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Kanye West goes overboard on Kim Kardashian West's Mother's Day gift

Kanye West goes overboard on Kim Kardashian West's Mother's Day gift
Kim Kardashian West, left, and her husband Kanye West attend the "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last week. (Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images)

Kanye West has a reputation for being extravagant when it comes to gifts, and Mother's Day was no exception. His wife, Kim Kardashian West, mother of daughter North West, was in Brazil on business on Sunday, but no problem. He had her room decked with a thousand white roses and also arranged for a string quarter to serenade her at dinner.  [People]

Converse and Commes Des Garcons released a new sneaker collaboration. [WWD]

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After a New York Times series last week exposed poor working conditions and pay for the nail shop employees in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo took emergency action to implement inspections and new rules to protect manicurists from hazardous conditions, stop wage theft and launch an education campaign to teach workers their rights. [NYT]

Developer and philanthropist Henry Segerstrom, who died in February, was remembered at an event last week at South Coast Plaza, the luxury mall he developed in Costa Mesa. [Los Angeles Times]

Equity firm Castanea Partners is exploring buying an interest in fashion label Proenza Schouler, WWD reports. [WWD]

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