The Satanic Temple

Never Let Your Activism Be Artless: An Interview With Lucien Greaves of The Satanic Temple

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing The Satanic Temple‘s Lucien Greaves about art, activism, and what religion means as a framework rather than a faith. “Recently” isn’t quite right — these questions were written back in February, as you might notice by the news reference in one of them, but we hope you’ll forgive us […]

Maika Keuben Empty Stage

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 […]

Hidden Velvet3

The Somber Poetry Of Dreams: The Collage Art Of Hidden Velvet

The enigmatic artist known as Hidden Velvet seemed to appear on my radar overnight, and yet, whilst gazing at the somber elegance of her surreal collages, I feel that I have been carrying velvety fragments of her assemblages with me, tucked into the shadowy corners of my heart, for all of my life. A floating cloud softly obscures […]

Haute Macabre Muse: Louisianna Purchase

Macabre Muse: Louisianna Purchase

photo by Muted Fawn Hailed as Austin’s best drag performer by the Austin Chronicles in 2016, Louisanna Purchase is stepping over Sharon Needles’ grave as Kween of Horror Drag (no shade, Sharon, but you’re a little less spooky and a little more sultry now than you were on Drag Race). Louisanna’s Clark Kent is Chad […]


Thomas Wylde S/S 2012

Absolutely stunning collection from Thomas Wylde for S/S 2012- romantic, playfully religious, and beautifully styled. MOre pictures at

ritual charmaine olivia


One of my favorite artists, Charmaine Olivia, is presenting a new piece this Saturday night at The Shooting Gallery in San Francisco.  I haven’t seen any of paintings in person, yet, but have been buying up her silhouettes to decorate my new home.



 Lisbeth Salander, shot by Thomas Lavelle for Fiaso Magazine.  


Galactic Monastic

Galactic Monastic, the S/S 2012 line from Young & Restless: long lines, sleek capes, platinum hair.  



Bevel NYC S/S 2012 Hard X SoftWear Styling : Masayo Kishi Photography : Chito Yoshida Model : Sui via Jonathan Goldstein


Etsy Find : Adelina Mictlan

A few days ago, I asked Twitter if married ladies wear other rings besides their wedding band.  It was entirely because of finding this on Etsy (it’s even in my size!!). I’m a little bit in love with Adelina Mictlan’s jewelry.


Allsaints Annual (up to) 50% off Sale

It’s that ever-so-dangerous time of year again: the Allsaints after-Christmas sale. My wish list: Vikrama: Skirt $95  $45   and  Dress,  $150  $75 Lelex Jacket, $480  $240 Phinius Top, $110  $77.00  Adder Cardigan, $135  $101.50 Curse Scarf, $95  $65   Pony Freya Belt  $199 $99.50


Nine Worlds

Ovate :: part II for today Nine Worlds :: 2011