When she passed away in 2018 at the age of 55, Kate Spade left behind many grieving family members including husband David Spade and her daughter Frances Beatrix Spade. She also left behind a niece we are all familiar with from Netflix series House of Cards and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Rachel Brosnahan.
Rachel Brosnahan's Aunt Kate Spade
Fashion designer, Katherine Noel Valentine Brosnahan, or better known professionally as Kate Spade and Kate Valentine, is paternally related to Rachel Brosnahan. Kate Spade is the sister of Rachel Brosnahan's father, Earl, and had a big influence on her niece as she was growing up!
Rachel has said that she inherits her style from both her Grandmother, Kate Spade's Mother June, and her aunt and loves good shoes and handbags just like Kate! Kate Spade was a proud and supportive aunt of Rachel's career as an actress and loved to celebrate Rachel's accomplishments with her!
Rachel Brosnahan a Kate Spade Model
In addition to acting, Rachel Brosnahan also models! In 2019, Rachel became the face of her aunt's spring line, Frances Valentine, and we can think of no better way for her to pay tribute to her late aunt!
You can check out the actress wearing some of her favorite looks from the Frances Valentine line below!