Acclaimed New York-based designer Kate Spade was found dead by suicide Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. She was 55.

Spade was known for her namesake handbags and other high-end womenswear.

Spade leaves behind her husband of 24 years, Andy, and a 13-year-old daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade.

If you or someone you know needs help, call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Outside of the U.S., visit the International Association for Suicide Prevention for resources.

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