Worn Stories

Worn Stories

Emily Spivack

New York Times Bestseller!

Everyone has a memoir in miniature in not less than one piece of garments. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has gathered over sixty of those clothing-inspired narratives from cultural figures and proficient storytellers. First-person debts variety from the typical to the extreme, akin to artist Marina Abramovic at the boots she wore to stroll the nice Wall of China; musician Rosanne money at the crimson blouse that belonged to her father; and clothier Cynthia Rowley at the lady Scout sash that expert her company acumen. different members comprise Greta Gerwig, Heidi Julavits, John Hodgman, Brandi Chastain, Marcus Samuelsson, Piper Kerman, Maira Kalman, Sasha Frere-Jones, Simon Doonan, Albert Maysles, Susan Orlean, Andy Spade, Paola Antonelli, David Carr, Andrew Kuo, and extra. by means of turns humorous, tragic, poignant, and celebratory, Worn Stories bargains a revealing examine the garments that shield us, function a uniform, assert our id, or convey again the past—clothes which are encoded with the tales of our lives.

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