Kate Spade commits suicide
Kate Spade commits suicideReuters

Fashion icon Kate Spade was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday.

She was 55 years old.

Spade was found hanging from a red scarf on a bedroom door by a housemaid, law enforcement officials said. Police believe she committed suicide by hanging herself.

She reportedly left a suicide note behind.

Spade leaves behind a husband, Andrew Spade, and a daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade, 13.