Rebecca Gonsalves is Assistant Fashion Editor of The Independent working across fashion and beauty.

After graduating from the University of Leeds, Gonsalves worked for the Department of Health before pursuing a career in journalism.

Gonsalves joined The Independent at the launch of the ground-breaking daily paper i, spending six months on the news desk covering stories as diverse as the Student Fees Riots in central London to the recording of a Christmas celebrity cover of John Cage’s silent work 4’33’’.

In 2011, Gonsalves joined the fashion desk of The Independent where she writes, commissions and edits the extensive output of the brand’s titles.

Recent Thoughts


There have always been women who stood out from the crowd – but now it seems ugly is the new black and it’s being worn to death.


  1. 11 Jun 2014
    Rebecca Gonsalves posts an article.

    Essay: Rebecca Gonsalves

  2. 1 May 2014
    Rebecca Gonsalves features in a project.


  3. 13:00 - 14:00 on 5 Mar 2014
    Rebecca Gonsalves presents a live stream.

    Miu Miu: Live panel discussion

  4. 21:00 - 21:50 on 11 Feb 2014
    Rebecca Gonsalves presents a live stream.

    Marc by Marc Jacobs: Live panel discussion