I would have thought the era of Kurt Cobain hero-worship would have long reached its expiry date by now but it seems that there is still some mileage to be had in the dead grunge idol.
Fourteen years after his death Converse are releasing a collection of sneakers inspired by the Nirvana frontman. “Distressed in the way Kurt Cobain wore them, the shoes display his hopes, dreams and lyrics from amazing songs such as ‘Come As You Are,’ ” the press release reads.
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Some of the shoes feature designs inspired by the sketches in Cobain’s notebooks and others have a beat-up battered look and embroidered signature on the heel. The trainers will be available from May