermodels in hair and make-up. What is surprising, however, is that these (ludicrously well-paid) Glamazons are painting their own faces.

'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates

Jourdan Dunn gave TopShop’s Unique show some added glamour at London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week 2015: How designers make product placement fashionable

Courting a different partner each season is not great for the reputation, but sometimes needs must

Ashley Williams greets the audience at the end of her 2014 spring/summer runway show during the London Fashion Week in London on 17 September, 2013

London Fashion Week: Ashley Williams is a fresh fashion talent who shows that London is in no danger of losing its cool crown

Rebecca Gonsalves meets the young designer as she prepares for her first solo show for spring/summer 2015

London Fashion Week Sibling review: Eighties is in vogue as London trio take inspiration from Madonna

A collection for girls that just wanna have fun

The best foundations: These clever formulations won't suffocate your skin

September may now be the dog days of summer, weather-wise, but the shops are in full autumn swing – even if you want the full coverage of a winter-weight foundation as much as you're ready for bed socks and extra blankets.

Models backstage at the Bora Aksu show at Somerset House yesterday

London Fashion Week: Industry talks up its online credentials

From front-row tweets to catwalk click-and-buy, London is at the digital forefront

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On your feet! Spending at least two hours a day standing reduces the risk of heart attacks, cancer and diabetes, according to new research

On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
With scores of surgeries closing, what hope is there for the David Cameron's promise of 5,000 more GPs and a 24/7 NHS?

The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
Big knickers are back: Thongs ain't what they used to be

Thongs ain't what they used to be

Big knickers are back
Thurston Moore interview

Thurston Moore interview

On living in London, Sonic Youth and musical memoirs
In full bloom

In full bloom

Floral print womenswear
From leading man to Elephant Man, Bradley Cooper is terrific

From leading man to Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper is terrific
In this the person to restore our trust in the banks?

In this the person to restore our trust in the banks?

Dame Colette Bowe - interview
When do the creative juices dry up?

When do the creative juices dry up?

David Lodge thinks he knows
The 'Cher moment' happening across fashion just now

Fashion's Cher moment

Ageing beauty will always be more classy than all that booty
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination

Health fears over school cancer jab

Shock new Freedom of Information figures show how thousands of girls have suffered serious symptoms after routine HPV injection
Fifa President Sepp Blatter warns his opponents: 'I forgive everyone, but I don't forget'

'I forgive everyone, but I don't forget'

Fifa president Sepp Blatter issues defiant warning to opponents
Extreme summer temperatures will soon cause deaths of up to 1,700 more Britons a year, says government report

Weather warning

Extreme summer temperatures will soon cause deaths of up to 1,700 more Britons a year, says government report
LSD: Speaking to volunteer users of the drug as trials get underway to see if it cures depression and addiction

High hopes for LSD

Meet the volunteer users helping to see if it cures depression and addiction
German soldier who died fighting for UK in Battle of Waterloo should be removed from museum display and given dignified funeral, say historians

Saving Private Brandt

A Belgian museum's display of the skeleton of a soldier killed at Waterloo prompts calls for him to be given a dignified funeral