The Legacy of Black Fae Day

Photo by CoreElements Photography Without Black Fae Day (@blackfaedayofficial on Instagram), there would be no Enchanted Asian Day (@enchantedasianday on Instagram). It was the efforts of Black Fae Day to showcase the incredible works of...
Lillian Liu_ Sea Fae

Photography by Lillian Liu

These images showcase the range of Asian inspirations. The first features mermaids and fairies blended with some visual references to Taoist deities. The self-portrait “Hallowed Deer” (opposite) presents a Chinese historical-fantasy look inspired by...

Photography by Bella Kotak

The inspiration for this shoot came about organically. Along with Lillian and Yinsey, I have a passion for introducing and celebrating diversity in the enchanted space. In our magical lands, there are no borders,...
MY RENAISSANCE Dress: Rose Savage @rosesavagebridal Crown: Carbickova Crowns @carbickovacrowns

Photography by Yinsey Wang

“The world of self-portraiture helped me envision myself in completely new ways, incorporating myth and fairy-tale aesthetics and a chance to assert my belonging in this space. As a full-time lawyer, it is absolutely...
“The Moon” from the Divine Feminine Tarot by Corina Nika.

Dark Moon Decadence

Feature Image: “The Moon” from the Divine Feminine Tarot by Corina Nika. You can tell a new tale from an old one by the lack of pause, the lack of a sacred taking in...

Embracing Your Shadow

PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE PARKE   Many of us try to avoid our dark side completely, but the truth is our light would not exist without our darkness. Even the most spiritually advanced of us experiences anger,...
Madonna (1895–1902), by Edvard Munch

The Eternal Feminine of The Damned

Imagine this: A nubile dancer named Salome struts before a lustful king. She wields her bejeweled half-dressed body like a weapon. Her desire? To gain the head of John the Baptist, which floats before...

Aubrey Beardsley and the Weight of Decadence

The Peacock Skirt (1893), by Aubrey Beardsley If you’re anything like me, you might have increased in mass over the past eighteen months. While the frightening reality of a pandemic raged, one little comfort we...

Scotland’s Couthy Home

It sits grandly in the ancient and mysterious highlands of Scotland, its stalwart exterior refusing to give hint of the shiny, sexy glamour of its over-the-top interior. Once known as Loch Lann House, now...

Autumn Picnic Meditation

Photography by AU-CONTRAIRE PHOTOGRAPHY Model @SUGARHAIL Gown MEL PLUM     No matter the season, sometimes we need to feel the sunflower’s stalk and how dense it feels with fingers wrapped around it. Sometimes we need gentler energy, but...