Low key portrait of a couple in steampunk clothes, glasses and cane

Steampunk Style Guide

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From its humble beginnings as a derivative of cyberpunk, steampunk has risen not only as a highly popular genre in media but also as a subculture. Like goth and punk, there are tons and tons of steampunk fans out there.

Steampunk is popular for its fun reimagining of what the Victorian Era would be like had it continued using steam as its main power source. It’s the surprising yet pleasant combination of the ornate and elegant fashion of the bygone days and the bold and inventive gadgets brought by industrialization. It tickles our imagination and sparks our creativity.

Hopefully, this steampunk-style guide helped you find your way through the gritty and fantastical yet interesting world of steampunk.