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Choosing and Buying Steampunk Costumes

By Edited Feb 17, 2016 0 0

Choosing and Buying Steampunk Costumes

If you are wondering what is Steampunk, you will not be alone. It does sound like an old Victorian steam train. What is steampunk? Wikipedia says the following: " Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction, alternate history, and speculative fiction, that came into prominence during the 1980s and early 1990s. The term denotes fictional works set in an era or world where steam power is still widely used-usually the 19th century, and often Victorian era BritainIn" In order words steam punk can be considered "Neo-Victorianism".

What about steampunk costumes

If you have been able to understand the definition of steampunk as stated above, you will probably have an idea of what a steampunk costume will look like. Here is a list of steam punk costumes and where to buy them.

steampunk costume etsy
This Steampunk costume corset sold by etsy for about $160. It is not cheap but it cannot be said that this Steampunk costume is too expensive. You also get a Steampunk hat to go with the look. It does make for a complete costume.

steampunk costume widow
This Steampunk costume has a victorian widow feel to it. The Steampunk costume includes the hat with veil, choker, coat with blouse front and the skirt al for $50 and can be bought at Costumestock.

Why would you want to buy a Steampunk costume?

There are many reasons to buy Steampunk costumes. If you want to take a family picture and you want something original, Steampunk costumes might be an option. Ofcourse you will have to dress you whole family in Steampunk costumes in order to the complete look. Even the baby will need a Steampunk costume so that he or she doesn't feel left out.

Why would you want to buy a Steampunk costume?

There are many reasons to buy Steampunk costumes. If you want to take a family picture and you want something original, Steampunk costumes might be an option ( you can even hire your Steampunk costume). Of course you will have to dress your whole family in Steampunk costumes in order to get the complete look. Even the baby will need a Steampunk costume so that he or she doesn't feel left out. Another reason for buying Steampunk costume is because you belong to a theatre group and you want to look the part in your Victorian Steampunk costume. If you don't fit into the above mention categories, you can just buy a Steampunk costume just for the sake of it. It is your money and you can do whatever you want with it. By the way, don't wear your Steampunk costume to the office. Not unless you work from home then you will be able to get away with wearing your Steampunk costume to the office.

Steampunk costume accessories.

At CostumeSupplies, you can buy a Steampunk costume adult kit for about $28. This adult kit Steampunk costume kit includes, a hat, monocle, and moustache. You can buy a Steampunk costume machinist goggles at EntertainmentEarth for a $17. What if you are into everything that has pirate in it? You can buy the Gothic Pirate Wench Steampunk costume at BUY for $50. With the price of this Steampunk costume, you get a skirt, top, overskirt, bandana, fishnet tights and wig. That is a lot of accessories to go with your Steampunk costume.

What to do once you buy your Steampunk costume

If will generally be a waste to buy your Steampunk costume or accessories and not use them. If you don't have any invitations or party to go to. You can still go shopping with your Steampunk costume. That will raise a lot of eyebrows but a little bit of fame will do a lot of good for your ego.

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