For Girls, Kate Spade

was their First Friend

By Desiree Pore

The fashion world mourns the loss of another great designer, as it was reported that famed designer Kate Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide. Spade was famous for her versatile handbags and their quirky, whimsical designs, which she later incorporated when she expanded her empire to ready-to-wear and homeware.

For most girls, Kate Spade was more than just a designer; she brought joy to a girl’s life just by owning one of her creations. Kate Spade items served as their gateway to the fashion world. Their versatility is what makes it a favorite of most, as this just adds to the charm. These women are just some of the many whom Kate Spade had a lasting impact on:

Chelsea Clinton

The daughter of former president Bill Clinton shared that she still keeps her first Kate Spade bag that she got during her college years.


Mindy Kaling

The actress sported some of Spade’s designs all the time on her show The Mindy Project.


Jenna Bush Hager

Via Clios

The daughter of former president George Bush echoed everyone’s sentiment that the designer was a trailblazer and an influence to a lot of people.


Beth Behrs

The 2 Broke Girls actress shared that her Kate Spade handbag was her “most prized possession.”

Emma Kenney

The actress shared that the designer made her feel confident and empowered.


Tess Holliday

The American plus-sized model shared that the designer has always appealed to girls of all shapes and sizes.


Savannah Guthrie

The TODAY show anchor commends the designer’s whimsical designs.


Lena Dunham

Dunham thanked the designer for her impact on her and praised her visuals and influence on young girls.



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