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Steampunk Costumes

Updated on August 16, 2014

Steampunk Costume Ideas

Are you looking for a unique, edgy costume to wear this Halloween? Going to a Steampunk party and don't know where to start? This lens will explore the world of Steampunk and will take a look at a few of the most popular costume accessories as well.

Steampunk is a relatively new genre that rose to prominence in the early 1990s.

It combines diverse elements, such as alternative history, fantasy fiction, and science fiction with a touch of pulp horror to create a look all its own.

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Halloween Steampunk Costumes for Women - Beautiful!

California Costumes Women's Steampunk Girl Costume
California Costumes Women's Steampunk Girl Costume

Burgundy and Brown Polyester, this outfit is perfect steampunk, pair with a some calf hugging boots and you will be ready to go! Eva foam blades included.


Jonah Hex Costumes

For Men and Women

Men's Costume - Jonah Hex - Funky and Unique

In this costume, you can bet you will be unique and very unlikely to see another like you. Includes: coat and attached shirt front, hat and half mask.

Jonah Hex Lila Costume - Outrageously Sexy

This super seductive female Steampunk costume is HOT.

Make an impact this year! This lovely Lilah costume comes complete with a white colored tank style dress that features a curve hugging corseted bodice and beautiful blush satin trim.

A cute pair of gloves are also included which helps round out this look perfectly!

What is Steampunk?

Steampunk originally started as a sub-genre of science fiction, but it has gained such popularity that it is now considered a genre of it's own. In fact, some people treat it as more than a genre, they live it as a lifestyle.

Featuring 10th century steam powered machinery, Steampunk marries the harshness of mechanism with the soft, lusciousness of Victorian era apparel and decor. It is often set either in an alternative history or in a fantasy world which uses old fashion modes of power (like steam) to operate fantastical furturistic gadgets, weapons and machinery.

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Steampunk Victorian Pistol - With Laser Light and Sound

Tuck this baby into your garter, or the top of your boot and you are ready for anything. Double the fun with the laser light and sounds that come from pulling the trigger.

Compliments any Steampunk costume, or is great as a stand along display piece!

Goggles - The Perfect Accessory

Put these on your hat or wear them over your eyes, these goggles go well with any Steampunk outfit. They add a bit of the industrial to your Victorian gear. A great compliment!

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    davenjilli lm 4 years ago

    I love those shoes!

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    sweetstickyrainbo 5 years ago

    I like the sexy steampunk ladies costumes

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    I must confess that Squidoo is what has made me aware of the Steampunk Genre, :) I think I got as far as Gothic

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    Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

    Awesome! I love the Steampunk heels! :)