In 2011, before BFFs Kelly Stuart and Violet Gaynor had kids of their own, they launched The Glow — a glimpse into the world of inspiring, stylish moms. Swoon with us as we thumb through the archives in preparation for their next venture: an equally addictive book that'll feel right at home on your coffee table.
In a minimalist-meets-luxe apartment
high above Central Park, Laura and Diego Garcia are the picture of familial bliss. The French-Brazilian designer gained instant success in 2004 with her ready-to-wear line, Abaeté
. The collection was scooped up by Bergdorf Goodman and Intermix, and eventually turned into a lucrative collaboration with Payless. After becoming a mom, Garcia shifted her focus to the world of interiors and now works with the artist Bernard Figueroa to create cast bronze lighting pieces.
Together with her musician husband, she raises their trilingual baby (!) in an elegant space sprinkled with art, books stacked floor-to-ceiling, and family photos. When they’re not on tour with Diego, mother and child explore the city together — frequenting the very same spots that Laura, who grew up just a few blocks away, treasured as a kid. Click through for the amazing photos.