The boots a passenger had on when his plane landed on the Hudson River.
The tank top Andy Warholâ€™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.Â
These and over sixty other clothing-inspired narratives make up Worn in New York, the latest volume fromÂ New York TimesÂ bestselling author Emily Spivack.Â In these first-person accounts, contributors in and out of the public eyeÂ 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.Â Worn in New YorkÂ offersÂ a contemporary cultural history of the cityâ€”its changing identity, temper, and tone, and its irrepressible vitalityâ€”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