Jimmy Webb – Rock N Roll Fashion Icon Has Died, Age 62

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. Continue reading

How Do You Scream? An Interview With Katie Gallagher

Photo by Petteri Lamula

New York Fashion Week is a semi-annual series of events when international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press and the general public. Coming on September 8th, designer Katie Gallagher will be presenting her seventeenth collection entitled Rain. Unlike any other designer out there, her clothes will be shown to a backing soundtrack that features the likes of The Cure, Burzum, Xasthur, and Hesperius Draco, and this is nothing new. In previous years, she’s presented collections to numerous goth and metal artists songs, and it makes for quite the unique experience. As you’ll read in my interview below, that’s exactly what she wants. Continue reading

Stagewear Designer to Rock stars launches Kickstarter for Retail Line

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Los Angeles based clothing designer Lindsay Hearts has built as career as a designer to famous musicians, basing her clothes off of the music that inspired her. Now she has launched a Kickstarter Campaign to begin creating a line for the public, made and manufactured in Downtown L.A. The campaign begin early this week and runs until mid-March:

 

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From the Press Release:

“Ever since I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with music and personal style. My favorite pieces to make have always been leather jackets – they instantly transform your look and energy the second you slip one on. I am so excited to make this dream a reality while creating jobs in America and maintaining the integrity of my vision.”

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/midnightlady/lindsay-hearts-fashion-launch-made-in-los-angeles

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