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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Abigail Larson’s Gorgeously Gothic Zodiac Illustrations

Even if you’re not a believer in prediction, prognostication, and prophecy, you surely cannot deny the supernatural beauty of Abigail Larson’s gorgeously gothic zodiac illustrations to accompany Angie Banicki’s tarot-inspired October horoscopes over at Society6 today. See below for some of our favorite imagery from this stunning series (and if that’s not the most Scorpio pose ever, […]

Haute Macabre Three Ravens Company It Wasn't Just a Phase

Haute Macabre Shop is Open!

The Mummies of Mexico City is our latest addition to our Cemetery Collection, inspired by my visit to the Museo de El Carmen this past June. In an underground crypt beneath a monastery school dating back to the 1600s rest twelve naturally mummified bodies. Going down the staircase leading to the crypt, the temperature begins […]

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New Sponsor: Black Cat Clothiers

Please welcome our newest sponsor, Black Cat Clothiers! Victoria Mier left a successful career in journalism to pursue a more mystical, magickal life, opening Black Cat Clothiers in May 2017. Following the desire to embrace her true self and help others do the same, Victoria set out to dress every witch, boheme and unusual woman […]

Haute Macabre Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab: The Mummies of Mexico City

PSA: Haute Macabre Shop Reopens + New Items Added

The Haute Macabre Shop will be reopening on Monday, October 2, at 11AM CST. We will be offering a limited selection of our Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Black Phoenix Trading Post collections, along with the addition of two new releases that debuted at last month’s Night Market in Salem: The Mummies of Mexico City […]

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The Nocturnal Reader’s Box — Interview And Giveaway!

It is 2017 and friends, since I first learned of and became obsessed with their existence three years ago, I have tried a lot of subscription boxes. Candles, jewelry, clothing, food and wine, makeup, perfume, sleep or bath-related–if it exists, I have probably subscribed to it for at least a month before canceling in a […]

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Becoming Dangerous: A Book About Ritual and Resistance

We’re thrilled to share the news of a marvelous and timely new book ready to come into being via Kickstarter. BECOMING DANGEROUS is a collection twenty personal essays written by “witchy femmes, queer conjurers, and magical rebels on summoning the power to resist.” BECOMING DANGEROUS is a nonfiction book of deeply personal essays by marginalised people using […]

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The Haute List: Almost October Edition

Harlow Top, $42 + Fortune Favors the Cave Dress, $74.99 + Macabre Knit Wiggle Dress,$ 52 Anatomy Socks, $4  +  Bat’ll Do Shift, $79.99  +  Leggings in Mwahaha,$11.50

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New Sponsor: Arcana Obscura

Please welcome our newest sponsor, Arcana Obscura! Arcana Obscura is a one-woman business, operated out of my home studio in Brooklyn, NY. I moved to New York City in 2006 to pursue a master’s degree in art history, having studied drawing, painting, and printmaking since the mid-90s. In 2014, I discovered the art of ancient […]

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW 17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Released earlier this month, Nuit’s Fall / Winter 2017 collection, Le Rêve is now available.  Composed of soft draped linen and romantic lines, each piece is a beautiful dream.

La Rêve is available now to order at NuitClothingAtelier.com

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Nuit FW17: Le Rêve

Dodging Knives and Throwing Bullets: Dark Art & Inspiration: In Post