Unlikely Therapy: Skeletor Is Love

*Channelling Sophia Petrillo*: “Picture it. Orlando. 2011.” I had retreated back to Florida after seven hellish years in New Jersey,  a desperately unhappy experience from which I was only just beginning to recover. Immediately upon my arrival back down south, I moved in with my sister and her new husband, who welcomed me with open […]

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 […]

Stacked April 2018: National Poetry Month Edition

April is National Poetry Month! In lieu of our regularly scheduled Stacked, wherein we discuss our favorite titles from the past month, the Haute Macabre staff will instead share some of their most loved poetry with you. Who are some of your favorite poets? Let us know in the comments! Sarah: A River Of Stars, […]

Post Mortem: April 2018

Haute Macabre’s offerings from April, 2018… Stacked: March 2018 Haute Macabre Shop Sale BloodMilk Semi-Annual Sale Springtime Small Business Sponsors!  Anouk Wipprecht’s Spider Dress: Robotic Arachnid Guardian Chic  Aural Fixation Painted Lady: Kate Moss by Paolo Roversi Elsa Lanchester, Herself (Interview And Book Giveaway) DollsKill 4/20 Sale Genius, Provocateur, Legend: “McQueen”

The Haute List :: $50 & Under

Pyramid Studded Belt :: Woven Spike Necklace :: Jewel Cross Crop Top Dip Back Top With 3/4 Sleeves :: Maxi Dress With Leather Obi Belt :: Moto Jacket Gomax Studded Bootie :: Hi-Lo Skirt :: Volatile Tank Boot Follow my blog with Bloglovin

American Gothic

Harper’s Bazaar Austria goes full-on fancy-pants Goth for this shoot by Benny Horne. Well, almost full-on. They could’ve done something about the poor girl’s hair.

The Eye Has To Travel


New Ad Space Size Available!

We’re introducing a new Ad Space size to our Sponsor Program, designed especially for small business owners! The Stamp is a 160×60 ad, which will be posted on our right hand sidebar, with prices starting at $15!  Check out our F.A.Q. for more info and for larger package options! To begin your ad run, please […]

The Haute List :: $25 & Under

  Skull Ring :: Buckle Flap Crossbody Bag :: Pyramid Earrings Smocked Lace Top :: Asymmetric Tiered Tank :: Ponte Peplum Dress Buckle Ankle Boot :: Spike Tights :: Patent Platform Mary Janes

ROHMY Gold Label

The Sirens collection, from ROHMY Gold Label. For those who like a little ropework with their romance.  

VEDA Resort 2012

VEDA’s 2012 Resort lookbook is full of old-school Rock ‘n Roll jeans-and-jackets looks with luxe detailing. I always love looks like this, that feel like you could get off your bike and walk into a nice restaurant without thinking twice about either.  

Nerd Chic

It  had been a while since I popped over to Black Milk to see what was new, but I’ve been thinking about them since it seems like every cheap outlet in the world is ripping off their Galaxy print these days. Life at Black Milk goes on, however, and they have tons of new prints […]

And the Winner of the Alt Beijing Giveaway Is….

…Lance! Please email your mailing address to zoetica[beep]gmail[boop]com to receive your fancy art prizes. Big thanks to everyone who participated! Additionally, you will all be interested to know that The Secret Guide to Alternative Beijing team has just rolled out close to 40 new incentives, including crazy-awesome packages from portfolio reviews and personal styling consultations all the way up to all-out […]