American fashion designer Kate Spade of her world renowned eponymous brand died by suicide on June 5th and everyone including celebrities as well as trailblazers of the fashion industry continue to mourn.

While they may not have known the designer themselves, many women are beginning to reminisce about the time they received their first Kate Spade bag on Twitter and it’s so very touching.

Beyond the timeless elegance of Kate Spade bags, especially its archetypal Sam bag, these accounts attest for the legacy of Kate Spade’s empire from when she established the brand in 1993 and that the brand’s influence on women was way more than just handbags.

Rest in peace, Kate Spade..