Designer and Fashion Industry Icon Kate Spade Found Dead

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Family, friends, fans and the fashion world is mourning the loss of renowned designer and fashion icon get link Kate Spade.

The fifty-five-year-old was found dead, in her Park Avenue Residence at 10:20 AM ET Tuesday morning.

According to PageSix, Spade hung herself from a doorknob using a scarf and she was found in the morning by her housekeeper while daughter Frances was at school (husband Andy Spade was said to be home when the body was found).

NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea is reporting that a suicide note was found at the scene. In the note, Spade addressed her daughter and made reference to her husband Andy Spade as well. Read more here

More about designer Pregabalin for purchase Kate Spade:

see Kate Spade had one daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade (b. February 18, 2005), with her now widowed husband Andy Spade.

Prior to becoming a designer, she was a senior fashion editor at the fashion magazine Mademoiselle.

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She launched her Kate Spade brand in 1993.

Three years later she and opened her first shop in New York City.

In 1999, she and her husband, Andy Spade, sold 56% of the brand to Neiman Marcus for $33.6 million. Liz Claiborne acquired the company in 2007, and Spade left her namesake brand.

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In May, 2017, the luxury fashion company Coach announced plan to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion.

In 1994, she married Andy Spade, an American entrepreneur and is co-founder of Partners & Spade.

Sister-in-law of actor/comedian David Spade.

Was a vegan.

Designed vegan clothing.

Aunt of Rachel Brosnahan.

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