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Auxiliary Crisiswear

Crisiswear blend Cyberpunk and Steampunk to create their Fashion Forward Future

To welcome our new advertiser Crisiswear we chatted with designer Flux about the cyberpunk meets steampunk label and his motto of, “future forward fashion.”

Auxiliary Item of the Week Gothic Shoe Company go to winklepickers

Original Pikes Pentagram Buckle Boots by The Gothic Shoe Company your go to Winklepickers

Thanks to the ongoing trad goth revival, winklepickers are big news right now and our Item of the Week, the Original Pikes Pentagram Buckle Boots by The Gothic Shoe Company, are the perfect pair.

Raven men's goth fashion editorial

Raven men’s goth fashion editorial featuring Alex No

Raven fashion editorial featuring men’s goth fashions by Alex No Design photographed by Raisa Kanareva and modeled by Alex No in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

dark goth everyday necklace Oracle Pendant by Omnia

The Oracle Pendant by Omnia will be your new Everyday Necklace

Everyone needs an everyday necklace, a signature piece that is there go to and our Item of the Week, the Oracle Pendant by Omnia is the perfect one! It can be your own real little crystal ball around your neck. Hold it to clear your mind and gaze deep within.

Attrition 3

Attrition with Indarra, Subterranea, and Vancorvid in Toronto

UK industrial darkwave legends Attrition like to visit Toronto every so often, and this time it happened at the Rivoli on March 16, 2019. Three opening bands fleshed out the evening’s lineup.

Peter Murphy 40 Years of Bauhaus Ruby Celebration

Peter Murphy is touring to celebrate 40 years of Bauhaus and playing albums in their entirety. We caught his live show in Anaheim at The City National Grove on January 16th 2019.

DJ Spotlight: Joe VIrus

DJ Joe Virus of The Church in Dallas

Dallas resident and fixture of the dark alternative scene, DJ Joe Virus has been DJing since the 90s and performing live music with various outfits. We spoke with Joe about the path that led him to DJing Dallas’ largest goth/alternative club night at The Church and how he stays inspired musically.

Cloak & Dagger Festival 2018

After a successful debut last year, the second installment of the Cloak & Dagger Festival took place in downtown Los Angeles at the historic Los Angeles Theatre. We were there to check out the various aspects of this unique event featuring live music and immersive theatre.

DJs Mistress McCutchan (left) and Batty von Bats (right)

The Cat vs Bat podcast discusses pressing issues in the subculture

On May 19, 2019, Cat vs. Bat Podcast will celebrate one year of discussing music, debating the pressing issues of the subculture, interviewing interesting people, and having many good laughs.

Baby Loch Nessie Monster by East of the Sun Studio is the easiest way to bring home a mythical pet

Nessie has been debunked according to scientist but not in our hearts. How lovely would it be to not only see her, but live with such a magical creature? Now you can with our Item Spotlight the Baby Loch Ness Monster Air Plant Holder by East of the Sun Studio.

The Opalite Glass Keyhole Ear Weights by Urban Body Jewelry are a Versatile Option for Stretched Ears

Our Item Spotlight, the Opalite Glass Keyhole Ear Weights by Urban Body Jewelry are unique handmade glass ear weights that are lightweight for all day wear and can pair with anything in your wardrobe.

Auxiliary Advertiser Introduction The Lily Dale Assembly

The Lily Dale Assembly is Full of History and Victorian Splendor

To welcome our new advertiser The Lily Dale Assembly we chatted with their Marketing Manager Christopher Shepp about their long and rich history, visiting Lily Dale, and their 2017 season.

Radiant Glow Gift Set by Odacite

Our Item of the Week, The Odacite Radiant Glow Gift Set can be a great holiday gift for going the natural route.

Galaxy Glitter Nail Polish by Starrily

Shop small and local for the holidays and pick up our Item of the Week, Galaxy Glitter Nail Polish by Starrily, as a stocking stuffer or little gift for a friend or coworker.

Wounded Love Beauty Editorial

Hearts are made to be broken but beauty and fashion are forever. Check out our Wounded Love beauty editorial in our February/March 2014 Issue.

MAC Maleficent

item of the week : Maleficent True Love’s Kiss Lipstick by MAC Cosmetics

Our Item of the Week is from MAC’s Maleficent collection, the villain’s signature red lipstick aptly named True Love’s Kiss.

Auxiliary Reclaim Industrial T-Shirt

Interview with Kickstarter Patron James S. Cole

Illustrator James S. Cole whose work focuses on the dichotomy between life and death collaborated with us to design Auxiliary’s first T-shirts and we asked him a few questions about himself and his work.

Support the new Goth: The True Story of Post-Punk book

Musician and journalist John Robb is currently seeking funds for a new book detailing the history of postpunk.

Karla Ortiz

An interview with artist Karla Ortiz

An interview with San Francisco artist Karla Ortiz featured in the February/March 2014 Issue.

Sequoia Emmanuelle Book

DIY funding : Sequoia Emmanuelle Photography Book

The way artists get their work out to the world is dramatically changing. Long time Auxiliary photography contributor Sequoia Emmanuelle has recently launched a crowd funding campaign with Kickstarter to fund her first photography book.

The 2016 Auxiliary Awards

The Best in Alternative Culture and Subculture of 2016

The best in alternative culture and subculture of 2016! The winners of The 2016 Auxiliary Magazine Awards!

Auxiliary Magazine Winter 2016 Issue

Winter 2016 Issue Out Now!

The Winter 2016 Issue features Brom, Bryona Ashly, Isabella Corsetry, Crisiswear, Sourpuss Clothing, and more!

Vote for the Best in Alternative Culture and Subculture of 2016

Vote for the best alternative, subculture, unique, or independent companies, artists, and creatives of 2016!

Fall 2016 Issue featuring Cutthroat Kristina

Fall 2016 Issue Out Now!

The Fall 2016 Issue is our Fashion Issue and features Bibian Blue, Darkspectre Custom Couture, Cutthroat Kristina, Brett Manning, and more!