Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always stood for color, wit, optimism and femininity. Today, it is a global lifestyle brand synonymous with joy, delivering seasonal collections of handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. Known for its rich heritage and unique brand DNA, Kate Spade New York offers a distinctive point of view, and celebrates communities of women around the globe who live their perfectly imperfect lifestyles. Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry house of brands.

Founded: 1993
CEO & Brand President: Liz Fraser
Link: katespade.com

“Since this pandemic has spread around the world, our brand has been dedicated to supporting essential workers who need our help now more than ever. There's nothing more important than our global community, the people we love and the kindness of strangers.”

-Liz Fraser, Chief Executive Officer and Brand President, Kate Spade New York

Kate Spade

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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