Joan Jett, Blondie, Guns N' Roses Pay Tribute to Punk Fashion Icon Jimmy Webb

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Jimmy Webb, New York's beloved punk fashion icon, passed away Tuesday at 62 after battling cancer. 

Some of the biggest names in rock have come forward to pay their respects to tthe longtime manager of East Village hotspot Trash & Vaudeville and owner of Lower East Side's I Need More. 

“Anything pink rocks,” Webb ruled out to The New Yorker in 2007. “Anything animal-print rocks. Anything skintight.”

Joan Jett took to Twitter to mourn the loss of Webb, posting a photo of the punk scenester with the caption, "Our friend, Jimmy Webb, a legend and a St. Marks St. legend, stylist of the punks, famous and not, has passed...The city will not be the same without." 

Guns N' Roses Duff McKagan paid his respects on Instagram, sharing a picture of the two seated together with the caption: "My pal...the sweetest man an pure punk f*cking rock n roll."

Blondie's Debbie Harry paid homage to the beloved fashionista on Instagram, writing "We love you Jimmy." 

 

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