North West, the daughter of newlyweds Kim Kardhasian and Kanye West, celebrated her first birthday this weekend and - in true super-star form - the couple went all out for the occasion. To mark the mile-stone in their baby's life, they chose to her have ears piereced and, as a gift, they had them adorned with a set of large diamond earrings. We first clocked the studs as they embarked on family day out to the Children's Museum Of Manhattan yesterday in honour of her special day, and we know it's a move that's guaranteed to divide opinion...
While it's controversial to pierce the ears of such a young child, in some cultures it's used as a rite of passage in a young girl's life, which might be what the couple were going for. Whether you agree with their decision or not, you have to admit the trio looked like the picture-perfect family as they stepped out for their stroll in New York.
Baby Nori, as she is affectionately nicknamed by her parents, was dressed in a super-cute white jersey dress with notably missing shoes - adorable! - while her fashion savvy mum, who has practically every designer on speed-dial, opted for a sleek vest and khaki pencil skirt which she finished with Céline's coveted ZZ Top square sunglasses. With her gold 'North' necklace on show, it's clear to see that Kim is besotted with her little one-year-old. Happy Birthday North!
By Maxine Eggenberger