Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Steampunk Inspiration


I am off to the Steampunk World's Fair soon in New Jersey, so I thought this would be an apt time to give you some steampunk inspiration.

1790 Riding Habit   The Victoria & Albert Museum

1890 Jacket  Redfern, late 19th century-early 20th century  The Goldstein Museum of Design

1900  Walking Dress  The Metropolitan Museum of Art; 1902-1904  Dress  Bon Marché, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1908  The Metropolitan Museum of Art; 1910  Reception Dress  Callot Soeurs, The Philadelphia Museum of Art

1914  Evening Dress  Callot Soeurs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; 1933 Golf Suit  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1940s  Suit  Lanvin  The Kyoto Costume Institute

1988  Vivienne Westwood  The Victoria & Albert Museum; Autumn_Winter 2007-2008  Vivienne Westwood  IMA

2014 Alexander McQueen cutout wool coat at net-a-porter.com; 2014 Auden Lennox fringe necklace at shopbop.com

2014 Delpozo woven cape-effect cropped jacket at modaoperandi.com

Steampunk in Magazine Marc Jacobs military inspired dress

2014 via steamxlove tumblr Measuring tape ring by Ollipop
Spotted in a magazine on a plane

late 19th century  Belt   The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2014 Spotted in a magazine on a plane

Photographed by Stephen Meisel for Vogue 2009
For both your parasol and bumbershoot needs

Parasol case for iPhone

Retro Rack is also on Facebook, where I post additional images and fashion thoughts.

You can also visit the following shopping lists: Travel Dork, My Steampunk, My Wardrobe.

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