Category Archives: Tastemaker

A piece about someone with major aesthetic influence.

ARTIST WILLIAM WEGMAN VISITS FIT, UNLEASHES HIS IDEAS

The artist William Wegman came to FIT last night, bringing engaging slides of his work but, alas, none of the Weimaraner dogs he’s so famous for photographing. Wegman visited as part of a series organized by the college’s photography department, … Continue reading

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THE AMAZING BIL DONOVAN ’78 DRAWS THE AMAZING RALPH RUCCI ’80. UTTER FABULOUSITY ENSUES

There are times in Hue’s life when we are simply overwhelmed by gorgeocity. This is one of those times. For Fashion Week, New York magazine asked illustrator Bil Donovan, Fashion Illustration ’78 to sketch some of the shows in traditional … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ABOUT ELAINE STONE, PROFESSOR EMERITA, AND HATS

by Alex Joseph, managing editor of Hue “Fashion fades; style is eternal.”—Yves Saint Laurent The subject of the day is hats. Those of us who knew Professor Emerita Elaine Stone, who died August 6, knew her as a hat wearer par … Continue reading

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TAIWANESE DESIGNER REDEFINES “OUTDOOR FASHIONS”

Hue is crushing on Sophie Hong. The Taiwanese designer, who got her start in the ’70s, creates wearable clothing out of silk dyed using a traditional Chinese technique. Her unique and beloved silk garments are represented in the Musée Galleria … Continue reading

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SO FAR OUT OF STYLE, IT’S BACK IN STYLE

On a sleety snowy day like today, Hue, like many fashion merchandisers of yesteryear, likes to curl up with a good old paper catalog. (Sometimes a digital catalog will suffice, if it captures the spirit of the paper one.) And … Continue reading

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