Kate Spade New York has more than 140 retail shops and outlet stores in America and more than 175 shops overseas, according to The Associated Press. "She'd been taking some pills, which I advised her not to take. Our thoughts are with Andy and the entire Spade family at this time". "At the time, bags were too complicated, and I really loved very simple kind of architectural shapes", Spade said a year ago on the NPR show "How I Built This with Guy Raz".
Andy - who has a 13-year-old daughter Frances with Kate - said: "Kate suffered from depression and anxiety for many years".
He and his daughter are in absolute shock, and they had no idea she would do such a thing.
Kate Spade's heartbreaking suicide sent shockwaves throughout the world, and some now fear for her brother-in-law, actor David Spade, the younger brother of Kate's husband, Andy.
Law enforcement sources told the Associated Press she appeared to have died from a suicide, and she left behind a note.
Andy, 55, revealed in a statement on Wednesday, June 6, that his wife of 24 years had battled depression and anxiety for years. "That I could help her fill in any blanks she might have".
It was a blunt rebuke to claims by the designer's sister that Kate Spade needed mental health care but refused treatment over concerns about potentially hurting the light-hearted brand. "I love this pic of her".
"She was always giving and charitable". Its name, like Kate Spade, held special significance. This time Tapestry, the company formerly known as Coach, paid $2.4 billion for it. Spade's death left a legion of celebrities and fans of her designs heartbroken.
Cariaga was so proud she posted several images on her social media and a photo of the day her Frances Valentine package arrived from Spade in 2016. Although he said he and his sister often spoke several times a day, it sometimes became hard to get her on the phone.
"I think there was a plan even as far back as then", Saffo said.
Members of the family have shared their memories of Spade to show the real version of her.
"Do you know the meaning of privacy?" he snapped as he climbed into the SUV.