Even North West’s changing bag is designer! Kanye takes some time out from daddy duties as he heads out for lunch toting a Louis Vuitton holdall

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The 36-year-old rapper was seen toting an oversized Louis Vuitton holdall that could have easily passed for a baby bag as he headed out for lunch with a friend at Marmalade Cafe in Calabasas, California, on Wednesday. Taking a break from daddy duties: Kanye West was seen toting an oversized Louis Vuitton holdall that could have easily passed for a baby bag as he headed out for lunch with a friend at Marmalade Cafe in Calabasas, California, on Wednesday Dressed casually as he took some time out from his daddy duties to grab a bite to eat, the Through The Wire hitmaker shunned his usual penchant for blingy outfits in favour of a baggy navy T-shirt, jeans and hi-top trainers. ‘He doesn’t even know who I am’: Blonde bombshell denies getting ‘cosy’ with Kanye West at BET party while Kim Kardashian stayed home with their baby North Kanye seemed a little camera shy as he headed out for the day, turning his head away from the waiting cameras as he made his way into the eatery. The musician broke his own self-imposed privacy policy on Monday when he shared an adorable picture with his Twitter followers of his first Father’s Day gift from Kim, 32. Designer gear: It would seem the 36-year-old rapper is so besotted with his little bundle of joy that he’s taken to carrying around North West’s changing bag with him He tweeted a photograph of two Apple computer mice signed by the company’s founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, alongside the caption: ‘One of the other gifts my girl gave me for fathers day.’ The couple welcomed their baby daughter, North ‘Nori’ West, into the world on June 15, and the pampered tot has already been showered with a whole host of designer gifts. Beyonce and Jay-Z – Kanye’s best pal – reportedly took along a staggering 5,000 worth of gifts on their first meeting with the little one, including a pair of personalised Christian Dior baby booties and a three-piece sterling silver Elsa Peretti Padova baby set. Stocking up: Kim’s assistant Laura was seen going to a baby store to pick up a baby bath in Calabases on Wednesday Just what you need!

He’s young and one of the hottest stars and this look just ages him by 10 years. Put a cigar in his mouth, a glass of champagne in his right hand and a blonde bimbo on his left and they’ll dub him the new Korean Playboy. Lee Byung Hyun ? could wear a paper bag as a suit and he’d still look fine. Am I feeling the double-breasted blazer? No.

Sorry Louis Vuitton, China’s No Longer Into You

Artemis is already struggling with the loss of its boat and of strategist Andrew Bart Simpson who died on May 9 when the teams 72-foot catamaran capsized in practice, trapping him under the wreckage. The Swedish team will skip the opening races of the Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series in order to be ready to race by the end of the month. Another issue for this tournament has been economics. Organisers originally predicted 15 teams would compete. Instead there are four. By demanding teams sail multihulls (the defending champion gets to set the rules of the Cup), Ellison set the cost of the boats at up to $US8 million, and the global financial crisis stopped many players review from taking part. This year, with Artemis injured and Italy sailing a copy of Team New Zealands first boat, the competition during the Cup may not be as strong as hoped.

Louis Vuitton series sets off as America’s Cup drama begins

Brands from different segments ranging from Chanel to Coach or Burberry are continuing to grow. The Chinese market is still developing. In order to stay ahead of the game, brands must have the ability to adapt (and) reduce the risk of brand saturation. In the case of Louis Vuitton, LVMH has already shifted gears, putting the brakes on its global expansion, while raising prices and developing more leather upmarket products, he said. This years China World Luxury Index shows Chinese consumer interest in the luxury fashion segment is mostly fixated on 10 global brands. After Chanel and Louis Vuitton comes Gucci in third place, followed by Hermes, Coach, Prada, Dior, Burberry, Giorgio Armani and Versace at No. 10. Hand bags and wallets dominate the Chinese fashionaccessories market, generating almost 90% of total interest in these names, according to the survey.

Louis Vuitton parent company LVMH fined 8 million Euros in Hermes case

After much name calling, accusation throwing and general slinging of verbal mud, French regulatory board AMF condemned LVMH for ‘failing to follow market rules’, when it discretely accumulated a significant stake in Hermes stocks. Citing the “seriousness of the successive breaches of public disclosure requirements, which consisted in concealing each stage of LVMH’s stake-building in Hermes,” as the fuel behind the hefty fine, the AMF appear to be in no doubt that there’s been foul play. LVMH however, continues to disagree. Brandin both the claim and punishment to be ‘unfounded’, the conglomerate has said it will appeal against the decision, despite further cases being already lodged against it by, yep you guessed it, Hermes. Though this chapter may be settled for now, expect more drama as the cases continue to pile up! Thoughts?

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