Frank’s Files: A Lesson in Fashion History from the David Webb Archive

New York

In this 3-part special edition of Frank’s Files, Frank Everett gets an inside look at the history, expertise, and glamour of David Webb. From their debut on the cover of Vogue to the red carpet photography of today, David Webb has captivated the fashion world. In this final installment, Frank Everett delves into the David Webb archive with Dianne Batista and Levi Higgs, revisiting 70 years of glitz and glamour. Diana Vreeland, Cher, Amy Adams and Sofia Vergara are among the many models and actresses that have brandished Webb-designd coral earrings, striking rock crystal bracelets and enamel rings for the better part of a century. David Webb passed away in the winter of 1975 at the young age of fifty, but his life and legacy are immortalized in the annals of fashion history through the extraordinary designs that continue to dazzle the world today. Watch more episodes of Frank’s Files here.

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