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Steampunk Apparel Sale!

We interrupt our regular program for a quick commercial break: My friend Anda, I featured her before, is having a sale at her Etsy shop, over here. Just let me quickly remind you of the quality of her work with a few exampes of her craftswomanship: Right now, she is …

Latvian Steampunk Fashion

Once again I can rejoice in the fact of Steampunk being an international phenomenon. This time I may introduce you to a Steampunk fashion designer from Latvia, Anda Masque. I am delighted she got in touch with me. I am always looking for signs of the Steampunk subculture in the …

The Cute Side of Steampunk I:T-Shirt by Mighty Fine

Another thing I got via æthermail. The people at Mighty Fine have released a really cute Steampunk-themed t-shirt: http://welovefine.com/shop/Steampunk-Melody-Mens.html http://welovefine.com/shop/Steampunk-Melody.html It’s a bit like Hello Kitty, isn’t it? Really sweet. Also, it is really charming that this t-shirt is not all cogs and airship pirates but rather on the lighthearted, …

Gatehouse Gazette Issue 15

A little late this time, the November issue of the esteemed Gatehouse Gazette: Rather fittingly, this November issue is all about spooky subjects, after all, it is the season of the witch… Most interresting, though, I find the essay about feminism in Steampunk. The first example of gender sudies related …

Thank Gods for Military Dieselpunk Gear

Thank the Gods (especially Cthulhu) for Army Surplus stores, seriously. Most of the stuff you get there is durable and reasonably priced. With a little looking around and the right combination you can get quite the Dielsepunk look. Most of the stuff is machine-washable and dries reasonably quickly. The third …

For the discerning Steampunk Lady

Although James Brown famously sang „It’s a man’s world“, there are certain areas where being female is definitely of advantage. One of those areas is fashion. No matter whether I browse the ætherweb in general searching for Steampunk gear or go to more specialised sites like Etsy, the choice for …

Weather Noir

I like summer, it is my favourite time of the year. Right now, it seems that summer in Germany is coming to an end. This year’s summer has been rather wierd. First it was rather cool, then it was really hot and finally it was rather rainy. Right now it …