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July 20, 2021

The Summer 2021 Issue

The Summer 2021 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to subculture fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Gary Numan on the cover, Nona Limmen, Kelly Eden, Our Darling, Jessica Haze, AleXa, Aliice, Starkers Corsetry, Myles Sexton, Constantine Latting, Kuro, Reikon DeVore, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

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Business Spotlight

September 8, 2021

Launching Mystical Twists a Macrame Craft Business during the Pandemic

With the major changes the pandemic has brought about, many creatives have switched gears, started new businesses, and developed new skills. Toronto, Canada based makeup artist Melissa Nicholl channeled her creativity into a new craft, macrame, and used her business skills to launch Mystical Twists.

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Interview

August 23, 2021

ACTORS bring a Fresh Vibe to Post-Punk with New Album Acts of Worship

With the release of two new singles, “Only Lonely” and “Strangers”, a new album Acts of Worship to be out in October, and a North American tour to kick off on September 9th ACTORS are as creative as busy. Set in fine sonic stylistics and old school aesthetics, they add a new, fresh vibe to what you know as post-punk.

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Fashion Editorial

August 2, 2021

Float swimsuit editorial by Julia Rabkin

Go for some colorful swimwear from Sourpuss Clothing for pool and beach relaxation. Our Float swimwear editorial by Julia Rabkin showcases stylish and fun looks for summer.

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Artist Spotlight

July 26, 2021

Noxian Imperium: Juha Arvid Helminen’s Miniature Post-Apocalyptic Art

Auxiliary first interviewed artist Juha Arvid Helminen prior to the Summer 2020 Issue, when Covid was a new problem and no one had any idea how long it would be around or whether a vaccine was even possible. However, art and creativity persist, sometimes even thriving in isolation. Juha Arvid Helminen is still working, but on a different medium than we covered in the Summer 2020 Issue.

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List

June 7, 2021

7 Tarot Decks fit for Spring Revelry

Our world is opening up, and so are your Spring adventures. Wether you’re one that leans to Tarot for the beauty of the imagery, or the insightful archetypes within, you can take your Tarot cards outside to inspire you where ever you go, what you do, and what you’ll be thinking and talking about. Here are seven great Tarot decks to spark great conversation and divine outdoor adventures for you and your kin.

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Current

February 22, 2021

Interviews with 40 Years of Goth Style: Global Remake director and contributors

Recently director Liisa Ladouceur released a new 40 Years of Goth Style YouTube video, 40 Years of Goth Style: Global Remake. Liisa and four of the video’s featured models found time to trade messages with Auxiliary Magazine about the creation of this new video, some gatekeeping and obstacles encountered within subculture, and what brings them joy.

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Emerging

February 5, 2021

The Future is Dark and Moody with the Indonesian Teen Post-Punk of Camlann

Jakarta-based Camlann are creating a buzz for themselves as some of the youngest producers of contemporary post-punk. As seen in the Emerging feature of our Fall 2020 Issue, here’s a closer look at the band and their music.

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List

October 9, 2020

A List of Goth Fashion Blogs of Note

We’ve compiled a list of goth fashion blogs of note with the hope it can serve as a reference point, a place to find some new content to enjoy, a place to highlight those who are creating, and even a starting point for those looking to dig deeper into the scene.

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Behind the Scenes

January 4, 2021

Behind the Scenes of our Cleopatra Records Interview with Brian Perera

In our Summer 2020 Issue we featured Brian Perera, founder of Cleopatra Records. Take a look behind the scenes of the interview.

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Auxiliary Float Sourpuss Swimwear Fashion Editorial by Julia Rabkin

Float swimsuit editorial by Julia Rabkin

Go for some colorful swimwear from Sourpuss Clothing for pool and beach relaxation. Our Float swimwear editorial by Julia Rabkin showcases stylish and fun looks for summer.

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Ballerina fashion editorial by Julia Rabkin

Channeling a softer vibe for spring doesn’t mean your look can’t stay dark and mysterious. Our Ballerina fashion editorial by Julia Rabkin combines nature inspired headpieces with flowy black gowns.

La Femme En Noir Winter Solstice Collection

The duo of Lynh Haaga and Micheline Pitt bring a stunning La Femme En Noir winter collection with Winter Solstice. We took a closer look.

Vixen by Micheline Pitt Winter Rouge Collection

Micheline Pitt is killing it with both her brands this winter season. We take a look at the Winter Rouge collection by Vixen by Micheline Pitt.

ACTROS Acts of Worship Auxiliary Magazine Interview

ACTORS bring a Fresh Vibe to Post-Punk with New Album Acts of Worship

ACTORS are really speeding up as far as their musical efforts are concerned. With the release of two new singles, “Only Lonely” and “Strangers”, a new album Acts of Worship to be out in October, and a North American tour to kick off on September 9th they are as creative as busy. Set in fine sonic stylistics and old school aesthetics, they add a new, fresh vibe to what you know as post-punk. We talked with Jason Corbett, the band’s frontman, about the upcoming tour, new release, video making, and if they are planning to become real actors.

Auxiliary Magazine Obscura Undead Interview

Obscura Undead Fosters Online Goth Community

By the end of March last year, most of the world was locking down and that included the clubs. Like previous streams Auxiliary has featured, Obscura Undead understood the need and quickly launched a Twitch stream to pair with their YouTube channel. In this Stream Spotlight we interview Azy, one of the main forces behind Obscura Undead.

