If anyone is guaranteed to "gasm" over the recent grunge trend in high-end fashion, it's Courtney Love. The princess of hot-mess-chic took to social media and gushed over Hedi Slimane's take on '90s rebel style for Saint Laurent's fall '13 collection. "I love it," she said to The Fashion Law's Julie Zerbo. "It reminds me of Value Vintage." For those of you who don't know, Value Village is an American chain of thrift stores like Goodwill or The Salvation Army.
Of course, Love's off-the-cuff commentary didn't stop at praise for Slimane's highbrow, Swarovski-lined grunge. The musician is no stranger to Slimane's mix-and-match looks that clomped their way down a slate runway with tousled hair and shadowy makeup — she's been rocking that look for almost two decades (before it was en vogue and in Vogue). Saint Laurent's take on grunge is, for lack of a better word, trendy. Leather jackets, plaid coats, and some shredded denim are right up the alley for any hipster going for the intentionally disheveled look. "Hedi is a genius," Love said. Yes, but surely there are others living a bit closer to the creative edge? "No offense to MJ [Marc Jacobs] but he never ...
Courtney Love Has Spoken: Why Heidi Slimane Rules (And Why She Might Be Wrong)
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