London Necropolis Railway

Connecting London to Brookwood Cemetery was The London Necropolis Railway, transporting mourners and their recently deceased to the burial grounds outside of the city. London in the Victorian era was faced with a massive shortage of space within the city limits for the burial of bodies and an overcrowding of existing cemeteries, the areas outside […]

BloodMilk: Ritual Strands Release Today

Today at 3PM EST, BloodMilk Jewels will be adding new ritual strands and mourning beads to the collection: in addition to new designs, The Black Phoenix and the reimagined Midnight Rattlesnake, previously available strands will be now be crafted in moonstone and labradorite beads. You may also find an new miniature version of the Sword […]

New Sponsor: Mystic Medusa

Please welcome our newest sponsor: Mystic Medusa Awesome astrology blog with super on point horoscopes, an amazingly accurate online Oracle, year ahead astrological scheduler and 12 Card Instant Tarot Read. Influences include; Minimalism, Anti-Fragile, Esther Harding/Jung, the Schumann Resonance/Solfreggio Frequency, Geomancy/Feng Shui, JG Ballard, Reishi, Dark Matter, Chaos Magic, Ancient Roman & Norse mythology, Hare/Trickster. […]

The Call of Cthulhu for Beginners

From the great depths of cosmic horror, here emerges a retelling of The Old One, in the style of Dr. Seuss. The most merciful thing in the world, I believe, is humanity’s failure to fully conceive of the cosmical horrors we’ve yet to reveal, and which up until now I have tried to conceal This […]

Haute Macabre Staff Favorites 2017: Sam’s Picks

The previous year is now weeks behind us, but it’s taken me quite some time to process. I feel that for many of us, 2017 was a truly liminal experience: a year of stepping through thresholds of discomfort and sanctity, and diving deep within each of ourselves to find a truer version of what we […]

Post Mortem: January 2018

We present the first offerings from Haute Macabre in the new year, and cannot wait for everything we have upcoming for the new year! Exploring the Daydream Spaces of Scott Radke What Whisper A Needle Makes: The Creations of Elsa Olssen/Fevernest Death: A Graveside Companion Sam’s Semi-Annual Closet Cleanout Dr. Bloodsucker: Or, How I Learned […]

Shop PSA: Haute Macabre Hair Gloss Back in Stock

We have just restocked the Haute Macabre Shop with a limited number of our original scent Hair Gloss! Click here to visit the Haute Macabre Shop Oak leaf, bourbon vanilla, almond husk, and black leather accord darkened by a 13-year aged black patchouli. The original scent, bottled exclusively for Haute Macabre by Black Phoenix Alchemy […]

Fatally Yours

I never cared about Valentine’s Day before Vegan Treats Fatally Yours candy box came into my life, but now I look forward to the holiday every year! Vegan Treats offers two different styles: The Fatally Yours for all you black hearts out there, and the My Vegan Valentine for the pastel goth in your life. […]

Sam’s Semi-Annual Closet Cleanout

Hello friends! I’ve started my semi-annual closet clean out, and dug deeeeeppppp this time. I moved just before the holiday season, and unearthed some frocks that have been packed away but deserve to be loved and flaunted. All of my listings are currently on the Depop app (available for iPhones and Androids), which is my favorite […]

Death: A Graveside Companion

Morbid Anatomy’s Joanna Ebenstein released her latest book, Death: A Graveside Companion, this past October. Containing nearly 400 pages of essays and over 1,000 images, tracing humankind’s attempts to imagine and that great, inevitable unknown mystery of human life: namely, death. From the Morbid Anatomy blog: The book features 19 essays by a broad variety […]

Haute Macabre Shop Open

The Haute Macabre Shop is now open and restocked with our beloved Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Black Phoenix Trading Post collections. Quantities of each item are limited, but they are in stock and ready to ship. Mummies of Mexico City contains notes of  church incense, ornate gold, old lace, and dust. A sacred, secret scent, recalling residual […]

BloodMilk Halloween Treats

The Witching Hour hat and Witches Brew cauldron charms composed the Halloween Treats from BloodMilk, a homage to the drawing of the veils in the season of autumn and the iconic imagery of Witch Lore. These Limited Edition pieces are a visual interpretation of The Season of the Witch, debuting shortly before Samhain when the […]

Hogan McLaughlin: Lacrimosa

Lacrimosa, Hogan McLaughlin’s holiday collection, combines the stark architecture of his previous collections and the softness of a fantasy. Hogan reflects the inspirations he finds in the cathedrals, churches, and castles of the Middle Ages, creating a singular aesthetic in each of his designs. The Lacrimosa collection, meaning “weeping”, is available now via

New Sponsor: Birds N Bones Jewelry

Please welcome our newest sponsor, Birds n Bones Jewelry The newest released Oceanic Collection by Bones N Birds Jewelry takes inspiration from the depths of the sea. We use castings of urchin spikes, seahorse tails, crab claws, and other underwater creatures to capture the dark beauty of one of the most mystery filled aspects on Earth- the […]

Supra, The Hidden Path of an Oracle

Supra: The Hidden Path of the Oracle, upcoming from art and design studio Uusi, who brought us the beautiful Pagan Otherworlds Tarot deck not long ago. “Supra” is an oracle deck loosely based on Jungian psychology and how it mingled with Gnosticism. We loved the melding of physics, psyche and ancient knowledge in Jung’s practice […]

Black Friday: Meet the Sponsors

Apatico Instagram // Facebook // Tumblr Luna Apotheca Luna Apotheca’s focus is to make special small batch, hand-poured, bathing and beauty ritual products, to give strength to your daily rites, while striving to accumulate and use the most natural ingredients I can find. It is my dream to infuse the every day with a little […]

The Haute List: Dolls Kill Black Sale Edition

This might be the biggest Haute List of all time: is hosting an enormous sale on everything black on their entire site, and I’ve created a monstrously large wish list. Here’s (almost) everything that I added to my fantasy cart – I had to stop after awhile. Covenant Dress Divine Intervention Dress Cat’s Eye […]

New Sponsor: Hauntwell

HAUNTWELL is an independent, artist-run apparel and accessories brand based in Austin, TX. Created from a desire to incorporate inspiration, personal empowerment, and a magical quality into everyday clothing, Hauntwell hand-prints each piece on soft, exceptionally comfortable fabrics in a variety of styles that will quickly become some of your favorite wardrobe staples. Their sigil […]

New Sponsor: Miss Havisham’s Curiosities

Miss Havisham’s Curiosities is the brainchild of writer, Melissa Johnson. Her blog showcases decor, travel, and culture for goth Martha Stewarts everywhere. Her signature line of insult and fortune telling teacups and china combine high brow and the low. Her insult teacups are the official teacups of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s Tea4Tuesday segment. […]

Haute Macabre Small Business Ad Special

Run a Square Ad from Black Friday, November 24, 2017 until New Year’s Eve, including a front page introduction post,  for $100. Why? Because we’d rather see our readers shopping with you than at the mall. To get started, send an email to hautemacabre {at} gmail {dot} com with: Your Shop Name and Link Your […]