Kate Spade is seen in 2016 as she debuted her new accessories line, Frances Valentine, in New York. While her fashion style was thought of a bright and poppy, she struggled with manic depression. Photo: Kate Warren/The Washington Post

Kate Spade’s husband says she had been treated for depression for five years, slams release of suicide note

Andy Spade says he and his designer wife had been living apart, but had not discussed divorce, rejecting claims of her sister

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Kate Spade is seen in 2016 as she debuted her new accessories line, Frances Valentine, in New York. While her fashion style was thought of a bright and poppy, she struggled with manic depression. Photo: Kate Warren/The Washington Post
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