Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at the very least 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 bills variety from the standard to the intense, similar to artist Marina Abramovic at the boots she wore to stroll the nice Wall of China; musician Rosanne funds at the pink blouse that belonged to her father; and designer Cynthia Rowley at the lady Scout sash that trained her company acumen. different individuals contain 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. via turns humorous, tragic, poignant, and celebratory, Worn Stories bargains a revealing examine the garments that defend us, function a uniform, assert our id, or convey again the past—clothes which are encoded with the tales of our lives.