Worn in New York
68 Sartorial Memoirs of the City
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- Publication Date: October 10, 2017
- Imprint: Abrams Image
- ISBN: 9781683351795
- Page Count: 224
- Illustrations: 75 color photographs
- Rights: World English
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The boots a passenger had on when his plane landed on the Hudson River.
The tank top Andy Warhol’s assistant wore to one of their nightclub outings together.
The jacket a taxi driver put on to feel safe as he worked the night shift.
These and over sixty other clothing-inspired narratives make up Worn in New York, the latest volume from New York Times bestselling author Emily Spivack. In these first-person accounts, contributors in and out of the public eye share surprising, personal, wild, poignant, and funny stories behind a piece of clothing that reminds them of a significant moment of their New York lives. Worn in New York offers a contemporary cultural history of the city—its changing identity, temper, and tone, and its irrepressible vitality—by paying tribute to these well-loved clothes and the people who wore them.
Includes contributions from:
Fab 5 Freddy
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
Pee Wee Kirkland
About the author
Emily Spivack is an artist, writer, and editor. She writes a recurring column for T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, New York, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar. She lives in Brooklyn.