Remembering Kurt Cobain: His Style Legacy Lives On

by Rebecca Scheinert · February 20, 2013

Today marks what would have been Kurt Cobain's 47th birthday, had his life not been cut tragically short. By the time of his death, Kurt Cobain had become the voice of his generation, the most influential American musician since Bob Dylan, and the catalyst of grunge fashion. The scrawny boy from the small, logging town seventy miles outside Seattle made every piece of his identity into a statement, which the rest of the world then eagerly mimicked. Today, we are paying tribute to the style legacy of Kurt Cobain and the mark he made on the fashion world. The man who did not care what was "in" or "stylish" became the barometer for what '90s style was. Click through the slideshow to see some of today's favorite trends that we can credit Kurt Cobain for.