Fashion designer Kate Spade hanged herself in her New York apartment

Fashion designer Kate Spade committed suicide at her Park Avenue apartment in New York. She hanged herself to death. Kate was 55 and was one of the biggest names in American fashion industry. She was found being hanged by her housekeeper on Tuesday morning.

She is well known for sleek and glitzy handbags. Later she sold out clothes, jewellery, bedding, legwear and fragrances with handbags. Her designing company, Kate Spade New York is very famous among the celebrities and the people of New York.

Spade was earlier the accessories editor at the now-closed Mademoiselle magazine before launching her design company, Kate Spade New York, in 1993.

Kate Spade New York has over 140 retail stores across the United States and more than 175 shops internationally, according to the company’s website.

The New York Police Department confirmed the designer’s death of the fashion designer under her birth name.