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THE CODPIECE, DEMYSTIFIED

We at Hue have our favorite fashion weirdnesses. We love bustles, of course, and those super-bizarro horned headdresses that women wore in the 15th century. But the codpiece takes the cake. What was it about? Can it really be as obvious as … Continue reading

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MUSEUM AT FIT DOLL DISPLAY EVOKES OOHS AND OZ

In the Blink-And-You’ll-Miss-It category, a display of Wizard of Oz dolls wearing character-appropriate couture made a weeklong appearance in the lobby of The Museum at FIT earlier this month. To commemorate the classic film’s 75th anniversary, Warner Bros. Consumer Products … Continue reading

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THE MANY ZINGS OF FIT ALUMNUS MICHAEL KORS

We at Hue are nothing if not serious, academic, and scholarly. We routinely pepper our conversation with high-minded references to modernist works of art and literature. Nothing we ever do is the least bit trashy. OK, maybe a little. Maybe sometimes. … Continue reading

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THE SECRETS OF TABLECLOTHS

Dressed for Dining is a small exhibition of tablecloths from the mid-20th century, on view until October 5 in FIT’s library. We asked the show’s curator, Patrice George, Textile Development and Marketing faculty and a student in FIT’s MA program … Continue reading

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SUSTAINABILITY COMES TO FIT’S LIBRARY

Visitors to the Gladys Marcus Library this fall will see a new patch of greenery where file cabinets once stood: The inaugural displays are twofold. First, a selection of photos from one of FIT’s green roofs by a student in … Continue reading

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