Fashion Week is getting faster. Shows that are not livestreamed, are immediately shared with the world via social media. However, those who are lucky enough to sit in the front row have to be slightly discerning as to what they upload; while hundreds of photos are uploaded over Fashion Month, there are many of those that don't quite make the cut.
Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova's campaigning in Russia has always involved a recognition of the need to properly respect women's and LGBTI people's rights and with the Sochi Winter Olympics and its extremely gay-unfriendly backdrop just days away, I hope that Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova can be enticed to knock out a few disco tunes.
"New York, New York. It's a wonderful town" - That is until the snow comes down... It just goes to show that you can never be too prepared or too forewarned. In advance of my arrival in the Big Apple on Monday, I had checked the weather, conscious that some of the worst winter storms in memory had plagued much of North East during the back end of last year.