How Not To Be Seen: Unlearning Invisibility – One Year Later

It’s Pride Month and nearly a year has passed since my essay, “How Not To Be Seen: Unlearning Invisibility,” was first published here on Haute Macabre. So lately I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on that particular piece of writing which, to my surprise and subsequent joy, ended up helping more people than myself […]

How Not To Be Seen: Unlearning Invisibility

A few months ago Sam invited the staff writers to pen some personal pieces for Haute Macabre. I’ve since considered writing about a variety of subjects that interest me, but there’s something else, something much more personal that’s been on my mind for a very long time and this suddenly seemed like a singular opportunity to […]

Springtime Small Business Sponsors!

Apatico Apatico is an accessories label based out of Seattle, WA designed and handmade by Megan Bishop. Harnesses, chokers/collars, headpieces, belts, and other body adornments (as seen in Elle, Teen Vogue, Bust) as well as high-end millinery (as seen in Marie Claire). Her work consists of both wearable everyday pieces and dramatic, fantasy & fairytale-inspired […]

Feb 24: #BindTrump with Witches Worldwide

  Image via IntoTheBear on DeviantArt Witches, they say, do their best work lighting candles in the darkness. Now is indeed a time of great darkness- a time when every light matters, when every single thing we can do to stand against the storm is important. Our resistance must take many forms, because the enemy […]

Black Friday: Meet the Sponsors

Baphomats Baphomats (est 2015) is a small business operating out of a small house with a small dog in coastal South Australia. We create yoga mats that break the mould of gooey spirituality and embrace a darker aesthetic. The company is run by a husband (Brad, an artist) and wife (Chloe, a yoga teacher). Our […]

New Advertiser: GhostLove Jewelry

Please welcome our new advertiser, GhostLove Jewelry! Founded in June of 2008, Ghostlove is the creative endeavor of artist and entrepreneur Dawn Rozakis. She designs, constructs, inspects, and ships every item – start to finish – from her studio in Montclair, NJ. Dawn’s vision for the company has always been to create affordable wares for […]

Death and Taxes Ad Sale

It’s that time, kids :: The Semi-Annual Haute Macabre Small Business Ad Special. Why? Because we love you, and want everyone to know all about your awesome shop. This spring, set up an ad campaign on Haute Macabre and get double your time. Book a week, get an extra week free. Book a month, get […]

Black Friday :: Meet the Sponsors

Burke & Hare Co Burke & Hare Co was established in 2011 in Milwaukee, with the goal to create speciality items of a darker aesthetic without compromising a specific refined and mature taste. Inspiration has been found from medical sciences, superstitions of the past, and spiritualism, gentlemen and lady’s parlors, seances, nature, and romanticism. Now […]

OMGLITERALLYDEAD

I think I’ve found my favorite Instagram account of all time :: OMGLITERALLYDEAD. Its brilliant mockery knows no bounds.