Rebecca Gonsalves

Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.

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The Chelsea set: The Sloane Ranger rides again

Does this season’s mass of bows, pearls and ruffles mean the Chelsea set is back in style? Rebecca Gonsalves reports

Dress £69.99; boots £149.99 byIsabel Marant for H& M, in selected stores and online from 9am on Thursday

Style File: Paris fashion, Swedish style

The hotly anticipated collaboration between Isabel Marant and H&M hits the high street this week and it’s worth getting excited about, says Rebecca Gonsalves

The princess and the frock: one-of-kind gowns

These one-of-a-kind gowns fit for a fairy tale are sure to go for a princely sum

‘Pearl’, £75, The Meadham Kirchhoff Collection, amazon.co.uk

iStyle: An unusual tie-up - silk scarves

London label Meadham Kirchhoff has created a covetable collection of silk scarves for  Amazon. Get clicking, says Rebecca Gonsalves

Harrods'

Harrods' experiments in style

Harrods' 'Fashion Lab' sounds new, but it's got 40 years of innovation under its belt, says Rebecca Gonsalves

Dressing table: The best tools for make-up kits

Make up like the professionals with the best-quality brushes and tools you can afford – the investment will pay dividends in compliments over the years.

iStyle: Easy does it: Workwear with Californian roots

Banana Republic has come a long way from its adventurewear origins, says Rebecca Gonsalves

Shirt £120, coat £795, both Mr Start Woman, start-london.com

Tailoring: Suits you, madam

Grey is anything but dull as womenswear designers turn to traditional tailoring fabrics for more than just a whistle and flute, says Rebecca Gonsalves

iStyle: The thigh-high boot is back

The thigh-high boot has shaken off its tawdry connotations to become one of the styles of the season, says Rebecca Gonsalves

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Designer Hike Wear: Take a hike

Fashion followers have been supplanted into the wilds this season, as a host of designers head outward bound, says Rebecca Gonsalves

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