It’s hard to know when imagery so striking, so wonderfully eerie, so utterly iconoclastic as the one presented by Elsa Lanchester as The Bride of Frankenstein, first becomes embedded in one’s memory. When was I not aware of this astonishing creature, this electric-tressed beauty, robed in ghostly whites and the most elegant bandages ever glimpsed […]
Inspired by the Gothic story line, beautiful architecture, and show-stopping costuming work of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak, artist Sara Deck (previously featured on Haute Macabre) shares with us today her newest work, an exquisitely evocative poster that has utterly haunted our hearts and imaginations. Featuring the ghost of Edith Cushing’s mother, taken from young Edith by the black cholera, she appears to […]
Earlier this week, I received a copy of Bess Lovejoy’s new book, Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses. Bess is one of the contributing writer on one of my favorite blogs, The Order of the Good Death. Check out their mission statement to get a little more comfortable with your Momenti Mori! […]
Please welcome our newest advertiser, Gloomth and the Cult of Melancholy! Gloomth and the Cult of Melancholy is a clothing label specializing in unique handmade attire. Their peculiar style exists between definitions, betwixt sub-cultures – pulling influence from Gothic and Lolita, historical fashions, and basement clubs. Custom tailoring and original designs have set Gloomth apart […]
Decadent Designs is giving away one High Neck Corset to one Haute Macabre reader! This super noir neck corset frames your face with black lace and taffeta fabric, laced with silver grommets, and enforced with spiral steel boning. How awesomely dramatic is that? To enter to win, all you have to do is like Decadent […]
Our never-stop-working friend, Molly Crabapple, has a new book coming out later this summer :: Art of Molly Crabapple Volume 2 : Devil in the Details! To celebrate her new release, she’s giving away a Molly prize pack to one Haute Macabre reader. The prize pack will include signed copies of Devil in the Details, […]
Please welcome our newest advertiser, Manic Panic! I have a feeling everyone here has dyed their hair with Manic Panic at least once in their lives (I left an old apartment with a permanently stained Vampire Red bathtub), so we are very excited to welcome Manic Panic to Haute Macabre! Founded on 7.7.77 by sisters Tish […]
The newest installment of Amelia Arsenic’s A Is For Arsenic range was released last month, and it lives up to the standards she set for herself last fall with Night Terrors. Crime & Punishment is a collected inspired by vintage fetish magazines, the drama of the silent screen, and a dash of murder. The imagery […]
Somehow, in between illustrating comic books, designing the swag bag for SXSW Interactive, running Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, Molly Crabapple also managed to find the time to design Form Fit Cases for the iPhone 4G! Molly is giving away a case of her choice to a randomly selected Haute Macabre reader. Just leave a […]
Decadent Designs is giving away their Lace Back Cocktail Dress to one Haute Macabre reader! This stretchy, form fitting dress comes down to just above the knee in the front, and is slightly longer in the back, creating an elongated look, accentuated by the lace backing. To enter, leave a comment below telling us where […]
Decadent Designs has offered up this amazing burlesque inspired corset to one lucky reader, custom sized to fit! To enter to win, just visit Decadent Designs webshop, and then leave a comment here telling us your favorite item! Winner will be announced Sunday, August 22.
Once again, the ever talented, generous, and lovely Molly Crabapple has offered up some of her work for a giveaway to Haute Macabre readers! Earlier this year, she designed an exclusive T-Shirt line for Dirtee Hollywood. Available to purchase online at RonRobinson.com, you can enter to win a prize pack* of them right here by […]
The lovely Jill from For Strange Women has offered to giveaway an Absinthe Bath Gift Set to one of our readers! Included in the gift set are lip balm, bath salts, and a soy candle, all Absinthe flavored. To enter to win, just leave a comment below! Winner will be announced on Sunday, July 25!
Our awesome Etsy find from last month, BloodMilk, has offered up her Sparrow Claw Conjoined ring to giveaway! To win, just leave a comment below from now until next Saturday, June 19!
Our friend and comrade, Molly Crabapple, has just released her newest project, The Puppet Makers, a new online comic. “The Puppet Makers”, by Molly Crabapple and John Leavitt, is Dangerous Liaisons meets Blade Runner. The Puppet Makers is a mystery set in an alternate historical Versailles. Versailles is run by clockwork and aristocrats wear robotic suits, […]
This just in: Starting today and while supplies last, Topshop will be giving away this exclusive keychain from up and coming British designer Christopher Kane with orders over £60. Best way to spend your money? Anything from the Pagan line, or perhaps a pair of the Gothic Lace Leggings.