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Tasteful friends: chez Kim and Kanye

I feel sorry for the children.

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by Anonymousreply 57Last Tuesday at 1:55 AM

They turned it into a shrine to whiteness. Not a fleck of colour anywhere. A mausoleum.

by Anonymousreply 1Last Monday at 1:24 PM

It's eerie - reminds me of the catacombs in Italy.

by Anonymousreply 2Last Monday at 1:27 PM

What happened to the vineyard?

by Anonymousreply 3Last Monday at 1:31 PM

I think it beautiful house.

by Anonymousreply 4Last Monday at 1:32 PM

Every man associated with the Kardashians wind up sad and insane.

by Anonymousreply 5Last Monday at 1:36 PM

That house is frightening. As in, horror-movie-set frightening.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Monday at 1:36 PM

Changing it from McMansion to Brutalist Dwell is neither good or bad - especially if they live there only three months a year.

It’s much lower maintenance.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Monday at 1:37 PM

Kanye was a bit off balance before he met Kim, surely R5.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Monday at 1:37 PM

Do they actually live there? With kids?

by Anonymousreply 9Last Monday at 1:38 PM

I love their bathroom.

by Anonymousreply 10Last Monday at 1:39 PM

Can you imagine the kids using those vast marble corridors to skateboard or slide in? Or does Kanye scare them so much that they're frightened to do that?

by Anonymousreply 11Last Monday at 1:40 PM

It looks like a scene from American Psycho. I expect to see red blood spattering the white walls as ironic symphonic music plays in the background.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Monday at 1:41 PM

All I see is concussions and snow-blindness.

by Anonymousreply 13Last Monday at 1:43 PM

So cluttered...

by Anonymousreply 14Last Monday at 1:43 PM

The master closet now looks like a boutique.

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by Anonymousreply 15Last Monday at 1:45 PM

Next week, on WHOREDERS...

by Anonymousreply 16Last Monday at 1:45 PM

I don’t mind the monochromatic look per se if it’s well done and aesthetic. But the furniture and sculptures that I’ve seen are ugly, and the place is just cold, dead, and absolutely tasteless. Just like Kanye’s clothing line.

by Anonymousreply 17Last Monday at 1:45 PM

oof just burn it down

by Anonymousreply 18Last Monday at 1:46 PM

We think it is lovely.

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by Anonymousreply 19Last Monday at 1:46 PM

[quote] just cold, dead, and absolutely tasteless. Just like Kanye’s clothing line.

Just like Kanye's presidential 'bid'.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Monday at 1:47 PM

At least they spend enormous piles of money, trickling it down to contractors and white paint companies.

by Anonymousreply 21Last Monday at 1:51 PM

You all are so mean! No one has even mentioned the color palette. Everything from SNOW ICE to MOUNTAIN CAP. With a little WINTER FROST thrown in for contrast.

by Anonymousreply 22Last Monday at 1:56 PM

Shiiiiit. Their kids are going to need therapy...

by Anonymousreply 23Last Monday at 1:57 PM

R24, they would feel right at home in any mental institution.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Monday at 2:00 PM

I think it's tremendous.

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by Anonymousreply 25Last Monday at 2:00 PM

It's odd maybe but the most bizarre and shocking thing to me was the food. ALL that food. Every bit of it obviously there to be staged, as clearly determined by the way the tomatoes are in front of the taller items, the placement of the cucumbers, etc..

There is no way all of that fresh food is for two people and two little babies. Even if she fed her whole clan, it would be vulgar in its waste. It was intentionally staged and much, if not most of it was either given away (okay fine), or privately tossed in the trash a day or two later. All of it grown and purchased solely for this wasteful Human being to boast over her opulence and wealth and waste.

I grew up poor and working-class (depending on the period) in the deep, DEEP south. To us, the wealthy people in the town were the lawyers. I think about this woman and the fact she was not raised poor. Her father was wealthy, famous. She grew-up around finery and in beautiful homes. It's a bit easier to understand had she grown-up poor. But she didn't. She grew up in the epicenter of wealth, fame, and opulence. She isn't necessarily nouveau riche. So it's all the more disgusting and sad that she acts this way. Tone-deaf, prideful, selfish, gluttonous.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Monday at 2:01 PM

[quote] At least they spend enormous piles of money, trickling it down to contractors and white paint companies.

Not smart to have paid. Not smart.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Monday at 2:01 PM

they could live with Donna Reed in a Father Knows Best setting and still need therapy. Both parents are certifiable. Though Kim seems to be pleasant despite whatever her diagnosis is.

by Anonymousreply 28Last Monday at 2:02 PM

It’s a physical manifestation of any NYT feature describing a “journey” - out of touch blah.

Or it’s “Interiors” by Woody A.- neurotic navel gazing by the walking dead. They can’t even import Maureen Stapleton to add interest.

Better yet, It’s “White Box” with Kanye in the role of Bettina.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Monday at 2:06 PM

I’ve been inside Kris Kartrashian’s desert home, the Madison Club in La Quinta. Not much different from these after pix. Cold, white, little to no decoration, void of any personality. Same finishes.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Monday at 2:08 PM

I'm pretty sure that there are other parts of the house where they actually live.

