As many of you have noticed and messaged, this site has been inactive for a few months. Major life changes (aka getting a new job, moving across the country, and getting married) just haven’t left me the time to provide the thoughtful reviews and commentary I wanted, so instead of posting half-heartedly, I simply haven’t been posting at all. However, now that I have more stability in life, I am very excited to be returning to this project!
To start us off here is a photo-post highlighting some amazing ideas for a Steampunk wedding.
Wouldn’t we all love to have a wedding like this?
When dressing wedding party members, it’s important to remember not everyone wants to dress-up, particularly if you are having wedding party members who are family, not friends you take with the convention. A great middle ground is to pick key elements that still scream steam, but are more comfortable that a full corset. For the gents: a double breasted jacket or vest like those you can find at ASOS online. For the ladies, boots or jewelry might be the best way to peope-please while maintaining your Victorian flair.
For brides there are several dress options:
You can go for full anachronistic styling with bustles, hats, and mixed colors.
Or you can go for a modern dress with steam-esque elements
For a traditional Victorian gown, DIY might be your best option. I recommend starting your pattern search with Truly Victorian or Butterick.
For grooms there are the double breasted suits and vests like I linked above, but also don’t overlook the impact of accessories like:
Have you had your own Victorian or Steam inspired wedding? We want to see your pictures! Share them @SteamLib on Twitter or send them to email@example.com!