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 […]

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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 […]


Rodarte Fall 2016

Dark, matte lips. Gently feminine silhouettes.  Layers upon layers of lace. Rodarte’s Fall 20-16 collection looks like the front row at a mid-90’s Faith and the Muse show. Romantigoth is back, you guys!


The Haute List

Contrast Collar Shirt,  $152  +  Plus Size Faux Leather Top, $69.90 $34.99  +  Raven Top, $64 $51.20 Charcoal Joggers, $39  +  Kylie Jumpsuit, $89  +  M-Cargy Pants, $198 Faux Leather Jumpsuit, $159 $89  +  Perforated Shoe, $98  +  Patent-Trim Dress, $150 $67.50

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PSA: Vlads + Videos

Hello, Macabrians! A quick PSA regarding our recent merch releases and our plans for the future! Our Vlad the Impaler pins are nearly sold out, and we don’t plan on having them made again. Erin and I have SO. MANY. IDEAS. for pin designs, so we’re going to start releasing a new pin each month […]


Esty Shop of Week: Jungle Tribe

We are doing this week’s Etsy Shop of the Week a wee bit differently than usual, since the kind folks at Jungle Tribe actually sent us a couple of things over for us to review! That means I got to make a video, which was lots of fun. You guys have been asking for more […]

Immortal Souls by Casstronaut

Immortal Souls

The Immortal Souls series by Cassie Soars is currently available for an extremely limited time (sales end April 9!). Inspired by her three favorite female saints, Saint Catherine of Siena, Saint Lucia, and Saint Joan of Arc, this series is made up of graphite, watercolor, 22 karat gold leaf, on 9×12 inch watercolor paper in […]


BloodMilk’s Death + Taxes Sale Ends Tonight

BloodMilk’s semi-annual sale is currently being hosted in her shop, offering 20% off a wide selection of her designs. Use code “LASTSPRING20” at checkout to take advantage of this generous offer. View the eligible treasures in the “Death and Taxes” collection, but only until midnight tonight.


The Haute List

Asymmetric Pocket Dress, $35  +  Hunt the Plains Boot, $198  +   Flower Lace Smock, $44 Silk Blouse, $59.99 $19.99 + Moustache Bubble Umbrella, $45  +  Platform Boots, $39.99 $19.99 Harem Pants, $17.99  +  Lace Blouse, $39.99  +  Draped Harem Pants, $175

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Upon the Heath of Bedlam

“Upon the Heath of Bedlam” explores a modern and minimilast intrepretion of simple medieval garments, as well as the modest dressing of the Puritan settlers of the 1600s. Upon the Heath of Bedlam Hogan McLaughlin’s Spring-Summer 2016 collection Photographed by Bill Crisafi Makeup Aritsry by Steffanie Strazzere Hair Styling by Steph Bartley Modeled by Lauren […]


Agnieszka Ospia

  Costume designer Agnieszka Ospia  creates incredibly complex, creepy rococo confections that layer onto the wearer until you aren’t entirely sure how they keep standing. You may be familiar with at least one design already- Chelsea Wolfe’s outrageous Crown of Thorns is an Agnieszka Ospia headpiece.  


The Haute List

Montana Muse Hat, $100  +  Campus Queen Platform, $59.99  +  Matrix Backpack, $109 $52 Dunk Sky High Wedge, $180 $144.98 +  MM6 Hobo Bag, $185  +  Jersey Ruched Top, $118 $56.64 Caftan Gown, $545 $152  + Film Noir Dress, $43.99 $39.99  +  Floral Lace Dress, $125 $81.25    


As Above, So Below Instagram Giveaway!

It’s giveaway time! We’re hosting a giveaway on our Instagram account this week for a set of the incredibly popular As Above, So Below, our exclusive fragrances by Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab. This is the very last set that we have, and we’ve been saving it for a special occasion, and what better occasion is […]

New Video Post: Black Moon Cosmetics Swatches & Review

Subscribe to the Haute Macabre YouTube Channel! Our latest video post is a swatch video and review of the complete Black Moon Cosmetics liquid to matte lipsticks collection! I’ve been wearing this brand for a few months now and I am absolutely in love. The formula is a dream, and the ultra-rich colors last all […]



  “Neo-Romantic”, shot by Carl Bengtsson for Elle Germany. Pointy, pointy, pointy shoes….

Chelsea Wolfe 2016 Tour


Abyss B-Side, Hypnos, is the latest release from Haute Macabre muse Chelsea Wolfe. Falling on her spectrum of hypnotic lullabies, Hypnos is available to pre-order on black 7-inch vinyl via Wolfe’s Hello Merch shop page. North American Tour launching this week!


The Haute List

100 Degree Dress, $78  +  Extratropical Dress, $118  +  Lace Maxi, $29.90 Graphic Lace Skirt, $59.99  +  Cross Strap Flats, $39 $29  + Embroidered Mesh Crop Top, $60 Make it Happen Shoes, $51  +  Lace Overlay Dress, $148  +  Lace The Music Skirt, $78 $39

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Ode to Lucifer

Ode to Lucifer, a personal project by photographer Julius Bramato.


The Haute List

Moon Tarot Tapestry, $69  +  Craape Coat, $59.99 $29.99  +  Mischa Dress, $47.60 Shroud Sneaker, $114.95  +  Gary Jacket, $710 $312.40  +  Reversible Tote, $34.00 Georgette Tunic, $248 $74  +  Angel Lace Dress, $118 $82.60  +  Ginger Sweater, $128 $90  

Haute Macabre Lapel Pins

New in the Shop! Haute Macabre Lapel Pins

Haute Macabre lapel pins just hit the shop! These one inch cloisonné pins will up your pin game and let you hastag the shit of all your IG posts letting everyone know that it wasn’t just a phase. Available now in the Haute Macabre Shop! 


SheIn #2: Mini Haul

Hi Everyone! I posted a new video review for SheIn because after our last review, they sent us more stuff. This review covers the Bell-Sleeved Dress and Hooded Bodycon Dress pictured below, plus a cute ruched tank that has since sold out. Black Bell Sleeve Dress   + Hooded Bodycon Dress  +  Hollow Ruffle Top Crochet […]