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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.

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.

OVER is Creating Music for Revolution

OVER is creating music for revolution. As seen and interviewed in our Spring 2020 Issue Emerging band lineup feature, here is an introduction to them and their music.

The Wraith Revive Deathrock in Los Angeles with a Dose of Gloom

The Wraith revive deathrock in Los Angeles with a dose of gloom. We interviewed them for our Spring 2020 Issue Emerging band lineup.

5 Toronto Subculture DJ Streams playing through the Pandemic

In the face of the pandemic, subculture music DJs have turned to live streams to keep events going, to maintain some form of income, and even to raise funds for venues which still face steep rent but can’t earn it by being open for business. We rounded up five streams coming out of Toronto, some continuations of live events and some new programs, to keep us dancing at home.

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.

Auxiliary Magazine Cemetery Confessions podcast interview

The Cemetery Confessions podcast delivers a community discussion across borders

Auxiliary interviews those behind the ongoing widely available podcast Cemetery Confessions on The Belfry Network and highlight its history and purpose. With each episode hosts The Count and Trae and special guests tackle deep and lengthy discussions of the goth community.

S’mores Dragon Sticker by Earl Grey Paper brings magic back to summer

When we’re young, summer holds the promise of adventure and endless possibility. Not all of us feel so free during the season once we venture deep into adulthood. Find some summer magic again with our Item Spotlight, the S’mores Dragon Sticker by Earl Grey Paper.

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.

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!

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!