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The Melancholy Visual Fables of Laura Makabresku

I’ve been quietly in love with the work of Polish photographer Laura Makabresku for years. Her otherworldly photographs fall into that special category of things that feel too personal and precious to mention to another living soul. Or rather, that’s how I once felt about certain things I held dear: that sharing something intensely meaningful […]

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes :: An Interview With Caitlin Doughty of Ask a Mortician

From the Archives: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: An Interview With Caitlin Doughty by Bess Lovejoy

Please welcome guest blogger Bess Lovejoy, in this piece from the Haute Macabre Archives, originally published in September, 2014! Bess Lovejoy writes about death, obscure history, and other topics. She is the author of Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses, which Amazon named one of the best books of 2013. Her work […]

Love, Courtney: Courtney Love x Nasty Gal Part II

Love, Courtney: Courtney Love x Nasty Gal Part II

This morning’s Haute List reminded me of the holiday collection collaboration between Courtney Love and Nasty Gal, “Love, Courtney”, released this past November. Mixing a Courtney’s signature 90s Kinderwhore with some of her later glam (and maybe a bit of Stevie Nicks boho-witch in there!), this second collaborative collection is appealing to me on every single […]

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Post Mortem: December 2016

Haute Macabre’s offerings from December 2016. We hope you all had a wonderful month, and wish you all the very best for 2017! Thank you for another year of your amazing support, we couldn’t do it without you. Revelatory Feminine Mysticism: The Art of Jas Helena Edible Art from the Conjurer’s Kitchen BloodMilk Exquisite Corpse: […]

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Sarah Ryan

The Corpus Fraterna collection from Sarah Ryan, available at Not Just A Label.

Esbat by Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab exclusively for Haute Macabre

Esbat: New from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab for Haute Macabre

 Haute Macabre is ecstatic to announce the release of our latest collaboration with Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, Esbat. The silent rays of the full moon piercing the shadows of an ancient grove: a ragged canopy of moonflower and morning glory, dew-touched mosses creeping over gnarled oak roots, and shimmering beams of mugwort, cuckoo flower, and […]

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The Haute List: $100 and Under

Button-Front Dress, $59  ‡ Crochet Bralette, $117 $58  ‡  Full Moon Tee, $64 Daisy Dress, $128 $76.80 ‡  Sleeveless Dress, $49.95 ‡ Moon Stamps Tee, $28 $19.99  Plunge Front Halter, $30 ‡  Burnout Maxi, $86 ‡  Think Back Dress, $42  

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I’m just going to sit here making little happy sounds for a while.  The Arachne Collection, from Malgotzata Dudek.

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Stacked: The Gates of Janus

Feral House has added a truly unique edition to its already singular canon: the expanded paperback edition of Ian Brady’s The Gates of Janus.  Ian Brady and Myra Hindley’s crime spree in Britain in the 1960s shocked the nation. Torturing, sexually abusing, and murdering several children in what became known as the Moors Murders, the two […]

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Find It: Gracia Scale Top

That feeling when you find something awesome on Pinterest and go to track down the designer- and it’s a totally affordable thing.  Gracia Scale Top, $59.95.

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The Haute List

Wait and See Dress, $68   ‡  Hells Belles Dress, $98  ‡  Kalla Maxi, $103 Bell-sleeved Romper, $58 $29  ‡  Sleeveless Beaded Gown, $420 $147 ‡ Moto Jeans, $39.95 Go Time Dress, $54  ‡  Lace Kimono, $185 ‡  Lace Trimmed Cape, $128 $76

Jasmine Worth Dark Night o the Soul

Jasmine Worth Dark Night of the Soul

Opening Saturday, May 23 in New York City’s Last Rites Gallery, is Jasmine Worth’s latest collection of paintings, entitled Dark Night of the Soul. In Dark Night of the Soul, Worth explores the act of transformation through suffering in a series of fifteen oil paintings. Inspired by both the Occult and female experience, the artist […]

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Hair Today: Vicious Undercut

Like everything 90’s, the undercut is back- but this time with the addition of intricate designs. It’s a whole lot better than that time in 6th grade I asked for a peace sign cut into mine, and ended up with what was clearly a chicken foot scwaled into the nape of my neck.

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Haute Macabre Planchettes Now In the Shop

What do the spirits have to say to you? Limited edition Haute Macabre Planchettes, handmade by Fiendies, available now in the Haute Macabre Shop. Each full sized Planchette has been engraved and hand painted on Blackened Baltic Birch, polished to a satin finish and inlaid with a magnifying glass. Measuring 3.25 inches wide by 4.75 […]

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New Sponsor: The Sacred Order

Please Welcome Our Newest Sponsor: The Sacred Order The Sacred Order is an online retailer of fine antique and modern jewelry. We love unique pieces that speak to more than just physical beauty and contain mystery and history. We respect the beauty of age and honor the past and future lives of our products. We […]

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The Haute List: Swimwear, $100 and Under

Scalloped Underwire Maillot, $98  ‡  Marylin Full Bust Halter Bikini (DD+), $29   ‡  Lace-Front Maillot, $98 ‡ Zip Plunge Swimsuit, $90 ‡ Lace One-Piece, $88.50  ‡  Mrs. Cooper High-Waist Bottoms, $44 Surf Suit, $69.50  ‡ Full Bust Cross Front Bikini Top (DD+), $33  ‡  Strappy Halter Bikini, $88