Boys for Pele II: Carnelian, Fire Quartz

Last winter, I spoke about an apathy, a sense of a cold void. I realize this is a cyclical mood, I would go so far to say even a seasonal affectation. These offerings are meant to quell these feelings of disconnection and discontent, for a physical and psychic awakening out of the slumber of the […]

In Rooms

New Orleans photographer Brittany Markert’s portfolio book’s crowdfunding campaign ends in a few short hours via IndieGoGo. In Rooms Portfolio Book includes 22 prints from 2014-2019 including 19 of the artist’s favorite images from Sold Out Vol. I & II, 3 unpublished prints, 6 unpublished Self Portrait Diary Prints paired with excerpts from 4 interviews & handwritten […]

The Magician’s Tools: Labradorite, Garnierite, Quartz, and Blue Apatite

It is winter. Each day feels fleeting, each night almost excessively long.  Although I live in a moderate climate, borderline tropical, I have been feeling the ache of the season. The silent stirring of buried discontent, a melancholy tug in my bones, reaching out for something just out of reach. I seek solace in my […]

The Art of Book Covers (1820–1914)

A selection of the most beautiful book covers from 1820-1914, via the Public Domain Review. Inspired by rising literacy rates and advancing technologies, the nineteenth century saw the book transform from a largely hand-made object to a mass-produced product. In this new environment the book cover took on added importance: it was no longer merely […]

Lifting the Veils: Spiderweb and Midnight Lace Obsidian

Two rare forms of obsidian, Midnight Lace and Spiderweb, are now live in the Haute Macabre Shop. Video previews are available on the Haute Macabre Instagram with links. As with all obsidian, these are both psychic weapons, although not as aggressive as their black void relatives.   Midnight Lace Obsidian Palm Stones Sharing the protective […]

January Full Moon Tarotscopes from Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

January Lunar Eclipse: Cultivating Care, Cultivating Resilience  The Secular New Year starts out with a Lunar Eclipse in the sign of Cancer on January 10th. Emotions will be heightened, nervous systems could be deregulated, and much will come up to the surface. This is a Lunar Eclipse for care. Take care of yourself and what […]

The Now Smash of Style

The Now Smash Of StyleVogue Italia May 09Photo : Craig McDeanModels : Magdalena Frackowiak, Eniko Mihalik, Jourdan Dunn, Evelina Mambetova, and Suzie Bird From the Haute Macabre archives, published here in 05.09

Post-Mortem: December 2019

Eternal and Divinatory Objects: Tarot, Crystal, & Library Update Macabre Muse: Debbie Deitering Of the Heavens and of the Earth, part I: Sericho Meteorite Stacked: November 2019 When The Void Whispers Through The Keyhole: An Interview With Jordan Shiveley of Dread Singles December Full Moon Tarotscopes from Sarah Faith Gottesdiener Aevum: An Improper Eternity Of […]

Ask Arcanalogue

Ask Arcanalogue: the monthly Tarot advice column from Tom Blunt. Want to submit your query? You may do so by emailing your question directly to Dearest Arcanalogue, I’m coming up on my one year anniversary of going on hormones, and I’m having surprisingly mixed feelings.  On the one hand going on hormones has been […]

An Ethereal Menagerie: The Sculptures of Ellen Jewett

Intricate and grotesque, Ellen Jewett sculptures are constructed of an ever evolving process. Metamorphosing raw, non toxic material into theriomorphic forms, each piece is an expression of the delicate balance of nature. Find Ellen Jewett on Instagram // Portfolio // Etsy (and a previous post here on HM from 2014!) Each sculpture is handmade and […]

Black Moonstone Dreamers

Newly listed: a collection of Black Moonstone spheres, the conduits of the new moon, the High Priestess, here to usher in the energy for the upcoming new year / decade / era. The energy of the new moon is one of rest – a potential energy, one that plants the seeds for the rise of […]

Coaxing The Secrets From Her Hair: Twin Peaks VR

The owls are still not what they seem, but now you may coax out the secrets in her hair yourself: Twin Peaks VR is now available via Steam. Iconic locations from the show are included in this virtual (alternate?) reality, allowing players to immerse themselves in Red Room, Glastonbury Grove, Sheriff’s Department, Glass Box Observation […]

Of the Heavens and Of the Earth, part II

These days, I need a constant check in with self to come back down to the ground. A reminder to be present, be focused, to pull my head out of the clouds and feel the physical earth under my feet, to know that I am in my own body, in my own space, in my […]

Aevum: An Improper Eternity

Aevum: the state between the timelessness of the gods and the existence of the mortal, an improper eternity. 13-year aged patchouli, incense smoke, burgundy tar oudh, teakwood, scorched driftwood, and clove.A limited edition imp blend by my beloved Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab exclusively for Haute Macabre, our gift to you with every order placed in the Haute […]

December Full Moon Tarotscopes from Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

December Full Moon: Mirrors Are All Around You  The December Full Moon, the last Full Moon of the year, will take place Wednesday evening to Thursday, depending on your time zone. This Full Moon is in Gemini. This Moon, all over the world, has been called many things by many different people: it is the […]

