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Alima Qaniss – Scientist and Pilot for Hire

Another character joins the ranks of Steampunk India – Alima Qaniss, accomplished scientist turned pilot-for-hire: According to Steampunk India, a story centred on this character is coming up, I am looking forward to reading it. In case you wonder who the stunning lady is (I know you do), her name …

An auction for the European Steampunk Convention

As noted earlier, the wonderful people from The Golden Gear have donated two outfits for an auction for the benefit of the European Steampunk Convention. The first auction, for the lady’s dress is now online. This is the dress: This link also leads to the auction. I personally vouch for …

The fashion label Diesel goes Steampunk

Look at that! High street labels are picking up on retro-fashion and turning it into major fashion lines. The latest is Diesel’s Black Gold, which they describe thusly: …New twists to traditional garments, iconic blends of past and future, artfully distressed denim and leather, and the craftsmanship of tailoring are …

Stand up for your style!

The stalwart defenders of good style in the British Isles, our friends at The Chap have taken a stance against Abercrombie & Fitch opening a branch on the Savile Row in London, a street known for the class and tradition of the tailors selling their suits there. Thus, The Chap …

Fashion Tips for Mad Scientists

Every mad scientist and/or evil overlord usually has a host of henchmen and sycophants serving them in various capacities. One specialist who is usually not found among these highly paid people with a low life expectancy is a personal style advisor. Well, there is now help for the mad scientist …

Underground Mainstream Lucky Find

You would not believe the places you can find decent gear. A few days ago, I was looking for a replacement for a pair of my boots (after 11 years of service, they had to be retired). Thus I went browsing the ætherweb’s largest supplier of everything (you know, those …

The correct hat for every occasion

Wearing a hat is no very common anymore these days. Even in the Steampunk scene there seems to be only a selection of two hats available: The bowler and the top hat. I do not count aviator’s caps in, for obvious reasons. As you may or may not be aware …

A Fashion Statement II: For the Ladies

An image to follow up on yesterday’s men-bashing: This is an even more drastic example than yesterday’s. Audrey Hepburn is not only an icon of 20th century cinema, as the Wikipedia states: she was inducted in the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame, and ranked, by the American Film …