Steampunk has seen a revival in popularity over the last few years, and it’s not hard to see why. We’re a country that loves its technology, traditions, and its ability to be creative and imaginative. Steampunk is a subgenre of books and fashion that lets you do just that. It have even gotten so popular that it has its own reality TV show! So you might be thinking now…what can you do to get into Steampunk?Definitely start with the roots of the movement. Check out the revolutionary sci-fi novels of writers like Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. Do some research on the technology of the day, and the Victorian-era fashion of the day as well. Once you’ve gotten a baseline for your ideas, then add your own twist to it. Robots and mechanical props are great, as well as different metals and gears. Look for plenty of novelty accessories like pocket watches, fancy hats, or rugged footwear. And, of course, don’t forget to add to some flamboyant facial hair! We’ve got this great Steampunk Gentleman costume right here for you to start constructing your very own outfit…Here’s what this costume entails: 100% polyester fabric, with an elastic waist and cutaway tailcoat. It’s got faux pocket welts to add accessories to, as well as faux elbow patches and epaulets. Definitely check out our accessories page, as we have plenty of items to add to this costume, such as a hearty pair of boots or a gentleman’s cane and monocle. Steampunk is a great chance to be creative and expressive, don’t miss out!