Gay Talese Gives a Tour of His Closet


“You see? Even when I was a reporter covering Harry Truman I’m wearing a suit,” says Gay Talese. “I’m wearing a suit with Eisenhower; I’m wearing a suit with Joe DiMaggio.” He goes and looks for another photo. “Playboy cover; with Martin Luther King on the march in Alabama… See? I always dress up for the story.”

Skip to minute five of this video to avoid the peppy presenters and watch Gay Talese discuss his wardrobe: Put This On, Episode 7: Personal Style from Put This On on Vimeo.