New York punk stylist Jimmy Webb has sadly passed away at just 62, leading to an array of tributes from music royalty such as Debbie Harry, Joan Jett, Miley Cyrus, Billie Joe Armstrong and many more.
Webb had garnered somewhat of an iconic status New York City’s East Village punk scene and was the face of punk store Trash & Vaudeville, where he worked as a buyer before he opened his own boutique in 2017 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side called I Need More, named after an Iggy Pop song of the same name.
In a statement provided to the New York Post, Debbie Harry said: “We are all going to miss our wonderful friend Jimmy Webb. “There goes a lovely unique NYC character. I feel lucky to have known him.”
Miley Cyrus took to her Instagram story to pay tribute, posting: “We miss you already Jimmy, Don’t worry, imma keep rockin the mullet proudly in memory of your fuckin spirit! Most bad ass! Sweetest dude!”
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong shared a picture of Webb alongside the caption: “His is a heart breaker. Jimmy, you are a treasure of New York. Always a positive energy. You Always lived out loud. Rest In Peace.”
Joan Jett added: “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.”