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 […]

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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 […]

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Haute Macabre Shop PSA

Click here to visit the Haute Macabre Shop PSA: The Haute Macabre Shop is nearly sold out. We will be restocking our beloved Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Black Phoenix Trading Post collection towards the end of summer, and then opening our annual holiday pre-orders shortly thereafter. Sample size sets of our fragrances are currently […]

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: The Occult History of Witch Feminism part III

Please welcome guest blogger Kristen J. Sollee, founder of Slutist.com and author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive. This is part III in a IV series of excerpts from Kristen’s book. Read the last post on Which Suffragette Is Witch?. Political Witch: Rebellion & Revolution The idea of every woman as witch has […]

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H.B.I.C.

Despite my usual aversion to all pop music, Sarah Elizabeth passed a link to Kim Boekbinder’s new music video to me this morning, Head Bitch In Charge, and I was totally mesmerized. Synchronicity reared its head with a reminder of an image of Clayton Cubitt’s I had saved yesterday on Instagram popping up in the […]

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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 Haute List

Halter Maxi, $99  +  Ribbed Jersey Dress, $24.99  +  Mesh Top with Motif, $24.99 Degas Flat, $68  +  Leather Tote, $168  +  Neptune Shield Glasses, $20

Haute Macabre Shop

Shop Update is Live!

photo via Maika Keuben The Haute Macabre Shop update is now live! Click here to visit the Haute Macabre Shop Included in this update is a small restock of our Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab collection, including our two Hair Glosses, made by Black Phoenix Trading Post. By popular request, we now offer sample sized sets of […]

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Haute Macabre Shop Update

Tomorrow, Friday, June  23, at 10AM CST, the Haute Macabre Shop will be updated with a small restock of our beloved Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab fragrances and Black Phoenix Trading Post Hair Glosses, along with the addition of a brand new extra large tote bag and cropped summer shirt. We will also be offering sets of our […]

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The Bone Maiden: New from Chase and Scout

Chase & Scout’s newest mini collection, The Bone Maiden, explores resurrection and rebirth using empty vessels of bone and shell to create new forms. To celebrate the new collection and honor our friends at Haute Macabre, Chase & Scout is offering a 20% discount for use in the entire shop, exclusively available to Haute Macabre […]

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Portals Of Power: KillDie’s Crystal Marys

If there’s anything my hallowed altar has been missing (first step, Sarah–make an altar) but if there WERE anything lacking, I can tell you right now that it’s a hollowed out blessed Virgin Mary that’s been filled with filled with delicate, rosy-hued crystals, exuding gentle energies of compassion and peace and shimmering with grace and sacred intention. […]