Storybook Couture

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...

Wearable Enchantments

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...
Outlander, AF Archive / Alamy Stock Photo

A Wild Yarn

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...
The Night Goddess Elven Corset Dress, Etsy, Model: Luce Del Sole Makeup: Jane Von Vintage Halo: Hysteria Machine Photography: Studio Sheridan’s Art Dress: Alice Corsets

The Night Goddess

The Night Goddess Elven Corset Dress, by Ukranian designer Alisa Perova of Alice Corsets, caused a sensation when she debuted it on social media,...
Creative Director/Gown Designer: Justina A. Prince Photography: Cassandra Panek Models: Mary Clark, Katlyn Keneally, Adrianna Morgan, Sarah Shellhorn, Elizabeth Walker Hair: D’vora Stal MUA: Athena Golden Wardrobe Assistant: Sam Stephenson Custom shoes: Katlyn Keneally Jewelry, crowns, and wands: Mystic Myne

Design Harmony: Justina A. Prince

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...
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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...
Klaus Haapaniemi

Klaus Haapaniemi’s Magical Creatures

Owls and spiders and ladybugs, hares and swans and whales, bats and bees and crickets … The designs of Finnish artist Klaus Haapaniemi are...

Finnish Fairy Tale Fashion of Mai Niemi

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...
“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...

Fairy Tale Bride

A few months ago, we received an email from Kamilla Mai, who owns the bridal shop Eventyrbruden (or “fairy tale bride”) in Oslo, Norway....