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
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
King Abdullah dead: We can't afford not to hold Saudi Arabia's royals to account
- 1 Woman falls to her death as she celebrates marriage proposal at the edge of Ibiza cliff
- 2 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Dad attempts revenge on teenage daughter, plan backfires spectacularly
- 5 Ball pool for adults opens in London