Tragedy: Fashion Icon Kate Spade Found Dead at Only 55 Years Old

June 05, 2018Jun 05, 2018

The fashion industry is in mourning following the sudden death of iconic fashion designer Kate Spade. Spade was only 55 years old at the time of her death.

Spade initially launched her fashion empire under the designer Kate Spade Handbags in the early 1990s. Kate Spade New York has more than 140 U.S. retail locations and an additional 175 locations worldwide, reported New York Daily News.

Several years later she took time off to raise her daughter. In 2016, the fashion icon launched her latest brand, “Frances Valentine,” which is reportedly named after her daughter.

According to TMZ, Spade was found dead Tuesday morning in her New York City apartment. Authorities reported that it was an alleged suicide, but the official cause of death has not been confirmed at this time.

No other details regarding her death were immediately released. This story is developing and will be updated once more information is revealed to the public.

Please keep Kate Spade’s friends, family, and loved ones in your prayers during this difficult time. In other breaking news, a beloved tv actor also passed away recently.