Rebecca Gonsalves

Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.

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Face creams: Try something a little richer

It's easy to find a face cream that works and stick with it for years, but the occasional change in routine can be as good as a holiday for your skin. As well as needing different properties as the seasons change – now's the time to reach for something a little richer to prepare for the central heating onslaught – as your skin gradually ages, its needs will change.

Lanvin spring/summer 2015: Elbaz nails party dressing

Alber Elbaz presented his spring/summer collection for Lanvin last night in Paris.

Rick Owens spring/summer 2015: An unusually ethereal display

Rick Owens presented his spring/summer 2015 collection in Paris.

Balmain spring/summer 2015: Rousteing presents fearless designs for powerful women

Olivier Rousteing of Balmain is a designer who understands the power of a mega-watt star: "One of the most popular photos from Balmain's last collection didn't focus on any of my designs," he explained.

Balenciaga spring/summer 2015: Wang stages a sporty spectacle

The glossy black floor of the square catwalk wasn't quite what it seemed. Suddenly light flooded from beneath to reveal that the floor was in fact made from glass and suspended on stilts, around which dry ice snaked and curled.

Beckham’s shop was previously a hunting and fishing goods store

Vend it like Victoria Beckham: Concrete, chains and iPads

When Victoria Beckham’s first store opens in Mayfair today it won’t be to the sound of tills ringing.

Exclusive interview with Jourdan Dunn: Mother, one of the world's best-paid models and ambassador for sickle-cell disease

Falling pregnant at 19 could have ended her modelling career, but instead her son has spurred her on to become one of the best-paid models in the world

Gauzy simplicity from Giorgio Armani

Catwalk beauty: Designer trends still inspire the colours that make it into our make-up bags

It will come as no surprise that backstage footage of Nineties fashion shows features supermodels in hair and make-up. What is surprising, however, is that these (ludicrously well-paid) Glamazons are painting their own faces.

'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates

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