If You Are Not in Steampunk Costumes, You?re Not Hip

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Articles | Comments Off

Fashion is best enjoyed when it is at its peak. No use thinking and considering and then adopting the trend when it is in its waning phase. That fashion has phases is known and what goes around comes around. Victorian dresses were all the rage in the 18th and 19th century and went into quiet oblivion. Now they are resurrected in the form of steampunk costumes for parties and gatherings. It is gaining momentum and popularity. Go for it. Pamper yourself. Spoil yourself. While the going is good. There is no dearth of styles in steampunk top, Victorian top or any other item of wear for women. With modern twists to Victorian styles, steampunk costumes can give a woman that classic, retro look she so much yearns.

What is amazing and decidedly in favour of a steampunk costume based on Victorian dress styles is that with the variety of steampunk top or Victorian top available, you can choose just the right style of top, waistcoat or steampunk jacket and match them with appropriate bottom wear to give you the best image that will suit your body type.

Image is what it is all about. Project the right image and you have heads turning your way. Combine the right Victorian top with a bustle skirt with the right amount of frills and fringing, accessorized just right, and sashay your way down to the party for heads to turn your way.

Modern designers are inspired by the Victorian motifs by introduce radical and tangential changes in the final appearance of the steampunk costume as can be seen in the variety of T shirts and steampunk tops online as well as in brick and mortar stores.

There is the simple and elegant Victorian top and bodice that, when merged with a frilly bottom full length rustle skirt, can give a woman a piquant charm. Steampunk top based on Victorian top styles are designed to draw attention to the torso and suit slim as well as large women. A steampunk top corset will emphasize curves and be the highpoint of the entire dress. So choose one with care to match the rest of the outfit. A Victorian style tight fitting bodice can give a slim and elegant look to a woman matched with the right coiffure, matching waistcoat and a skirt, further embellished by hats and gloves as well as shoes. Amazingly awesome.

The flexibility of steampunk top styles gives you freedom to depict the image you want. You can choose an elegant Victorian top or any other style to appear cute, alluring, aristocratic or demure. Consider a steampunk top with a deep V at the front, embellished with rhinestones or gems, made of fabulous fabric that projects one image while a gathered and ruffled chiffon top with a tighter around the chest build gives quite another look. The options are many, limited by your budget and your imagination.

Steampunk is a wave sweeping the fashion scene and you can make the most of it while it lasts by choosing from a bewitching array of steampunk costumes, steampunk tops, Victorian dresses and other garments to match. Available from select stores and online shops, they are just the thing for parties and themed celebrations.