Offbeat Kate Spade, American Designer, Dead at 55

20:07  05 june  2018
20:07  05 june  2018 Source:   nytimes.com

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The American designer Kate Spade was found dead at her Park Avenue apartment on Tuesday, according to police officials. The police said that Ms. Spade , 55 , was discovered unresponsive at a Park Avenue apartment, where she had hanged herself.

AMERICAN designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her New York apartment after an apparent suicide, reports claim. Spade , 55 , was found dead by her housekeeper at 850 Park avenue this morning, according to CBS.

Kate Spade smiling for the camera: Designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her collection in 2004. © Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press Designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her collection in 2004.

The American designer Kate Spade was found dead at her Park Avenue apartment on Tuesday, according to police officials.

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The police said that Ms. Spade, 55, was discovered unresponsive at a Park Avenue apartment, where she had hanged herself. She had left a note, but the official did not comment on what it said. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:26 a.m.

A housekeeper found Ms. Spade in her bedroom hanging from a red scarf tied to a doorknob, the police said. She was unconscious and the housekeeper called 911.

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Fashion designer Kate Spade committed suicide inside her Manhattan apartment, according to police sources. She was 55 . Spade hanged herself with a scarf on a doorknob inside her Upper East Side home and was found by a housekeeper around 11 a.m. Tuesday, sources said.

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Ms. Spade’s husband was at the scene. A police spokesman did not know the whereabouts of Ms. Spade’s daughter.

Kate Spade, one of the first of a powerful wave of female American contemporary designers in the 1990s, built a brand on the appeal of clothes and accessories that made women smile. Her cheerful non-restraint struck a chord with consumers, as did her bright prints. She herself was the embodiment of her aesthetic, with her proto-60s bouffant, nerd glasses, and kooky grin, which masked a business mind that saw the opportunities in becoming a lifestyle brand, almost before the term officially existed.

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