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FIT’S REALITY STARS WERE HERE TO MAKE FRIENDS

“If you get the chance to be on TV, take it!” Cathy Hobbs, Interior Design ’06, advised a group of students and alumni in the John E. Reeves Great Hall on Tuesday. “It’s the gift that keeps on giving.” Hobbs … Continue reading

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JOHN VARVATOS WEARS GREAT BOOTS, TALKS ROCK STAR STYLE

John Varvatos, one of the world’s best-known menswear designers, came to FIT the other day to discuss and show slides from his new book, Rock in Fashion. It’s a smashing compilation of the coolest looks from classic rock bands, and … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 15: IN WHICH I BID MENSWEAR 142, SECTION 5A, GOODBYE

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] For our last class, we brought together a potluck meal; Professor Blackman put down a paper-and-fabric … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 14: IN WHICH I GLIMPSE THE NATURE OF GOOD WORK

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] My final shirt was due December 15. And, given that my practice shirt had seams in … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 13: IN WHICH LADY FRUSTRATION PAYS A VISIT

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] How many collars do I have to sew before perfecting one? Don’t ask. Innumerable things can … Continue reading

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