Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
12 January 2014 04:27 PM
Umit Benan’s inspired creations are making waves at the menswear shows. But the designer’s biggest influence is his clothing manufacturer father, he tells Rebecca Gonsalves
10 January 2014 12:00 AM
The man behind Yoox explains how the internet revolutionised the fashion industry
08 January 2014 08:01 PM
What could be more quintessentially English for autumn than falling ochre leaves? Christopher Bailey favoured this motif for the men’s Burberry Prorsum collection shown in Kensington Gardens on Wednesday, the final day of London’s menswear collections, along with somewhat gothic William Morris-esque florals.
07 January 2014 12:00 AM
At this time of cold winds, truncated hours of sunlight and seriously scary weather, a bit of self-indulgence is one way to ease the post-holiday pain
05 January 2014 07:29 PM
On the eve of his autumn/winter ’14 collection, designer Christopher Shannon talks about running his own business and his many plans
Pirelli celebrates 50 years of its calendar girls with release of lost edition shot by Helmut Newton in 1986
29 December 2013 07:09 PM
As a previously unpublished edition shot by Helmut Newton for 1986 is released, we reflect on the publication's glamorous history
28 December 2013 12:00 AM
The image of the playboy designer has long been one associated with Pucci. The brand, founded in Florence by Emilio Pucci, conjures up romantic images of glamorous young women onboard a yacht, their foulard-print silk wafting in the breeze, teamed with oversize shades and frosted eyes, lips, everything.
15 December 2013 12:00 AM
As with clothes, there is a fashion tome to suit every taste. Some will become an invaluable, well-thumbed resource for students and fashion fanatics, while others present a moment of fantasy to be displayed with pride on a coffee table already groaning with beautiful books.
12 December 2013 12:00 AM
London Underground has inspired a new clothing line that uses motifs familiar to more than just commuters, says Rebecca Gonsalves
09 December 2013 08:00 PM
Fret not - there’s still plenty of time to find something special to put under the tree, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
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If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
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