Update 2017 The Lolita dress trend is part of a fashion subculture that originated in Japan. The Lolita clothing style gets its inspiration from the Victorian and Rococo eras and also includes influences from current fashion trends. Clothing in this style is known for its intricate doll-like appeal. The Lolita dress first appeared around the […]
Steampunk clothing has unique features why may include clockwork mechanisms, gears, leather, brass, Victorian dress and other steampunk motifs. You can find a great selection here for men and women both for regular dress and cosplay.
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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a story that comes right out of the Victorian period. It was originally published by Macmillan in 1865 with the sequel of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There published in 1871. Within the fantastical world of Alice, there are many instances of steampunk lore […]
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a movie that takes us back to world of wizards and witches that we came to love from the Harry Potter series. However, this movie is set in a time period that takes place seventy years before the young Harry entered the fantastical world of Hogwarts. In […]
If you prefer the more Gothic version of Steampunk, especially for year round cosplay, you will love these clothes that we have discovered from Haolin, a company that is getting more involved in cosplay items. They have sold some of the skirts that we love shown on our Retro Steampunk Victorian Gothic Skirts post for […]
Updated for 2018 The English nanny had a distinct way of dressing back in the Victorian era, which makes them a great costume idea for Halloween, Cosplay, and other dress up occasions. Most people probably think of the skirt,jacket and hat combination when visualizing an English nanny, or perhaps the most famous fictional English nanny […]