Victorians wore hats to almost every event or occasion, often within their own homes. If you want to dress as a Victorian lady or add Victorian style to a steampunk costume, then a hat is a must. Hats come in several styles based on their purpose. We’ve compiled a list of hats on this page […]
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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 […]
Men and boys are not the only ones who enjoy dressing up as a pirate, especially when that pirate has a little steampunk style. Even the most basic pirate costume can be made to look steampunk with a few key pieces or accessories. Here we look at some steampunk pirate costumes for women and girls, […]
Victorian burlesque was popular during the 1830s through the 1890s in London theaters. Also referred to as a “travesty” or “extravaganza,” burlesque took the form of a musical theatrical parody in which a well known theatrical piece such a play or an opera was adapted and turned into a comedic production and parody of the […]
Updated for 2017 The Victorian era spawned many popular fashion trends for both men and women that are still popular choices for dressing up in Halloween or Cosplay costumes. Along with traditional Victorian fashions are the even edgier Steampunk fashions that are super cute and fun to wear. Here we take a look at some […]