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 […]

Disco Witch Vintage

Disco Witch on Depop!

Samantha’s Disco Witch Vintage Shop has resurrected onto the Depop app, and will be steadily adding items over the next few weeks! Follow Disco Witch Vintage on Depop for updates!

Caitlin Doughty: From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity: Caitlin Doughty of The Order of the Good Death

Everyone’s favorite undertaker, Caitlin Doughty, has spent the last few years since her first book, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, was released traveling the world to experience global death traditions and rituals, opening her own green funeral home, leading The Order of the Good Death, and posting her YouTube series, Ask a Mortician. Caitlin’s new […]

The Night Circus

Le Rêveur Parle: An Interview with Erin Morgenstern by J.L. Schnabel

Upon first reading The Night Circus, the void in your heart that you were previously unaware of is filled. From its opening lines, you are stolen away and captivated by its lyrical story and magical characters, your life forever enriched by your experience with it. You find yourself unconsciously nodding to any stranger in the street […]

New Video Post! Red Smokey Grunge Eyes

Subscribe to the Haute Macabre YouTube Channel!Here’s Part II of the Pale Girl Foundation Routine video, using the Lunatick Cosmetic Labs Supernatural Eye Palette for a grungy, smoked out red eye. †† These are the products I used for this look: ††† Too Faced The Chocolate Bar † Lunatick Cosmetic Labs Supernatural Palette † Anastasia […]


Etsy Shop of the Week: BeanieVille

Slouchy Ribbed Beanie, $35 I recently went on a search to find the perfect big slouchy winter beanie, and fell in love with the ones from BeanieVille on Etsy. I ordered the one above, but she has lots of styles and colors to choose from.  They ship from Chile, so the downside is that shipping […]


The Haute List

  Zepher Bootie, $555  $278  +  Wool Hat, $29.99  +  Wasabi Boots, $129 $99.99 Just Wing It Dress, $108  +  Lace-Accented Shirt Dress $295.00 $221.25   +  Tie-Front Blouse (Plus Size) $82.90 $19.99 Round Neck Loose-Knit Sweater, $44.93 $20.67  +  Lace Hem Midi Skirt, (Plus) $69  +  Strappy Bralette, $34.50

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D’Antonio Pascal, $149.95 D’Antonio, a new pattern available in several styles from Doc Martens, based on The Triumph of Camillus by 15th century Italian painter d’Antonio. D’Antonio 1461, $139.95


Back in Black

Finding Paola‘s impeccably dressed racial justice superheroines Dazzle, Pao Pao, and Bionica are back in a new shoot called Crime Fighting in Midtown. This one comes with a backstory about a sex-trafficking crime boss the ladies are out to foil. Am I the only one starting to hope for a feature film here?


The Haute List: Under $100

High-Tops, $170 $78   +  Perla Earrings, $98  +  Lexy Boot, $89 $43.61 Everyday faux Leather Tote, $78 $38.98  +  Wool Floppy Hat, $38  +  Wrap-front Skirt, $24.99 $12.99 Stars Aligned Top, $88  +  Look Into the Sun Dress, $98  +  Adrienne Scarf, $26  


Mystery and Benevolence

  Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art from the Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection Mystery and Benevolence  is a new exhibit running from January 21st to May 8th at the American Museum of Folk Art in New York City.  Showcased are over 200 works of art from a variety American fraternal orders and […]

New Video Post! Sam’s Pale Girl Foundation Routine

Please subscribe to the Haute Macabre YouTube Channel! Hey guys! It’s been a few weeks since our last video post, but we’re starting the New Year with a long list of post ideas, and first up is my much requested pale-girl foundation routine. This is my total full-coverage-hide-all-the-weird-shit-on-my-face face, and this combo of products is […]


Neil Gaiman on David Bowie

I never met David Bowie. After a while it almost became a game: I only had one hero left, and it was him. -Neil Gaiman For the last 36 hours, the internet has been made entirely of David Bowie. There is not much that we here at Haute Macabre can add to what has been […]


The Haute List

  Snowdrift Top, $98  + Emi Boot, $148  +  Bow-Front Blouse, $149 $89.40 Street Level Tote, $48 + High-Heeled Rain Boot, $215 + Micro Moto Bag, $195 Officer’s Coat, $225 $169.99  + BASIQ Raincoat, $391 $192  + Faux Leather Legging, $48 $23.98  

Courtney Love x Nasty Gal

Dolls Parts: Courtney Love + Nasty Gal

I still listen to Live Through This on a fairly regular basis, and my closet is still full of 90s-esque dresses, so the upcoming collaboration between Courtney Love and Nasty Gal is full of win for me. I’ll probably skip the tulle skirts and body suits, but those baby doll dresses are singing my name. […]

Red Right Hand by DrFaustusAU

Red Right Hand

Nick Cave’s Red Right Hand, imagined as a Dr Seuss story. It fits almost too perfectly. If our image posting size is a bit too small to view the type, visit the original posting from DrFaustusAU on Deviant Art. Found via Dangerous Minds.

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The Escalation of Wigs

One minute you’re all “Oh, I’ll log onto this amazing  Design a Wig Generator that the Victoria & Albert Museum has made an make a couple wigs to post to Haute Macabare”…. and then five minutes later you’re all “ANTLERS!”….. and then five minuets after that it’s “FUCKING DRAGONS!”…   And that pretty much sums […]



  Marquetry: the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. Dutch/Belgian design duo Studio Job’s ‘Perished’ line uses old-world marquetry and inlay techniques to produce classic wood furnishings with a decidedly  deadly twist.  


The Haute List

Azimut Sneaker, $315 $195  +  Sookie Tote, $90 $36.27  +  Gael Booties, $129.95 $77.98 Miliyah Jacket, $118  +  Pre-Party Nerves Jacket, $108  + Biker Knee Leggings, $38 Hi-Low Scoop Neck Thermal, $68 +  Faux Leather Trousers, $98 $58.80 +  Goddess Legging, $94


Style Inspiration: Ana Morodan

Current silt inspiration : Ana Morodan. Red lips, liquid lined, capes on everything. More at anamorodan.com. (Girl also has a way with suit jackets I just don’t think I can handle).


The Haute List: After Christmas Sale Edition

  Faux-Fur Cardi, $99.50 $57.99  +  Crank Bootie, $274.95 $137.47  +  Ticket To Thrive Heel, $139.99 $97.99 Sunday Girl Glasses, $44.99 $30.99  +  Fluevog Neptune, $339 $101.70  + Trinity Booties, $450 $135 MagnumCorpus Top, $59.99 $44.99  +  Coated Denim Jeans, $198 $92.46 +  X-Ray Visionary Sweater, $54.99 $32.99


Shoeturday: Kermit Tesoro heels

Just a couple of Punisher-style chunky heels fro Filipino designer Kermit Tesoro (you may remember him from the meat shoes we posted a while back).