Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
02 August 2014 12:00 AM
It's no secret that the summer can wreak havoc with your locks – if it's not all the heat-induced extra shampooing while at home, the joys of a holiday can wane when strong sunshine, salt water and chlorine turn your barnet into a bird's nest.
31 July 2014 12:00 AM
Christian Louboutin’s signature flash of red is the inspiration for the designer’s first foray into the world of cosmetics, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
28 July 2014 11:33 AM
There is more to fashion output north of the border than tartan, tweed and tam o'shanters, but Rebecca Gonsalves explores what independence would mean for small-scale manufacturers north of the border
26 July 2014 11:00 AM
A velvety matte lipstick can feel out of place in the summer months, but that doesn't mean you have to resort to a gloopy gloss as there is an abundance of sheer, lightweight and conditioning formulations on the market thanks to balm-tint hybrids which can be layered up to create a more intense colour.
24 July 2014 12:00 AM
If you’re jetting off this summer, now’s the perfect time to make sure your luggage will pass muster, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
Exclusive interview with collections curator Lynn Yaeger: "These clothes are revolutionary in their conception and execution"
20 July 2014 09:04 PM
As online retailer yoox.com launches a vintage selection of creations by Japanese designers, Rebecca Gonsalves meets Lynn Yaeger, the collection’s passionate curator
19 July 2014 12:00 AM
The heat of summer seems to send everyday smells into overdrive – be they good or bad. It's this same heightened sense that makes hearty, warming winter fragrances suddenly feel all wrong.
15 July 2014 12:00 AM
Indulge in this summer’s trend for bright and brash motifs and allow clashing patterns to run riot. Wearing top-to-toe prints is no longer a fashion faux pas
12 July 2014 12:00 AM
Out of sight, out of mind is my go-to strategy for most matters, including my skin. So when I need to emerge from my cocoon of layers in the summer, I tend to feel more like a dowdy moth than a bright and beautiful butterfly.
08 July 2014 12:00 AM
Say it loud and proud with colourful costume jewellery – the perfect final flourish for formal occasions
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
'Women, walk wherever you want' posters taken down in Stamford Hill following 'unacceptable' signs separating men and women
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
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