What Kanye West’s Five Gifted Birkin Bags Could Buy in L.A.

In his signature style, the rapper went all out for new girlfriend Julia Fox’s Birthday
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Kanye West gifted his newest girlfriend and Uncut Gems actress, Julia Fox, and her friends, five Hermès Birkin bags for her 32nd birthday at another swanky dinner outing this time at Lucien Bistro in Manhattan. As previously reported, West was recently seen dining with Fox, Madonna and friends in Los Angeles just before a scuffle in which he allegedly punched a fan.

The beloved bags—which can only be purchased at Hermès boutiques or licensed stores through inquiry or offer—can run anywhere between $12,000 and $18,000.

The luxurious purchase got us thinking, what else could one purchase with the amount West dropped on these five Birkins?

Caviar Dinner at Petrossian

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Petrossian, located in West Hollywood, is best known for its selection of caviar. 50 grams of the Ossetra will cost you about $664, and the Kaluga Huso Hybrid is priced at $824 for the same amount. However, their limited-edition Special Reserve Caviar Coffret will run you $4000, making it the most expensive caviar option on the menu.

One Year of Tuition and Boarding at FIDM

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Every fancy going back to school? Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, located on Grand Ave. in Downtown Los Angeles, is one of the top fashion schools on the West Coast. One year of education and housing at the institute will cost you about $54,000, excluding aid.

One Year of Rent on an L.A. Apartment

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In La Brea, a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,032 square foot apartment at the Villas at Park La Brea will cost you $4,095 a month. The location—less than a mile from The Grove—includes upgraded finishes, in-home washers and dryers, vinyl wood flooring, as well as access to a saltwater pool and fitness center.

5,000 Square Foot Lot in Chatsworth

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Though $50,000 will never buy you a home in the city, there are numerous lots available around that price point. Just North of the 118 freeway and Canoga Ave, a 5,000 square foot lot is available for all your entrepreneurial needs.

BMW M240i xDrive Coupe

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BMW describes its latest M240i model as “built for fearless performance” and prices it at $48,350. The xDrive model has a TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine, 335hp, suspension, and can go 0-60mph in just 4.2 seconds.


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