A legend of Rock N Roll has died. Jimmy Webb, who dressed four generations of rockers and fans from his East Village boutique Trash and Vaudeville. He was 62. At press time there has been no official cause of death. Jimmy spent many years as the manager and primary buyer for Trash and Vaudeville before opening his own boutique, I Need More, in 2017 on Orchard St. Over the years Webb had styled for MTV, Rolling Stone, and Vogue, and regular customers/clients were a Who’s Who of punk and rock, including Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper, Debbie Harry, Slash and many more. One of the holdovers from the 1980s punk and metal spirit of the era, he helped define that class of that era, and Jimmy continued to innovate and create looks synonymous with the rock, punk and metal ethos. We met Jimmy several times over the years, notably when we interviewed his friend Doyle on his tour bus in 2018.
We love you Jimmy
— Debbie Harry/BLONDIE (@BlondieOfficial) April 14, 2020
Jimmy Webb the last day of Trash and Vaudeville on Saint Marks NYC 2016.
Rest in rock peace Jimmy. ? pic.twitter.com/t3shMtEEPd
— Chris Stein (@chrissteinplays) April 14, 2020
Our friend, Jimmy Webb, a legend and a St. Marks St. legend, stylist of the punks, famous and not, has passed. I’m so very sad and we’ll all miss your energetic, warm soul. The city will not be the same without you. pic.twitter.com/RI06gv8f0C
— Joan Jett (@joanjett) April 15, 2020
Everyone in my family are so saddened to learn of Jimmy Webb's (of NYC's Trash & Vaudeville)untimely passing. Sweet guy, great businessman, and dear friend of my son, Jay who, when Jay was 13 , Jimmy was his East Village "Uncle" RIP Jimmy.
— Max Weinberg (@EStreetMax) April 14, 2020
Jimmy Webb lived and breathed rock ‘n’ roll like no one I’ve ever known in the 50 years I’ve been on my journey. Did he play an instrument? No. Did he sing?No. Did he exude rock ‘n’ roll ? Yes. A profoundly important element in the history & mystery of NYC R n R..Rock in Peace! pic.twitter.com/GyMyj1RNbn
— Michael Des Barres (@MDesbarres) April 14, 2020
The death of Jimmy Webb will be breaking many hearts today. He was a beautiful man of rare soul and grace with a huge heart. Unforgettable Character. Sweet Temperament. We will all remember!!xxxxx pic.twitter.com/40YyuTZJcX
— Mick Rock (@TheRealMickRock) April 14, 2020
RIP Downtown NYC icon Jimmy Webb. ? pic.twitter.com/0Iy1cNj7rw
— Tommie Sunshine ???✊️ (@tommiesunshine) April 14, 2020
Jimmy Webb was a great friend of mine. I bought every pair of Cuban heeled boots that I wore from 1987 – 2011 at Trash & Vaudeville from Jimmy. Rest in peace brother we will miss you. You came from the time of true rock and roll ?❤ https://t.co/WYSPy77GAO
— Sebastian Bach (@sebastianbach) April 14, 2020
Another #NYC icon gone – Jimmy Webb spent years at the Rock and Roll Boutique “Trash and Vaudville” and more recently his own place @IxNEEDxMORE – Rest Easy Jimmy – just interviewed him last month for @NY1pic.twitter.com/lXRorPyDt7
— Roger Clark (@RogerClark41) April 14, 2020
Just received some devastating news ?This man has helped dress me since I was 14 years old, even convincing my dad to buy me stuff he didn't want to buy me when I was young. He was the heart and soul of NYC rock n roll fashion. Love you Jimmy Webb? RIP pic.twitter.com/AwA5flbeG7
— Mercyful Kate (@MercyfulKate) April 14, 2020
RIP to Jimmy Webb. Here’s a photo I took of his back after I performed with Prayers at the Bowery Ballroom in 2017. pic.twitter.com/Ga39Su5Z9q
— PICTUREPLANE? (@pictureplane) April 14, 2020
RIP JIMMY WEBB? He was a long time friend and supporter of The 69 Eyes. Here with a set of @villeakseli art. One of the last real Lower East Side rockers and characters. ? J69 X pic.twitter.com/KPJRQLJ9yd
— The 69 Eyes Official (@69eyesofficial) April 14, 2020
Just saw Jimmy Webb died. A New York punk rock era has ended. Fuck Coronavirus.
— Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman) April 14, 2020