Tarotscopes for the September Full Moon by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

Today, Monday, September 24th, we have our Harvest Full Moon. This weekend, in the Northern Hemisphere, was the autumnal equinox — the spring equinox if you are in the Southern hemisphere. Wiccans and some Pagans also observe Mabon (or Ostara, if you are in the Southern Hemisphere) on this day, a time to give thanks […]

Haute Macabre Staff Favorites: Tarot Decks

In assessing our last year’s worth of posts alone, it occurred to us, that damn, we sure write about the tarot a lot. From the divinatory drama of tarot-inspired couture to fragrant interpretations of archetypes of the major arcana to Tarotscopes brimming with energies and inspiration for our readers, one might surmise that we’re a little […]

Tarotscopes for the August Full Moon by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

Tarotscopes for the August Full Moon On the 25th and 26th depending on your time zone, we celebrate a Full Moon: time for harvesting, embodying, invoking, and making magic. Build an altar to the past to honor it all, then say goodbye. Or build an altar to the present you, to celebrate your tender resilience. […]

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 […]

Milan Fashion Week : Dsquared2

Dsquared2 Fall / Winter 2010 Last week, I had bookmarked Dsquared2‘s runway show for Fashion Week’s Fall / Winter 2010 collection, but it wasn’t until seeing Twisted Lamb post close-ups for the shoes’ heel detail was I really, incredibly floored.  I recommend also watching the video of the show, as well, because the entry and […]

Birds of a Feather

Tithi Kutchamuch‘s “Companion Parrot” is a sculpture and necklace in one. The sculptural body actually serves as a proper resting place for the necklace, which includes the bird’s skull, heart, and entrails: Thanks to HM reader Silvia for the heads-up on this one!

Killer Queen

Killer Queen, shot by Phillip Mueller for Indie, Fall 2008 Girls make the hottest boys. more pictures…

The Haute List : $100 & Under

Ringspun Big Collar Side Tie Jacket † Cage Dress † L.A.M.B. Leggings Padlock Key Purse † Eyelash Lace Scoop Back Dress † The X-On Shoe Tweed Tunic † Quilted Ponte Biker Skirt † Kimono Sleeve Top

Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale, shot by Patrick Demarchelier for Vogue Germany (August 2009) Featuring lots of goodies from Fleet Ilya. NSFW after the beep

In Aisce

In Aisce / Fall Winter 2010

DIY leggings

Video from Instructables It’s Saturday morning- what are you going to do with your day? How about learn to make leggings before spring legging season is upon us? Giannyl shows us how easy it is to do, and the simplicity of the style makes it totally adaptable. I’m going to try a couple of plain […]

NYFW: Yigal Azrouel

Yigal Azrouel F/W 2010, shot for Haute Macabre by the always awesome Steve Prue. These shoulder thingies..they are so in right now… More Yigal after the jump.


Rick Owens’ DRKSHDW Fall / Winter 2010 beep.

New Advertiser : Dreadful Things

Please welcome our newest advertiser, Dreadful Things by Raven! Dreadful Things by Raven is an Etsy shop in which all the items are handmade with tiny skulls and love.  Her shop items ranges from jewelry to home decor, skull necklaces to greeting cards, and everything in between (including a mounted bird mummy). Please support Dreadful […]

Helmut Lang A/W 10/11

Helmut Lang Autumn/ Winter 2010/ 2011 Lang’s new collection is sleek but dramatic with a lot of attention paid to texture- check out the mix of fabrics on the vest above, or the stitching on the jeans below.  For those of us with a more or less monochromatic style, texture is a terrific way to […]

All Bound Up

All fetish photography should be this awesome. Photography by Herring & Herring for Z!nk Magazine. Styled by Mykel C. Smith and Katie Collins more after the beep

Skin Graft 2010

Skingraft Designs has released a preview of their Fall 2010 line, and I am completely enamored.  I personally think it’s their best collection yet.  As much as I love their post-apocalyptic over the top previous lines, I love how streamlined and slick this collection is. More after the beep.

Curiouser and Curiouser.

Urban Decay Book of Shadows, Vol. II The marketing department behind Disney’s Alice in Wonderland seems to have been eating, drinking, and smoking everything they can get their hands on in the runup to the movie’s March 5th release. Of course, there are some expected horrors-That Store at the Mall that we do not mention […]