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Apple Gets Steampunked

Putting a retro twist on technology is what steampunk is all about so it’s no surprise that people have taken to modifying and tinkering with all their Apple gadgets. For every Apple product out there it’s not hard to find a steampunked version of it, including everything from laptops to wallpapers to apps. Here are just a few examples of some awesome steampunk modifications on Apple devices. Computers [one ...

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3 DIY Tips For Making Your Own Steampunk Dress

3 DIY Tips For Making Your Own Steampunk Dress Some steampunk costumes can often be quite detailed and elaborate but making your own steampunk dress doesn’t have to be as complicated as you might think. All the little bits and pieces you add at the end will be what really personalizes your outfit but here are a few simple tips that will get you started. Once you’ve got the framework set up for your steampun ...

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Cincinnati Steampunk Salon

Every first Saturday of the month, the League of Cincinnati Steampunks and associates gather at Arnold’s Bar & Grill (est. 1861) to share food, drinks, and tales of adventure. Steampunk attire is not mandatory, however, the vast majority of attendees do arrive in fine neo-Victorian garb. Don’t be put off you are just beginning into the world of steampunk, this is a very friendly crowd who are very willi ...

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Nice Steampunk outfit accessories for female Halloween Costumes

As a last minute post - shortly before Halloween - we wanted to show you a few accessories to spice up your Halloween outfit. Most of them have been suggested by our dear readers. [one_half][/one_half][one_half_last]With this bag filled with realistic looking plastic gears you can individualize your Victorian, Industrial and Science Fiction Costumes. It is a nice add-on to many outfit parts, like a hat, you ...

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Perfect Steampunk Halloween Costume Idea 2012 for the Ladies

Have you been running out of ideas for a cute, original female Halloween costume for yourself or your girlfriend? Maybe we, from Steampunk District, can show you a few options to guide you for a last minute outfit for an upcoming Halloween party. [one_half][/one_half][one_half_last]So let's start with a full costume, for those among you who don't want to assemble their whole outfit. This costume is made out ...

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Steamcon IV – Victorian Monsters to invade Seattle, 2012/10/26-28

Steamcon, Seattle's own Steampunk Convention and one of the largest and longest-lasting such events in the world, celebrates its 2012 Festival with a Halloween-themed celebration of Victorian Monsters. Steamcon is where thousands of fans and artists gather to celebrate the steampunk movement with dozens of panels, signings, special events and markets. This year’s theme is “Victorian Monsters,” a weekend-lon ...

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Newly published steampunk books in July

Steampunk and reading goes together very well. The readers imagination is asked to create thousands of images during a book. Even more so with steampunk books, where often many unique gadgets and creative machines are described. Last month several books have been published and we want to narrow down the selection for you to just a few of them: [one_third][/one_third][two_third_last]War of the Worlds - H.G. ...

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7 Wonderfully Unique Steampunk Pocket Watches

There is just under a zillion steampunk pocket watches out there (yes, I counted) and while every one of them is awesome and unique in its own way, some pocket watches go above and beyond the call of creativity.  Not everyone of these pocket watches are functional for actual timekeeping, but they’re all amazing works of steampunk art jammed into a tiny pocket watch style frame. [one_half][/one_half][one_hal ...

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The Raven – steampunk short version of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”

It doesn't happen everyday, that a Steampunk movie is shot. Even less frequently is this done by a 17 year young man. Noah Martin, a Sammamish (WA)  resident and budding film producer, is soliciting donations to help pay for the costs of producing a short film version of the classic Edgar Allen Poe poem. But Martin, who has spent much of his teens honing his video production and 3D animation skills, envisio ...

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SteampunkDistrict.com going facebook

As the steampunk movement is both a thing of the past and a thing of the present time, we have decided to add facebook to our social portfolio. We would appreciate it a lot to see you among your steampunkdistrict.com facebook fans. To like us, simply click on the picture to the left, or scroll down to the footer and click on the facebook button. In the future we will keep you updated both here on steampunkd ...

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