Thursday, 25 May 2017

Kanye West Gifts Kim Kardashian with Custom One of One Birkin Handbag

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian, photo courtesy of Splash News
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian, photo courtesy of Splash News

In lucid Kanye fashion, ‘Ye gifted fiancé Kim Kardashian with a customized hand painted Birkin Bag by George Condo earlier this week. For those who are not familiar with this artist, George Condo was also responsible for the artwork displayed throughout Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy released in November of 2010.

The original artwork had sparked controversy for its rather vulgar images and suggestions that Kanye later had to edit. The two collaborated once again stirring up yet another controversy that the bag was a replica. Earlier this year, artist Delano Brown graced the $40,000 Hermes Birkin with his artwork as well.

Some have even argued that these custom pieces of luxury fashion artwork could double or even triple the value of the high end price. Making it seem unattainable for the masses to get there hands on these modern day Pablo Picasso. In the past year there has been countless efforts of collaborations between numerous artist and premium fashion labels sparking a trend throughout the decade that is showing no signs of fading. Tell us what you think.

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