In studying branding and corporate identity, I can't help but love the marketing efforts from kate spade. No matter what goes out the door, whether it's online or via mail and marketing campaigns, everything is 100% kate spade and you don't even need to see the logo to recognize the brand. Here are a few examples.
Check out the latest email campaign - be sure to watch the video on the homepage on how to play "lemonade-pong".
A kate spade advertisement is easily recognizable - it usually consists of fabulous and chic photography and her popular pun on words and witty deadlines:
Why people like to complicate designs so much, I have no idea. Look how clean these headers are on her website - crisp, colorful, the right about of white space. Sometimes plain and simple is much better than going overboard with too much copy, imagery and jazzy effects. The focus should be on the product (which is great here by the way!):