Etsy Shop Profile : Nouveau Motley

January 24th, 2009

Nouveau Motley is Rachael Victoria Adams of Sonoma County, California.  Each piece is hand crafted, combining the new and old into a mechanical steampunk piece of jewelry. From her Etsy shop profile: I like creating art and collecting/reselling antique and vintage items that have a function. If you can use or wear it, its not […]

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Waxing Gibbous

January 17th, 2009

Portland, Oregon’s Gibbous Fashions is a collective of four designers with the same idea- renovating vintage and discarded clothing and found bits and bobs in remarkable ways. Each garment is made one-by-one, and Gibbous uses no patterns. Instead, the pieces are assembled “like a puzzle”, and each creation is unique. Deeply layered and lavishly adorned, […]

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Something Old, Something New

January 14th, 2009

Steampunk couture, from designer Kato, includes this steampunk wedding dress. It’s almost enough to make me wear brown…

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Gentlemen’s Emporium

December 23rd, 2008

Gentlemen’s Emporium is the best site I have ever found for authentic, old-fashion men’s wear, specializing in Victorian costume.  They provide assembled outfits, with accessories included for one-click purchase, or you can select pieces individually.  The site also has a fantastic women’s section, which I am sure that Haute Macabre will profile soon enough. Pictured […]

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The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello

December 20th, 2008

In the City of Gothia, the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator flees his home to embark on an adventure involving the reanimation of the dead, anti-technology movements, and gothic horror.    Inspired by the works of Jules Verne and Edgar Alan Poe, Anthony Lucas developed a stylistic silhouette animation, and has been nominated for […]

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Steam Trunk

December 17th, 2008

Steam Trunk Couture, “Conceived on the wings of underground theater and circus”, crafts both men’s and women’s vintage-inspired steampunk fashion. This time around, we thought we would focus on the men’s line. While some of their offerings can seem costumey (especially when worn as complete ensembles), they also make some unique and wearable pieces worth […]

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Eye patches: not just for pirates any more

December 16th, 2008

Thank, you, Japan. Eyepatches from Supparate System.

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