Andy, 55, said he and Kate had lived separately for almost a year, but denied that either of them was seeking a divorce.
From designers Alexander McQueen and Kate Spade to actor Robin Williams, a look at tragic celebrity hanging deaths.
They sold their shares of Kate SpadeNew York in 2006.
Spade's statement went on to stamp out any rumors of what else may have driven his wife to take her own life.
He and his daughter are in absolute shock, and they had no idea she would do such a thing.
Reta says she'd tried to get Kate to enter a facility for treatment: "I'd flown out to Napa and NYC several times in the past 3-4 years to help her to get the treatment she needed (inpatient hospitalization)".
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Since her death, further reports emerged stating she and her husband Andy, also 55, where living separately before she passed away. I'd like for her to be buried with her mother.
Kate Spade was born Katherine Brosnahan and grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. A decade later, they started a new company, Frances Valentine, which focused on shoes and handbags. We were together for 35 years.
Andy Spade said that the couple had been living apart but in the same neighborhood, caring for their 13-year-old daughter Bea. Others cited unnamed fashion industry insiders who claimed Spade had been "drinking a lot" and was dealing with business problems. "Despite Kate, sadly, not being alive anymore, her brand name and brand loyalty will continue". "Kate loved Bea so very much".
She said Johnson's commutation "is inspirational and gives hope to so many others who are also deserving of a second chance". Alice Marie Johnson spent more than two decades behind bars, serving life without parole for non-violent drug offences.
In 1986 Spade started working at the fashion magazine Mademoiselle , climbing the ladder until she became a senior fashion editor. Kate Spade New York now has more than 140 retail shops and outlets across the country and more than 175 stores internationally.
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Queen Máxima has cancelled a string of public engagements following news of the death of her youngest sister, at the age of 33. Ms Zorreguieta was a psychologist who worked for an office on social policies at the president's office.
And speaking to Spanish radio station COPE , Griezmann said: "If I'm going to continue at Atletico, I don't know, we'll see". But, the Blaugrana now face competition from Manchester United , who are back in the race to sign Griezmann this summer.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) canceled August recess due to "the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats". House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has not shared McConnell's enthusiasm for canceling the August recess.
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