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”

New Advertiser :: Kteis

Please welcome our newest advertiser, Kteis! Previously featured on Haute Macabre, Kteis is still dedicated to creating unique 100% silk pieces, each personally crafted from idea to finished product. Collections include Labyrinth, Astrology, Skull, and Arachne on their website and in their Etsy shop, paired with stunning photography. “With my designs I am trying to […]

New Advertiser :: Gothic Wedding Planner

Please welcome our newest advertiser, Steff Metal, the Gothic Wedding Planner!  Steff Metal is a writer, alternative wedding celebrant, and heavy metal maiden living in New Zealand with her cantankerous husband and their medieval sword collection. She’s the author of the Gothic Wedding Planner Guide – an ebook packed with ideas to help alternative couples […]

The Haute List :: $25 & Under

Cross Ring :: Multi Row Cross Necklace :: Cross Ear Tunnel Earrings Ribbed Drape Vest :: Sleeveless Trapeze Shirt :: Fit & Flare Maxi Dress Back Buckle Bootie :: Pattern Tights :: Ankle Zip Liquid Leggings


I’ve fallen a little bit in love with Chelsea Wolfe in the past few weeks.

Out of the Storm :: Part I

Adelina Mictlan’s incredible new collection’s lookbook. Photography :: Sarah Thielke Makeup :: Meredith Devine Stylist :: Ali Burgis Jewelry :: Adelina Mictlan

Sadak A/W2012

Sadak’s Fall/Winter 2012 men’s collection. Wearable? Not so much. Interesting? Very.

The Haute List :: $75 & Under

Arrow Head Necklace :: Pinched Leather Clutch Purse :: Chiffon Cape Dress Sleevless Lace Insert Shirt :: Skater Dress :: Top With Extreme Dip and Straps Harness Bootie :: Zip Detail Jeans :: Vince Camuto Bootie

Advertise With Us. Be Awesome. We’ll Help.

Love what we do? We love what you do, too. We’re on the lookout for new designers, creators, etsy fiends, and like-minded artists. Because we love sharing the amazing things you do, we want to extend a special promotion to all advertisers. Buy 1 week of advertising with us? Get 1 week free. Buy 1 […]

New Advertiser :: Rag Dollies Madhouse

Please welcome our newest advertiser, Rag Dollies Madhouse! Rag Dollies Madhouse is a dark circus emporium, full of top hats and frills, decadent gothic jewelry, and one of a kind Elizabethan ruffs. Accessorize your steampunk tea-party with curly Victorian handmade adornments with a vintage touch!

Amanda Effing Palmer’s Kickstarter

Superhero Amanda Palmer has been off her major label now for a few years, and is looking for funding for her upcoming album’s polishing, promotion, merchandising, and all the other stuffs that a big fancy label would have done, via Kickstarter. You can pledge anywhere from $1 to $10,000 to help back this artistic endeavor. […]