TMZ is reporting, Fashion Designer, Kate Spade was found dead this morning in her NYC apartment earlier this morning. Law enforcement reports they found herself hanged and was pronounced dead on the scene. Kate was only 55.
Kate Spade got her start in the '80s when she moved in with Andy Spade, who is David Spade's brother, who she met in college while working at a clothing store. She than began working for the popular women's magazine "Mademoiselle." Kate and Andy would end up launching Kate Spade Handbags in 1993, and it blew up into a full-scale clothing and jewelry line. Kate sold her company in 2007 to take some time off to raise her daughter and got back in the fashion game in 2016 by launching a new fashion brand, "Frances Valentine" named after her daughter.