Closet Envy: Supermodel Veronica Webb

Growing up on the East side of Detroit, Veronica Webb took a special interest in clothes. Even before her phenomenal rise to the top of the modeling world, Webb took great pride in how she presented herself. She may have been wearing clothes sewn by her mother but she treated them with as delicate a hand as one would couture gowns. Webb, who broke barriers by becoming the first African-American model to land an exclusive contract with a major cosmetic company, Revlon, in 1992, possessed an understanding of style versus fashion early. Looking stylish had little to do with brand names but lots to do with confidence, and Webb has plenty of that. Read more: Closet Envy: Tracee Ellis RossCloset Envy: Jewelry Designer Monique Pean


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