Monthly Archives: April 2012

SHIRT HAPPENS 6: IN WHICH I TAKE POOR NOTES

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] Let it be said that Professor Blackman is a clear and patient instructor. Anything important he … Continue reading

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FINALLY, FIDO HAS SOMETHING DECENT TO WEAR TO THE OSCARS

Hue thinks the one thing missing from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is outfits for dogs. Fortunately, FIT filled the gap on April 18 with its Fourth Annual Pet Fashion Show, when dogs took the runway in outfits so fashionable they need … Continue reading

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JULIE AND JULIA AUTHOR FEELS AMBIVALENT ABOUT CRUSTACEAN MURDER

Julie Powell is perhaps best known as the younger of the two protagonists of the film Julie & Julia, Nora Ephron’s paean to French cooking, 50 percent based on Powell’s acclaimed work of “bliterature” by the same name. On March … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 5: IN WHICH I DROWN IN FABRIC

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] To many FIT students, fabric outlets are no doubt the proverbial candy store, minus the empty … Continue reading

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NGO SUPPORTS WOMEN AND THEIR COWS IN BANGLADESH

The spring 2012 issue of Hue profiled three alums who update traditional crafts into designs that feel very now. Just as the issue was going to press, Hue found another. Richa Agarwal, Fashion Design ’97, Production Management ’99, is a … Continue reading

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