Photography by Steve Parke   Last summer a few of us from your favorite magazine—yours truly, photographer Steve Parke, art director Lisa Gill, and Lisa’s gorgeous niece Liana Scruggs—met up in southern Virginia at this most magical greenhouse that we’d spent...
Seven years ago we published a short fairy tale by Joanne Harris and asked Charles Vess if he’d like to illustrate it. Harris, as it turned out, was a fan. The two became collaborators and friends, and the gorgeous...
We wanted to tell you about the brand new illustrated tome Tending to the Sacred: Rituals to Connect with Earth, Spirit, and Self by multidimensional artist and feminine healer Ashley River Brant. In it she shared a curated collection of over 50...
Featured Image: Photo by Justine Meyer on Unsplash We hope you're having a gorgeous week! We thought we'd share this quick post to tell you about our friends at Fairy Glen and all their many many many enchanted wares that you...

Faerie Queens

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Photography by Steve Parke Models: Emily Merrill and Nicola Uatuva Hair and Makeup: Nikki Verdecchia of NV Salon Collective Dresses: Edye Sanford Nicola’s Hair: Solid Justice Design consultant: Tricia Saroya Accessories: Scarves loaned by Joi Brozek and Jennifer Muck-Dietrich We’ve long been fans of...
• Crown of Sisterhood, set with rose quartz with a design of clasped hands on the brow. This crown is never bought, always given. • Crown of Righteous Fury, set with bloodstone and carved with depictions of snarling lions. A...
A new novel you might enjoy: Herlot of Alonia by Maria Rosestone, the first book in a trilogy of ancient magic, golden hearts, unicorns, and the desperate quest for survival from the danger bestowed on the land of Eraska by...
America’s favorite sharpshooter suffered a sugary makeover in Hollywood and Broadway depictions, which depicted her as someone willing to throw matches and stomach bratty men. In truth, the Ohio-born performer was both steelier and savvier, with lots for a...
You might be forgiven if, at first glance, you think the images contained in the Instagram account @blackbirdandgoose are part of an advertorial campaign. They seem too perfect to reflect reality, offering a dreamy, pastoral look at a lovely...
Photography by Steve Parke For an issue devoted to the Romantics, we may or may not have hit the romantic jackpot with our cover models Michael and Kelsey Arden, who might have emerged straight from an idealized, gorgeous past and...