Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
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
07 July 2014 12:00 AM
The iconic eyewear firm’s new collection puts experimental materials in the frame
05 July 2014 12:00 AM
Harry's sense of style and eagerness to experiment and play dress-up make her a perennial source of inspiration to those in the fashion world
03 July 2014 12:00 AM
There’s no need to be afraid of wearing shorts to the office - simply follow a few easy rules to ensure you don’t look like Just William, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more