FAQ

Is steampunk a thing? 

Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction that incorporates retrofuturistic technology and aesthetics inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. ... Such technologies may include fictional machines like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne

 

Are there steampunk conventions? 

This section includes events in the UK and Ireland. The gear icon indicates events of particular steampunk interest. Click on the event name for details. You should always check the event's website or Facebook page for late changes or cancellations.

 

Are steampunk watches any good?

Steampunk watches are known for their character and quality, attention to detail is a feature and they can be completely contemporary 

 

How was steampunk made?

The term Steampunk was first coined in 1987 by K. W. Jeter, the author of the novel Morlock Night. He used the term to describe a genre of speculative fiction in which steam, not electricity, drove technological advancements. Since then it has been used to describe an artistic and cultural movement.

 

Who wears steampunk?

Die hard fans or those who love to wear something beautiful and subtle 

 

What Is Steampunk?

Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction that combines futuristic technology with designs based on 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Steampunk is typically referred to as being retrofuturistic, which means that it blends old-fashioned styles with futuristic technology.

 

What clothes are steampunk?
The headgear in steampunk fashion is also inspired by Victorian era fashion styles. Many of the skirt and dress styles worn in Steampunk fashion are derivative of Victorian era silhouettes (bell skirts, trumpet skirts, bustled skirts, etc.), but with a sexier, modern twist.

 

Where to buy steampunk clothes?

Online, charity shops, flea markets, etsy, conventions, make your own

 

Where can I learn more about steampunk? 

Check out Steampunk Movements blog or search online google, reddit or wikipedia 

 

What are steampunk watches? 

These can commonly be regular wrist, pocket or necklace watches with mechanical function or skeleton appearance that feature elements from the steampunk fashion such as cogs, gears octupus among others. 

 

What are steampunk goggles? 

Goggles are a common accessory for steampunk enthusiasts. ... Goggles serve many purposes in the world of steampunk such as keeping the wind on an airship from drying out your eyes, protection from dangerous chemicals for the mad scientist, and protection from sparks, and hot steam in the lab or boiler room.