Steampunk enthusiasts displayed imaginative outfits at two historic locations in the UK
Photo Gallery: After more than a year of the pandemic, folks are eager to get out and socialize, and so it was last weekend as steampunks gathered at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire and Papplewick Pumping Station in Nottingham.
Collectors of antique buttons will be gathering online in late July, and they welcome steampunk artists to join. “All Aboard for Buttons” will be an “unconventional convention” hosted on Zoom by the National Button Society.
Cogs and Corsets, the “Steampunk Happening,” is alive and well after a one-year pandemic hiatus
Photo Gallery: Steampunk fans in the Midwest emerged from their hideouts June 4 as Cogs and Corsets returned to downtown Bloomington, Illinois. Even better for us, contributor Curt Knapp was on hand to take photos and offer his impressions.
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The San Francisco Opera will hold its first-ever online costume sale, featuring hundreds of outfits from productions including Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow, Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus, and Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser.
Planning a steampunk wedding? UK-based PKG Publishing wants to help with Outrageous Bride, a new magazine “for brides who break the mould.”
More great costumes at the first of two Whitby Steampunk Weekends in North Yorkshire, UK
Steampunk fans clad in splendid, imaginative costumes flocked to the coast of North Yorkshire for Whitby Steampunk Weekend, one of the larger steampunk events in the UK. Held Feb. 8-9, it was the first of two Whitby Steampunk Weekends set for 2020.
The Edwardian Ball celebrates 20 years of frolic inspired by Edward Gorey’s nonsensical tales
San Francisco’s Regency Ballroom became a neo-vintage wonderland as the Edwardian Ball celebrated its 20th anniversary with music, art, and other madcap revelry. It capped a weekend that also included Friday’s Edwardian World’s Faire.
Google released its 2019 report of the top trending searches by country and category, and in the U.S., the No. 4 search in the Fashion Style category is (drum roll please. . .) Steampunk style!
A Mad Time was had by all at High Desert Steam’s Winter in Wonderland Expo in Reno
Photo Gallery: Steampunk fans stepped through the looking glass as High Desert Steam hosted its annual expo and ball, Nov. 16-17 in Reno, Nevada. Our guest photographer Clara Blackheart was there to capture the zaniness.
Computer scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can analyze your clothing and suggest ways to make it look better.