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06/06/2018 10:28 BST | Updated 06/06/2018 11:18 BST

People Share Why Their First Kate Spade Bag Means So Much To Them

'She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes.'

For many Kate Spade’s designs represent the independence of that first hard-earned pay cheque, a shared joy, or even the moment they fell in love. Following the news of her death, many people have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the designer by sharing memories of their first purchase from her label.

The designer’s functional yet kitsch accessories held a special place in many hearts as is clear from the stories being shared:

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