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The bulletproof vest Donda worn by Kanye West will be auctioned

The bulletproof vest worn and signed by Kanye West is being auctioned for US $ 20,000.

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The Donda bulletproof vest worn and signed by Kanye West is offered at Christie’s, with a presale estimate between $ 20,000 and $ 30,000.

The hip-hop star and business mogul, 44, who legally changed his name to Ye in October, wore the bulletproof vest on August 5 during the release and listening party for his album Donda at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Christie’s said. The black vest, complete with ballistic panels, has “DONDA” hand painted in white and West-signed MBD (My Body Different) on the back.

from West Donda The album, dedicated to her mentor and late mother Donda West, set Apple Music’s record for most live streams in history with over 5.4 million.

West won 22 Grammy Awards. He has a net worth of $ 1.8 billion according to Forbes’ estimate, mostly from his fashion brand, Yeezy.

Christie’s refused to disclose the identity of the sender of the vest. According to a story from GQ, the vest was sold to a New York collector in late August for US $ 20,000.

The vest is offered in Christie’s online sale, Handbags x HYPE: The Luxury Remix, Wednesday through December 9, which features a variety of luxury items ranging from Hermès handbags to Supreme skateboards.

“With the streetwear and sneaker culture reinventing our definition of high-end luxury, we are introducing a new take on a luxury sale at Christie’s, attracting a younger and more diverse collector audience, while also featuring the icons of core luxury that has shaped our category since inception in 2014, ”said Caitlin Donovan, head of the handbags and accessories department at Christie’s New York, in a statement.

The 175-lot sale also includes a full set of Kanye West Adidas Yeezy 350 released between 2015 and 2020. The 57 blank Yeezy 350 pairs include region-specific models launched in Asia, Europe and the Americas. The lot has a presale estimate of between US $ 30,000 and US $ 50,000.

The full selection of the sale will be available to the public, by appointment only, at Christie’s Rockefeller Center galleries in New York.


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