Category Archives: The Ask

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WHO WAS YOUR FAVORITE FIT PROFESSOR?

Polly Whitehorn, Fashion Design ’75, who appeared in Hue’s summer issue, was delighted to encounter a former professor last year after many years. Whitehorn, who practices art photography when she’s not working at eCareDiary, participated in the  Long Island Center … Continue reading

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HUE EMBARKS ON A LOVE AFFAIR WITH AN APP CALLED INSTAGRAM

It’s July.  Hue’s mind is melting.  We feel like our attention span has turned into a formless, oozy substance.  We drizzle it over things. We have discovered a photography app called Instagram.  Yesterday, we walked around FIT and experienced the … Continue reading

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THE OLDEST PIECE OF CLOTHING I OWN

A friend of Hue received this T-shirt as a gift from his grandmother in 1990: It’s a little too sheer now to wear out of the house, but our friend still sleeps in it.  He would never give it away. … Continue reading

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DESIGNER CHARLES JAMES WAS NOT A GENIUS: DISCUSS

Hue noticed a rather interesting passage in Charles James, a book about the designer (1906-1978), sometimes called “America’s first couturier,” who designed the famous “clover leaf” dresses, and other garments (some of which are in the collection of The Museum … Continue reading

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