Fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead on Tuesday morning in her New York City apartment.According to The Hollywood Reporter, she died from an apparent suicide.

Kate Spade’s suicide note was reportedly discovered by her housekeeper, appearing to confirm reports that Spade took her own life and leaving many searching for clues as to why the world-renowned designer may have taken her life.

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About Kate

Kate Spade New York is an American fashion design house founded in January 1993 by Kate and Andy Spade. Jack Spade is the brand’s line for men. Kate Spade New York competes with Michael Kors. The company was recently purchased by, and is now part of, Tapestry, Inc.Kate Spade has over 140 retail stores across the country and is most known for her fashionable handbags.

May she rest in paradise.We send our condolences to the family and friends of Kate Spade.