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 […]

Ian Curtis is Hungry

Ian Curtis Is Hungry

This might win the Sam’s Favorite IG Account Ever award. Ian Curtis Is Hungry on Instagram (and they have a shop!)


Chelsea Wolfe’s forthcoming album, Abyss, is already giving me the chills, and invoking the same feelings I had the first time I ever heard PJ Harvey. Her voice resonates with such raw power against the beautifully cacophony of drums and guitars. Needless to say, I cannot wait to hear Abyss in its entirety.


The Haute List: 40% Off or Better

Jarlo Dress, $400 $99.95  ‡  Fringe Tank, $85 $42.50  ‡ Lavanna Dress,  $148 $69.95  (Plus Extra 20% off with code EXTRAEXTRA)! Crochet Priscilla Dress, $352 $176  ‡  Telltale Tunic, $128 $76.80 ‡  Paneled Silk Maxi, $259 $129.50 (Free Shipping Code: LCSHIP) Vivienne Dress, $495 $173  ‡ Goddess Maxi, $273.00, $136.50 ‡ Fringe Dress,  $198 $59.40    


BloodMilk Semi-Annual Sale

BloodMilk’s semi-annual sale is running today through April 21 with 20% off select jewels. Visit her shop at BloodMilkJewels.com where eligible pieces are already marked down.


To Catch a Dream

To Catch a Dream is a short fashion film from the NEST collective and Chico Leco, featuring the work of eight Kenyan designers and Kenyan supermodel Ajuma Nasenyana.


Memento Mori at Loved to Death

A reminder not to miss Paul Koudounaris‘s signing of his new book, Memento Mori, tomorrow night at San Francisco’s Loved to Death! I have been fortunate to obtain an early copy of the book, and it is an absolute masterpiece.  Through photos taken at more than 250 sites in thirty countries over a decade, Paul […]

Death and Taxes Ad Sale

It’s that time, kids :: The Semi-Annual Haute Macabre Small Business Ad Special. Why? Because we love you, and want everyone to know all about your awesome shop. This spring, set up an ad campaign on Haute Macabre and get double your time. Book a week, get an extra week free. Book a month, get […]

Ellen Rogers + Pagan Poetry

Ellen Rogers + Pagan Poetry

Ellen Rogers has been a source of enchantment and mystique since we first discovered her ethereal work. Her latest collaboration is no different, adding her signature element of mysticism and romance to each image. You may view this entire series at Pagan Poetry, and contribute to Ellen’s ongoing Patreon, to help supply her with the […]


Haute List Fail

Once again, I completely forgot that Erin told me she was going on vacation this week, and that I was supposed to take care of the Haute List. Instead of drafting a proper list, I sent her a terrifying photo of a penguin about to strike, and am posting the new Jeffrey Campbell Snick shoes […]


Show Your Allegiance

Just in time for tonight’s premier of the show with all characters that I can’t keep track of, Loved to Death has released an exclusive line of Game of Thrones sterling silver jewelry by Pyrrha.

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Knit skeletons from artist Caitlin T. McCormack.  

Urban Death Project

Life After Death: Urban Death Project Kickstarter

The Urban Death Project has launched its Kickstarter to crowdfund their brilliant and beautiful method of laying our loved ones to rest.  The Urban Death Project is a new system that utilizes the natural process of decomposition to safely and gently turn our deceased into soil. The project is creating a meaningful, equitable, and ecological […]


James Jean Jewelry

Perfect, delicate porcelain anatomical jewelry from artist James Jean– the vertebra pictured below are stackable rings, the pelvis and skull sets are necklaces. These are from 2012- and no, I didn’t find them available for sale anywhere.

The Haute List: Miz Mooz Obsession

  I’m kind of in love with everything about the current lineup from Miz Mooz: the vintage styling on the pumps, the choice from a variety of color that don’t burn my eyes, the preponderance of buttons… Ninette Boot    Clover Boot    Debra Boot Bloom Boot    Amelia Boot    Olsen Boot Nico Pump    Carissa Pump   Shelley Pump


April Fools Winner: Power Wheels Desert Drifters

    The best thing to come out of the wash of April Fool’s posts on the Web this year? Think Geek’s Mad Max Fury Road Power Wheels collection.  I wonder how many people it would take clicking ‘BUY’ for these to actually be produced….      

Joy & Grief Clothing

Joy & Grief

New images from Joy & Grief. I suddenly have Tori Amos’ Blood Roses playing on repeat in my head, and it’s a welcome soundtrack.


The Haute List: Happy Spring!

Bell-sleeve Romper, $22  ‡  Fit and Flare Dress, $69  ‡  Sleeveless Jump Suit $39.99  ‡ Eclair Pump, $159  ‡  Eclipsed Pump, $64.97 Sleeveless Dress, $49.95  ‡   Sleeveless Dress, $39.95  ‡   Wyder Boot, $269


This might quite possibly be the most transcendental thing I have ever seen.