One fine day last spring, I met my sister-in-law Rita for lunch. She was clutching a chunky paperback with an embossed cover, the kind, so I thought, that I would never read. Rita told me my brother had bought her...
J.R.R. Tolkien Faerie Magazine Elves

Elven Royalty

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“The hobbits sat in shadow by the wayside. Before long the elves came down the lane towards the valley. They passed slowly, and the hobbits could see the starlight glimmering on their hair and in their eyes. They bore...
By Alice Hoffman Illustration by Charles Vess Article from the Autumn Issue #40 - Subscribe or Buy Issue The most glorious hour in Manhattan was when twilight fell in sheets across the Great Lawn. Bands of blue turned darker by the moment as...
When Mayte Garcia—more widely known as just Mayte, her given name, which is the Basque word for “beloved”—walked into Steve Parke’s Baltimore studio last June, she was radiant, luminous, and pushing a scruffy little scrap of a dog named King...
So we hope you're having an enchanted week, and are possibly in the mood to see our latest (45th!) cover of what has been Faerie Magazine until now and is transforming into Enchanted Living. Which is the same magazine, with the same people,...
  We’ve been in love with Russian photographer Margarita Kareva’s dazzling fairy tale images for a while now. Each photo tells a story—of some wonderful place, far away, where dreamy ice queens and lady falconers roam through snowy landscapes and...
The fairies must have had their hand in making sure these beautiful images were created. When we learned, last minute, that Dutch corsetiere Joni Steinmann of Rainbow Curve Corsetry would be visiting Los Angeles, we contacted model Jessica Dru,...
We're here to add a dollop of mermaid glamour to it by letting you know that The Mermaid Handbook, the oceanic and curvaceous follow-up to The Faerie Handbook, is now available for pre-order on the Faerie Magazine site and...
  When thinking of our favorite medieval-inspired fashions, we couldn’t help but turn our minds (and hearts) to our favorite show, Game of Thrones, and all our beloved (and beloved to be hated) Targaryens and Starks and Lannisters and their enviably...

Beata Beatrix

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by Grace Nuth Photography by Steve Parke She sits, back slumped in a way that indicates she is oblivious of our gaze or the propriety of Victorian times. Her russet hair glowing in a nimbus around her head, her eyes...