You could say that professional mermaiding began in 1904, when young Australian swimmer Annette Kellerman dove into a glass tank at the Melbourne Exhibition Hall and swam with eels and seals and tropical fish as a crowd gathered and...
Photography by Marketa Novak | Model: Marie Kružíková Renčová Temptresses from the deep, with beautiful faces and seductive voices, luring sailors to their death. Wicked profiteers who pick a shipwreck clean of its riches and line their lairs with fallen...
They say she was then struck with feverish madness. If she was, it was an odd sort of madness, for she knew exactly what she needed to do, with an unearthly clarity of mind and steadiness of hand. After...
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Candle Magic

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The very first spell that you cast was most likely the annual wish that you conjured upon your birthday candles. Candle magic has been woven into the tapestry of society for centuries. My grandma Helen, who is of Romani...
Photography by Angi Sullins and Silas Toball I admit it. I’m a wonder junkie. An inspiration addict. My fairy-tale fanaticism led me to create immersive Muse Juice Tours around the world so seekers can discover their own personal once-upon-a-time enchantment...
Here at our enchanted headquarters we're very excited to be wrapping up our Pre-Raphaelite-themed spring issue in the next couple of weeks and are even more excited to finally share this wondrous cover, featuring Emilie Autumn, with you! But first: if you haven't...
Many plants seem to represent an archetype or personality to me, which is often a reflection of their usage in folk medicine or even stories or legends about them. Elderflower is playful and ethereal like a maiden beckoning you...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAN PAULY

At Home in the Forest

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BY SARA CLETO AND BRITTANY WARMAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAN PAULY The concept of hygge is all about creating cozy, safe, and happy spaces. Embracing hygge means cultivating a refuge away from the grind of the busy world, the dark forests of...
Photography by Steve Parke In this moment, the sun stretches over the open sky, glowing golden before its descent into night. The wind sways the high grass on this hidden hill in a dance. The barn swallows sing their last...
If there ever were a place made for magic, it’s Iceland. It’s a county of drama and mystery, of extremes, where rumbling volcanoes shake the ground, spewing fire to the heavens, and glaciers reach across the earth, pulling great...