A handbag is only one item to be worn with a complete outfit. Add a peony pink leather handbag to a charcoal gray suit, for instance, and the impact is chic with a touch of wit.

— Kate Spade

The most valuable Kate Spade quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

In order to lead a fascinating life, one brimming with art, music, intrigue, and romance, you must surround yourself with precisely those things.


Live in such a way, that if someone speaks badly of you no one would belive it.

Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.


If you're honest and fair as you can be, not only in business but in life, things will work out.


As far as I'm concerned playing 'Dress Up' begins at the age of five, and never truly ends.


I adore pretty things & witty words.


I started designing my handbags in my apartment and I had six samples made in satin-finished nylon. I displayed them at trade shows but they went unnoticed at first.


Playing dress up begins at age 5 and never really ends.


I'm one of six children. I'd love to sound educated and say I dive into a good book when I'm there, but in truth, I spend time with the kids playing cards, ping-pong, and board games.


I believe that accessories should bring color and texture to an every day wardrobe based on each individual's sense of style.


I created my bags from the notion of developing a well-edited line of fashionable, but not "trendy" handbags. By designing styles that will be as relevant tomorrow as they are today, my brand has established itself as a modern classic.


Popeyes and Taco Bell. I try to be healthy, but they're just so good.


Cynicism is intelectual dandyism, but graciousness in speech is an aphrodisiac. (Andy Spade)


About Kate Spade

Quotes 22 sayings
Profession Designer
Birthday December 24, 1962

I did not go to fashion school. I arrived in New York in 1986 from Kansas City and was working as accessories editor for Mademoiselle Magazine. While working at Mademoiselle I noticed that the market lacked stylish and sensible handbags, so I decided to create my own.


In the same way that men wear ties to add personality to their clothing, so too should women wear their accessories.


People have this impression that I'm a little kooky, but I'm actually very OCD.


I love lamps. I can't stand overhead lighting. I have to have everything on a dimmer.


I started getting orders from some of the leading stores Fred Segal, Bergdorf Goodman. I realized then that my bags were being noticed by the fashion world.


Think, travel, celebrate, charm, decorate, dress, live – colorfully.


I love order and organization.


I collect books, a lot of books.


I'm a big list maker. But if I cross off too many tasks and it's hard to see the remaining ones, I have to start a new list.

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