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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 […]

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Haute Macabre Shop Pre-Sales End Sunday

The Haute Macabre Shop is now accepting pre-orders for the winter of our beloved Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Black Phoenix Trading Post collections. Included in this sale is the addition of our latest BPAL fragrance, The Mummies of Mexico City, with its brand new accompanying hair gloss, and, at long last, Esbat is available […]

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Happy Halloween from Haute Macabre

Happy Halloween from all of us here at Haute Macabre! May your night be dark and long, and the veil thin. Presented here are images from the 2010 book, Haunted Air, a collection of terrifying photographs of vintage Halloween costumes. These DIY creations are far more frightening than any cosplay or monster makeup I’ve ever […]

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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab 2017 Weenies

Apologies, all! It’s the most wonderful time of year–it’s WEENIE time of year–and your faithful reviewer has been laid up with violent food poisoning. I am sorry to say that with the ol’ tum in turmoil, the last thing I have wanted to smell over the past week was Pumpkin Spice anything.  I am feeling […]

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Haute Macabre Shop Pre-Sales Open

The Haute Macabre Shop is now accepting pre-orders for the winter of our beloved Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Black Phoenix Trading Post collections. Included in this sale is the addition of our latest BPAL fragrance, The Mummies of Mexico City, with its brand new accompanying hair gloss, and, at long last, Esbat is available […]

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Contact The Upside Down With The Stranger Things Ouija Board

If you’re at least as excited as I am about the return of Stranger Things this very week (Friday, October 27th, for anyone who’s been out in the woods pursuing or running from Demogorgons) then you’ll no doubt be as delighted as I was to learn that Netflix partnered with Hasbro to create this wonderfully ominous Stranger Things-themed […]

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Vegan Treats: Fatally Yours Chocolates to Die For

As if Halloween season couldn’t get any better, Vegan Treats has made a special edition of their Fatally Yours vegan chocolate box! Packaged in a black and orange (of course) Ouija board inspired heart shaped box, it’s better than any Trick or Treat. There are various options to choose from this season, all limited edition. I […]

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Masked Fear: A New Book From The Burns Archive

If you’re interested in postmortem and/or old medical or crime scene photography (for starters), chances are good you’re already well acquainted with the wondrous Burns Archive. Founded in 1977 by Stanley B. Burns, MD, renowned author, curator, historian, collector, archivist, television/film consultant, and one of our personal heroes here at Haute Macabre, The Burn Archive is the largest private […]