Brooke Shaden Photography

Stacked: July 2017

Image by Brooke Shaden Sarah’s Reads Cujo by Stephen King I have spent most of my life chasing that elusive feeling of freedom that the months of June through August afforded me when I was grade school age. This “freedom” was mainly comprised of stretching out on a sticky, sweaty chaise lounge on the back […]

Beneficium: Hogan McLaughlin Fall 2017 Collection

Beneficium: Hogan McLaughlin Fall 2017 Collection

Beneficium draws inspiration from the works of the Old Masters, specifically from the Gothic and Early-Renaissance eras, as well as the religious cloth found in the churches and castles of the Middle Ages, seen through the filter of their respective reinterpretations in period films of the 60s and 70s. Hogan McLaughlin’s long awaited Beneficium collection, […]

The Satanic Temple

Post Mortem: June 2017

The Giantess Ovate by Ellen Rogers Seeing Stars with Mystic Medusa: an Interview + a Discount Code Tim Walker’s Egon Schiele Witches, Sluts, Feminists: The Occult History of of Witch Feminism, part I: The Midwife: Bestial Bodies and Reproductive Rights The Somber Poetry of Dreams: The Collage Art of Hidden Velvet Brooke Shaden: Visceral Visual […]

Witches, Sluts, Feminists

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: The Occult History of Witch Feminism part IV

Please welcome guest blogger Kristen J. Sollee, founder of Slutist.com and author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive. This is the final installment of a IV series of excerpts from Kristen’s book. Read the last post on Political Witch: Rebellion & Revolution. The Feminine Mystique Meets the Digital Mystic Millennials are the first […]

Chelsea Wolfe

Aural Fixation: June 2017

image via Chelsea Wolfe’s Instgram Chelsea Wolfe’s new single, 16 Psyche, is available for your pleasure here. Sarah Chasing an Illusion by Larkin Grimm “Through this music I strive to be free,” Larkin said in a statement about the album. “Free from suffering, free from shame, free from inhibitions, free from language, free from hatred, […]

Haute Macabre Stacked May 2017: Crystal Lee Lucas

Stacked: June 2017

image via Crystal lee Lucas Sarah Hunger by Roxane Gay  I feel strange writing that I was “excited” to read this. It’s a rough read. It’s not just uncomfortable, it is intensely painful. It’s heart breaking and gut wrenching…and entirely relatable on some levels, though Roxane Gay’s experiences are very far from my own and […]

Haute Macabre It Wasn't Just a Phase tank

Haute Macabre Shop PSA

Click here to visit the Haute Macabre Shop PSA: The Haute Macabre Shop is nearly sold out. We will be restocking our beloved Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Black Phoenix Trading Post collection towards the end of summer, and then opening our annual holiday pre-orders shortly thereafter. Sample size sets of our fragrances are currently […]

W.I.T.C.H. 1960s

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: The Occult History of Witch Feminism part III

Please welcome guest blogger Kristen J. Sollee, founder of Slutist.com and author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive. This is part III in a IV series of excerpts from Kristen’s book. Read the last post on Which Suffragette Is Witch?. Political Witch: Rebellion & Revolution The idea of every woman as witch has […]

H.B.I.C. Kim Boekbinder by Clayton Cubitt

H.B.I.C.

Despite my usual aversion to all pop music, Sarah Elizabeth passed a link to Kim Boekbinder’s new music video to me this morning, Head Bitch In Charge, and I was totally mesmerized. Synchronicity reared its head with a reminder of an image of Clayton Cubitt’s I had saved yesterday on Instagram popping up in the […]