Worn in New York : 68 Sartorial Memoirs of the City

68 Sartorial Memoirs of the City

Emily Spivack

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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:Adam Horovitz Amy Heckerling Andre Royo Anna Sui Aubrey Plaza Catherine Opie Coco Rocha Dick Cavett Eileen Myles Fab 5 Freddy Gay Talese Genesis Breyer P-Orridge JD Samson Jenji Kohan Jenna Lyons Kyp Malone Lena Dunham Pee Wee Kirkland Thelma Golden Timothy Greenfield-Sanders "Emily Spivack's latest book is a homage to the city's style, with everyone from Lena Dunham to Adam Horovitz contributing." - - British Vogue "Revealing the stories behind iconic outfits. From Brooklyn-based writer Emily Spivack comes Worn in New York, a set of stories chronicling the meanings and memories behind items of clothing." - - Elle "The resulting 68 confessionals include functionalists and flauntists: the Canadian model Coco Rocha recalls the wine-stained, Elizabeth Taylor-owned suit she wore to the Met Ball; a female fire-captain offers her FDNY uniform, and the writer Gay Talese nominates a Brioni suit he's been wearing since 1959. All combine to create a sweetly alternative portrait of human survival in the big city." - - Financial Times

Emily Spivack is an artist, writer, and editor whose work draws from contemporary culture, fashion, history, and our relationship to everyday objects. In addition to her work on Worn Stories, Emily has a recurring column for T: The New York Times Style Magazine called "The Story of a Thing" about objects in people's domestic spaces, and a column about souvenirs from around the world for Travel + Leisure Magazine. She is the creator of the Smithsonian's only blog about the history of clothing, drawing from the institution's vast collection and beyond, called Threaded. She recently guest edited an issue of GOOD Magazine and she is currently at work on a three-part mini-series for NPR. Emily and her work have been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, NPR's Weekend Edition, T Magazine, Vogue, The Financial Times, i-D, The Guardian, Harpers Bazaar, and WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show.

Publisher
Abrams
ISBN
9781419727078
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
224
Weight (kg)
1.5
Height (in)
9.8
Width (in)
7.24
Subject
Fashion & Jewelry
Published Date
27 / 11 / 2017

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