Kate Spade's Husband Says She Suffered From Depression

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Further emphasizing that their 13-year-old daughter is his priority, Spade wrote, "My main concern is Bea and protecting her privacy as she deals with the unimaginable grief of losing her mother".

Her husband of 24 years, Andy Spade, has now released a statement in response to the tragedy and to media speculation surrounding its circumstances.

In an e-mail exchange with The Kansas City Star, Reta Saffo, one of the designer's five siblings, said family members "struggled mightily" to get Kate Spade the help she needed but to no avail. She was the kindest person I've ever known and my best friend for 35 years.

"The family is disgusted and saddened that at this time of great sorrow, Kate's sister who has been estranged from the entire family for more than 10 years would choose to surface with unsubstantiated comments", a source told the magazine. Designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicideSpade's handbag line is loved by a generation of American women who grew up in the 90's alongside Spade's brand, which evolved into a fashion and lifestyle empire.

Fans and colleagues have been stopping by her home to pay their respects.

She won many awards during her lifetime and was loved by many including celebrities. She went on to say: "I felt all the stress/pressure of her brand (KS) may have flipped the switch where she eventually became full-on manic depressive".

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In a report this morning, TMZ also addressed Spade's mental health, alleging that she might have been "extremely depressed in her last days of life" because her husband wanted a divorce. Recently, Spade moved on to launch a new luxury brand, Frances Valentine.

"One of the last things she said to me was, 'Reta, I know you hate funerals and don't attend them, but for me would you PLEASE come to MINE, at least".

Kate and Andy Spade sold majority stake in their company to Neiman Marcus in 1999, and the remaining shares in 2006 for a combined $93 million. "I still have it. Kate loved Bea so very much". "We had so much fun that day", he said.

"She had a light that words can't capture but touched everyone she came into contact with", Brosnahan wrote on Instagram. "Kate really removed herself from society, from NY, from the fashion world, and she really just focused, I think, on being a mom".

"I still cant believe it (sic)", he continued. It's a rough world out there, people. "Thank you, Kate, from one of the millions you made feel handsome". Andrew Spade was not in the apartment at the time his wife's body was discovered but arrived later with other family friends, said the source. There was a moment when you couldn't walk a block in NY without seeing one of her bags, which were just like her; colorful and unpretentious. "She was also a staple of NYC who spread good will. We are deeply heartbroken and miss her already", he said.

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