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Victorian Magpie Steampunk is extremely influential in Art, Fashion, Home Decor, Literature, Entertainment, and easily crosses limits from artists, writers, creators to ordinary people. In Steampunk, everyone can be imaginative, considering that they all need to add to a character, a story, their own style and their own tastes. This is what is so inclusive about it, in contrast to other categories of the Cosplay world. Since individuals get to be innovative, this makes them feel a bit more enjoyable, smart, and various from their fellow men without too much effort. They can be who they are, or comprise a character of their own, drawing upon their own creativity to assemble Victorian and Wild West fashions.

There have numerous resurgences of Victorian styles over the years, consisting of, most especially, Bohemian. In the Victorian period, the Bohemians were non-traditional people, the artists, authors, philosophers and “fringe society”. They frequently wore soft, flowing bathrobes, kimono-style clothing, loose trousers imitating Indian fashions, bloomers under gowns, and lots of other out of the norm items. Numerous Steampunks adopt this design. Believe Robert Downey’s film Sherlock Holmes character.

Another design liked by Steampunks is military, modelled mainly after British uniforms. Old band uniforms are an excellent location to begin if the coats can not be discovered in other places. Military jackets have likewise been back through regular style a number of times, too. When they do, Steampunks take them up.

Other individuals go a little stricter with the Victorian clothing, attempting to remain within the limits of what “Polite Society” used. They tend to begin out with a love of antiques and like to do much of their style as practical analyses of actual Victorian and Wild Western wear. Lots of ladies even use the fashion plates offered at the time and will hand sew their gowns, consisting of many, ruffles, and bustles and petticoats. And they like parasols simply as their ancestors did.

The men will use tailcoats, waistcoats, stovepipe hats, antique pocket watches with the needed fobs. A walking stick is de rigour, especially if it has actually concealed gizmos, such as a dagger, sword, pistol, or flask. There are also a number of costume business that specialize in this clothes for reenactors and Steampunks.

Others assembled rather a mishmash of products associating with their “character” and his/her job, i.e. airship pilot, mechanic, archaeologist, inventor, traveler. A great deal of of these people adhere to the apocalyptic Steampunk Universe. Women use noticeable bloomers under their raised skirts, corsets over their ruffled blouses (or not), and some bring aether weapons. They will often use a teacup holster for their preferred teacup and dish. Guy will avoid the outdoors jacket and use tool belts and bandoliers to bring their accoutrements, holsters for their aether weapons, and safety glasses on their stovepipe hats and bowlers.

Numerous designs crossover from Goth to Steampunk, from Steampunk to Pirate, from Western to Steampunk, Safari/Archaeology to Steampunk, Steampunk to Victorian. Goths currently have an offshoot called Victorian Goth which includes great deals of ruffles, lace gloves and Victorian Mourning dress as well. Many Goths show up at the Steampunk conventions to blend their styles and purchase
Victorian design items from the vendors. Cosplay and reenactment pirates go to the Steampunk conventions because there ought to be airship pirates in a world of airship travel, of course. The late1800s in the Western U.S. amounts to the Victorian duration in England, so the styles blend well. A few of the best strides in Archaeology were throughout the Victorian age, too, so those styles have also seen a little bit of Steampunk attitude added.

Designers such as D&G and Prada have actually added Steampunk design wear to their lines and numerous big-name designers have actually had their shows in Steampunk style also. Lots of bars and coffee shops consisting of Starbucks have included a Steampunk style to their decoration. There you can discover exposed equipment clocks, and a revival of Edison design bulbs in lamps since of the need for industrial appearance lighting.

Many motion pictures and television shows, comics, graphic books, and video games now have Steampunk styles. Steampunk’s impact is worldwide and in many methods, just beginning.

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I grew up as a very creative child; I was always getting into something. Coming from a very talented family was a positive influence and every day was another project and a fun adventure.

My love of jewelry goes back as far as I can remember. I have spent the better part of 30+ years in the traditional retail jewelry environment. Making art/jewelry from vintage discarded jewelry and watches allows me the opportunity to take my years of experience in the traditional jewelry, my love for antiques, jewelry and watches and fuse it with inspiration to create these items from non-functional treasure. To be able to give them new life is very satisfying

June Druchunas


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Steampunk is an art and science fiction movement that emerged as a subgenre of fantasy in the 1980s, first with Science Fiction writers such as K.W. Jeter who actually coined the term “Steampunk” when he sought to describe his novels. Later, more writers, artists, fans, gamers, inventors and antique lovers started emerging….

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