She has a respectable rock star past with hit songs such as Doll Parts and Celebrity Skin.
So there's no reason Courtney Love, who was married to Nirvana's Kurt Cobain until his death, should stop dressing like the rock goddess she is.
The 52-year-old looked hip as she went bra-free in a silky olive slip dress that looked like a negligee as she left the Bowery Hotel in Manhattan on Wednesday.
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Sleepy in the city: Courtney Love emulated her hardcore musician status as she emerged from her hotel in New York on Wednesday dressed comfortably for a whirlwind day at New York fashion Week
Her slinky long dress featured a slit along the side and seemed to share the singer's not-so-secret lack of underwear.
The Hole singer covered her shoulders in a long black silky coat which she partially tied around her hips.
Courtney covered her feet in a pair of glittering sequined slip-ons which featured a large silver flower on the foot.