Spade, who was born in Kansas City, Missouri, launched her company with husband Andy in their NY apartment in 1993. Police are investigating it as an apparent suicide.
For a 26-year-old California girl, NY came as a culture shock.
She was working as an accessories editor at Mademoiselle magazine when she launched her company with husband Andy in their NY apartment in 1993. So pretty. I dont think everyone knew how f--ing amusing she was.
Kate and her husband Andrew first launched their line of designerhandbags back in 1993 - they would eventually branch out into clothes. They were colourful, bold, cheerful, and encouraged women to find the twinkly person inside them.
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The brand, initially sold in several NY stores, opened its flagship in the city's Soho neighborhood in 1996.
After graduation, the couple moved to New York City. "We wore a lot of her designs on Riverdale and her artistic vision will be greatly missed".
Spade's bags have a famous following, including daughters of presidents and celebrities. While working for Mademoiselle, she had noticed that the market lacked stylish and sensible handbags, and she made a decision to create her own. The "Sam" was relaunched this year by the label in new prints and colors. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:26 a.m., The Timessaid. They sold the business to Neiman Marcus Group in 1999; NMG then sold the brand to Liz Claiborne Inc.in 2006.
Katesold her company in 2007 to focus on raising her daughter Frances Spade who had been born two years earlier. Coach acquired it in 2017 for $2.4 billion.
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However in 2016 Kate returned with her brand new brand, Frances Valentine. Jenna Bush Hager wrote: "I will never forget the first Kate Spade bag I got for Christmas in college". I still have it.
Not long after police confirmed the news on Tuesday night that she had died by suicide, countless celebs took to Twitter to pay tribute to the woman whose handbags have graced red carpets since the 90s.
Spade was not only about bags: she would expand into shoes, apparel, luggage and other accessories, and stationery.
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The comedian shared multiple photos of the two smiling together, describing the designer as "so sharp and quick on her feet". In the 25 years since Kate Spade's founding of her handbag line, the name has become a byword for a certain preppy style.
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