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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 […]

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What Whisper A Needle Makes: The Creations of Elsa Olssen/Fevernest

Goats that gracefully gambol across a waistline, miniature moths fluttering about one’s throat, delicate alpine flora blooming across an expanse of  vintage lace–these are just a few of the eerie, elegant motifs one might find adorning both the artwork and clothing stitched by the patient, gentle hand of textile artist Elsa Olsson, aka Fevernest. After studying textiles […]

Haute Macabre Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Cemetery Collection: Mummies of Mexico City

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Hogan-McLaughlin.com.

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Yule Tidings Giveaway From Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab And Haute Macabre

The nip of winter wind is in the air, Krampus is dusting off his switches, Befana is polishing her broom, and Miskatonic Valley villagers are preparing for their winter solstice feasts. Blessed Yule, Merry Faunalia, and Happy Christmas and Hanukkah, everyone!  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab’s 2017 Yule fragrances are here to crown you and your […]

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Piercing The Veil: The Evolving Work of Caitlin McCarthy

I have been following the dreamy, delicate, feminine phantoms summoned by Caitlin McCarthy’s hand for a few years now, and their spectral countenances never fail to strike a chord within me. Whether she is illustrating witches or widows, mystics or monsters, sybils or seers–every languid line and shadowed curve, from their trailing, tendrilled tresses, to the fragile lace […]

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The Shadow Is Me: An Interview With Jamie Mooers Of Burial Ground

Though I’ve been obsessed with Burial Ground’s magical creations and otherworldly aesthetic for several years now, and have in the past had the distinct pleasure of interviewing one half of its creative team, artist and photographer Bill Crisafi— I knew very little about the brand’s shadow half, Jamie Mooers. As a nosy so-n-so who wants to know everything […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Bloodmilk Exquisite Corpse Chapter III: Scented Previews

Later today, December 1, 2017,  surrealist collaboration Bloodmilk Exquisite Corpse will release Chapter III,  its newest collection, and a launch which is rumored to be its biggest yet. Again partnering with independent artists within the handmade community to offer objects of ritual and desire, glimpses of these mysterious items have been teasingly unveiled on the bloodmilk instagram account over the […]

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The Magic Of Earth And Thread: Fiber Artist And Knitwear Designer Caitlin Ffrench

When I initially discovered the captivating knitting patterns of Vancouver-based textile artist and knitwear designer Caitlin Ffrench, a glorious thrill vibrated throughout my soul, and my fingers itched madly for needles, yarn, and an immediate opportunity to try my own hand at her stitchy, witchy designs. While I like to think that up until that point I had […]

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Vida Artist Partnership

Void Skeleton Wrap from Corviid, $120 Shopvida.com is something like an upmarket Cafepress. The new online service allows artists and creators to upload their designs and have them printed onto pre-made products. However,  the available products are much more interesting than the usual T-shirts, hoodies and coffee mugs. Options include wraps and scarves, leather goods, pillows and […]

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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 […]

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Brujos

Feel good watch of the week: Brujos.   This  sleek, stylish independent web series about queer Latinx witches fighting evil will lift your spirits and get you through at least one more horrible news cycle where someone you once thought was cool did something horrible.  Because these days, the world needs more fabulous magic, dammit. Watch it here: http://brujostv.com/

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Lily Dale part II

At 3pm EST, BloodMilk Jewels will be releasing the second installment of the Lily Dale collection. Named for and inspired by the Spiritualist town Lily Dale in upstate New York, these additions to the collection are devoted to the process of healing in times of grief and mourning. These emotions are mixed in with so […]

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Morph Knitwear Fall/Winter 2017 Collection

There’s something I read over at Vogue a few years ago that resonated tremendously with me, with regard to knitted garments : “a good knit is… classic, beautiful, eternal, and never quite lets on exactly how old it is.” Well-spun knitwear is forever. I have always truly gotten a sense of this timelessness and intimate attachment in Angela […]