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 […]

It Speaks!!

Hello comrades!! Erin and I are so excited about the latest feature to the Haute Macabre blog: the HM Youtube Channel! This is our first video, and yes, I am as nervous a I seem in it. We can’t wait to hear what you guys think, and any suggestions or requests you have for features! Subscribe […]


The Haute List: Labor Day Sales!

Endless Entertainment Dress, $59.99 $35.99  ‡ Bad Girls Tunic, $78  $54.60  ‡  Sass All She Wrote Dress, $59.99 $35.99 Geometric Jacket, $395 $197  ‡


New Advertiser: Helmouth Apparel

Please welcome our newest advertiser, Helmouth Apparel! Helmouth Apparel was brought to life by the creative mind of Pittsburg based, English designer Frances Sand in 2013. Frustrated by the widespread use of wool and leather in high-end garments, and cheap synthetics in the fast fashion industry, she set out to create a vegan friendly line […]


Stange Encounters – Alien Botany Lands Again

The afternoon shadows are getting longer. The nights approach a little faster each day. Something is in the air, and it’s not just autumn’s steps, it’s…. A massive object hurling towards Earth, exploding into confetti of otherworldly tendrils and black spandex mid-air! A mysterious creature emerges from the wreckage. Say goodbye to preorders, fellow cosmonomads! At least […]


Etsy Shop of the Week: Sovrin

Skunk Ghost Cardigan, $50   There are so many shops on Etsy doing screen printing that it can be hard for one to stand out. But Sovrin not only has great prints, they’ve chosen modern styles to print on instead of the standard T’s and hoodies (although you can get those, too, if you like.) […]

The Haute List

Secret Origins Slip, $128 ‡ Wool Floppy Hat, $45 ‡ Polka Dot Chiffon Top, $60 Open-Back Cami, $34 ‡ One-button Cardigan, $58 ‡ Structured Biker Jacket, $117 $82 April Dress, $20 ‡ Fingerless Biker Gloves, $45 ‡ Multi-Buckle Belt, $88

Love Crime

Love Crime, from the Hannibal series finale It’s been eight years since we had a new song from Siouxie. It’s about time.


Etsy Shop of the Week: The Rogue and The Wolf

I need pretty much everything from The Rogue and The Wolf’s “The Witch’s Hawk” collection. The good news is that at these prices, I can actually have everything. These are 3D printed in polyamide plastic.  Occult Midi Ring, $15.83 The Rune Ring, $23.74 The Eclipse Necklace, $18.99

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Utrenja, the Fall/ Winter 2015 collection from German designer Florian Wowretzko. Gentleman, prepare for Fall.


The Haute List

Floppy Wool Hat, $52  ‡  Eliana Boot, $69  ‡  Lacey Slip, $98 $29.95 L’Epecier Bag, $132  ‡  Gunther Wedge, $130  ‡  Sheer Circle Scarf, $37 Faux Leather Panel Legging, $45 $27  ‡  Scarlette Bralette, $30  ‡   Bond Girl Bodysuit, $48

Haute Macabre Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Imps Sample Set

New in the Shop: Haute Macabre Imp Sample Sets

Now available in the Haute Macabre Shop: Sample sets of our exclusive Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab fragrances! Each set contains one of each of 1/32oz vial of As Above, So Below, Esbat, and the original Haute Macabre fragrance. Full size bottles will be available for the Holiday 2015 season. Click here to visit the Haute […]


The Haute List

After The Storm Dress, $168   Boiled Wool Coat, $525  Raven Dress, $88 Trailing Jade Dress, $228 $99.95  Hierro Heel, $178  Classic Vegan Tote, $58 $29.95 Keepin Up Kromper, $88  Cut-out Shirtdress, $570 $182.40  Mixed Media Moto Jacket, $98

Ovate: Poèmes Oubliés

Ovate: Poèmes Oubliés

Ovate: Poèmes Oubliés, the Fall/Winter 2015 collection by Audrey Cantwell, photographed by Ellen Rogers. Ovate’s latest collection is composed of gauzy cottons, linens, silks, and leather, juxtaposed together to form the effortless grace that has become the line’s signature style. Visit Ovate.Ca to view the full collection.

LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs

LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs Winner!

  Congratulations to Heavy Metal Jess!! You’ve been selected to win the Haute Macabre + LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs prize pack of three Apocalipsticks and the Hocus Pocus eye shadow palette. Want to get your hands on this awesome cruelty-free and vegan makeup line? Check out LunatiCK Labs! I wholeheartedly recommend the Bruja Apocalipstick, which is […]

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Wood Witch

Currently obsessed with the tattered and torn Stevie look from n-nyx on Polyvore. Extra



New pieces from Montreal based Devinto, an ethically conscious label designed and produced using eco-friendly fabrics without compromising style. And, aside from all of those wonderful things, the pieces are soft as a kitten and fit like a glove. I’ve recently added the Norma A-Line Skirt and the Kayley Vintage Style Dress from the Just […]


YSL Backstage Pass

Some wonderful behind-the-scenes pictures from Hedi Semain’s Spring 2013 collection for YSL.