Fashion design

FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, the late designer Kate Spade poses with shoes from her next collection in New York. The funeral for Spade will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church in Kansas City, Mo. Spade was found dead by suicide on June 5 in her New York City home. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 18, 2018 - 11:54 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born. The Kansas City Star reports that services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says it's...
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A model wears a creation part of the Ermenegildo Zegna men's Spring-Summer 2019 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
June 16, 2018 - 8:36 am
MILAN (AP) — Not just trends, but also continuity, were in focus as Milan Fashion Week launched four days of menswear previews for next spring and summer on Friday. Fashion Week opened with the news that the Italian investment fund FSI has invested 70 million euros ($81 million) in the family-run...
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Singer Bono of U2 performs during a concert at the Apollo Theater hosted by SiriusXM on Monday, June 11, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
June 12, 2018 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U2 frontman Bono honored the late Anthony Bourdain toward the end of the band's special performance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Bono spoke of losing a "lot of inspiring, useful people" over the past few years "who gave up on their own life" alluding to the apparent suicides of...
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June 12, 2018 - 8:59 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union's top court has defended French fashion designer Christian Louboutin's claim to trademark red soled high-heel shoes. The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that Van Haren, a Dutch company that sold similar shoes, had infringed the trade mark. The court said...
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Jeremy Scott attends the MOSCHINO Spring/Summer 2019 Menswear Resort Womenswear Show and Party on Friday, June 8, 2018, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
June 09, 2018 - 11:24 am
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Actress-model Jaime King is still reeling from the recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. She had met both, but was more familiar with Spade, having started to work with the fashion icon when she was 14. King praised Spade for making "everybody feel welcome." King...
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This combination of 2004 and 2016 file photos shows fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain in New York. A U.S. report released in June 2018 found an uptick in suicide rates in nearly every state since 1999. Middle-aged adults _ ages 45 to 64 _ had the largest rate increase. Bourdain was 61 and Spade was 55. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, Andy Kropa/Invision)
June 08, 2018 - 5:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade highlight a troubling trend — rising suicides among middle-aged Americans. Mental health problems, often undiagnosed, are usually involved and experts say knowing warning signs and who is at risk can help...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2004, file photo, designer Kate Spade sits during an interview in New York. New York City’s chief medical examiner ruled Spade’s death a suicide by hanging. The determination was released Thursday, June 7, 2018, two days after Spade was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 07, 2018 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's chief medical examiner has ruled fashion designer Kate Spade's death a suicide by hanging. The determination was released Thursday, two days after the 55-year-old Spade was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment. A housekeeper discovered her body in her bedroom...
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This May 13, 2004 photo shows designer Kate Spade during an interview in New York. Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide in her New York City apartment on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 06, 2018 - 6:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The husband and business partner of late designer Kate Spade says she suffered from depression and anxiety for many years. In a statement released Wednesday, Andy Spade said his wife was seeing a doctor regularly and was taking medication to treat her disease. She was found hanged...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:27 pm
ROME (AP) — Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found work in a handbag and dressmaking shop that recently received some top-notch raw materials: 4,000 meters (4,374 yards) of leftover fabric from Gucci. The initiative was announced Wednesday in Rome, complete...
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This May 13, 2004 photo shows designer Kate Spade during an interview in New York. Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide in her New York City apartment on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 05, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bright. Vibrant. Colorful. And, most essentially, fun. The same words used so often to describe Kate Spade's enormously popular handbags — "It" bags that were both aspirational and affordable — were an apt description of the woman herself, say many in the fashion world. And that...
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