Kanye may have underpaid for custom-made watch

I think Kanye West should have blown more than $180,000 on this custom-made yellow gold Tiret watch adorned with his own face. The “Kanye” portion of the watch is encrusted with only eight carats of yellow, black, brown and white diamonds. A few more Ks could surely have lent themselves to something more resemblant of a human ear, or smoothed the bulbous terrain of his jowls and chin. When I commission custom-made watches of my face, I tend to allow a full year instead of Kanye’s “five months to create the dial of the watch itself, which is made of a gold-colored mother-of-pearl.” And why are the diamonds on the border so small? This is a disappointment. [PopEater]

Annie on Twitter: @EWAnnieBarrett

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  • JCK

    Fantastic Annie, as always!

  • c.e.

    Well, Tiret still will get major PR steering rappers away from Jacobs Jewelers when they want someone to customize one of a kind experience of crappiness…so it all works out for everybody.

  • gabba

    Don’t ever leave us again, Annie.

  • stevenjaba

    I agree completely Annie.

  • ITN

    That is sooo cheap. Mine, for instance, cost around 750K. It has my name in diamonds, surrounding my face. At the top of each hour, a tiny bird pops out and says, “coo coo.”

    • wokka wokka

      well, mine cost 11.8 mil, is encrusted in unobtainium and every hour an actual bird is released. one second later a pure platinum bust of kanye swings out from the side and says, “I’m sorry, but BeyoncĂ© had one of the best videos of all time.” it then falls off and i eat it. while it does cause partial blindness, it also gives me the power of prophecy for about 10 minutes. i wear it to the track and poker games and it practically pays for itself! thanks kanye!

      • Mr. Holloway

        Is this Penelope from SNL?

      • Veritoo

        Dear Jessica. I am so glad you liked The Chosen One. I have thought a lot about witirng a sequel, and I don’t think that I will. However I do have two new books out that you may enjoy. GLIMPSE and MILES FROM ORDINARY, though neither one of them are about polygamy.

  • xm

    the author does realize that the image she is commenting on is stretched; it’s a circular face. hard to make sarcastic comments when you dont have the right information. i realize that EW isnt the national post or new york times, but some investigative research may help. but who wants to read about facts, right?

    • Mr. Holloway

      It’s a silly post about Kanye’s ridiculous watch…you sound like you’re a lot of fun at parties.

  • AndrewJ

    Hahahaha! Hooray for Annie!

  • edmonton girl

    The guy makes great music, but what a loser. Who puts their own face on their watch? Love yourself much, Kanye? Dumbest ever…

  • Carmen SanDiego

    You are fantastic, Annie

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