Spade, who died by suicide at age 55 in June, spent the previous couple of years of her life because the inventive director of the equipment label, which she launched in 2016 after leaving her namesake brand in 2007.
Now, as a tribute to its late founder, the brand is bringing back one among Spade’s massively widespread (and first) designs: the boxy nylon “Sam” bag, first launched in 1993.
Frances Valentine’s tackle the traditional model, whereas renamed the “Kate,” options all the identical particulars followers cherished in regards to the authentic: a large, sq. form obtainable in easy crimson, inexperienced, navy and black nylon and priced at $195.
The bag is at the moment obtainable on Frances Valentine’s e-commerce website in addition to at Barneys New York, one of many first retailers to hold Kate Spade’s designs.