Stacked: November 2019

Maika Although it hasn’t stopped me from adding new books to my stacks, I spent November in deep in Discworld comfort rereading mode. My go-to comfort read, literary BFF, and annual reread no matter my state of mind is Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, co-written by Terry Pratchett and […]

Of the Heavens and of the Earth, part I: Sericho Meteorite

Fallen to the Earth from the actual, literal heavens, Sericho Meteorite is a gift from above. Discovered in Kenya, these are considered “Pallasite” meteorites – comprised of nickel and iron, dotted with olivine crystals. Handling extraterrestrial beings leaves me with a sense of physical weightlessness, a trance-like state. I find myself dreamy, aware of a […]

Eternal and Divinatory Objects: Tarot, Crystal, & Library Update

A brief update on divination, hand held crystals, and the Haute Macabre library’s new offerings and restocks, all available now and ready to ship. I am currently working on our next large crystal release, which will include a special selection of Sericho Meteorite slabs, something I am eager to share with you all. In depth […]

Post Mortem: November 2019

Stacked: October 2019 November Full Moon Tarotscopes from Sarah Faith Gottesdiener 2019 Weenies From Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Little Deaths: Miniature Executions and Extraterrestrial Abductions Many Moons Planner & Zine Packs Weekly Eyeball Fodder Full Moon in Taurus: Moonstone, Fluorite, Selenite, & Smokey Quartz Solstice Scents Fall 2019 Macabre Muse: Alexandra Jacob BloodMilk Ritual & […]

Ask Arcanalogue

Hello, readers! In the spirit of the season, and knowing how tight things can be this time of year, I’ve taken down the Patreon paywall for participating in this feature. Have a query you’d like to see addressed by Arcanalogue this column? Send it to, and include HAUTE MACABRE in the subject line. Happy […]

Haute Macabre Small Business Special: Meet the Sponsors 2019 edition

Apatico APATICO is a fashion line by artist & designer Megan Bishop (MCAD BFA, Illustration, 2006).  After years of fancy millinery work, Apatico branched out into harnesses and accessories using PVC and leather.  Each piece is designed and made by hand in her Seattle studio with an emphasis on great design, unique materials, attention to detail, and fit.  […]

Miss Havisham’s Curiosities

Please welcome our new sponsor, Miss Havisham’s Curiosities Melissa Johnson is the founding mother of Miss Havisham’s Curiosities and she wants to insult your dinner guests. Descended from antique dealers and raised by wolves, Melissa now travels the globe looking for your grandmother’s haunted and discarded china. Her infamous insult teacups are the official cups of […]

BloodMilk Ritual & Mourning Strands

A collection of 8 new limited edition Mourning Beads and Ritual Strands will be released on Friday, November 29th at 3pm EST via BloodMilk Jewels, in addition to a restock on currently sold out onyx strands and their collection of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab perfumes.

Macabre Muse: Alexandra Jacob

Inspiration of the day: Alexandra Jacob (@alexandrajacob on IG). The fluidity of her angles are like doors swinging open and shut on their hinge, gateways through realms, invoking an emotional self eroticism. Photos via Alexandra’s Instagram page.

Solstice Scents Fall 2019

The beautiful fall collection from Solstice Scents was released last month, with the inclusion of classic favorites and new additions. Below you will find some of my favorite selections, with notes embodying the essence of the autumnal season. The Solstice Scents fall collection is available now at Find Solstice Scents on Instagram // Facebook […]

Full Moon in Taurus: Moonstone, Fluorite, Selenite, & Smokey Quartz

This week’s crystal offerings: Moonstone points, Smokey Quartz clusters, purple Mexican Fluorite, and Selenite spheres & full moon disks. These selections were charged under the full moon overnight from November 11 – 12 in the swamp surrounding New Orleans. Full preview videos will be posted to the HM Instagram profile and stories on Wednesday, November […]

Many Moons Planner

In stock now and ready to ship: The Many Moons 2020 Lunar Planner and zine packs by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener. I have personally been using the Many Moons workbooks and planners since 2017. They are incredible guides, and maps through my journey. I refer to them throughout the month for descriptions and workings with the […]

Little Deaths: Miniature Executions and Extraterrestrial Abductions

The little deaths of Tutorero on Etsy: handmade miniature models of execution machines (some complete with the condemned & condemning) and alien abductions. I actually screamed “THE LITTLE HEAD!” when I saw this one. The Midnight Abduction is, without a doubt, my personal favorite. Find these execution and extraterrestrial models in Tutoreto’s shop on Etsy.

November Full Moon Tarotscopes from Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

Full Moon Tarotscopes from Sarah Faith Gottesdiener This Tuesday, November 12th, we greet our November Full Moon in the sign of Taurus. When the Moon is Full, it is opposite the sun. At this Full Moon, the planet Mercury, currently retrograde, is also opposite the Moon. Here, we think about the benefits of getting distance. […]

Stacked: October 2019

Maika A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker – I enjoyed this novel every bit as much as Pinsker’s previous short story collection, Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea. This book is set in the same world as one of the stories in that collection, which was very satisfying. I’d be […]