For True Fans Only: Merch Junkies

One-off vintage pieces dressed up with the names of rock'n'roll stars and glam rock legends

It started out with a Bowie jacket NYC-based stylist and photographer Zara Mirkin made for herself. “I was always painting on the back of jackets and jeans,” she tells CH. “The idea came about after I had so many people take photos of my Bowie jacket and ask for one. I concepted this idea with my best friend to make bootleg homemade one off band …

Rare Images of Nirvana’s First Show

Three rare photos have been discovered depicting legendary rock band Nirvana playing their very first show in March of 1987. The grainy images belong to Tony Poukkula—a friend of Kurt Cobain’s who hosted the young band’s first gig—and were discovered by his 19-year-old daughter Maggie, which she then shared to Twitter. “I didn’t realize they were such a historical thing,” she tells Rolling Stone. “I …