Steampunk costumes for cosplay and Halloween are funky, fun, and popular. Steampunk is a genre of science fiction or fantasy often set in Victorian times or the American Wild West, and featuring steam powered machinery. It’s imaginative, creative, and for some, it’s a lifestyle.
There is steampunk art, steampunk literature, movies, and of course, costumes and fashion. Steampunk is edgy and gritty, and has a wide appeal. Steampunk is not new although many people have never heard of it. It’s a trend that mixes the old and the new and could even be interpreted as a protest against technology.
Steampunk fashion is a cool mix of many different styles to make a completely new look. Some have called it retro-tech. Let’s look at some steampunk costumes. You can buy a ready-made costume or put one together from scratch if you’re feeling creative. Here are steampunk costumes for cosplay and Halloween.
Steampunk Costumes for Women
Although we associate the colors of brown and black with steampunk fashion, that rule is not set in stone. Other than bright neon colors, just about any color of clothing is acceptable. Think about starting with a Victorian basic costume and then add things that please you. You can sew gears onto a dress or hat, add some goggles or maybe a fancy skeleton key. There are many options for steampunk costumes for cosplay and Halloween.
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Steampunk Costumes for Men
Lots of men enjoy steampunk and there are costumes for them as well. They might want to dress in a gentleman’s opera coat, as a steampunk general, or even a steampunk Jack the Ripper. There are several great options for men. Hats, boots, vests, and canes can really set off the ensemble.
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Steampunk Costumes for Cosplay and Halloween
Steampunk fashion is known for all manner of gadgets, from gears to goggles. If you’re putting your costume together from scratch or making it yourself, you’ll need some steampunk gadgets to accessorize. Here you can find gears, cool hats, boots, watches, binoculars and more. Choose what appeals to you to make your costume uniquely yours. In addition to gadgets, hats are part of the look.
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