The Night Circus

Le Rêveur Parle: An Interview with Erin Morgenstern by J.L. Schnabel

Upon first reading The Night Circus, the void in your heart that you were previously unaware of is filled. From its opening lines, you are stolen away and captivated by its lyrical story and magical characters, your life forever enriched by your experience with it. You find yourself unconsciously nodding to any stranger in the street […]

http://thebrainstormlab.com/banners/ami_banner.jpgThis is a medical illustration of a human heart.

Lupercalia 2017 at Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab + A Giveaway!

Soooo…perhaps you recall that last month we shared our opinion that sweets for the sweet should be an everyday practice, as opposed to a dreary once a year tradition, confined to one disappointing day in mid-February? We urged you to treat yourself to indulgent luxuries because you are your own best sweetheart and why should you wait until a commercially […]

Tin Can Forest

A Woman With Power: Pam Grossman

Perhaps you know of Pam Grossman because you are a fellow enthusiast of fantastical art and ardently admire her blog, Phantasmaphile wherein she curates incredible esoteric imagery. You may have stumbled across her prescient proclamation that 2013 was “The Year of The Witch” and felt energized and empowered at the long overdue celebration for this […]

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Post Mortem: February 2017

Please join us for revisiting Haute Macabre’s offerings from February, 2017. Tender, Tragic Treasures: An exclusive peek at Sara Deck’s “Reclaimed Shadows” The Skeleton Rocker: A Cozy Reminder of Our Mortality Adventures in Demonology with Vincent Price Remembering the Morbid Anatomy Museum Unfolding A Daydream: The Art Of Amy Earles Nevertheless, She Persisted La Dame: […]

Caitlin Doughty: From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity: Caitlin Doughty of The Order of the Good Death

Everyone’s favorite undertaker, Caitlin Doughty, has spent the last few years since her first book, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, was released traveling the world to experience global death traditions and rituals, opening her own green funeral home, leading The Order of the Good Death, and posting her YouTube series, Ask a Mortician. Caitlin’s new […]

Haute Macabre Hair Gloss by Black Phoenix Trading Post

New in the Shop: Haute Macabre + Black Phoenix Trading Post Hair Gloss

  **WOW!  We were absolutely not expecting how fast the new Haute Macabre x Black Phoenix Trading Post Hair Gloss would sell out – completely gone in under a minute. We are SO SORRY to everyone that might have missed out!  We will be working with BPTP & BPAL immediately to restock and will update you all […]

Haute Macabre Hair Gloss by Black Phoenix Trading Post

Coming Soon: Haute Macabre + Black Phoenix Trading Post Hair Gloss

Haute Macabre and Black Phoenix Trading Post are pleased to present to you our first Hair Gloss, scented with our original Haute Macabre fragrance. We have combined Tahitian Moni, Camelina Oil, Argan Oil, and Karanja oil to give your mane a gleaming finishing shine, without feeling weighed down or greasy. Paraben and sulfate free, with no […]

David Bowie Tarot

There’s A Star Man Waiting in the Sky: The David Bowie Tarot

Because one can never have enough Tarot decks: The David Bowie Tarot by The Shoggoth Assembly on Etsy was originally funded by a KickStarter campaign, and is now a permanent item in their shop. Using a mix of Bowie’s different personas and character portrayals for the Major Arcana and featuring a Bowie era for each […]

Here is the Church

Delicate and Unflinching: The Art of Nicomi Nix Turner

Each time I see fresh work from the hand of Nicomi Nix Turner, I feel I am plunged headlong into the lost and forgotten pages of an adventuring biologist’s or botanist’s journal, recovered from former expeditions into secret realms. Human and flora, fungi and bone, beetle and animal are examined in delicate, unflinching detail, and are at turns both […]

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Scary Stories Tribute Art Exhibit Is Beautifully Terrifying

Earlier this month we were alerted to a new kind of art exhibit by John Squires at Bloody Disgusting: work inspired by the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books was on display from 7pm to 12am in a small San Antonio, Texas gallery, whose Instagram served as a live feed for those of […]

The Night Circus

Le Rêveur Parle: An Interview with Erin Morgenstern by J.L. Schnabel

Upon first reading The Night Circus, the void in your heart that you were previously unaware of is filled. From its opening lines, you are stolen away and captivated by its lyrical story and magical characters, your life forever enriched by your experience with it. You find yourself unconsciously nodding to any stranger in the street […]

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The Haute List

Bria Romper, $41 $20.50  +  Cora Dress, $106 $53  +  Twist-Front Crop Top, $35 $19.99 Twist-Front Jersey Gown, $406 $182.70  +  Grecea Dress, $128  +  Harem Jumpsuit, $150 Revolve Pant, $148  +  Leather Transport Tote, $158  +   Halle Jeans, $239 $125.47

Stone Sparrow Design

New Advertiser: Stone Sparrow Design

Please welcome our newest advertiser, Stone Sparrow Design! Stone Sparrow Design is a one woman show, owned and operated by Marina Eliasi in New York. Marina studied Architecture and Art History at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, but found her passion in metal smithing after graduation. Each piece is made with love and intention and […]

SÉANCE: SPIRITUALIST RITUAL AND THE SEARCH FOR ECTOPLASM

SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm by Shannon Taggart

The ever-inspiring Pam Grossman (recently interviewed here by S. Elizabeth) just tipped us off about the forthcoming release of a fascinating new book by Brooklyn-based photographer Shannon Taggart, who specializes in contemporary spirit photography. Entitled SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm, the book combines Taggart’s ethnographic study of Spiritualism with her processes for photographing spiritualist transformations, including such […]

All The Saints You Should Know : Elizabeth Harper

All The Saints You Should Know

New favorite blog alert: All the Saints You Should Know: Bodies, Bones, Relics, Lore and Oddities from the Catholic Church by Elizabeth Harper. Because, you know you should know these. Elizabeth is a member of The Order of the Good Death, and travels the lands to research and photograph the folk practices of Catholicism and the […]

http://thebrainstormlab.com/banners/ami_banner.jpgThis is a medical illustration of a human heart.

Lupercalia 2017 at Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab + A Giveaway!

Soooo…perhaps you recall that last month we shared our opinion that sweets for the sweet should be an everyday practice, as opposed to a dreary once a year tradition, confined to one disappointing day in mid-February? We urged you to treat yourself to indulgent luxuries because you are your own best sweetheart and why should you wait until a commercially […]

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The Haute List: Get Moving Edition

The days are getting longer, the afternoons warmer, and I’m feeling the urge to move around again (an urge that vanishes entirely in the winter). I can pretty much see through my old running pants at this point, so it’s probably time to take advantage of the current crop of lace-up, mesh inset, shiny coated […]

Chase and Scout

New Advertiser: Chase and Scout

Born in 2008, Austin-based Chase & Scout Jewelry formed its roots in the antiques business and has grown with a desire to bring forth unique, covetable jewelry for the Strange and the Beautiful. Using hand selected gems, bronze and sterling silver, studio jeweler Elle Green blends ancient symbology, natural objects, and modern aesthetics to create […]