kate spade was founded in 1993 with six simple handbags that shook up what had been a quiet accessories category. Fifteen years and a handbag revolution later, wit and playful sophistication are hallmarks of everything "kate spade", a world that now includes bags for day and night, totes and luggage, shoes, clothing, stationery, baby items, eyewear, and a home collection made up of chic pieces for the table and unique gifts. A strong sense of personal style and a passion for color set the tone for each kate spade collection. kate spade continues to find inspiration in the everyday and the unpredictably elegant, bringing a graceful, exuberant approach to style and living. The eyewear collection is designed with the classic, elegant, and feminine styling that is so unique to kate spade.