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Three "punk originals" have been tapped for the book accompanying the Costume Institute's upcoming exhibit: Richard Hell, John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon, and Jon Savage. A snippet from Lydon: "Before I joined the Sex Pistols, the safety pin was a necessity because I couldn't sew." It gets a little more graphic after that. [WWD]