The Clothes You Love So Much

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This segment originally aired live on September 16, 2014. An edited version was included in a best-of episode of The Brian Lehrer Show on January 1, 2015. The unedited audio can be found here. 

David Carr loves a white shirt with 'New York' written upside down. Rosanne Cash loves her father's purple tuxedo shirt. Marina Abramovic will never get rid of a pair of boots she wore to walk the Great Wall of China. Emily Spivack , creator of the Smithsonian's blog Threaded, founder of Shop Well with You and now author of Worn Stories , talks about when and why clothes are more than just a fashion statement.  Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman joins in to talk about her contribution to the book.