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Frances Bean Cobain

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Frances Bean Cobain is the muse of the Saint Laurent Paris by Hedi Slimane Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Collection, based on California grunge.

Another Frances Bean Cobain-inspired collection : Kristina Ti Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection, which revisits grunge, was influenced by the style of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s daughter).

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Posted by on March 14, 2013 in Uncategorized


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Nirvana’s « Smells Like Teen Spirit » song inspired the slogan on a dress of the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 Show.

Other Kurt Cobain-inspired or Nirvana-inspired collections or items : Charles Anastase Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (collection influenced by Kurt Cobain’s spirit and Arthur Rimbaud), Converse (« Kurt Cobain » sneakers were launched, for Spring/Summer 2008, to celebrate Converse’s 100th anniversary), Dior Homme by Hedi Slimane Spring/Summer 2005 Menswear (grunge influences), Felder Felder Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (grunge-inspired collection), Freda Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the cashmere sweaters were inspired by Kurt Cobain), Kristina Ti Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection, more specifically inspired by Frances Bean Cobain, revisits grunge), Number (N)ine Spring/Summer 2007 Menswear (the starting point of this collection was a mix of Kurt Cobain and Johnny Cash), Perry Ellis by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 1993 (grunge-inspired collection), Preen Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (Kurt Cobain’s grunge), Vladimir Karaleev Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (wool clothes influenced by Nirvana’s « Unplugged » album).

Moreover, the picture of Kurt Cobain with a tinsel was one of the inspirations of the Rachel Feinstein’s stage design for the Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Show.

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Posted by on July 31, 2012 in Music


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