The Future of SteamPunk Fashion — SteamPunk Magazine #7

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Our own Libby Bulloff has a wonderful article in the current issue of SteamPunk Magazine. Libby makes the case for what needs to happen for Steampunk to become a sustainable style rather than mere and fleeting fashion. Within, she examines current trends in Steampunk dress and warns that: We’re

Etsy Fashion Finds #1

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Etsy.com is indubitably Mecca for handmade steampunk clothing. Here are a few awesome pieces I dug up this morning. If you have any favorite Etsy sellers or items, feel free to leave them in the comments. Read on for details! Thank you.       1.) Wool Gabardine Dress

Connections: Fashion, Social Networking, and Fabbing

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Source: AYYA Wear This morning I awoke to find that one of my bots had alerted me that someone at the Wall Street Journal used the word "Steampunk" in an article in the Fashion section. It was only a brief mention: A chief executive in the tech business may don Gap

Corporate Steampunk Fashion

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In Jake's post on goth, via the comment thread, Sangori asked a fashion question I'd like to address: "How do you really, I mean really, incorporate your subculture style into your everyday work life? Call me a fence-straddler, (I have come to terms with the fact that I am)

Libby’s Steampunk Fashion Gift Guide

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As previously mentioned by Jake, I'm in charge of the wearables for this year's SPWS gift guides. So, without further ado, thus follows a selection of items that might find a lovely home in the wardrobes of you and yours. I've included prices, which range from stocking-stuffer to bank-breaking,

Fashion Fridays at the Steampunk Workshop

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A few weeks ago, over some fine whiskey, Jake von Slatt asked me if I would be interested in writing for Steampunk Workshop on the topic of fashion trends within the genre. Part of me jumped for joy at another opportunity to collaborate with Jake…and admittedly, a voice in

New York Times Fashion & Style – Steampunk Influences?

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Are your ears burning? They should be because the New York Times is talking about you.  David Colman’s This just in from the 1890’s is a laundry list of Steampunk influence in fashion and style – yet the ‘s’ word is nowhere to be seen! Not long ago, big

Boston Fashion Week Features a Steampunk Designer!

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  Photo: Essdras M Suarez – Boston Globe Staff There’s a nice piece in the Boston Globe today about Boston’s Fashion Week, but what particularly caught my eye was the mention of local designer Elena Sanders who was also mentioned back in May and is participating in a show entitled "The Launch."

Dungeons & Dive Bars: A Music Industry Role Playing Game

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​ Photo: JessyLou D'Aprile of Louography Welcome, dear adventurer, to the Land Of Music! A mystical and mysterious land where you are one of HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of musicians are battling the beasts of poverty, hunger, debt, poor credit, rocky relationships and bad business practices, all in the name

Steampunk Stahp! Or the Appropriation of Prada

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Numi Prasarn is an artist, producer, and maker who has cut her teeth on a multitude of mediums and roles in the fashion and photography industries. Obsessed with fashion theory and with creating avenues for people to gain aesthetic control of their lives, Numi has turned to writing in places