Monday, December 7, 2020

A Spooky LOHF Gift Guide to Womxn-Owned Businesses

‘Tis the season! To support small womxn-owned businesses creating creepy gifts, that is. For you and your fellow friends looking for horror inspired clothing and unique darkly delicious decor, artwork, and more, take a look at some of these incredible shops.

Be sure to order early and review all information about shipping times, as many small businesses (especially right now) will have deadlines for holiday orders.

And, this list is by no means complete! If a shop you love is missing, please leave a comment so we can add it to the list. Happy hunting!

Decor & Gifts


Emily Stoneking creates unique art blending knitting and anatomy that you just have to see. If you’re feeling crafty, you can purchase her designs to make one for yourself.



Lindsay creates spookily adorable art of all your favorites, from Lydia Deetz to a lil plague doctors and more. Buy her art on enamel pins and all kinds of apparel—from face masks to pjs and more.

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Let’s Get Galactic

Cassie’s unique art mixes spooky and horror with rainbows—on everything! Find do-it-yourself embroidery hoop sets, beautiful resin rune sets and coffins, holographic stickers, stunning art prints, and more.

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Lively Ghosts

Artist and designer Lindsay Kaye creates darkly beautiful art you can buy as prints or on enamel pins, mugs, and more. Be sure to check out her wildly popular coffin pin boards!

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Luna Moon Gothic

This shop specializes in horror, Halloween, and gothic finery. From Hocus Pocus to Krampus, there are excellent gifts for the spook in your life.

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Mystic Hearth

Mystic Hearth is a one-womxn print shop featuring beautiful designs inspired by nature and magic.

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Spookshow Babe Designs

This shop features “creepy cute” original art by Crystal Cox. Her Creepmas decor is especially cute for the holidays.

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Tales from the Stitch

For something really unique, check out these crocheted dolls based on characters from horror movies. Each one is unique!

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Vicki Be Wicked

Vicki’s creations encompass the “weird, dark, neon, geeky, and creepy cute.” You can buy her original art prints on everything from earrings to stickers to pillows and more.

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Accessories & Clothing

Bad Dahlia

This Black-owned shop’s motto is “We don’t slay, we slaughter.” Find unique jewelry and California gothic apparel.

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Black Widow Yoga

A unique store for the “dark and adventurous soul,” Black Widow Yoga blends yoga with horror and heavy metal. This is the spot to get leggings and sports bras in unique patterns like the carpet from The Shining.

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Gothic Lamb

Gothic Lamb was created by graphic designer Lucy, who wanted to see a goth brand featuring more diversity. She calls her shop the “home for melanated misfits” and creates an array of bold goth apparel “made by and for the alternative Black girl.”

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Grrrl Spells

This shop—queer, nonbinary, and POC owned—features “horror and occult inspired queer art and accessories.”

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Sinister Sisters

This Black-owned alternative shop features shirts, skirts, totes, jewelry, and more for the heavy metal and goth glam girls.

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Three of Swords

Three of Swords was inspired by goth subculture and alt people of color to create comfortable fashion “designed for all ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, body types, and walks of life.”

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Tragic Girls

This one-womxn owned and operated brand features art and wearables inspired by classic horror pulps, pinups, and pop art.

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A Stranger Dream

Karlee Patton is an illustrator and tattoo apprentice, and her horror-themed bookmarks have taken the bookstagram world by storm. From Little Shop of Horrors to What We Do In the Shadows to Stephen King and beyond.

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Alchemy and Ink

Alchemy and Ink is you one-stop shop for “decadently dark candles and gifts inspired by literature, magick, and folklore.” Come for the candles, but stay for the perfumes, pins, home goods, and more.

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Get Fictional

Get Fictional is “where fiction comes to light” with candles inspired by books. Owner and creator Keely constantly has new inspiring creations. Check out her holiday line, including scents like Krampus, Marley’s Ghost, and Christmasland.

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Scent from Hell

Created by horror author Kristi Demeester, these horror-inspired candles with scents like Cup of Stars and Hedge Maze at the Overlook are perfect for any dark and stormy night.

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Darkling Woods

Cat Mallard’s cute and spooky original art prints will brighten up any lair. Her hand-painted teacups are especially stunning.

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Haunted Paper Co.

Lily Molyneux is a “spooky cute artist” whose beautifully detailed haunted houses are simply inspiring. You can buy her art on prints and cards, and check out her Instagram for fun art challenges.

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Velvet Hand Designs

Carolyn’s unique and colorful art style takes inspiration from horror, pop culture, and more. Her horror tarot prints can’t be missed and don’t forget to get an RBG Dissent sticker (or twenty)!

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Bath and Beauty

The Parlor Apothecary

Offering “Victorian inspired perfume, cologne, skincare, and jewelry,” this shop has beautiful gift sets for everyone. Find unique goods like a Perfume Locket Ring or Séance Perfume.

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Be sure to check out our Ladies of Horror Fiction Gift Guide from last year for more gift ideas!


Audra and her horror hound, Ouija, help manage the Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram page. When not ghost hunting or rollerskating, she also contributes articles and helps maintain the website.

You can find Audra on Instagram as @ouija.reads, Twitter as @audraudraudra, and Goodreads.

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