Monthly Archives: April 2013

WHAT I LEARNED FROM STARTING A MEN’S UNDERWEAR BRAND

Vasumathi Soundararajan, Fashion Design ’10, chief underwearist of the new brand Ken Wroy, recounts her most salient lessons from her first year in business. When doing market research, sales associates are the best teachers. They do like to talk. I … Continue reading

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NOTES ON A SCANDAL(OUSLY GOOD RECIPE)

Hue finds pleasure in cheffery, so when Valeria Napoleone, Gallery and Retail Art Administration ’97 (profiled on p. 33 of the Spring 2013 issue of Hue), offered up a risotto recipe from her artful book, Valeria Napoleone’s Catalogue of Exquisite … Continue reading

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BEHOLD THE 21ST CENTURY SHOE OBSESSION

Sometimes the most beautiful works of art never see the light of day. That fate befell Hue’s feature on Shoe Obsession at The Museum at FIT, that homage to droolworthy footwear which (sadly) closed April 13. Hue’s spring textile issue … Continue reading

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INSIDE THE JEWELRY DESIGNER’S STUDIO

Independent jewelry designers can often be found at the bench, hammering away at itty bits of metal. But corporate designers work much differently. Charu Mehta, Jewelry Design ’11, associate jewelry designer for the Adelington Design Group, part of Fifth & … Continue reading

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HUE HEARTS MOVING PARTS

In the Spring issue of Hue, Assistant Professor Sean Cormier shows off FIT’s state-of-the-art textile-testing lab. Manufacturers of clothing and other textiles subject each item to rigorous testing, to make sure it doesn’t tear too easily or wrinkle too much … Continue reading

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