• Welcome to Firefly Path!

    I have this silly habit. With every person I meet I imagine what they might look like in the faerie realm. As I begin to know them better their fay features become more evident to me. This is the way I design fantasy costumes, enhancing or contorting their attributes. Lifting the veil to reveal their own otherworldly beauty and enchantment they possess. There is a place somewhere between waking and sleeping where faeries play. In this twilight hour we can pass through to their world and in that short time we might be able to enjoy their glamor and learn the secrets of their society.
    I hope you enjoy the journey through these costumes I create, the lore I weave, and the images the photographers have captured. Every stitch that has been sewn, every bead that shimmers helps tell the faerie's story. During the growth of Firefly Path my life has been a faerie tale. I've traveled the world with my wonderful friends to capture these mystical creatures on film. Seeking them out in castle ruins, perched in desert canyons, finding them in lush rain forests, hidden inside an ancient bathhouse, gracing palace courtyards and through it all I've learnt that dreams really do come true and I am so very happy to be sharing mine with you.
    - JoEllen Elam (Lillyxandra)

Original Princess Zelda and Princess Hilda

  This gown was originally designed to be an original Daenerys Tagaryen gown to be worn Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball Many people commented that it looks more like something Princess Zelda would wear. After holding a poll on our Firefly Path Facebook & Instagram account, the vast majority voted that it should be styled like Princess Zelda! My friend Milynn Sarley  make her dress in the same style as Hilda. We were lucky to collaborate with talented photographer Mike Saffels to showcase our work in the most magical way! A special thanks to Otherworldly CreationsGeekloreMeisha Mock for helping us princesses  during the shoot<3

About the gown~

Ombre silk chiffon fades from dark fuchsia to grey/white then to dark teal at the bottom. The gown is held up with a hammered golden collar necklace. Matching metal shoulder and belt accessories have tiny polishes rocks woven through the chains.

Zelda – JoEllen Elam

Hilda - Milynn Sarley

Photographer - Mike Saffels

Mother Earth

Our customer Christina Whalen requested a Firefly Path Original Mother Earth Inspired Gown and Headdress. The color pallet she requested is all in rich autumn tones and textured fabrics. Her skirt is layers of crinkle taffeta, organic pin-tucked chiffon, burnt organza, then the top layer is cut out embroidered lace. We cut and applied the lace to look as though it was growing up the sides of her dress and across the chest. To mimic Shelf Mushrooms that grow in tree bark we added layers of stacked fabric on the shoulder seam and right hip. Tiny green and blue flowers sprout throughout the vine lace. Her headdress is faux deer antlers surrounded by moss and ferns. Tiny flowers light up like fairy lights around her head.

Christina worked with photographer Kindra Nikole to shoot her gown in the beautiful forest setting! I am absolute enchanted with this set!

Model : Christina Whalen

Photography by:  Kindra Nikole

Carolyn - September 28, 2014 - 12:37 am

Thank each of you that contributed to these images. Each aspect is just lovely. The creation is more the the sum of each part, but without each contribution it would not be exactly what it is.
Art, Artist, Craftsmasters, model. Well done. And thank you for sharing with us.

The Labyrinth Masquerade XVII

 


The Labyrinth Masquerade

Annual Fantasy Masquerade Ball XVII
July 4th & 5th, 2014
The Artists of Sypher Arts Studio are working around the clock.
Tickets are moving fast! Saturday Night is Almost Gone.
We’re putting so much into Labyrinth this year and we truly hope
that you experience the magic within the dreaming Court.

July 4th Exclusive
LUMINA – A new experience within the Labyrinth Masquerade, merging visuals and environments into a singular symphonic experience.

LUMINA is a performance of light and sound available to all of our Friday night attendees.

 

Photography in the Grotto
Join Curious Josh in the secret Photo Grotto for a private professional photo session
By Appointment Only - few slots remain

(Click the image for photo shoot booking info or go here:https://www.facebook.com/events/1434281830173772/ )

NEW WITHIN THE LABYRINTH :

THE GOBLIN ENCAMPMENT
The Goblins have expanded their realms! Their newly-constructed stage is wildly unpredictable and as riotous as you might expect, with a variety of goblin and non-goblin performers alike.

THE ELEMENTAL STAGE
and Elemental Alchemist Mixologists

Enjoy our newest stage, where the elementals dance and great powers gather in the heart of the court. While there, you may indulge in hand-mixed frosty beverages at the Elemental Alchemist, featuring the best mixologists of the Legendary Park Plaza.


THE GOLDEN PRINCE
The Rare Scotch Bar ( 21+ )
Offering you an exclusive chance to sample a “Flight” of exotic Scotch or enjoy one of the hand picked choices.

Be ready for something new and wonderful. The Golden Prince is a good place to enjoy a spirit and listen for intrigues within the Royal Court.

Your Favorite Performances and MANY New Surprises

This year our realms have expanded with even more performances and stories to tell . .

Labyrinth Masquerade Ball XVII
at the
Legendary Park Plaza
607 S Park View Street; Los Angeles, CA

Costumes or Masks with Formal Wear are Mandatory!
Imaginative costumes fitting the Court are highly recommended.

All Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis!

www.labyrinthmasquerade.com

My Big Fat Geek Wedding On SyFy Channel

Firefly Path had the honor of designing and creating the elf-inspired wedding gown and accessories for Mandie Roman on her wedding day! The Syfy channel documented our quest to make her dreams come true! Watch the premiere of the new reality show “My Big Fat Geek Wedding” on the Syfy channel March 11th at 10:00pm PST!http://www.youtube.com/watch?

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