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Chrononaut Mercantile

Chrononaut Mercantile

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Chrononaut Mercantile is another amazing steampunk design studio. I especially love the custom pirate coats — you can order custom colors and other options, and it’s done to your exact measurements. The thousand-dollar price tag is a little steep, but I know it’s something I’d treasure. Speaking of treasure . . . a while back, […]

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Steampunk Victorian Burlesque Costume Bespoke Leather Dress Coat by Impero London

Steampunk Victorian Burlesque Costume Bespoke Leather Dress Coat by Impero London

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In steampunk and Victorian fashion, the Bespoke Leather Dress Coat—or “Bolero”—by Impero London is hand-crafted tops. This is a gorgeous piece with hand-painted leather, gently curving lines, and trim made of black leather and lace. The layout of the trim make the coat, providing that feminine touch without delving into the realm of “girly.” She […]

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By The Sword Brocade Dinner Dress

By The Sword Brocade Dinner Dress

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I found this amazing steampunk-gothic dinner dress on By the Sword‘s website. It’s black and has long sleeves, and I love the brocade. It lends an authentic texture, so if I get this I’ll feel more like I belong to the noble class. The only thing that would make this cooler is if the buttons […]

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Hatsune Miku Tutorial

Hatsune Miku Tutorial

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This short tutorial shows you how quick and easy it can be to look like Hatsune Miku. The girl in the video does a nice job of demonstrating the colors and shapes to paint on her face. She uses a nice set of techniques to make her eyes look larger. Although she states at the […]

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Merfairy Makeup Tutorial

Merfairy Makeup Tutorial

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This tutorial is how to create a merfairy look. The merfairy is said to favor the fairy side when in the woods and the mermaid side when near the ocean. The creator, Bethany Zion, used this video for voting into the a Nyx Cosmetics FACE Awards competition. Bethany’s tutorial shows a high degree of creativity […]

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Steampunk Sweethearts

Steampunk Sweethearts

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Steampunk Sweethearts is a wonderful collection of accessories with a steampunk theme. The selection varies between brooches, pendants, totes, and miniature storage boxes with steampunk-related designs. On her profile page, shop owner Jennifer Quail states “I’m what happens when you spend too much time in history museums as a child.” It looks like she takes […]

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Maria Loki Nosova 500px

Maria Loki Nosova 500px

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There’s an impressive selection of steampunk photos at 500px.com. I chose one to share, but you can find many, many more using this link: https://500px.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=steampunk My favorite is by Maria “Loki” Nosova. The woman in this photo has a mysterious expression as she poses with a mismatched pair of pistols. They’re mismatched, but they compliment […]

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Ichigo Hollow Mask Tutorial

Ichigo Hollow Mask Tutorial

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The Ichigo Hollow Mask video tutorial posted by Hkisame is a great way to get that creepy-cool look made famous in the Bleach animé. They show you how to get the 3D effect to make it look like a mask. He has you outline the mask then fill in step-by-step. It looks complicated before you […]

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Superman – Man of Steel Trailer

Superman – Man of Steel Trailer

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The new Superman movie looks amazing, but I’m a little concerned that they’re trying to do too much. This is Clark’s origin story, and they’ve also brought the General Zod storyline into the movie. From the way the trailer plays it up, the origin is a huge part of the movie. How much room will […]

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