The sad thing is that Axel Vervoordt has designed some minimalist-type spaces that actually do look livable and warm. The combination of Vervoordt and Kanye West equated to something ridiculous.

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by Anonymousreply 31Last Monday at 2:13 PM

I think the Tasteful friends with duplex full of mannequins was less creepy.

by Anonymousreply 32Last Monday at 2:28 PM

As a maximalist this would be one of my personal hells.

by Anonymousreply 33Last Monday at 2:47 PM

R33 = Nic Fairford

by Anonymousreply 34Last Monday at 2:52 PM

Better than Serena's house.

by Anonymousreply 35Last Monday at 3:20 PM

Link please R35.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Monday at 3:22 PM

I understand they are both trash and trashed it up to feel more at home, I get it.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Monday at 3:29 PM

Kim's not trash. Kanye, I'm not sure.

by Anonymousreply 38Last Monday at 3:36 PM

Here it is, R36.

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by Anonymousreply 39Last Monday at 3:46 PM

This home was a spec home built on a very large lot in Hidden Hills. The previous owner was Lisa Marie Presley. The builders bought the home, razed the house and built an amazing home on the lot which was prime real estate. Two plus acres. Two pools. An enormous home (15,000 plus square feet). Every amenity imaginable. And, yes, a vineyard in front. It was beautiful and WARM. Truly gorgeous. These bimbos lay down the 20 million for the home and then proceed to basically tear this fucking gorgeous home apart to redo it. This is for real: they filled in a brand new swimming pool with dirt because they didn’t like the location. They added on a couple of structures, one a recording studio. They tore down a wing twice to keep adding on to a closet for Kim. Another 10+ million to destroy a brand new, gorgeous home. The end result looks cold, anemic, sparse and not really a place a human would feel comfortable in.

The pix of the brand new home they bought pre destruction are there. Compare those to the current monstrosity.

by Anonymousreply 40Last Monday at 3:50 PM

OP, After a couple decades of reading daily about their offspring (and cousins), I daresay you will be sick to death of rather sorry for them.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Monday at 4:14 PM

Frigid.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Monday at 4:24 PM

The living areas are unforgivable and will be completely gutted once they move!

I love this however

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by Anonymousreply 43Last Monday at 4:25 PM

It looks like The Day of the Triffids.

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by Anonymousreply 44Last Monday at 4:30 PM

I don't understand the "sinks" in the master bath. I don't see a bowl, or any sort of depression. It looks like the faucets just pour water onto the counter, which has a slot to drain some of it away.

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by Anonymousreply 45Last Monday at 4:33 PM

I like parts of it for sure. With some art and decent furnishings it would be nice. Also love the bathroom.

by Anonymousreply 46Last Monday at 4:42 PM

It’s hideous. Two people wirh ugly souls live there, and it shows.

by Anonymousreply 47Last Monday at 4:51 PM

[quote] The builders bought the home, razed the house and built an amazing home on the lot which was prime real estate.

They built a cookie-cutter junior executive home with contract grade finishes that looks like it belongs in the cornfields outside Naperville, Illinois, R40.

And, a pool? With a kid? And Kanye? You can’t have a pool around Kanye because the baby can’t save him.

This is zero sum - no loss, no gain. It’s just twits playing with money.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Monday at 5:19 PM

I agree. What's so horrible if people with scads of loot waste it into the local economy.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Monday at 6:38 PM

I like Serena's house. I don't like her art and I don't like the Lighting Display showroom effect in the dining room.

by Anonymousreply 50Last Monday at 6:40 PM

R49 I doubt there's much trickle-down to ratedpeople.com

by Anonymousreply 51Last Monday at 6:42 PM

I would want to kill myself living in that place. So pretentious and depressing.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Monday at 7:05 PM

Is this an insane asylum? Because all the white - don't want to actually delight the senses with any color or personality. "Lush foliage?" ROFL. Looks like Temecula during the summer.

by Anonymousreply 53Last Monday at 7:13 PM

[QUOTE] And, a pool? With a kid? And Kanye? You can’t have a pool around Kanye because the baby can’t save him.

They built another, bigger pool in a different position.

by Anonymousreply 54Last Monday at 7:17 PM

North's bedroom looked like something in a slum. No furniture and all her toys on shelves cut out of the wall.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Monday at 7:18 PM

R55 you can take the boy out of the ghetto but you can't take the ghetto out of the boy.

by Anonymousreply 56Last Monday at 7:40 PM

I really don't mind shades of white used in interior design - that isn't my issue here. The bizarre part to me is that they have NO furniture and NO art to speak of (outside of the "temporary" and seasonal decorations). What few pieces they own/display make no sense, don't fit the rooms or space that they are placed in and seem like afterthoughts. Her bathroom is about the only aesthetically pleasing area of the home. Pathetic vanity project IMO. Hidden Hills is OK but I never did understand the appeal for the $. You really aren't close to ANYTHING, but I suppose that traffic isn't much of an issue.

by Anonymousreply 57Last Tuesday at 1:55 AM
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