Rebecca Gonsalves

Rebecca Gonsalves is Deputy Fashion Editor of the Independent titles and has a weekly beauty column in the Independent Magazine

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The best luxury bathing products: Recuperate from the excesses of the season with a good soak

A good wallow in warm water is a very lovely thing, even more so at this time of year – it is the season of indulgence after all, and some of that should be self-inflicted.

Razzle dazzle: model wears Bee ring £127, Vittorio; ring £240, CC Skye; earrings £108, and necklace £159, both Anton Heunis, all cadenza.co.uk

Festive jewellery to suit all budgets

Jewellery gifting doesn’t have to cost a small fortune, look to specialist designers for more budget friendly options, says Rebecca Gonsalves

The best products for party hair: Add volume, style big waves, or create an impressive bouffant

The higher the hair, the closer to God – so if you're planning on being sinful, adding a bit of volume is one tactic to ensure you remain guilt-free.

Christmas gift guide: Fashionable presents for her

Stylish gifts don't have to cost the earth: there are plenty of little luxuries to be found for less than £100

The best fragrances: Hit the jackpot this Christmas with these stand-out scents

Fragrance can be a tricky gift to give. Unless you have access to their dressing table, or they've been dropping weighty hints, you might not be able to single your loved one's signature scent from the endless perfumery permutations at the beauty hall.

Books of the year 2014: Fashion, from Diane von Furstenburg to Sex, Sense and Nonsense

There is an auto-biographical strain running across fashion fare this year

Model wears shirt, £205; brownsfashion.com

Charlie Brown and his Peanuts gang inspires Danish-designed cartoon couture

A new collection by Danish designer Peter Jensen takes inspiration from an unlikely muse, writes Rebecca Gonsalves

Sam Farmer travel set, £20, samfarmer.co

Best beauty gift sets for teens: Presents that will make them feel grown-up, but elicit childlike joy

The teen years are difficult to traverse at the best of times, thanks to the pressure of fitting in – or standing out, but only in the 'right' way of course – as well as all those hormones.

Model wears: dress £399, shoes £179, both hobbs.co.uk

Footloose and fancy-free: flat shoes are back in fashion

The fashionable flat isn’t just for daytime: wear a pair this party season and you’ll be dancing all night

Christmas 2014: 17 best womenswear gifts

From key rings to cashmere slippers, we've got the gifts to please even the most discerning of fashionistas

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