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This May 13, 2004 photo shows designer Kate Spade during an interview in New York. Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide in her New York City apartment on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 05, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bright. Vibrant. Colorful. And, most essentially, fun. The same words used so often to describe Kate Spade's enormously popular handbags — "It" bags that were both aspirational and affordable — were an apt description of the woman herself, say many in the fashion world. And that...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 05, 2018 - 7:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities and fashion insiders react to the apparent suicide of designer Kate Spade: "#KateSpade, whose lively, colorful, and yes, joyous designs has died. My deepest sympathy to her family and friends, and her many fans around the world, who loved the wonderful illusions she...
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The Kate Spade logo appears on one of her handbags, in her store in New York's Soho neighborhood, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Spade was found hanged in her apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 05, 2018 - 6:06 pm
After Kate Spade's death by apparent suicide on Tuesday, fans mourned the designer and thanked her for fashion that marked formative moments in their lives. For some, Spade's purses posed as protection from outside scrutiny. For others, they were an anecdote in greater love stories, a gift that...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 05, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of designer Kate Spade (all times local): 2:55 p.m. New York City police have confirmed that they are investigating the apparent suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade. Police Department Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said at a news briefing Tuesday that the...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 05, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found hanged in the bedroom of her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, law enforcement officials said. The 55-year-old was found by housekeeping at about 10:20 a.m. Her husband and business partner...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 05, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of designer Kate Spade (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Kate Spade New York says the fashion designer will be "dearly missed." The company says in a statement that while Spade had not been affiliated with its "beloved brand" for more than a decade, she and her...
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June 05, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement officials: Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in New York in apparent suicide.
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Baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, manages his shop Monday, June 4, 2018, in Lakewood, Colo., after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that he could refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs did not violate Colorado's anti-discrimination law. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 05, 2018 - 2:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian people. The...
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Kim Kardashian West, left, and Kourtney Kardashian arrive at the CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum on Monday, June 4, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 05, 2018 - 1:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Raf Simons scored a repeat win at fashion's glittery awards ceremony Monday night, again displaying his considerable influence in American fashion less than two years after taking the reins at Calvin Klein. "Thank you, women!" Simons said, accepting the prestigious...
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Kim Kardashian West, left, and Kourtney Kardashian arrive at the CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum on Monday, June 4, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 04, 2018 - 11:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Raf Simons and the streetwear label Supreme have taken top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. The CFDA awards are fashion's answer to the Oscars, and a slew of celebrities were on hand at Monday's ceremony at the Brooklyn Museum. TV's Issa...
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