Rebecca Gonsalves

Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.

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Jackets for Men: Day of the jacket

Menswear designers have gone hell for leather this season, giving the rebellious biker some oh-so-supple competition

The best products to help you sleep: From relaxing pillow sprays to calming bath floats

Sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done, and when I'm busy, be it with work or pleasure, a good night's sleep is the first sacrifice.

The best scented candles: These fancy aromas will make a chilly room instantly inviting

Maybe it's the childhood memories of crisp piles of leaves and smooth conkers nestled in pockets, but autumn is a time of year I relish. The brief hibernation between the long days of summer and December's social whirligig appeals to my sybaritic side.

Model wears grey knit £188, skirt £188; AllSaints, allsaints.com

AllSaints' latest collection has the label moving with the times

A lot has changed for the British brand since it first opened its doors 20 years ago

Model wears Glitz Fix £16, Ciaté

Bring a touch of ghoulish glamour to Halloween

Going gothic this Halloween doesn’t have  to be ghastly – instead bring a touch of glamour to bobbing for apples, says Rebecca Gonsalves

The best repair and renewal creams: It's time to upgrade your skincare regime

From Estee Lauder to Boots' No 7, look after your skin this season

Model wears: T-shirt £35, skirt £129, brogues £198; jigsaw-online.com

Jigsaw's new collection masters the art of collaboration

This season, Jigsaw turns to the impressive archive of William Morris to create a collection replete  with moody blues, says Rebecca Gonsalves

What lies beneath La Perla's 60 years of luxury lingerie?

Founded six decades ago by an Italian corset-maker, who was known as the ‘golden scissors’, the luxury lingerie brand is proof that you can still be sexy at 60

How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

Whether it's a tailored suit or a flamboyant gown, a woman's work outfit speaks volumes. Newsnight's Kirsty Wark and kids' charity boss Camila Batmanghelidjh talk shoes, male judgement and why your accountant should be able to sew…

The best grooming products for men: There are a wealth of lotions and potions designed to appeal to a gent's olfactory senses

It's funny (more strange, than ha-ha – I don't have that weird a sense of humour) to think that 20 years ago, men who moisturised were such rare beasts that the term 'metrosexual' was coined to describe them.

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