March 20, 2008

Courtney Love: Kurt Converse Limited Edition scheme

When a famous musician leaves the planet, there's always the widow to make sure that her late husband will keep supporting her through archival releases and "endorsements". Courtney Love has no trouble at all in putting her sign of approval on a new pair of shoes:

Converse have announced plans to release a new limited edition series of shoes inspired by late-Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, each decorated with drawings and writing from his posthumously released journals. The line will include Converse High Tops and rather more morbidly a pair of black One Tops, the shoes Cobain was wearing when he committed suicide in 1994.

A big "fuck you, Courtney" is in order.

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