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Sunday, 29. December 2013

Kim Kardashian Flaunts Hand-painted Birkin Handbag From Kanye West

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Her face finally fits! Kim Kardashian gushes over her 'fashion icon' Carine Roitfeld wearing a T-shirt featuring her visage

Kim Kardashian 's fiance, Kanye West , just synthesized high fashion with fine art, giving his girl a hand-painted Birkin handbag for Christmas. Well, what else do you get the girl who appears to have everything and then some? But the lofty Hermes satchel itself isn't the only rarity, the "Yeezus" rapper commissioned artist George Condo to paint the one-of-a-kind handbag with a surrealist portrait of nude subjects -- at least four of them -- depicted with his signature monstrous faces. Also PHOTOS: Our favorite celebrity couples of 2013 Art is fashion and fashion is art after all. The " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " starlet, 33, shared a photo of the decadent bag on Instagram on Thursday, captioning it with information-laden hashtags: "#HandPaintedGeorgeCondo #HermesBirkin #OneofOne #ChristmasPresentFromYeezy" West, 36, has collaborated with the American contemporary artist in the past, commissioning him to paint five different album covers for West's 2010 album, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." PHOTOS: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Since they started dating, the rant-inclined recording artist, who also dabbles in design, has elevated Kardashian's style , influencing her to wear more couture than commercial looks. A makeup free Kardashian was spotted toting the oversized bag this week while out shopping with her fiance in Los Angeles. The fashionista wore an all-white outfit and cream-colored coat to ensure that the bag popped on the palette. Earlier this week, Kardashian shared more fashion-forward swag with her Instagram followers. The first-time mom posted a series of high-end designer duds given to her daughter with West, North , from several designers. Yes, we've officially seen more photos of Nori's outfits than of her.

'I love my fashion icon carineroitfeld for wearing this tshirt!!!' the 33-year-old reality star tweeted to her 18.8 million followers. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO 'I love my fashion icon @CarineRoitfeld for wearing this tshirt!!!' Kim Kardashian proudly shared a b&w Instagram snap Saturday of Carine Roitfeld rocking a T-shirt featuring her face '[Kim is] beautiful and in fashion, that is a talent': The portrait was actually the cover of the third issue of the 59-year-old's art magazine, CR Fashion Book, which hit newsstands in October The portrait was actually the cover of the third issue of the 59-year-old's art magazine, CR Fashion Book, which hit newsstands in October. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was eight months pregnant when she was styled by Riccardo Tisci for the May shoot while wearing a gold grill. '[Kim] was brave with Karl Lagerfeld shooting,' Carine told Time Out London . 'She had one guy for hair, one guy for make-up no extensions or lashes and for her it must have been like being naked, and she accepted everything.' High-fashion gal pals: Kardashian and the former Vogue Paris editor have since hung out in London and Paris where they sat front row at the Givenchy spring 2014 runway show 'She's controversial, but so was Marilyn Monroe and I always like controversial people': The brunette socialite was first introduced to the fashion maven by her fiance Kanye West 'because he is so into fashion' Roitfeld added: 'She's beautiful and in fashion, that is a talent.' The Mademoiselle C star also likened the former sex tape star to the iconic actress Marilyn Monroe.

Ditched the bag already then? Kim Kardashian goes without her garish painted Hermes handbag as she and Kanye West catch a private jet to Aspen with the clan

Keeping covered: The Keeping Up With The Kardashian While the cost of the finished product is not known, it can be estimated by the fact that a Hermes Birkin the size of Kim's retails for around $16,000 (10,000), while one of Condo's paintings, The Manhattan Strip Club, sold at auction last year for a staggering $1.3million. The design features several eerie nude female figures and a bare-chested monster, and has been directly hand painted on the front of the very expensive leather good. C'mon mom: Kim walked to and from the aircraft as the family prepared to take flight moved here She will not be outshone: Kris made sure she was the centre of attention by slipping on a black and white fur coat Follow the leader: Kim led the group up the stairs of the luxury jet Matching: Kourtney also toted a black leather Hermes Birkin bag Sure you have everything? Kim made sure to check the cars for any belongings left behind On Thursday, Kim also posted a photograph of the bag on her Instagram account, captioning it with a series of hashtags, including '#HandPaintedGeorgeCondo #HermesBirkin #OneofOne #ChristmasPresentFromYeezy'.

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Remove Added to your timeline: 12/27/2013 11:58 AM ET | Filed under: Wacky, Tacky & True Legal Matters Kim Kardashian Kris Jenner Reality TV This lawsuit has been heating up for the past few months! Now we're hearing that, despite what they may want, Kim Kardashian & Kris Jenner will definitely have to appear in court to face Ellen Kardashian! Kim and some of her siblings, although which ones have yet to be specified, will appear before a judge and are to be questioned on whether or not they filed a lawsuit against their ex step mom solely as a way to drum up a storyline for their show Keeping Up With The Kardashians. And if they did, did they subsequently stage scenes around this fabrication in order to build drama in the hopes of bigger ratings?

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Well, if youre Kanye West, you get Kim Kardashian a one-of-a-kind Hermes Birkin bag. The bag leaves little to the imagination, as world-renowned artist George Condo hand-painted nude bodies onto the bag. One has a demon or goblins face on it. The reality star, 33, was so taken with the bag, she Instagramed a pic with the caption, #HandPaintedGeorgeCondo #HermesBirkin #OneofOne #ChristmasPresentFromYeezy. READ: Least Desirable Neighbors of 2013 Include Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Inspired by the likes of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Condo often mixestraditionalart practices with popular American culture in what he calls Artificial Realism, which includes outlandish images that often include sexual and obscurereferences. The art on Kardashians bag is similar to work Condo did in 2004 called Nocturnal Figure Composition , oil on canvas that has the same ghoulish figure seen in Kims new bag.

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The reality starlet, 33, kicked off the holiday with a game of "peek-a-boo" at the L.A. Children's Hospital, alongside sister Kendall Jenner, Kardashian Instagrammed early in the day on Tuesday. After posting a few shots of her mingling with some of the kids and posing with the staff, it was off to the movies. "I love seeing a movie on Christmas!" she Tweeted two hours after posting her last hospital photo.