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Kanye West and Irina Shayk Are ‘Casually’ Seeing Each Other, Source Says

Kanye West and Irina Shayk have “casually been seeing each other,” a source tells ET.

The two sparked romance rumors this week after they were photographed in Provence, France, for the rapper’s 44th birthday. According to ET’s source, they have “been friendly for a long time.”

“Kanye loves having someone in the fashion world as that’s a big part of his life and Irina enjoys Kanye’s passion for it,” adds the source. “The two have kept things on the DL for a while as they are both very private.”

Shayk previously appeared in West’s 2010 music video for “Power,” later walking in his Yeezy fashion show in 2012. West also name-dropped the 35-year-old model in his 2010 song, “Christian Dior Denim Flow,” rapping, “I wanna see Irina Shayk next to Doutzen.”

West’s friendship with Shayk comes amid his highly publicized divorce from Kim Kardashian West. The 40-year-old reality star

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Thelma West Is On A Mission To Change The Jewelry World

Perhaps the ultimate Renaissance woman of the jewelry world, Thelma West is not just a jewelry designer who specializes in incredible gemstones, she’s also a certified gemologist, diamond dealer, and founder of a gemological laboratory. Where did she find the time? Her newest venture, Thelma West Diamonds, is the pinnacle of her career and combines her extensive knowledge of the jewelry industry and gemology with her unique design aesthetic influenced by her childhood in Nigeria and her exploration of European-style jewelry. 

In Nigeria, jewelry wasn’t solely reserved for special occasions. It was an integral part of their wardrobes and personal style, as well as a source of financial security. “Being Nigerian born, jewelry plays a big role in how we express ourselves, not just in terms of fashion. We also see it as a very meaningful store of value, knowing that if there

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Why new quarantine rules are ‘disastrous’ for the West End

With nonessential retailers now given the green light by the Government to reopen on Monday June 15, one of the UK’s most famous shopping destinations is on the final countdown to getting back to business. In the West End – which incorporates Oxford Street, Regent Street, Bond Street – around 90 per cent of shops are expected to open their doors for the first time since mid-March on Monday morning. 

‘We’re so desperate now to start getting back to some kind of normality,’ says Katie Thomas, Associate Director at New West End Company, which manages London’s biggest shopping district. ‘I completely understand the underlying fears of health and safety. We’ve spent so much time in the lockdown looking at this, which actually is not that long really for bringing in entirely unheard-of measures.’  

Thomas is realistic in acknowledging that next Monday won’t spark a swift return to normality. ‘I think

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