March 18, 2008 10:18

Kurt Cobain 'honoured' with signature trainer

Nirvana man gets his own Converse shoe

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Kurt Cobain is to be "honoured" with his own training shoe this year.

The Nirvana frontman is to get a limited edition Converse shoe bearing his name, lyrics, writing and signature to mark the brand's 100th anniversary, reports Brand Republic.

Unlike a Doc Martin's campaign featuring Kurt Cobain last year, Cobain's widow Courtney Love has sanctioned this release.

The Cobain shoe is part of the trainer brand's birthday celebrations, which have featured a number of other dead people. These have included Joy Division's Ian Curtis, writer Hunter S Thompson and the Sex Pistols' Sid Vicious.

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