The Stitch Witchery of Gibbous Fashions

Selene Ahnese, founder of the company Gibbous Fashions, is a stitch witch. The fabric storyteller is based in Olympia, Washington. She collects scraps of...
Enchanted Living Magazine | Gothic Issue | Fashion

Marriage and Mourning in White and Black (and Eventually Red)

Photography by ROYA DIAR Model: Mahafsoun Cape: Costurero Real Back up a bit (again). We’ve returned to the Middle Ages, and black underwear does not exist yet. Olde-tyme...

Music In Their Hands And Magic In Their Eyes

A cornerstone of gothic is finding beauty in the darkness. There is, after all, much elegance to be found in the macabre. Imagine a delicate footstep cushioned by the loamy soil of a seaside graveyard enshrouded in a cold, billowing mist.

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...

Redefining Art Nouveau Style with Firefly Path

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...

Summer Witch Hat Tips

Now that the weather’s warm and we’re trading in our felted, velveteen, and otherwise weather-inappropriate headwear for straw …. we thought we might need...
Photography by Joy Marshall The Witching Hour Photography Model- Tatiana Pimentel Location- Frog Hollow

The Alchemy Of Parrish Relics

“Go to nature in all singleness of heart … rejecting nothing, selecting nothing and scorning nothing; believing all things to be right and good,...
Serpents and Sorceresses—a decadent assortment of antique Art Nouveau brooches and buttons, including interlaced serpents accented with shimmering garnets and marcasite, a fluttering of bats, plus the witchy women who are perfectly content to share their time with either (and perhaps be convinced to tell your fortune while doing so).

Art Nouveau by Moonlight

As the dawn of a new century approached and cityscapes became grayer, smokier, and increasingly mechanized, a group of artists found themselves yearning for...
Photo by Nsey Benajah on Unsplash

Tim Gunn On Mermaid Fashion

Article from Issue #25 || Buy Do you feel that mermaids and mermaidly allure have a place in today’s fashion world? When we consider the catalysts...

Venturing into the Countryside

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...