Summer is the most popular time for Steampunk and Comics conventions, so we wanted to make sure to include some new posts featuring costume ideas. This Steampunk costume accessory is so small that sometimes people forget about them or don’t see them when cosplayers add them. And we are talking about spats! Such a simple addition for such a cool look. So we went to Etsy to see if there were any vendors making spats. We were surprised to find so many varieties including leather, fabric, tapestry and lace spats. This page illustrates a cross-section of the Steampunk Victorian spats we found on Etsy.
Green Leather Spat
These xenomorph-inspired spats are made-to-order, so allow a few weeks for delivery. These spats are made from 100% recycled leather. They are thigh-high spats with a lace-up back and two buckle straps to go around the heels. These will easily fit someone with a calf measurement of 11 – 16 inches, and will fit a thigh measurement of 16-20 inches.
Vintage 1950’s-80’s Swiss Military Gaiters Spats
These are vintage Swiss military leather spats/gaiters, from from 1950s – 1970s depending on specific pair. This image shows them photographed on a pair of men’s size 11 boots, but these will fit over both women’s and men’s shoes. See other listing to view images of the gaiters on a woman’s boot.
Taller Swiss Military Style Gaiters or Spats
Taller Swiss military-style gaiters or spats in oiled black leather with antiqued brass hardware. These are made using vintage Swiss military gaiters as a pattern except they are slightly taller, 11″ instead of 9″ and slightly bigger around. Made with an oiled black leather and antiqued brass hardware.
These are made from top-grain leather with the natural range markings. Leather is mid-weight, oiled to be tough and durable, yet supple with a rich textured finish. Straps are lined to give them weight & stability. Spats are very pliable and conform nicely to calf.
Starlord Cosplay, Starlord Leather Spats
This replica of Starlord’s leather spats is made from the screenshots of the movie. A great addition to your costume. Excellent quality!
Made of high-quality genuine leather. Convenient and reliable model. The front pads are fixed on the leg with Velcro straps. The rear part is fixed with straps that have snap-fit plastic buckles. Easy to put on and take off.
Joker Spats Cosplay Costume
A handmade fully functioning spat made from stiffened cotton and canvas. Fully lined. Button fastening with a strap. You have a choice of plain black buttons or little clock buttons. Also available in purple, yellow and green.
These are made-to-order so please include your shoe size and ankle measurement in inches as well a button choice. Allow time for production and shipping.
These spats are made from 100% recycled leather with a lace-up back and two buckle straps for around the heels, and one strap around the calf. The model in the photograph has a calf measurement of 12 inches at the thickest. These will easily fit someone with a calf measurement of 10 – 17 inches.
This item is made to order; please allow 3 weeks for production.
Red Leather Spats
Ankle: 22cm approx
Bottom: 24cm approx
Height: 13cm approx (measurement running through the line of buttons from the top of the leather to the bottom)
These red leather spats are made from soft real leather. These spats will soften over time to fit your shoe or boot to perfection. Details include metal buttons with an attractive shield and thistle design to give it a military vibe. There is a piece of elastic to help secure it to your footwear.
Easy to care for; just use leather conditioner and or cleaning products to keep your spats looking like new.
Spats for Highland Pipers or Drummer Scottish Kilt
This is a white and black button Scottish kilt spat. These are worn with a Highland piper’s or drummer’s kilt in a bagpipe band. Includes:
- 8 x Black and White buttons.
- Strong Elastic under the Foot Velcro
- Fastening Color: Black, White.
These spats are a great value for your money, and include a money-back guarantee.
Made from 100% recycled leather.
Always wanted to carry messages to the Gods? Well now you can with these adorable, winged spats. There are 3 straps, 2 behind the ankle and one under the shoe. These add a lovely flair to any outfit or use them for cosplay. Measurements are:
- Top ankle strap has a maximum circumference of 12 inches, minimum of 8.5 inches.
- Bottom ankle strap has a maximum circumference of 13 inches, minimum of 9.5 inches.
- Under foot strap has a maximum circumference of 13 inches, a minimum of 10 inches.
Measure your foot to make sure that these will not be too big or too small for you.
This item is made to order; please allow 3 weeks for production.
Grey Spats / Shoe Boot Covers
Ankle: 11.5 inches approx
Bottom: 17 inches approx
Height: 9 inches approx (measurement running through the line of buttons from the top of the material to the bottom)
Made from a beautiful cotton, these spats will soften over time to fit your shoe or boot to perfection, with added detail with the binding finish around the entire length of the spat making the spat look solid in nature. There is a piece of elastic to help secure to your footwear.
Steampunk Tapestry Victorian Spats – Vintage Ivory Lace Pearls
These spats have an adjustable velcro stirrup under shoe area, can be used for costume or cosplay of Downton Abbey. These Victorian Steampunk spats have the features listed below:
- Vintage tapestry in rich tones of burgundy, beige, gold, ivory, greens, brown
- Vintage ivory lace embellished with pearls
- Bronze grommets at back for lace-up closure
- Satin/cotton ribbon/lace-up
- Back lace-up corset styling
- Fully adjustable
- Extremely versatile, can be worn with high heels, mid-high heels, or flats
- Velcro stirrup under the spat, secured after you get the spat on your foot
- Velcro stirrup allows for you to adjust to accommodate the pitch of different heels
- Part of a collection of Victorian Steampunk accessories
Steampunk Victorian Gaiters with Lace
Here’s another beautiful Victorian Steampunk spats or gaiters in fine damask cotton fabric and a Valencian lace. They are laced in the inside. They are available in two size XS-S and M-L, which usually fits everybody but you can special order a different size. Available in blue, green, brown, purple, red, burgundy and ivory damask. Laces available in white, cream or black.
Women’s Steampunk Spats -Danae
A classic from a couple of years ago, these spats are made from leather and herringbone (wool) with brass military-style button detailing. They are lined with a combination of leather facing and a bold cotton print. These are quite striking and will work with medium as well as high heels because of the substantial elastic on the bottom.
Spats are a great way to add some excitement and variation to your shoe wardrobe….not to mention they will keep your feet a bit warmer and drier during winter. Convo the artist for other variations. These are made-to-order so allow time to ship.
Gold Silk Brocade Wedding Bridal Spats
These gold silk brocade spats/ boot covers are made by Obsidian Gothic in gold silk brocade and are fully lined. They fasten with small buttons on the side and are edged with satin binding. An elastic strap fits under the sole of the boot.
They are approximately 8 inches long and measure 11 inches around the top.
Obsidian Gothic specializes in Gothic wedding attire. Convo the artist for special orders and sizing.
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