Fashion Designer Kate Spade Commits Suicide
Authorities reveal that Spade, 55, was found unresponsive and uncosncious by a housekeeper. She apparently had hung herself with a red scarf tied to a doorknob. She had left a note, but an official did
not comment on what it exactly said;
Spade was officially pronounced dead at 10:26 a.m. The designer’s husband was at the scene of her death, however,
police officials were unable to locate the exact whereabouts of Spade’s 13-year-old daughter.
Spade’s namesake company continually produced clothing and accessories that were specifically constructed to make women happy. Hallmarks of the brand include bright prints, patterns, and a
whimsical aura that struck a chord with female customers worldwide.