Text and Photography by THE SEAMSTRESS OF ROHAN   If you try to imagine what life was like for a woman in the early 19th century, Jane Austen’s world of complex yet delightful social relationships may come to mind. But in her...
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...
  Photography by Steve Parke. Model: Crystal Chandler   When Lynn Hurst of South Carolina’s Moss Hollowe Farms isn’t tending to her small flock of sheep, dairy goats, chickens, ducks, guineas, and peacocks, or selling eggs and produce and fairy soap at...

Wilde Hunt Corsetry

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Photography: Frank Wiredu Models: Karisah Brown, Lucia Corsetti, Maryam Jama Fashion (except white lace gown): Wilde Hunt Corsetry White lace gown: Style and Salvage MUA: Ludie Senatus The influence of Art Nouveau aesthetic is undeniable in the work of corsetière Larissa Boiwka of Wilde...
We’ve worked with gown designer JoEllen Elam Conway of Firefly Path on several projects—including our summer 2017 cover featuring six luminous fairies garbed in diaphanous, pastel gowns and the elven crown tutorial she contributed to our Tolkien issue—and we...
Selene Ahnese, founder of the company Gibbous Fashions, is a stitch witch. The fabric storyteller is based in Olympia, Washington. She collects scraps of fabric—tattered velvets, embroidered silk slips, lace remnants—and with fine stitches like runes, she writes a...
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...
French designer Sylvie Facon takes fairy-tale couture to a new level with her intricate, otherworldly, and seemingly impossible gowns that are themselves storybooks. You might have seen her Arras dress (featured image above) that went viral last year, including...
We asked Kambriel about the clothing she made for the project—and for fashion tips for those of us who plan to attend a Victorian fairy tea party ourselves (or just look like we might!). Faerie Magazine: So tell us about...
  In a flash of light, Titania’s court arrives, all berry-stained lips and shimmering wings. Their gowns are gossamer and diaphanous, their eyelids drooping languidly in the dreamtime of a thick summer afternoon. Queen Titania herself leads them in merry...