Rebecca Gonsalves

Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.

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Boring fashion classics: Functional can be fun, as these real wardrobe staples prove

From white shirts to anoraks, boring fashion is actually anything but

Naomi Campbell in Honney in Agent Provocateur

With the resurgence of familiar faces in fashion, is the obsession with youth coming to an end?

Age may only be a number when you’re a household name

The 5 best honey beauty products

As a young'un, a pretty close encounter with a bee nearly killed me, but I've never held it against our honey-producing friends. In fact, I like it not only slathered over hot buttered toast, but as an ingredient in my make-up bag and bathroom cabinet too.

The 5 best scrubs and body polishes

The recent wedge of blue sky got me thinking that summer will soon be upon us. Optimistic perhaps, but it's amazing what a hit of Vitamin D can do.

Hoot or howler? Manish Arora’s creation graced the Paris catwalk yesterday

Paris Fashion Week 2015: Balmain and Manish Arora

Despite his efforts to dazzle, the designer's creations felt distinctly flat

Models present creations by Dries Van Noten during the 2015-2016 fall/winter ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris

Paris Fashion Week - Dries Van Noten review: Exuberant collection inspired by "passionate women"

This time last year Dries Van Noten's work was the subject of a Parisian exhibition. That, pointedly, was not to be classed as a retrospective, but today's collection for spring/summer could have been; it certainly felt like a celebration to the audience assembled in the opulent splendour of the Hotel de Ville.

Haim star in the new Live in Levi’s campaign

Re-engineered 501s give Levi's customers they shape they've always wanted

Levi’s has cottoned on to the way customers customise their straight-leg 501s and is now offering an update on the iconic denim, writes Rebecca Gonsalves

The 5 best new foundations

It's easy to get in a make-up rut, and foundation is something most people tend to purchase on autopilot – reaching for the same shade and formulation over and over again. I know I'm guilty of it myself.

The London Gay Men’s Chorus sang at the show

Anya Hindmarch's road show an entrancing ode to M25

The accessories designer has a reputation for putting on a jolly good show, and this was no exception

Dame Vivienne Westwood with her models on the catwalk

Vivienne Westwood goes green and puts politics back into fashion

'Vote Green' admonished the invite to today’s show in London’s Science Museum, urging a change from capitalism to a green economy

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