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  • Steampunk Snapites of the week! 1. Steampunk Star Trek I am a huge Star Trek fan (TNG is my fave) and I just tripped over my bustle when I saw these incredible Star Trek Costumes that have had a Victorian Steampunk Make Over! Wow these girls are creative. Source Here 2. Architecture Inspires Greatness Sometimes living in the UK you forget how impressive and historic our architecture actually is and how is inspires us from the past and pushes us into the future and how sometimes the two mix in...

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  • Another week of Steampunk Inspiration in one handy post! 1. This is a beautiful Victorian Steampunk Layered Cake I found - perfect for Steampunk Weddings or Parties! Source Here  2.  Flying Machine I found myself in an unusual situation this week that involved a discussion on how to create either hot air balloons or Zeppelins that could float at an event I have coming up - our creativity did end at decorating (very nicely - if I do say so myself) Helium Filled Balloons, but take a look at this...

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  • A quick look at the Splendid Steampunk items that we found this week! 1. Prada Victoriana We don't stock menswear and if we did it wouldn't be Prada! But I discovered a great video of their menswear Fall/Winter 2012 Show that I would like to share so you can see the influence of the Victorian Aesthetic even on the catwalk - I love it, I find it inspiring to see the cross over between alternative fashion and 'straight' fashion and that alternative trends really are the style setters of the future! The...

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  • More of the Steampunk World that Inspired us this week! 1. The Victorian Silhouette - I love playing with the different shapes and silhouettes that progressed through the Victorian period and it is great to see them displayed here to take inspiration from. Source 2. Octopus Décor - This is an incredible light installation using the tentacles of the octopus to great effect. This would look truly unique in any home - love love love! Source 3. Death by Dress - The green of shimmering silk, was one of the Victorian...

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  • Another look at what Steampunk Inspiration we have come across this week! 1. Seriously Pretty - reminds me of our clockwork hair clips! A beautiful and very feminine Steampunk Butterfly by the talented Frankie Forzoni https://www.behance.net/gallery/23120249/Steampunk-Butterfly 2. I love this look from dendorrity. her name is Keira! http://dendorrity.deviantart.com/art/Steampunk-Dystopia-Kiera-509951357 3. Living the Victorian Gothic Tynetesfield House, now owned by the National Trust is a  true Victorian Gothic Revival house near Wraxhall in Somerset. It is a Grade 1 Listed building and is named after the Tynte Baronets who owned estates around this area since the 1500's. Formerly...

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  • This is a quick Round-Up of all the Splendid Steampunk items we found interesting this week 1. A Steampunk Dragon - I want one! Wow - an incredible Dragon made from recycled car and motorcycle parts by the very Talented Tom Samui. Him and his team scour junk yards for raw materials that are then sored and cleaned, ready for their spectaculat re-birth as a scultural piece. It can take over 400 hours to complete some of the larger sculptures as all the pieces are welded together and then polished...

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