55 year old Fashion Designer, Kate Spade was found in her New York apartment dead around 10:20 local time (June 5th). Police are saying the investigation of her death appear to be a suicide. Police say she was unresponsive and had hanged herself. Also, reports say a note was left from Kate before the suicide.
Kate was born in 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1993, she launched her iconic line with her husband in 1993. The line consist of Kate Spade handbags, clothes, shoes and famous accessories. The designer opened her first shop in New York and now has 140 retail shoes in the U.S and 175 stores internationally.
She hasn’t been apart of the business since Kate and her husband sold their shares to Neiman Marcus in 2006.
Kate Spade will live on forever, so bright and bold, through her brand.