Monthly Archives: March 2012

SHIRT HAPPENS 2: IN WHICH PROFESSOR BLACKMAN BEGINS MENSWEAR 142 WITH SILENCE

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] I arrived at the classroom at 6:25, five minutes before class was scheduled to begin. A … Continue reading

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FASCINATING HUE VIDEO FEATURES FIT ALUMNI AND STUDENTS WHO WEAR HIJAB. PLUS VALERIE STEELE

Hue is always noticing things, and wondering.  Here’s something we pondered:  what’s it like to wear hijab at a place like FIT?  Do you wear the same type of head covering to the mosque as you do for your workout?  … Continue reading

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JENNIFER EGAN, PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR, TELLS HUE ABOUT HER FAVORITE MUSIC

Hue likes books, and, sometimes, the people who write them. In November, Jennifer Egan, author of the fabulous story collection or novel (we’re still not sure which) A Visit from the Goon Squad, came to FIT to give a reading, … Continue reading

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THE OWNER OF THE BROOKLYN CIRCUS IS NOT OPPOSED TO ANKLE NUDITY

Hue is noticing a disturbing trend among scalawag youths these days: shoes without socks. Socks have a practical application: absorbing perspiration and inhibiting ungainly odors. An aesthetic one, too, as they cover up embarrassing ankle nudity. Yet some would throw … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 1: IN WHICH I DECIDE TO TRY MY HAND AT SEWING

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. A diary of his experiences will be posted weekly on Hue, Too.] When I was a boy, my mother taught me how to sew. We disemboweled … Continue reading

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