Kate Spade's niece Rachel Brosnahan breaks silence on designer's death

06 June, 2018, 19:14 | Author: Julio Duncan
  • Kate Spade committed suicide after husband sought divorce

Saffo told the Star that her sister's suicide "was not unexpected by me", explaining how her sister long refused her family's entreaties to get help, fearing that a hospitalization might harm the image of the "happy-go-lucky" Kate Spade brand. Instead, you saw her smiling and holding her husband's hand as they walked through the Upper East Side in New York City.

"Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan remembered her aunt Kate Spade in happier times with a moving tribute on social media.

Spade leaves behind a design legacy that included over 140 retail shops and outlet stores and more than 175 stores internationally, in addition to the iconic handbags that launched her career in 90s.

The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing this pink rose printed dress by the popular brand in October of 2016.

Spade is best known for founding her eponymous fashion brand, recognized for its handbags and use of bright, vivid colors and patterns. Spade addressed her daughter in the note, according to two NYPD sources.

Kate Spade was born Katherine Brosnahan and grew up in Kansas City, Missouri.

Zee said he last saw Spade about a year ago at a friend's wedding.

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In a 2002 interview with Glamour, Spade said she wanted to be remembered for her personal attributes in addition to her business savvy.

- The world reacted to news Tuesday of designer and ASU graduate Kate Spade's death. She joined the accessories department at Mademoiselle. There was a moment when you couldn't walk a block in NY without seeing one of her bags, which were just like her; colorful and unpretentious.

The Kansas City native who went on to establish a fashion empire with locations in nearly every country in the world was an inspiration, both as a business mogul and for her love of family. "I really think that people should give her kudos for that".

Chelsea Clinton, Lena Dunham and Jenna Bush Hager are a few who mourned the death of the late designer on Twitter.

"I don't think everyone knew how f***ing amusing she was..."

Alongside a photograph of him and Spade - who was married to his brother Andy Spade - at a family gathering over the festive period, he wrote: "Fuzzy picture but i love it. Kate and I during Christmas family photos".

Young women like me looked at those bags as more than just something that held your keys and lipstick. She launched the company in 1993 with six styles that managed to be both modern and timeless, and it took off from there.

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Depression Hurts and Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) all offer ways for getting help if you or someone you know is suffering from mental health issues.

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