Celebrities mourn the death of Kate Spade

Jun 06, 2018, 12:57
Celebrities mourn the death of Kate Spade

Officials have confirmed that NY fashion designer Kate Spade was found hanged in her apartment with a note at the scene on Tuesday morning, June 5.

According to law enforcement officials, housekeeping staff found her dead in her apartment around 10:20 a.m.in what seems to be a suicide by hanging.

A note was found on a bed near Spade's body that was addressed to her 13-year-old daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade, TMZ reported. The officials were not authorized to divulge details of an ongoing investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

But unlike her fellow designer, Scott did not leave a suicide note. She met her husband while in college at Arizona State University, and as a couple they launched Kate Spade New York in 1993. In 2007, Spade sold the remaining portion to Neiman Marcus Group in order to spend time with her daughter, Frances. Coach later purchased it in 2017 for US$2.4 billion, and its products are still sold in over 450 stores around the world.

The New York Police Department confirmed her death, under her birth name of Katherine Noel Brosnahan. A few years after joining the company, she moved in with her future husband, Andy Spade.

"Kate Spade was more than a designer". Our thoughts are with her family at this incredibly heartbreaking time.

Designer Kenneth Cole has revamped his tribute to tragic Kate Spade after upsetting her followers by suggesting she was "an accessory".

Her brother-in-law is actor and comedian David Spade. "We loved Kate dearly and will miss her terribly".

For those of you who don't know, Kate Spade was earlier a journalist. "Holding Kate's family, friends and loved ones in my heart".