Kanye West Just Set a New Bar for Christmas Presents With His Gift to Kim Kardashian

Now we gotta step up our gifting game.

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After Kanye West heightened proposal expectations by renting out an entire baseball stadium and hiring a full orchestra, Ye's at it again. Giving his financee Kim Kardashian an Hermes Birkin bag would've been a pretty amazing gift in and of itself (the bags range in price from about $7,000 to $150,000). But of course Yeezy had to step it up a notch or three.

He roped in artist friend George Condo, who did the five covers of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, to hand-paint a Birkin bag with his signature demonic nudes and artificial realism. And, this being 2013, the most important part about giving and exchanging gifts with your loved ones this time of year is that they're documented on social media, so Kim put a photo of the custom bag on Instagram with the hashtags "#HandPaintedGeorgeCondo #HermesBirkin #OneofOne #ChristmasPresentFromYeezy."

Customizing an Hermes Birkin bag with the handiwork of a famous artist friend? Obviously this exists in a realm of decadence that only .001% of the world knows exists, but all of a sudden the thoughtful gift card you gave your girl doesn't look so dope.

Don't talk about Christmas presents because Kanye West will motherfuckin' embarrass you.

[via Instagram]

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