Andy Spade

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Andy Spade
Nationality American
Occupation Entrepreneur
Known for Co-founder of Partners & Spade
Co-founder of Kate Spade New York
Founder of Jack Spade
Spouse(s) Kate Spade (m. 1994)
Children 1
Relatives David Spade (brother)
Bryan Spade (brother)

Andrew "Andy" Spade is an American entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Partners & Spade, along with Anthony Sperduti. He is the brother of actor/comedian David Spade.

Career[edit]

Spade started his career in advertising working on brands such as Coca-Cola, Lexus, and Paul Stuart.[citation needed]

Fashion[edit]

In 1993, with his wife Kate Spade, he founded the fashion and lifestyle brands Kate Spade New York and Jack Spade.[1][2][3] Under his leadership, 26 Kate Spade stores were opened in North America and Japan.

In 2008, he established Partners & Spade, a storefront and studio on Lafayette Street in the NoHo neighborhood of lower Manhattan.

In 2013, he launched a collection of loungewear, Sleepy Jones, with Anthony Sperduti and Chad Buri.[4]

Other endeavors[edit]

Along with launching Partners & Spade, he also produced feature films with Red Bucket Films, and is conceiving and publishing books through HarperCollins.

Awards[edit]

He was named one of 100 creative business people of 2009 by Fast Company.[5][6][7]

He was honored by the CFDA for excellence in design.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hall, Peter. "Jack's Mixed Bag". Metropolis Magazine. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  2. ^ Tischler, Linda. "Power Couple". Fast Company. Archived from the original on 1 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  3. ^ Spragins, Ellyn (September 1, 2003). "How We Bagged Our Careers, Pursued Our Passion for Fashion, and Turned a Simple Purse into a Symbol of Style and a Burgeoning Empire.". Fortune Magazine. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  4. ^ Beddie, Alainna Lexie (2013-04-18). "Sleepy Jones". T Magazine. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  5. ^ Borden, Mark. "Andy Spade". Fast Company. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  6. ^ Larocca, Amy. "The Spades' New Bag". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  7. ^ Spencer, Morgan. "Andy Spade Is a Giant in New York". The New York Observer. Archived from the original on 26 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 

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