The Steampunk genre, is very versatile and easy to achieve. There are many flavors of Steampunk, and it’s easy to Steamy flavor to your everyday or special occasion style.
- Start with pants, long shorts, skirt, bloomers or gouchos in suit fabrics like tweed, herringbone, pinstripes, plaid, etc.
- On top, corsets, lacy camisoles or lightweight Victorian type blouses in ivory and tea-stained tones work.
- Add a vest of herringbone, paisley or dark solids.
- Add accessories like grommetted belts, gloves, gauntlets and hip pouches.
- Victorian shoes or boots ranging from biker, combat to granny are a must.
- If you showing leg, add fishnet stockings or burlesque thigh-high socks with garter clips.
- Jewelry like Victorian cameos, industrial chain and goth beading works well.
- Top it off with a Steampunk Hat and Goggles.
- Start with black or brown pants with pin stripes or industrial cargo pants for the working-man look.
- For shirts, wear a white button-up shirt (not button down), pirate shirt or dark print with paisley or pinstripe.
- Add a dark vest, chunky belt and a top coat, wooly sportcoat, pirate coat or tux tails.
- Footwear can be boots of any kind, the more industrial the better.
- Add accessories like pocket watches, chained wallets, tool belts, small tools.
- Add a Steampunk Hat with Goggles.
Steampunk Your Hat :
- Add a hat band with grommets and lacing, or use a leather belt as a hat band.
- Add findings like chain, hardware, gears, furniture handles, antique keys, vintage buttons, feathers and Steampunk accessories.
- Glue: Pliobond brand glue is perfect because it works on any materials and stays flexible, versus Super Glue which dries brittle so things snap off.