46+ Best Kate Spade Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Kate Spade New York is an American luxury fashion design house founded in January 1993 by Kate and Andy Spade. Profoundly inspirational Kate Spade quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Kate Spade Quotes

I hope that people remember me not just as a good businesswoman but as a great friend and a heck of a lot of fun. Kate Spade

I remember someone once said there is a practical aspect to my designs, and I remember thinking, That doesn’t sound so creative, but that is actually the truth. There is a practicality to it. I don’t design just to design. There is a reason and, hopefully, an interesting reason behind it that is where my creativity comes in. Kate Spade

She makes the day brighter, she leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes. Kate Spade

I think the details and the quality are so important that it has to have an emotional tug. Even if it’s the simplest shoe, it has to have something that says, Oh, I have to have you. Kate Spade

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

Starting at 11, I was a movie theater popcorn girl, a babysitter, a sales clerk in the Midwest, they start them early! Kate Spade

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

My mother was very good at encouraging me to dress however I wanted to dress. My sisters would sometimes think, Oh my God, you let her buy that fuzzy leopard coat at that vintage store? I thought, of course, I looked like Audrey Hepburn. Kate Spade

She is quick and curious and playful and strong. Kate Spade

I love Comme des Garcons. I think everything she touches is almost like gold. And she does it so quietly. No branding. Kate Spade

When you’re trying to be a parent and a businessperson at the same time, that is the most stressful thing you could do. Kate Spade

I find color optimistic and enthusiastic, and I adore it. Kate Spade

I was preppy, then suddenly switched around age 14. I asked my mother to go to this vintage store, and she let me buy a leopard swing coat, pink cigarette pants, and lime green gloves. Kate Spade

You can never be overdressed or overeducated. Kate Spade

Before I came to New York, I only had a few pictures of the city in my mind. And you know That Girl? Marlo Thomas jumping with her hat? I always loved that, and I wondered what that double street she crosses is. And it’s Park Avenue! And that’s what I can see out my window. Kate Spade

I don’t think that fashion is something people encourage in a lot of schools, but I think they should it’s all about personal expression. Kate Spade

I remember someone once said there is a practical aspect to my designs, and I remember thinking, That doesn’t sound so creative, but that is actually the truth. There is a practicality to it. I don’t design just to design. There is a reason and, hopefully, an interesting reason behind it that is where my creativity comes in. Kate Spade

Think, travel, celebrate, charm, decorate, dress, live colorfully. Kate Spade

No one realizes how hard parenthood is. I am not saying going into the office is easy. It’s not. But parenthood, as fun as it is, is not for the fainthearted. Kate Spade

Style is the sum of so many things beginning with a sense of who you are and having self confidence. Kate Spade

Our family has dinner together every night you can tell that my daughter wants to run. After dinner, I go up to my room and immediately put on my pajamas. I mean, immediately. I read some things that I haven’t read yet, and I jump into bed. Kate Spade

Every time I go to the market, Andy says, ‘Don’t forget the Triscuits! Kate Spade

I like my stationery to be funnier, like, Here’s my note, and it’s an elephant with a lady smoking a cigarette on top. Kate Spade

The best thing about being a business owner is that you get to run your own schedule. Kate Spade

Everyone loves to get a letter. I love sending them. I love getting them. Kate Spade

When you’re trying to be a parent and a businessperson at the same time, that is the most stressful thing you could do. Kate Spade

I buy so much fake jewelry, it’s funny. It’s not real. I don’t wear real diamonds or anything. Kate Spade

Frances is a longtime family name on my dad’s side. My grandfather, father, brother, and my daughter’s name is Frances. Kate Spade

Being a mother adds an enormous amount of stress to your life. You need to make sure you’re there for everything. Kate Spade

I work from home a lot. I think I get as much work done at the office as at home, and I’m used to working with people who don’t work in the office. I don’t really care where they are, even if they’re on a banana leaf somewhere. If they deliver their work, I am completely fine. I don’t need someone sitting at their desk to produce. Kate Spade

I was preppy, then suddenly switched around age 14. I asked my mother to go to this vintage store, and she let me buy a leopard swing coat, pink cigarette pants, and lime-green gloves. Kate Spade

I love lamps. I can’t stand overhead lighting. I have to have everything on a dimmer. Kate Spade

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. Kate Spade

Surround yourself with the things you love. Discard the rest. Kate Spade

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.

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Students were pulled aside to spend more time in art class, and I wasn’t one of them. Kate Spade

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. Kate Spade

I think the details and the quality are so important that it has to have an emotional tug. Even if it’s the simplest shoe, it has to have something that says, Oh, I have to have you. Kate Spade

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. Kate Spade

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. Kate Spade

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. Kate Spade

Cynicism is intellectual dandyism, but graciousness in speech is an aphrodisiac. Kate Spade

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. Kate Spade

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