• Kate Spade was completely detached from her namesake brand at the time of her death, but nostalgic shoppers have flocked to its stores. Here's what the brand's future could be

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Kate Spade was found dead by suicide in her apartment in New York City on Tuesday, June 5. She was 55.
    She leaves behind her husband, Andy Spade , and a 13-year-old daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade.
    Kate Spade had not been part of her namesake handbag label for more than a decade, but she was at the helm of a new accessories business she and Andy Spade founded in 2015, called Frances Valentine.
    Experts are now wondering what course the two brands will take in this difficult time.
    Soon after news of Kate Spade's death by suicide broke last week , fans began posting messages on social media...
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