Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead

Calvin Saunders
June 6, 2018

A few years after joining the company, she moved in with her future husband, Andy Spade.

It's not clear how long Kate Spade had been dead and the medical examiner will perform an autopsy.

A note was found inside the home, suggesting Spade committed suicide, sources said. We want to honor her life and her major contribution to the fashion business and express our most honest condolences to the family. "It's an adornment, not an obsession".

Fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her NY apartment on Tuesday in an apparent suicide, the Associated Press reported.

Law enforcement officials "confirm she was found at 10:20 a.m. EST" and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chelsea Clinton wrote that it was her "first grownup bag" and said that she got it as a gift from her grandmother.

Spade, 55, rose to prominence in fashion starting with her line of handbags in the 1990s, starting a company along with husband Andy Spade. The officials were not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

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The New York Police Department confirmed the designer's death under her birth name, Katherine Noel Brosnahan.

Kate Spade fashions are shown in the fashion designer's Madison Avenue store, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in NY.

But her handbags, with their modern look and bright pops of color, soon attracted legions of loyal buyers. My heart breaks for her family.

Kate and Andy Spade sold their shares of Kate Spade to Neiman Marcus in 2006, which subsequently sold the accessories company to Liz Claiborne. Then, it was sold again in 2017 to Coach's Tapestry Inc. for $2.4 billion.

"She was a great talent who had an immeasurable impact on American fashion and the way the world viewed American accessories", the statement said.

"Fuzzy picture but i love it. Kate and I during Christmas family photos", David captioned the photo.

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or chat with them online.

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