~~~~~ Time for another installment of my vintage punk street fashion column! Sticking with casual menswear, I'd like to introduce a gentleman that Jake and I acquired this past summer at the Bay Area Maker Faire. This is industrial designer Noah Beasley, originally hailing from Denver, CO. Noah does
Back in August I received a slightly odd email: Phil is drawing a cover for Windycon's Blaylock short story collection, and he sort of used you as the guy building a mechanical dragon in his garage… Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time. If it wasn't,
One of my most common rants about steampunk style involves long-winded kvetching about the forgotten Eastern influences on the genre. I'll spare you the snarky details, but it comes to this: I want to know why I practically never see steampunks tapping into the deliciously decadent culture of India.
JGN Writes: Steam Engines in NYC!!! Who would think that the oldest continuously-operating, privately owned steam-powered electrical generating plant in the United States sits in a quiet Victorian section of Brooklyn, New York? Pratt University has its original steam-powered engine room intact. It was used for many years to generate electricity for
Vintage Punk1 Street Fashion at SPWS Because I am primarily a photographer (and only secondarily a coolhunting blogger), a major aspect of my posts here at SPWS is visuals. Thus, once a month or so, I will be posting photographs of the sort of timeless, casual style I laud.
From the recent Victoria’s Secret runway show . . . granted, the source material is the same.
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,
The definition of steampunk is still a fluid and flexible thing, and that's exactly how I like it. When we talk about what steampunk is we talk in generalities and we leave a lot open for interpretation and thus creativity. But there are some memes in steampunk which are
Get a glimpse of Datamancer’s latest "OMG, I squeed my pants!" casemod: The Clacker on German TV on Doc’s own blog.
The VBS.tv series Vice Versus covers Steampunk. If you’re an East Coast steampunk or hang out in The SteamFashion Community on LJ you’ll see many familiar faces here in as a bunch of NY steamers visit the New York Anime Festival and talk about steampunk and Anime’s Neo-Victorian influences