Have you ever felt like your appearance or physical limitations prevent you from looking or feeling magical? I want you to know that you already are magical, and you are absolutely allowed to express that part of yourself, no...
Feature Image: The Fairies’ Banquet by John Anster Fitzgerald. Wikimedia Commons Magic in the 21st century has undergone many fantastic changes and evolutions, but its most ancient face still appears in a few discreet patterns that hold their shape across...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELIZABETH ELDER What better way to end an homage to faerie queens than with a magical, glittering queen riding on a unicorn? In fact, when said queen (model Courtney Allegra) and her enchanted helpers—photographer Elizabeth Elder, gown designer...
Styling and photography by TRICIA SAROYA This is where we first meet Shakespeare’s Titania: deep in the ancient forest, lying on her floral bower of sunny-hued oxlip and nodding violet, surrounded by wild thyme. A mist creeps beneath the luscious...

A Compendium Of Witches

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Ilinčić’s fascination with Earth-based spiritualities, religions based on worship of nature, began when she was a teenager growing up in the foothills of the Italian Alps. She always had a fascination with history, and growing up among such beautiful natural landscapes
©The Advertising Archives : Alamy Stock Photo As an act of holiday charity, I beg you to put aside everything America has taught you about the Krampus, especially any thoughts connected to that mirthless horror-comedy that blighted cineplexes last year. Though...

Every Day Magic

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Photography by Lena Fox Art Shower Meditation No fancy ingredients are needed. This meditation should help ease tension. I have found that during the equinoxes, when the veil is thinnest, tension and memories of ancestors are particularly vivid. The veil thins...
Samhain, known as the Witches’ New Year, is one of the most anticipated and celebrated pagan holidays. It has an energy that sets it apart from the other sabbats of the Wheel of the Year, an annual cycle of...
Illustration by Guinevere von Sneeden • A path where she’s quite certain there was no path before. • A delicious bright orange ruffled mushroom that is savory and delicious when cooked.* • Deer, birds, squirrels, and other forest creatures. (She steps as...
My introduction to nature was at my childhood home a top a mountain in West Virginia with thirty-five acres of woods to call my playground. Exploring those woods brought countless hours of delight as my siblings and I discovered...