Rebecca Gonsalves is Deputy Fashion Editor of the Independent titles and has a weekly beauty column in the Independent Magazine
20 December 2014 12:00 AM
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.
16 December 2014 12:00 AM
Jewellery gifting doesn’t have to cost a small fortune, look to specialist designers for more budget friendly options, says Rebecca Gonsalves
13 December 2014 12:00 AM
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.
08 December 2014 02:10 PM
Stylish gifts don't have to cost the earth: there are plenty of little luxuries to be found for less than £100
06 December 2014 12:00 AM
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.
04 December 2014 07:00 PM
There is an auto-biographical strain running across fashion fare this year
02 December 2014 12:00 AM
A new collection by Danish designer Peter Jensen takes inspiration from an unlikely muse, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
Best beauty gift sets for teens: Presents that will make them feel grown-up, but elicit childlike joy
29 November 2014 12:00 AM
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.
27 November 2014 12:00 AM
The fashionable flat isn’t just for daytime: wear a pair this party season and you’ll be dancing all night
24 November 2014 01:13 PM
From key rings to cashmere slippers, we've got the gifts to please even the most discerning of fashionistas
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