How To Talk To Girls At Parties

A poorly curated inspiration board for the sartorially inclined.

"I got this in 1979 and it has a lot of miles on it—some motorcycle miles, and it was my regular outerwear during the days when New York streets could be risky. It probably saved my life when I resisted a two perp mugging at knifepoint on Avenue D. (Or maybe it was the Sacred Heart of Jesus pinned inside it over my heart.) Some guys wore tagged leather jackets back then. One day I asked my friend Jean-Michel Basquiat to draw one of his crowns on the back of mine. Jean was so into kingship he smoked Chesterfield Kings. My friend George DuBose had nicknamed me Leroy because he said I acted like a king. This jacket made me feel even more like one."- Glenn O’Brien

  1. mentalpatient reblogged this from sirromdrawde
  2. thwaitwhat reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties and added:
    "I got this in 1979 and it has a lot of miles on it—some motorcycle miles, and it was my regular outerwear during the...
  3. derebellen reblogged this from thisisnotnew
  4. ablackenedwhite reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  5. jblakee reblogged this from youmightfindyourself
  6. bolingjiang reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  7. gsconey reblogged this from everydaygenius and added:
    Amazing story….Basquiat is the king of pop art.
  8. idrinkcinnamon reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  9. anygoodonesleft reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  10. smcqq reblogged this from thisisnotnew
  11. crayonkaninchan reblogged this from amospoe
  12. amospoe reblogged this from unmodernman
  13. eclecticallyspeaking reblogged this from sirromdrawde
  14. thepostitnotejunkie reblogged this from modernhepburn
  15. alesjourney reblogged this from modernhepburn
  16. donaldmckenzie reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  17. chorizero reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  18. 18m reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  19. bonneidee reblogged this from toandfro
  20. tresbongout reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties
  21. everydaygenius reblogged this from howtotalktogirlsatparties