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”

Biorequiem Spring Renewal Sale

You should all be aware by now, but Zoetica is clearing house over on Biorequiem’s Shop Page, with original pieces, prints, and other inky bits. Make some space friends!

McQueen S/S 2012


bloodmilk & ovate photographed by Ellen Rogers more from this series :: mare frigoris

The Haute List :: $25 & Under

Armour Ring :: Spiked Cuff :: Skull Ring Cross Over Knit Top :: Lace Crop Moto Jacket :: Knit Back Dress Lace Up Peep Toe :: Wet Look Skirt :: Oxford Pump

Shadows on Parade

We usually try not to cross post things from Twisted Lamb, since everyone should be reading her site daily, but this set of images was too beautiful to pass up. Photographed by Nicol Vizioli.


The Haute List :: $75 & Under

Studded Spike Collar :: Kaos Draped Cardi :: Gunmetal Cross Earrings Lattice Dress :: AllSaints Nirvana Top :: Ball and Chain “Pierced” Dress Sawtooth Heels :: Cheap Monday Harness Jeans :: Lace Up Bootie