Kanye West is no stranger to splashing the cash on his partners, with his new flame Chaney Jones reportedly treated to an expensive and rare Birkin handbag this week
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Kanye West has reportedly gifted his new girlfriend Chaney Jones a “very, very rare” Birkin handbag said to be worth more than £200,000.
The rapper, 44, has been romantically linked to the 24-year-old businesswoman for a few weeks, with her being compared to his ex Kim Kardashian, 41.
The relationship comes after his split from actress Julia Fox, 32, who he started dating after meeting them on New Year’s Eve – who they split with last month.
Amidst such relationships, he’s known for pampering women with expensive purchases – although he’s now said to have splashed the money for a rare Birkin handbag for partner Chaney.
Accordingly page sixhe acquired a rare version of the bag – said to be made from silver metallic Chèvre leather with palladium hardware – for $275,000 (about £209,000).
The outlet states that he bought them from the handbag sourcing company Privé Porter, sending the purchase all the way to Texas for Chaney to receive.
It was reported that the handbag was delivered to his girlfriend in Houston on Tuesday evening (March 30), with Kanye allegedly watching her receive it on FaceTime.
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Sources told the outlet that the gift was requested by Chaney, who wanted the exact version of the bag as it was “very, very rare” and no longer in circulation.
The Mirror reached out to representatives from Kanye and Chaney for comment.
It’s not the first time that Kanye, aka Ye, has gifted a partner with a Birkin bag – made by luxury brand Hermès – as he is believed to have bought one for Julia too.
The Grammy winner is said to have bought a set of the handbags for Julia and her friends for her birthday last month – ahead of reports they had split.
After the breakup, she’s continued to garner attention, even teasing that she’s working on her first book, which she discussed at a party for the Oscars.
The Uncut Gems actress didn’t want to give too much away as she doesn’t like to “talk about things before they’re done,” but she called the book a “masterpiece.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/kanye-west-buys-girlfriend-chaney-26597831 Kanye West buys girlfriend Chaney Jones a £209,000 handbag that is no longer in circulation