Table of Contents
August 6, 2014Wishing summer would never end.
August 13, 2014High hopes and racing hearts.
August 20, 2014Education anxiety.
August 27, 2014Forced exposures.
Magical CreaturesPictures from a charmed life.
MidsummerSnapshots from Sandy's life.
Just Between Us TwoThe most magical moments of a best friendship, revealed!
Horizon LineAn ode to the Baltic Sea.
Queens of the DesertDry heat.
I Love L.A.Looks like another perfect day.
Paper TrailTwo friends + one day = 26 beautiful collages, presented here in pairs.
In the Market for a CureSearching for healing at Mexico City's Mercado de Sonora. Words by Caitlin, photos by María Fernanda.
Hold On to the MagicOnce you see it, it's everywhere.
Call of the WildOtherworldly encounters with the outside world.
Dangerous AngelsMaybe they're real.
Secret GardensThere's storybook magic in our hometown. (Photos by Chrissie, words by Dylan.)
Hidden CharmsThe pictures that were floating in the background this month.
July 1995A short story based on a very real time.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: The House on the RockA WONDERCREEPLAND OF J’AMAZEMENT. (All photos by Krista unless otherwise indicated.)
Make Your Own Glittery GlobeA sparkly party in a jar.
How to Press FlowersA pretty floral keepsake that you don't even have to water.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: David BlaineThe only person with the power to pull me out of my stubbornly unimaginative existence.
DIY Customized Phone CaseTechnology never looked this edible (and sparkly, and sentimental).
Scene Report: Enchantments, Inc.Your one-stop shop for candles, potions, and magick supplies of all kinds. (Words by Elizabeth, photos by Sandy.)
High 5: Quvenzhané WallisA powerhouse's favorite things.
Tween WitchI guess it's supposed to be an insult, but scaring adults seems pretty cool to me?
Dreams Come TrueMy fantasy worlds help me deal with my real one.
My Grandmother the SaintHer magic was real.
How to Win Any ArgumentI actually did retain something I read in high school!
Everything NiceAll my feminine wiles.
Magic ShowsTV and movie stories with touches of light, mystery, and the unreal.
Friday Playlist: Getting to Know YouSongs to trade with a new crush.
Tei Shi: No AngelA gorgeous Beyoncé cover that you can listen to while reading Tei's thoughts on adapting to change and psyching yourself up when you're scared.
Friday Playlist: Deep SleepA dreamy pop mix.
Mirel Wagner: The DirtWatch her darkly gorgeous new video, and read her (very positive) thoughts on science fiction and horror movies.
Magical MelodiesMusic about mystical powers, beings, and feelings.
Friday Playlist: Bathing BeautyRelax and float downstream.
Lily and Madeleine: The Wolf Is FreeA super-sweet new video by one of our favorite sister acts.
Think TwiceOr, Why I Couldn't Write a Hero Status About My Former Hero, Erykah Badu.
Friday Playlist: Summer SpellsDon't let the sun go down.
Lowell: LGBTA song premiere and interview with a musician who dreams of a Backstreet Boys version of Pet Sounds.
Theme Song: HoneybloodAugust 2014: "Mesmerizing"
Friday Playlist: Enchanting ScenesA soundtrack for magical moments, real or imagined.
How (Not) to Impress Your CrushDumb/amazing stuff we've done in the name of L-U-V.
I'll Be Your MirrorA cautionary tale from a former dreamgirl.
DIY Marble ManicureHow to make your claws look psychedelic as hell.
How to Make Your Eyes ShimmerThe most powerful tool is glitter.
Into the TreesPosi-vibes breed posi-changes.
Without a Hair in the WorldShaving my head changed the inside of it, too.
How to Make a Leaf Garland NecklaceWoodland-sprite-ify yourself with the help of Mother Nature and some glue.
Learning the Face-ics: Brigitte Bardot EyesThey have it.
Follow the LeaderOur favorite cult style icons (literally, in a few cases).
Damn Girl Ya Look GoodAdvice about pixie cuts, wardrobe storage, saddle shoes, and how the heck to find a bra that fits.
Just WonderingAdvice about vibrators, coming out to strangers, and sports injuries.
Oh! You Pretty ThingsHow to trim bangs, wear black lipstick, clear up your face, and handle flyaways.
Ask a Grown Woman: Sasheer Zamata’Cause she can answer whatever she wants (like Beyoncé).
Community College: A PrimerGetting past the stigma to deliver the good news about two-year schools.
Editor's LetterAugust 2014: Enchantment
Saturday Links: Rediscovering J.D. Salinger EditionNew work from the author, plus mysterious travelers, rad female professionals, and more.
The Rookie Sunscreen FAQProtecting your skin is actually important.
Saturday Links: Embrace the Occult EditionPlus Roxane Gay's new book, comet exploration, and music aplenty.
Doing College RightNine modest but essential tips to help you get your money's worth.
How to Make Your Own DeodorantA DIY that's no sweat.
Saturday Links: Getting Through It Together EditionIt was a rough week, but we're trying to find the bright moments.
Saturday Links: Hunx for Saint Laurent EditionPlus Cindy Sherman's wigs, Ferguson updates, and "Anaconda."
Saturday Links: HELLO KITTY IS A CAT, OK? EditionWe're upset we even have to clarify this. Plus: new jamzz, fashionzz, and readzz.