Remembering An Icon: 10 Times Our Favorite Celebs Rocked Kate Spade New York
Today it was announced that Kate Spade died in her apartment at the age of 55. The NYC-based fashion designer apparently committed suicide just one year after selling her company for more than $2 billion.
Known for her funky bags and entertaining signature prints in both stripes and polka dots, Spade’s fashions were recognized by all and beloved by many celebs. In response to the sad news of Spade’s pasing, The Council of Fashion Designers of America posted a statement from Chairwoman Diane von Furstenberg and President, Steven Kolb, saying, “She was a great talent who had an immeasurable impact on American fashion and the way the world viewed American accessories.”
Janelle Monae attended a performance by Jidenna at Pepsi’s The Sound Drop at Kola House in 2017 wearing a polka dot coat by the designer. We know Monae’s obsession with black and white, so this was the perfect overcoat for the singer.
In 2012, Kerry Washington gave her metallic dress a pop of color with this Kate Spade purse and a pair of red patent shoes. She was attending the Hollywood Reporter’s 21st Annual Women In Entertainment Breakfast.
In 2016, Naomie Harris lent her support to Kate Spade by attending her Regent Street store opening in London. Naomie, of course, was wearing Kate Spade! The gold metallic clutch poppep perfectly against her sherbert orange dress.
In 2016, Jourdan Dunn attended the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Show and Tea that was presented by Kate Spade. In honor of the occassion, the model wore a minutiate by the designer.
Christina Milian is pictured with her daughter Violet at the Film Independent’s 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival premiere of Disney Pixar’s “Brave.” Milian paired her red bodycon dress with a striped Kate Spade New York crossbody clutch.
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Anika Noni Rose visited Hollywood Today Live at W Hollywood in January of 2017. The actress looked spring in a floral patterened dress by the famed designer.
Janelle Monae showed up on the red carpet to the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards in 2014 with a checkered Kate Spade New York minutiate. It looked so poppin’ against her neon nails.
Laverne Cox attended the Sony Pictures screening of ‘Grandma,’ in 2015 with a patterned Kate Spade New York circular clutch.
In 2012, Kerry Washington attended an event in Los Angeles wearing a Kate Spade polka dot dress. What a perfect look for a luncheon.
In 2015, actress Nichole Galicia attends Sony Pictures Classics’ screening of ‘Grandma,’ in New York City. She rocked a black Kate Spade New York clutch with metal edges.