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Alice Gift Embraces New Sound with Debut Album “Alles Ist Gift”

Alice Gift, former member of Berlin-based Velvet Condom and Liste Noir, releases his debut solo album Alles Ist Gift and we have the premiere of his new music video “Blue is Not Your Color”.

The Future is Dark and Moody with the Indonesian Teen Post-Punk of Camlann

Jakarta-based Camlann are creating a buzz for themselves as some of the youngest producers of contemporary post-punk. As seen in the Emerging feature of our Fall 2020 Issue, here’s a closer look at the band and their music.

Launching Mystical Twists a Macrame Craft Business during the Pandemic

With the major changes the pandemic has brought about, many creatives have switched gears, started new businesses, and developed new skills. Toronto, Canada based makeup artist Melissa Nicholl channeled her creativity into a new craft, macrame, and used her business skills to launch Mystical Twists. We talked with her about the new endeavor and gained some insight into the new ways people are creating and living.

7 Tarot Decks fit for Spring Revelry

Our list of seven great Tarot decks to spark great conversation and divine outdoor adventures for you and your kin this spring.

Three of the models in the newest 40 Years of Goth Style video, Global Remake.

Interviews with 40 Years of Goth Style: Global Remake director and contributors

Recently director Liisa Ladouceur released a new 40 Years of Goth Style YouTube video, 40 Years of Goth Style: Global Remake. Liisa and four of the video’s featured models found time to trade messages with Auxiliary Magazine about the creation of this new video, some gatekeeping and obstacles encountered within subculture, and what brings them joy.

Behind the Scenes of our Cleopatra Records Interview with Brian Perera

In our Summer 2020 Issue we featured Brian Perera, founder of Cleopatra Records. Take a look behind the scenes of the interview.

Dark Valentine’s Day inspired looks by Gaiapatra featuring LashyDoodle

Get some style, fashion, and beauty inspiration with our reoccurring Inspiration feature bringing you eye-catching photographs and looks. Just in time for a dark and moody Valentine’s Day here are two looks by visual artist, performer, and model Gaiapatra featuring the subculture owned beauty brand LashyDoodle. 

Behind the Scenes of our Shimmer Beauty Editorial

For our Fall 2020 Issue editor Elizabeth Rhodes art directed a photoshoot with photographer Saryn Christina in Los Angeles for our beauty editorial “Shimmer”. Take a look behind the scenes with to see the inspiration behind this editorial and how it all came together.

Pay Tribute and Draw Inspiration from Joan Jett with our Muses Beauty Feature

In our Fall 2020 Issue we introduced a new beauty feature called Muses. Starting with Joan Jett, we pay tribute to some of our favorite creatives and share tips on how you can bring the essence of their inspiring spirit to your own beauty routine and look.

Behind the Scenes of our She’s in Parties Beauty Editorial and Spring 2020 Runway to Vanity Photoshoot

Take a look behind the scenes of our beauty editorial and Runway to Vanity feature photoshoot for our Spring 2020 Issue.

Noxian Imperium: Juha Arvid Helminen’s Miniature Post-Apocalyptic Art

Auxiliary first interviewed artist Juha Arvid Helminen prior to the Summer 2020 Issue, when Covid was a new problem and no one had any idea how long it would be around or whether a vaccine was even possible. Skip ahead one year and here we are, with some parts of the world gradually opening back up or vaguely hopeful to do that soon, other places not even close, and many still cautious. However, art and creativity persist, sometimes even thriving in isolation. Juha Arvid Helminen is still working, but on a different medium than we covered in the Summer 2020 Issue.

Aconite Presents HoloVista, A Colorful Mixed Reality Game

Auxiliary reached out to Aconite founders Star St. Germain and Nadya Lev to discuss HoloVista, a gaming experience that flexes its storytelling and mixed reality strengths in equal measure.

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10 Books for your Halloween Reading List

One of the best ways to celebrate this Halloween in particular, is to kick back with some treats and bookishly good treats. Challenge yourself to indulge in as much spooky goodness as possible with our Halloween reading list.

Auxiliary Rose Sinister Podcast Spotlight

The Rose Sinister Podcast delves deep into Vampire Lore

We interview the creator and maintainer of the Rose Sinister Podcast about the history and future of this production, and how achieving great analytical depth of vampire media is a team effort.

Auxiliary Magazine Summer 2021 Issue cover with Gary Numan

The Summer 2021 Issue

The Summer 2021 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to subculture fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Gary Numan on the cover, Nona Limmen, Kelly Eden, Our Darling, Jessica Haze, AleXa, Aliice, Starkers Corsetry, Myles Sexton, Constantine Latting, Kuro, Reikon DeVore, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

Auxiliary Magazine Spring 2021 Issue

The Spring 2021 Issue

The Spring 2021 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Gaiapatra on the cover, Roshar, Black Angel, 6XT7, Vesmedinia, Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, It Is Known, Alice Gift, Bedless Bones, The Secret French Postcards, Lip Service, Crisiswear, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

Auxiliary Magazine Winter 2020 Issue

The Winter 2020 Issue

The Winter 2020 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Heather Galipo aka CrowJane on the cover, Angela Benedict, Ulorin Vex, Art by Andi, Kaufen Apparel, Dynammo, Trap Girl, S Y Z Y G Y X, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

2020 Gifting Sale

Get some gifts checked off your list with our Gifting Sale! We are offering a free Digital Subscription and discounts for holiday shopping from clothing boutique Cats Like Us and clothing company Kaufen Apparel with the purchase of a Digital Subscription.