Feature Image by ©SIMON RAYMONDE Stephanie Dosen was already an award-win-ning singer, with songs appearing on Dawson’s Creek and Party of Five as well as in the movie Hanna, when she discovered that her love of knitting could translate into the creation...
Feature image credit: AF Archive / Alamy Stock Photo When it comes to costuming, enchantment lies in the details. Flora Kennedy’s exquisite accent pieces add layers of wonder and complexity to the costume design in the Starz series Outlander. Kennedy comes...
The Night Goddess Elven Corset Dress, by Ukranian designer Alisa Perova of Alice Corsets, caused a sensation when she debuted it on social media, and our team at Enchanted Living was smitten as well. The three-piece design, including corset,...
Though 18th century corsets are not in her normal repertoire, designer Justina A. Prince has always had a love for fantasy couture that combines seemingly incongruous elements. While creating the Outlander dress for this issue of Faerie Magazine, she was...
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Celtic Fusion Designs

Feature image: ©Emma Stoner Photography Fabric artist Regina Tierney creates clothing for the magic ritual that is daily life. Her designs, made from natural and sustainable materials, add a feel of Celtic spirit and culture into ensembles that can be worn anywhere...
Owls and spiders and ladybugs, hares and swans and whales, bats and bees and crickets … The designs of Finnish artist Klaus Haapaniemi are populated with these creatures in their most magical, dazzling forms. Crickets fly through space while spiders...
We hope you're having a splendid Friday, the kind that warrants an entire missive about the Finnish fairy tale fashion of Mai Niemi... who recently did a photo shoot for yours truly, appropriately called "Fairy Tale Day with Mai's...
“Hand With Pearls and Lover’s Eyes” 7x5 inches, oil on panel © Fatima Ronquillo, 2017

In A Lover’s Eye

For the Outlander television series, costume designer Terry Dresbach created an ensemble for Geillis Duncan that included a brooch containing Bonnie Prince Charlie’s eye as a secret sign of her political allegiance to the Jacobite cause. As Dresbach explains it,...
A few months ago, we received an email from Kamilla Mai, who owns the bridal shop Eventyrbruden (or “fairy tale bride”) in Oslo, Norway. The email contained a jaw-droppingly gorgeous shot of a model in a long, fluttering gown,...
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Garbed in the Garden

A profusion of thriving blooms spill from the waist of her gown to the grass at her feet. Moss spreads across the bodice and one shoulder. Flaring fronds frame her neck and shoulders. It’s a gown fit for Mother Nature...