Frances Bean Cobain Debuts For Marc Jacobs’ AW17 Campaign

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love would be so proud! Their daughter, Frances Bean Cobain is now all grown up and looks like a shockingly breathtaking image of the best features of Cobain and Love. The 24-year-old artist has officially made her modelling debut, posing for fashion designer extraordinaire, Marc Jacobs in his Autumn-Winter ’17 campaign.

Courtney Love, her mother, and lead singer of all-girl punk band, Hole, had also posed for Jacobs along with shock-rocker Marilyn Manson last year. Marc Jacobs posted an image of the lovechild of Cobain-Love on his personal Instagram account –

He explained why he chose the young artist as his poster girl for this year’s campaign –

I first met Frances Bean when she was two years old at a dinner with her mom (Courtney Love) and Anna Sui in 1994 at Bar Six in NYC. I have always wanted to work with Frances. Her beauty, uniqueness, and strength is something I have long admired and respected.

Few things remain as constant as my continued inspiration from those whose honesty, integrity, courage and curiosity lead them to explore and venture beyond perceived boundaries.

The black-and-white image was shot by long-term Marc Jacobs collaborator, David Sims. In the image, Frances Bean Cobain is seen wearing a lacy-sequinned dress that was inspired by the rave scene and is part of Marc Jacobs’ AW’17 Collection, debuting at New York Fashion Week back in September.

Don’t forget to check out this stunning photography session from 2011 by Hedi Slimane when Frances Bean Cobain posed for her lenses as part of a series called Rock Diary.

Marc Jacobs and Cobain-Love have had a long relationship that went back into the early ’90s, when the Nirvana frontman was still alive. Though, it wasn’t always this smooth-sailing. Back in 1992, Jacobs designed a collection for Perry Ellis that was inspired by grunge, and sent a few samples to Cobain-Love, since at the time they were the ruling king and queen of the rebellious genre. However, the couple burned all the items, and Courtney would later justify it, saying: “We burned it. We were punkers. We didn’t like that kind of thing.”

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