How Tiffany & Co. Can Rebound in 2015, Kurt Cobain's Suicide Note Sold on T-Shirts

And Lara Stone lands two spring ad campaigns in a row.
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And Lara Stone lands two spring ad campaigns in a row.
Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

After a sluggish holiday season, Tiffany & Co. is seeking a rebound in 2015. Bloomberg broke down the four biggest hurdles for the iconic jewelry company -- the first is persuade Americans to stop shopping at discount retailers. Other challenges include dealing with global currency fluctuations, finding a way to expand the success of the Tiffany T collection to the brand’s other categories and capitalizing on the Asian market in spite of Japan’s economic recession. {Bloomberg}

Well this is bleak. A black tank-top with Kurt Cobain’s suicide letter printed on the front was being sold on Etsy for $15.99. The site promptly took it down but similar versions of the shirt are still available on other online retailers such as Ebay. {Oh No They Didn’t!

Lara Stone is dominating the spring campaigns. After posing alongside Justin Bieber for Calvin Klein (and putting up with Beliebers) the Dutch model has been named the new face of Kurt Geiger. Her first order of business for the British accessories brand is starring in the spring/summer campaign, shot in London by Saturday Group co-founder (and Natalie Massenet's boyfriend) Erik Torstensson. The ads showcase the Dutch models famous gapped teeth and voluptuous lips alongside the brand’s shoes and handbags. The print ads will also be accompanied by a series of short films yet to be released. {WWD}

Lara’s next order of business is posing for fast fashion juggernaut, H&M. The spring/summer 2015 campaign was shot by Mikael Jansson on a very being sidewalk with Stone wearing an equally beige jumpsuit priced at $19.95. The neutrals trend lives on! {The Fashion Spot}