Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
08 June 2014 04:44 PM
Even the rarefied world of style has caught World Cup fever this summer. Rebecca Gonsalves looks at fashion’s new-found love for the beautiful game
07 June 2014 12:00 AM
While some brides are happy to throw themselves into the hands of a professional on the big day, others prefer to do their own make-up, and the big beauty brands have everything covered – right down to a masterclass in false eyelash application.
31 May 2014 12:03 AM
A quick tally of the cosmetics counters of your local department store will attest to the way that fashion brands dominate that industry. But traditional make-up maestros are fighting back with designer credentials of their own – such as Lancôme's latest project with a trio of fêted Parisian designers
31 May 2014 12:00 AM
Is it just me or do most Father's Day gift ideas cater to chaps whose grandchildren are grown? I mean, who really needs a new badger-hair shaving brush in this day and age?
27 May 2014 03:30 PM
From monogram mania to meaningful trinkets, this time it's personal
27 May 2014 12:00 AM
Forget their naff reputation, this season dungarees and jumpsuits are a one-stop way to look stylish, says Rebecca Gonsalves
25 May 2014 09:36 PM
Fashion has monogram mania, with a range of customised or bespoke services. This time it’s personal, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
24 May 2014 12:00 AM
Most make-up products or moisturisers don't contain an SPF because its addition can destabilise a tried-and-tested formulation, while those that do would need to be applied with a trowel to ensure effective protection.
18 May 2014 09:20 PM
The traditional summer holiday may be a mere calendar page away, but that doesn’t mean a man’s sense of style should take a vacation, as a clutch of exclusive, coast-appropriate collaborations with menswear etailer Mr Porter prove
17 May 2014 12:00 AM
Dry, painful, itchy – sensitive skin can be trying enough, not least when the products aimed at those of a more sensitive disposition often have more of a whiff of the medicine cabinet, than the dressing table, about them.
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
David Cameron sets out immigration reforms: We should distrust Ukip and their 'snake-oil of simple solutions'
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
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- 2 Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke beats opponent 33 years his junior in exhibition boxing match
- 3 Jennifer Lawrence scores first UK top 40 single with Hunger Games track 'The Hanging Tree'
- 4 Today was a bad day for renters, landlords, and democracy
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