Lala Kent makes sure her daughter celebrates her birthday in style.
Earlier this week, the ‘Vanderpump Rules’ star took instagram stories to wish her one-year-old daughter, Ocean, a happy birthday and show off the luxurious bag she gave the toddler.
In a photo shared by Kent, the toddler is holding a CA$1,120 (US$880) Louis Vuitton Mini Pouch adorned with a gold chain and the brand’s famous monogram pattern in contrasting leather.
In anticipation of criticism from her fans, Kent defended her daughter’s birthday present and revealed to fans the family tradition behind the expensive purchase.
“I know many of you are going to think I’m crazy, but listen to me,” she captioned her story. “I really have a love for bags. My grandmother passed down a lot of hers to me and I will pass them on to O one day. For my granddaughter’s first birthday, I wanted to give her her first bag. So the here with her, adorned with Give them Lala baby.“
Despite her explanations, some fans still announced the star’s decision to buy such an extravagant gift for her daughter.
“I think it’s ridiculous, but if that’s how she wants to spend her money…”, a person tweeted.
“Hopefully she learns to respect herself and not value labels,” another added. noted.
“Materialism and gratitude are mutually exclusive. Pray for his daughter,” another wrote.
“A little much”, someone else tweeted.
Others argued that Kent’s gift was harmless and that many people buy expensive gifts for their child.
“It’s the same thing a lot of mothers do,” one person said. wrote. “A lot of babies get money…the problem is a one year old doesn’t even know what a birthday is, so a precious gift that can last a very long time and increase in value is a smart gift !”
“I think your gift for her is precious and very nostalgic,” someone noted. “You continue to be the best mom to her.”
Kent also took it Instagram feed to share a birthday tribute to her little one that she shares with ex-fiancé, film producer Randall Emmett.
“Happy first birthday to you, Ocean. This past year has been the best year of my life. You are the most amazing thing that has ever happened to me. You are sweet, determined, independent, curious – a shining light in our lives , ” she wrote.
“You are going to do amazing things in this world, baby. I will always be there to catch you when you fall, carry the weight when it gets too heavy and protect you with everything I have,” she added. . continued. “Being your mom is an honor, O. Happy birthday, little girl.”