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Frances Bean Cobain's New Modeling Gig Is So Not Surprising

Her thoughts on '90s fashion may be shocking.
01/26/2017 03:29pm ET

What do Cher, Willow Smith, Susan Sarandon and Frances Bean Cobain have in common? Why, they’re all Marc Jacobs muses, of course.

Cobain is starring in Jacobs’ spring/summer 2017 campaign. In an interview with Vogue, the 24-year-old rock offspring called Jacobs an “underdog for the masses,” for whom she made an exception when she agreed to model.

“I wouldn’t have done it with anyone other than Marc,” she said.

In the debut image, Cobain wears an embellished long-sleeve dress with minimal hair and makeup. Her own personal style ― vintage T-shirts and black jeans ― sounds decidedly grunge. But her feelings about ‘90s fashion, which her parents Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain helped inspire, might surprise you.

I don’t fucking care what they did in the ’90s,” she told Vogue. “I wasn’t around and it’s not relevant to me. Yes, the ’90s were influential, for sure, but it’s just not my cup of tea. When it’s shoved down your throat every day for 24 years, you just stop caring.”

“I find it interesting where grunge originated from, and then where it was taken, which was high fashion,” she added. “My dad was so poor that they kept going to Goodwill to get donated ripped jeans. It wasn’t a fashion decision; it was an ‘I don’t have any money, I have no other choice’ type of decision.”

Jacobs, who said on Instagram that he has “long admired and respected” Cobain’s “beauty, uniqueness, and strength,” hit another home run with this one.