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Bibian Blue MYTH Collection

Bibian Blue Fall/Winter 2016/2017 MYTH Collection

Bibian Blue’s Fall/Winter 2016/2017 MYTH Collection is infused with romantic iconography from Pre-Raphaelite concepts to age-old depictions of earthen nymphs and magic.

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.

Aurat Redefines Representation in Alternative Music

Taking cues from the sounds of darkwave, postpunk, new wave, and Bollywood, Aurat are based in southern California with the goal of bringing, “something different to the current scene.” As seen and interviewed in our Summer 2020 Issue Emerging band lineup feature, here is an introduction to the artist and their music.

DJs The Wasteland (left) and Mistress McCutchan (right)

It’s Midnight Somewhere Podcast Builds Musical Community in North America

Two former Brooklyn DJs, Mistress McCutchan and The Wasteland, one an experienced podcaster and the other a newbie, have teamed up to bring us the It’s Midnight Somewhere Podcast with the goal of developing a sense of community between North American alternative music scenes.

The Black Halos release charity single remembering Chi Pig

On July 16, 2020, Ken Chinn aka Chi Pig passed away. The punk rock community has shown an outpouring of grief for the influential SNFU frontman. Now The Black Halos have announced the release of a charity single celebrating his life and raising money for the Chi Pig mural fund.

Rotten UK’s Lovecraftian Chaos Magick of UK82 Punk

Rotten UK is Lovecraftian chaos magick of UK82 punk. As seen and interviewed in our Spring 2020 Issue Emerging band lineup feature, here is an introduction to them and their music.

A Contributor Spotlight on our Associate Editor Elizabeth Rhodes

Get to know our contributors better with our Contributor Spotlights, this time we are focusing on our associate editor Elizabeth Rhodes.

Terri-Sian and Stewart’s real Bride of Frankenstein alternative wedding

In our Spring 2020 Issue we interviewed the force behind Rock N Roll Bride, Kat Williams! She helped pick some amazing real alternative weddings to share with our readers in the issue. Here’s a more in depth view of Terri-Sian and Stewart’s Bride of Frankenstein wedding photographed by Devlin Photos.

Nina and Jack’s real pink sequined alternative wedding

In our Spring 2020 Issue we interviewed the force behind Rock N Roll Bride, Kat Williams! She helped pick some amazing real alternative weddings to share with our readers in the issue. Here’s a more in depth view of Nina and Jack’s pink sequined wedding photographed by Dale Weeks.

Auxiliary Magazine Copy Editor Dylan Madeley

A Contributor Spotlight on our Copy Editor Dylan Madeley

Get to know our contributors better with our Contributor Spotlights, this time we are focusing on our copy editor Dylan Madeley.

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.

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.

Auxiliary Magazine Winter 2017 Issue

Winter 2017 Issue Out Now!

The Winter 2017 Issue features Vapor, Mother of London, Jagoda Bartczak, RFD by Rachel Frank, Spoiled Cherry, and more!

Auxiliary Magazine Holiday 2017 Issue

Holiday 2017 Issue Out Now!

The Holiday 2017 Issue features Xlcr Moon, Laura Dark, Legend, Faye Hindle, NO.RR 312 STUDIO, Versatile Corsets, and more!

Fall 2017 Issue Out Now!

The Fall 2017 Issue features La Carmina, , Jacqueline Marie Mourning, Sharon TK, Jin N Tonic, Alex No, and more!

Auxiliary Magazine Spring 2017 Issue

Spring 2017 Issue Out Now!

The Spring 2017 Issue features Mr.Kitty, Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins, 3teeth, !!!, Nadya Lev, and more!

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