Throughout life there are rare opportunities to make friends and even more rare opportunities to make those friendships grow into something more. I have a handful of women in my life who I was lucky enough to meet when we were around 11 years old. Life has been an incredible journey and it’s been an absolute pleasure knowing these girls as we became women. Describing them as friends is too meek a term, they’re family.
One of these girls is Violet, the co-founder of The Glow. I’ve always been in awe of Violet, her accomplishments, talent, beauty and kindness. She recently became a mother to a beautiful little baby girl, Plum. I instantly loved her. Holding her for the first time, I was filled with love. I’m happy to consider her another member of my family as I know Violet considers me and my son Henry.
I was honored to make this sweet little poem into a watercolor picture for sweet little Plum in their lovely home–featured in this Glow shoot for JCrew at Violet, David and Plum’s apartment.
See more beautiful photos by Kelly Stuart on The Glow here. Pre-order The Glow: An Inspiring Guide to Stylish Motherhood book now. I bet it will sell out as soon as it hits shelves.