Ace fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her New York apartment on June 5, 2018. She had reportedly handed herself in her Upper East Side home. Her body was found at 10.20am by the housekeeper.
According to reports it was confirmed that she was pronounced dead at the scene. World-renowned fashion designer, whose real name in Kate Valentine hanged herself with a scarf. According to the sources, a note was also found inside the house which suggested Kate had committed suicide.
Kate started working in the 80s for women’s magazine ‘Mademoiselle’. She got married to her college sweetheart Andy Spade and the couple launched Kate Spade handbags in 1993. This launch later blossomed into a world-renowned clothing and jewellery line. The brand has over 140 retail shops in and around the US. It has more than 175 stores outside the US.
Kate sold her company in 2007 and took time off to raise their daughter. She returned to the fashion world in 2016 and launched the fashion line, Frances Valentine line, named after her daughter.
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