Within the four walls of Kate Spade New York, personal style is applauded and cultural curiosity is encouraged. Long before the days of pinboards and social sharing, the brand's in-house creative team began amassing a collection of things we love: a crayon ring, a cocktail doodle, a particularly dreamy photograph. People began visiting and chiming in with suggestions. Now, the things we love have come to life in celebration of the brand's 20th anniversary. Each of the book's 20 chapters is filled with things we love, from the colour red, a well-placed bow to a sense of humour and handwritten notes. Part visual diary, part inspirational reference and sprinkled throughout with playful tips and practical advice, things we love is a beautiful compilation that visually represents the spirit of Kate Spade New York, a place where the colours are bold, smart design is key and fashion is fun.
Kate Spade New York started with four people in 1993. It's grown a bit since then, but the charming dream-big, anything-is-possible mentality has stayed the same. In the last 20 years, the once-handbag company has become a global lifestyle brand with shops around the world and categories including handbags, clothing, jewelry, shoes, stationery, accessories, fragrance and home. Deborah Lloyd is president and creative director of Kate Spade New York.