Founded in 1993 with six sophisticated yet functional handbags, Kate Spade New York has grown into a global lifestyle brand of bags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, shoes, gifts and beyond, each thoughtfully designed for individual discovery. Today, the brand’s optimistically feminine approach to the everyday encourages personal style and is a celebration of women who are confident with a youthful spirit. Modern, covetable design, unexpected color combinations, graphic prints and polished ease are the hallmarks of the brand.

Founded: 1993
CEO & Brand President: Anna Bakst
Link: katespade.com

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History


In 1993, a revolution in accessories began with the design of a utilitarian nylon handbag—one that was an elegant, classic, unpretentious complement to every outfit. Simple silhouettes with clever details and crisp palettes soon established a visual shorthand for the kate spade new york brand that, today, is recognizable the world over.

$1+

Billion in Revenue

275

Directly Operated Stores Globally

4,800

Employees Worldwide

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Kate Spade New York
2 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10016

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