Get our goggles and corsets on! The Steampunk World's Faire: Wonders Untold took place in New Jersey the past weekend. Yours truly got geared up and dressed to explore all of the lovely Steampunk street style on display. There was a fantastic fashion show featuring vintage-inspired looks, cyberpunks and lolitas in addition to the Steampunk designers on the runway. I love all things romantic and Goth so you might have noticed that I have added a few pieces to my collection tha
The newest costume exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was a celebration of embellishment and how innovations in technology through history sparked innovations in design creativity as well. From the first sewing machine through digital printing, 3D printing, laser cut, etc. craftsmanship and beauty did not have to be compromised, just enhanced. There were distinct sections of the exhibit dedicated to embroidery, faux flowers as embellishment, feathers, lace and pleats.