So… what is ‘steampunk’?
A genre of science fiction set in Victorian times when steam was the main source of machine power; also written steam-punk.
— Dictionary.com (“Steampunk” )
Examples of Steampunk garments:
- Driving coats
(Steampunk Movement 2012)
Examples of steampunk in popular culture today:
(David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj Turn Me On video)
(Panic! At the Disco’s The Ballad of Mona Lisa video)
How does Steampunk relate to fashion in Sacramento?
>>> Article Consignment Boutique (5704 Elvas Ave)
>>> Legacy Boutique (2418 K Street)
Where else is Steampunk found in the fashion industry?
>>> Simplicity sewing patterns (simplicity.com)
>>> Prada’s Winter 2012 Men’s Campaign
The campaign – shot by David Sims –layers different codes of dress in a subtle parody of power and role-play. Exaggerated poses and conspiratorial glances hint at the game, a palm solemnly placed on the heart or into a pocket with precise formality.
— Prada’s offical website