Kate Spade, Entrepreneur: the Designer Built a Fashion Brand with Style and Classic Good TasteJune 09, 2018
The designer built a fashion brand with style and classic good taste.
The death this week of designer Kate Spade at age 55 appears to be an all too familiar case of suicide caused by depression. But the tragedy shouldn’t obscure the story of Spade’s remarkable success as a creative entrepreneur and a cultural trend-setter of classic good taste.
Born in Kansas City, Katherine Noel Brosnahan took the path so many Midwesterners have and headed for New York City and the main chance. She worked as an editor at Mademoiselle magazine before she and husband Andy came up with an idea to sell handbags...
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