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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.

Totenwald is Punk for a New Cold World

An introduction to dark punk band Totenwald, one of the artists interviewed for our Spring 2020 Issue Emerging band lineup.

Auxiliary Pandemic Impact on Subculture Music Aesthetic Perfection

Subculture Music in the Time of the Pandemic

In three separate interviews, Daniel Graves of industrial pop band Aesthetic Perfection, goth pop band WINGTIPS, and dark pop sorceress Roniit shared with Auxiliary Magazine what changed for them when the pandemic called for us all to stay inside, what they are doing, and what supporters can do for artists today.

Bauhaus Reunion

Bauhaus made their final appearance of a limited-date reunion tour in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Palladium and Azam Ali opened for Bauhaus on this final night. We were lucky to catch the show!

Substance 2019

Substance was a two-day festival in Los Angeles held at the historic Los Angeles Theatre on the 1st and 2nd of November with Gary Numan and Boy Harsher as respective headliners.

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.

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.

Urban Decay Electric Palette

Electric Pressed Pigment Palette by Urban Decay

Like Urban Decay’s Naked palette series, the Electric palette, Auxiliary’s Item of the Week, is likely to stand the test of time become a go-to for bright and bold.

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.

Vampire Academy

film review : Vampire Academy

Vampire Academy from the director of Mean Girls and the writer of Heathers adapted from the book by Richelle Mead out now in theaters is filled with mayhem, lust, adventure, and a healthy dose of violence interjected by the comedic snarkiness.

artist spotlight : Jennifer Jelenski

Los Angeles pop-surrealist painter, Jennifer Jelenski, has a heaping spoonful of sugar ready to help make the medicine go down and Dahlia Jane interviews her for our Artist Spotlight.

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!