Frances is a known name in the fashion industry. As she is the single and dearest daughter to Kate spade and Andy. Frances Beatrix was born on 14-Feb-2005. Her hometown is New York. She holds American nationality. Now Frances Beatrix spade age is 16 years.
People also know Frances Beatrix spade by the name of “Bea”. This is the nickname of Frances Beatrix. If we talk about the Bea hobbies she loves to explore the beauty of this world means that she loves traveling. Apart from this, Bea also likes skateboarding and painting.
Bea does not have any brothers or sisters, she is the only daughter of a famous fashion designer. The current status of Bea is single. She is a beautiful girl and her age is just 16. Similarly, she is still a student and with time, she will participate. But in this stage, she wants to just study.
The height of the Frances Beatrix spade is turned to 5 feet 8 inches. There is the chance to become taller because now she is a teenage girl.
How “Kate Spade” Brand Become Popular
The full name of France’s mother was “Katherine Noel Frances Valentine Brosnahan Spade”. These are the days when Kate worked in the clothing store. In the episode of the NPR’s How I Built This? Kate told about her first meeting with her future husband. In this episode, she said that Andy was in the men’s region and I was in the women’s region. One day Andy’s car was broken and he asked me for a ride home. After this, we became close friends.
After a strong friendship, Kate and Andy decided to start their brand. As Kate had interests in designing. Andy suggests Kate leave her job and focus on fashion designing. Kate quit her job and increase her interest in designing.
Finally, it was 1993 when Kate and Andy become successful in launching their brand by the name of “Kate Spade”. At that time Kate Spade offered handbags. But later on, they included other fashions products like footwear, shoes, jewelry, etc. To start the brand, Andy spent his savings money to get a fruitful business.
The couple achieve their goal and became successful in their business and made good money. In the starting year mean in 1993 they earned up to $100000 (1 lakh dollar).
After 2 years the earned amount become increase to $1.5 million. This was not the ending point and this amount jumps to $6 million.
56% of the shares were purchased in 1999 by Nieman Marcus Company. After this, in 2005 the revenue of Kate Spade boost to 89 million dollars ($89 million). And in 2006 this revenue graph goes even more positive and reported up to 99 million dollars. The remaining 44% of the Kate Spade share were also sold to Liz Claiborne. In this stage, Kate wanted to spend some time with their single daughter.
Frances Beatrix Valentine Spade
This brand was started in 2016 by the name of Kate’s daughter “France Valentine”. Like “Kate Spade” this is also a fashion designing business. From these brands, Kate earned more than 200 million dollars ($2 million).
Nowadays “Frances Valentine” gain even more popularity in fashion designing. Here you can find your favorite branded products. Which contains.
- Jewelry: you can search for Bracelets, Necklaces, Earrings, Rings, and many more.
- Handbags: you can search for Tote bags, Shoulder bags, Frame bags, Bucket bags, and Basket Bags.
- Shoes: you can search for Flats shoes, Mary janes shoes, Loafers Shoes, Sandals, Heels, and House slippers.
In 2018 A Heartbreaking Incident Took Place
This is when Frances was only thirteen years old. Frances’s mother (Kate Spade) committed suicide. The housekeeper claim that it was 10 am when he/she found Kate Spade dead. Kate left this world at the age of 55. No specific and solid reason was identified for the suicide. But her husband tells that, she was suffering from depression for the last five years.
After her suicide, Frances Beatrix spade became a teen girl without a mom just at the age of 13. Feel the hurt of this little girl. Now she spending the remaining time with her father Andy spade in California.