Updated for 2017
The Steampunk genre has branched out to become much more than futuristic science fiction type movies and novels. These days, you can find the Steampunk style in everything from fashion to scrapbooking supplies, from jewelry to home decor. Many people enjoy dressing up in the retro Victorian style clothes for Steampunk parties and events, as well as for Halloween and Cosplay fun. Now, the Steampunk style is not only for adults to enjoy, but costumes are being made for children and teens as well. Here we look at some fun pre-made costumes for kids and teens, as well as a few do-it-yourself ideas for Steampunk child and teen costumes.
Child Top Hat
This black hat can serve as an essential piece for any child’s Steampunk costume. This is a super cute black top hat made from polyester fabric. Item can be hand washed and comes in a one size fits most. Makes a great gentleman’s outfit accessory, or add a feather or flower for a girl’s Steampunk costume.
Steampunk Girl Tween Costume
Available in tween sizes large and extra large, this costume includes a velvet top dress with buckle details, lace up glovettes, top hat with scarf, and Steampunk goggles. Dress falls several inches above the knees and is a dark burgundy color with white trim. Short sleeves a ruffled and trimmed in white, while bodice section of dress is a two toned brown checkered pattern. Three buckles go across the bodice area and two buckles gather the skirt in the front of the dress. Top hat is similar to a “Mad Hatter” style and laces up with a white scarf wrapped around it. Cool Steampunk goggles are worn over the brim of the top hat for a great look. Lace up glove color matches the hat and dress. Add boots and a petticoat skirt for the perfect costume.
Deluxe Child’s Contessa Costume
This costume is available in toddler size, and child’s small, medium, and large. Costume includes the dress and jabot with stand up collar and mini top hat. Skirt portion of the dress is layered in black materials, with a reddish-pink bow on each side. Bodice of dress is a reddish-pink color with gemstones and chain accents and purple and white lace accents. Short sleeves are white and puffy and are trimmed in black. Jabot is white and provides and ornamental ruffle at the neckline. Gold broach with purple gemstone accents the jabot. Mini top hat is black and has a red and white polka dot ribbon and bow around the brim and is topped with a cute little black and purple bat accent pick. Perfect for Halloween or Cosplay fun. Pair with black shoes, black tights, and a black ruffled parasol for a perfect Steampunk look.
Steampunk Fashion Girl Tween Costume
This costume is available in sizes small, large, extra large, and one size. Costume includes dress with attached petticoat, goggles, fingerless gloves, broach, and buttons and chains accent. Bodice of dress is white and gray striped with short, ruffled sleeves. Sides of bodice are blue with two leather straps buckled in the center of the bodice. Skirt of dress is white on top portion on either side, with a peach colored piece in the center trimmed in white. Lower half of dress is blue with bronze colored Steampunk gears gracing the left side of the skirt panel. Dress is higher in front, coming a few inches above the knees, and lower in back. Broach is peach and black with a metal looking buckle accent in the middle. Fingerless gloves are blue. Goggle are gold and black and perch on the side of the head like a charming hairpiece. Add boots and a staff for a great Steampunk look.
Vampire of Versailles Tween Costume
This costume is available in various sizes and includes the coat, vest, pants, hat, and boot covers. While meant to be a Victorian vampire costume, if you skip the makeup it makes a terrific Steampunk gentleman’s costume. Coat is black and reaches down to the knees and is black on the outside with a burgundy colored lining. Stand up collar is burgundy, as well as the cuffs of coat which are also trimmed with sheer white fabric. White lace jabot with black gemstone pendant complete the look. Vest is burgundy with an elegant pattern in similar tones. Hat is black with a burgundy band around the brim. Both pants and the boot covers are black in color. Made from 100% polyester materials.
Amelia Earhart Child Costume
Easy Steampunk Clothing and Costumes
This is a video that gives tips for Steampunk costume and accessory ideas for men and women, which could easily be followed to create children’s or teen costumes as well. Ideas are given on how to create Steampunk goggles, tips are given for choosing accessories like pocket watches and making fantasy medals, and ideas for using clothing you already have or could easily find at a thrift store to create Steampunk outfits are shown.
Use these great handmade goggles with virtually any Steampunk costume for either gender. Wear on top of an aviator style hat, around the brim of a top hat, or on the side of the head for girls. Makes a great costume accent.
Pilot Aviator Fleece Warm Hat with Earmuffs
This is a cute cotton blend fabric hat with soft goggle and aviator inspired detailing. Fits most children in the age range of 2 to 5 years. Available in brown or black colors. Pair hat with a scarf and leather or aviator style jacket for a cute Steampunk look that will also keep them warm on a chilly Halloween night.
Mini Blue Lace Top Hat
This lady’s mini top hat could easily serve as a girl’s hat as well. Features fancy lace and sequins in black on a deep blue hat. Hat has two beret style clips on the bottom to secure to the head. Combine with a lacy skirt, puffy white lace blouse and vest for a cute girl’s Steampunk look.