Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
21 June 2014 12:00 AM
Three intrepid Independent writers in their thirties, forties, and fifties are given an updated summer look by our fashion team
21 June 2014 12:00 AM
Rain or shine, the summer season has come to be defined by the myriad music festivals that pepper the calendar from here till September.
17 June 2014 07:16 PM
Craig Green is the name on industry lips right now, and yesterday he showed his first solo collection after a three-season stint with the MAN programme. Green’s first collection, replete with vast wooden sculptures worn on the face, inspired mirthless headlines such as “What a Plank!”. But his vision for spring/summer should be more easily digested by Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells, not least because those face structures were gone, replaced by frames from which colour-co-ordinated swathes floated like ethereal sails behind the promenading models.
14 June 2014 12:00 AM
While I usually rely on hastily finger-painting on a face for office days, for anything more taxing, using the right brush for the right job helps to create not only a more polished look, but one that seems to last longer, too.
08 June 2014 04:44 PM
Even the rarefied world of style has caught World Cup fever this summer. Rebecca Gonsalves looks at fashion’s new-found love for the beautiful game
07 June 2014 12:00 AM
While some brides are happy to throw themselves into the hands of a professional on the big day, others prefer to do their own make-up, and the big beauty brands have everything covered – right down to a masterclass in false eyelash application.
31 May 2014 12:03 AM
A quick tally of the cosmetics counters of your local department store will attest to the way that fashion brands dominate that industry. But traditional make-up maestros are fighting back with designer credentials of their own – such as Lancôme's latest project with a trio of fêted Parisian designers
31 May 2014 12:00 AM
Is it just me or do most Father's Day gift ideas cater to chaps whose grandchildren are grown? I mean, who really needs a new badger-hair shaving brush in this day and age?
27 May 2014 03:30 PM
From monogram mania to meaningful trinkets, this time it's personal
27 May 2014 12:00 AM
Forget their naff reputation, this season dungarees and jumpsuits are a one-stop way to look stylish, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
- 1 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 4 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
- 5 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation