• Gothic Jewellery
    Gothic,  Jewellery

    Gothic Jewellery

    Although gothicism is a broad subculture that spans music, literature, fashion and art, the thing that most people associate with goths is black. The goth look is creative, artistic and a great way to signify that the wearer is interested in the other things that gothic culture involves. Goths are well known for their striking and complex attire, which often involves layers of fishnet, lace and leather and their accessories. Because of the all-black looks, we think that having some really great jewlery is the best way to bring a little shine to an outfit- but that doesn’t mean that it has to be sunshine and rainbows. Gothic jewelry often…

  • Steampunk Puzzles

    Steampunk Puzzles

    Christmas is approaching and steampunk puzzles make fantastic gifts. Here are some of our favourites that you can buy online… Steampunk wooden clock puzzle (3D Amazon’s choice) The Steampunk Clock 3D Wooden Puzzle from UGears is an ideal gift. It is a detailed figure a small, wooden clock. The clock itself has a mechanism that allows for its gears and clock hands to move. The plywood used is durable as well as eco-friendly and are laser cut making it safer when handled by young children. The clock isn’t too difficult to assemble and is expected to be complete in around an hour even by an inexperienced puzzle completer. When fully…

  • Steampunk Wedding Invites

    Steampunk Wedding Invites

    Congratulations on your engagement! There’s so much to do, so much to plan, and so much to be excited about. Firstly, you’ll need to find a date and send out invites! There’s something wonderful about wedding invites: in a world where most of our communication and arrangements are done electronically, something as archaic and tangible as a letter feels really special. Some people even like to save their invites as a reminder of the wedding, and the right one can be absolutely gorgeous. Wedding invites are also a great way to gauge how fancy the wedding will be, and if there’s a theme or colours they can be introduced here.…

  • Skull Jewellery

    Skull Jewellery you will Love!

    Steampunk fashion – and steampunk culture in general – has clear roots in a variety of cultures and subcultures. The influences of these can show up throughout steampunk fashion as callbacks or crossovers, and many steampunks will often be interested in and involved with these other subcultures. We think this is a great way to celebrate and honor them, and we are always keen to encourage crossovers.  One prominent subculture that heavily influenced early steampunk was the goths. It’s still common to find things associated with gothicism – like skulls, black lace and leather – in steampunk clothing and accessories. There are certain costumes, like morticians or pirates, that would…

  • Steampunk Mirror

    Steampunk Mirror

    If your passion for Steampunk is slowly taking over all aspects of your life, including your home design, then a Steampunk mirror will likely be on your list of furnishings to get for your new décor. Even within the Steampunk design, there are many different types of mirrors available such as; industrial, Victorian, and fantasy such as octopus mirrors.  Victorian Victorian mirrors are elegant and expensive looking in style. Frequently being thick with 3D designs of flowers and patterns protruding from the popularly gold frame. They come in many shapes from rectangular to oval, but they all have similar elements that make them undoubtedly Victorian. This is a classic looking…

  • Goth Boots
    Footwear,  Gothic

    Goth Boots

    The Victorian Gothic style has many similarities to Steampunk, hence why the two often collide and form the sub-genre of Gothic Steampunk. The difference between Victorian Gothic and Steampunk, is that Gothic styles tend to be darker and focus on religion and the supernatural, whereas Steampunk focuses more on science-fiction and technology. Typically, gothic fashion consists of dyed hair, dark clothing, and dark makeup such as lipstick and eyeliner. Gothic boots are also a big part of gothic fashion, with most being black in colour, bulky in style, and a lot of them have buckles and accessories such as crosses hanging on them.  Different styles of Goth boots There are…

  • Steampunk Bowler Hats

    Steampunk Bowler Hats

    A lot of steampunk fans consider the top hat to be a classic, and it does certainly point to the Victorian influences in steampunk. But it’s not the only option, and many steampunkers prefer to switch it up with a bowler for something that’s close, but still original. There’s loads of choices for men, women and they can work well with all kinds of different costumes. We’ve compiled our favourites to help guide you through some great options. Best Steampunk Bowler Hats on Etsy Let’s start with something classic, simple and still thoroughly steampunk. This bowler hat wouldn’t look out of place at an acoustic open mike night, but the…

  • Steampunk Festival Lincoln

    Steampunk Festival Lincoln

    The annual Steampunk Festival in Lincoln is overflowing with culture and creativity. The Asylum Steampunk Festival in Lincoln is the longest running and biggest Steampunk Festival in the world. 2019 marked 11 years of the festival running. The festival started in 2009 with 432 guests attending, and it has been held every year since then, growing more popular each year. The 2017 festival claims to have had between 35,000 and 40,000 people attending per day. When is the next Steampunk Festival Lincoln? The festival was due to take place from the 28th August to the 31st August this year, sadly the event was cancelled due to Covid-19. However, the event…

  • Steampunk Wedding Rings
    Jewellery,  Wedding

    Steampunk Wedding Rings

    Steampunk is a way of life for many, it is only natural then that many choose to have a Steampunk theme on their big day. Steampunk weddings are unique and smothered in individuality. They focus on the Victorian era aesthetic and include the industrial theme.  Choosing your Steampunk Wedding Ring One of the most important choices you will make for your Steampunk wedding is your style of ring. There are many different styles of Steampunk wedding rings, and hopefully this will help you to navigate what you want.  Steampunk wedding rings for men most commonly come in a silver or gunmetal colour. Although many contain gold gears and other industrial…

  • Gothic Clothing

    Gothic Clothing

    Gothic clothing is a fashion style focused on dark clothing, dark hair, boots or creepers, cloaks, studs, buckles, corsets, gloves, bustiers, and dark make-up. Silver jewellery is also common within the style. The styles of Gothic clothing vary, although the Victorian and Elizabethan periods are frequently inspiration for Gothic fashion. The fashion seems to have derived from the Victorian era when mourning was a popular practice. Religious, Pagan and occult themes can also be seen frequently in Gothic items, perhaps this is due to the religious links to mourning and death. There are certain items/materials that are considered must-haves in Gothic fashion; velvet, lace, corsets, gloves, leather, and fishnet.  Gothic…