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Designer Kate Spade found dead

May she rest in peace

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Legendary fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead at the age of 55 in her Upper East Side apartment. According to police sources from the NYDailyNews, the cause of death has been ruled a suicide. Spade’s body was reportedly found by her housekeeper along with a note that was left behind.

Just last year Kate Spade New York was purchased by Coach for $2.4 Billion. The brand was known for its chic aesthetics with hints of classic, modern woman with over 140 retail stores across the country and 175 internationally.

This is a sad moment in the fashion industry as Spade created an iconic empire with pieces that are loved and will continue to be admired by many. Her sudden departure just comes to show no one really knows what is internally happening with others. Salute wishes her grieving family peace during this painful time.

The story is still developing and will be updated frequently make sure to check back with Salute.

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