Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Steampunk Inspiration from Victorian Historical Clothing With Gail Carriger

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

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.

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