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