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Kate Spade Passes Away at Age 55

Breaking News: Fashion icon and designer Kate Spade Passes Away

Kate Spade at the MET Gala, 2001 | Getty

American fashion designer Kate Spade has passed away at the age of 55. She was found in her Park Avenue apartment on Tuesday morning dead in an apparent suicide. Spade, once an accessories editor at Mademoiselle, rose to fame in 1993 when she launched her first line of bags. The brand became famous for its playfully fun accessories, which expanded into shoes, eyewear, stationary and fragrances. An outpour of celebrities expressed their grief and sympathy on social media taking to Twitter to mourn the passing of the fashion icon.

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