Rebecca Gonsalves

Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.

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5 best nail varnishes for spring

Celebrate the end of January with one of these spring shades

High-waisted shorts, £25; finery.com

Designer Caren Downie launches Finery, her new online brand

A new womenswear venture shows two high street  heavyweights refining their vision, says Rebecca Gonsalves

The best night creams: In cold, drying weather only a thick, rich moisturiser will do

With the myriad of oils and super serums on the market it can seem a bit old-fashioned to slather your face with night cream before bed – almost as if you should be wearing rollers in your hair and marabou mules on your feet while you do it.

Model wears bag £199, jacket £315, skirt £155, all claudiepierlot.com

Customise your wardrobe with a compact camera bag

A camera bag will add a touch of cheer to your winter staples  without leaving you out in the  cold, says Rebecca Gonsalves

Gender blending: Tilda Swinton

Gender blending: A trend more about comfort than identity

As Selfridges goes 'gender neutral', Rebecca Gonsalves looks at the blending of men's and women's wear and reports

The best hairbrushes: From de-tangling and styling to general grooming, these brushes are invaluably versatile

I realised in a post-Christmas de-cluttering that some of my hairbrushes have been with me for 10 years, if not more. They might be of the common-or-garden variety, rather than silver-plated heirloom material, but that such things are still built to last pleases me no end.

New brands to know and love this season: from Molly Goddard to Nicopanda

The start of a fresh fashion season brings with it a host of emerging names and exciting relaunches to brighten the months to come

5 best treatments for ski skin

Protect skin from extreme conditions on the slopes with these hard-working products

Model wears shirt £75, blazer £195, rucksack £130, whistles.com

Dressing for your dream job

If you have resolved to improve your career in 2015, why not try a new look for work?

Burberry’s glitter finale was in-keeping with the brand’s pro digital media attitude

London Collections 2015: In a world of colours, we’re keen on Green

The mood was decidedly retro, designers cherry-picking from the greatest hits of the past century

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Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
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Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

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'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'