Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism by Katherine Gleason PDF

By Katherine Gleason

ISBN-10: 1627880739

ISBN-13: 9781627880732

From formal clothes to costumes crafted for the level, from ensembles suited for event to informal highway kinds, steampunk style has come to surround a variety of varied seems. yet what precisely is steampunk? initially conceived as a literary style, the time period "steampunk" defined tales set in a steam-powered, technology fiction-infused, Victorian London. this day steampunk has grown to turn into a classy that fuels many diverse paintings kinds. Steampunk has additionally widened its cultural scope. Many steampunk practitioners, instead of confining their imaginative and prescient to 1 ecu urban, think steam-driven societies everywhere in the world.

Today the vibrance of steampunk conjures up a variety of contributors, together with designers of haute couture, domestic sewers, crafters, and traditional folks that simply are looking to celebrate. Steampunk style isn't just unique, dynamic, and irreverent; it may even be colourful, attractive, and provocative. so much of all, steampunk style is available to everyone.

Illustrated all through with colour photos of the astonishing creations of various steampunk type designers, Anatomy of Steampunk is an inspirational sourcebook. as well as offering the appearance and tales of those artistic model artists, the e-book additionally information ten steampunk tasks for the reader to attempt at domestic. enable steam to energy your mind's eye!

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She has participated in Couture Fashion Week in New York, an event held in the Grand Ballroom of the landmark New Yorker Hotel, and she’s begun selling to boutiques. In addition, she has recently expanded her collection to include bridal wear. OPPOSITEÊPAGEÊWhen the Caged line as presented on the run ay, this cage dress served as the collection s nale. ABOVE Costa s or in a costume shop inspired her to craft a pair of ings of her o n. indd 36 (RAY) Text 7/22/13 6:02 PM (F39)_Job:07-30982 Title:Race Point-The Anatomy of Steampunk 7/22/13 6:28 PM #175 Dtp:221 Page:36 mpunk ge:36 In 2011, designer Sidharta Aryan of Mumbai made his fashion week debut at the age of twenty-nine.

Indd 53 (RAY) Text 53 (F39)_Job:07-30982 Title:Race Point-The Anatomy of Steampunk 7/22/13 6:28 PM #175 Dtp:221 Page:53 Ali Fateh In the summer of 2011, handbag and accessory designer Ali Fateh launched his Steampunk Elegance collection in Pakistan. His ornate bags are fabricated in vibrant colors from exotic skins and feature Swarovski crystals, stones, metal inserts, and feathers. Already an established name on the fashion scene, the designer assembled an all-star team to capture images of his new line.

Indd 56 (RAY) Text (F39)_Job:07-30982 Title:Race Point-The Anatomy of Steampunk 7/22/13 6:28 PM #175 Dtp:221 Page:56 mpunk ge:56 In one hand Sheikh holds a spy glass. She gazes over one shoulder, as if she has been surprised by a sound and distracted from her observations. In her other hand, a small bag glitters. Festooned with crystals, it is more a piece of jewelry than a mere clutch. Is this the treasure that she is guarding Perhaps she is a spy on a mission, seeking to deliver her precious bag to a co-conspirator who has yet to arrive.

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