Kate Spade has been found dead on Tuesday at the age of 55.
According to TMZ, law enforcement sources say she was found in her New York apartment by a housekeeper at 10:30 a.m. EST, having reportedly hanged herself. She was pronounced dead at the scene, and it’s said she left a note.
As you know, she and Andy Spade started Kate Spade Handbags in 1993, and grew it into a clothing and jewelry line. The couple later married and share one daughter, Frances Beatrix.
Our thoughts are with her family and loved ones during this difficult time.
If you or someone you know are experiencing thoughts of suicide or self harm, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 and know that you are not alone.
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