What flavour best sums up steampunk?

Flossie’s Kitchen – the alternative cake company – have asked me what flavour I think sums up steampunk and I’m stumped, so I thought I’d spread it out into the aether. What do you think? Cast your vote! Go and see what Flossie’s Kitchen are doing now: Flossie’s Kitchen Facebook page Related articles Steampunk Surgical Spirit Stunning Steampunk Darth Vader Helmet Cake Continue reading What flavour best sums up steampunk?

Poll: What would you do if steampunk ended tomorrow?

Embed from Getty Images In this world of post apocalyptic films, dystopian stories, war, dredgery and misery; steampunk is a little shining light at the end of the week where we can put aside our differences, zip up the stuffy, ignorant commuter character we use through the week and be polite and splendid to one another for a few hours. In a world of mindless sheep where everyone dresses the same to line the pockets of large fashion houses, we can make our own clothes or recycle old/vintage clothing to make it a unique costume which turns heads. But what … Continue reading Poll: What would you do if steampunk ended tomorrow?

Poll: What music genre captures the spirit of steampunk?

If I was to ask what band or artist was the most steampunk, we’d be here all day. I also saw an article recently that told us Electro Swing was the music choice for steampunk. I’m not entirely sure where that came from, so I thought I’d put it to you. Therefore, I’m curious to find out what type of music you think captures the spirit of steampunk. Related articles Steampunk model gets trouble for not being steampunk enough Continue reading Poll: What music genre captures the spirit of steampunk?

Poll: Operation Steelpunk! Should the wood stay or go?

Hello chaps, I’ve been sent a couple of photographs of the goggles nearing completion. After the broken fork prong disaster, I managed to get some replacement forks for the arms. I’ve been asked if I like the wood on them and I’m not sure. What do you think?   Related articles Operation Steelpunk! Part One Operation Steelpunk! Part three Operation Steelpunk! Part four Continue reading Poll: Operation Steelpunk! Should the wood stay or go?

Poll: Which is the best steampunk look?

I’m interested in what type of steampunk you prefer to dress as or see when out. I know all the costumes are fantastic, but you must all have a favourite that you like to see when you go to events. So cast your vote on your favourite steampunk look. Which is the best?   Related articles When Ariel Goes Steampunk [Cosplay Pics] Poll: Pipe or no pipe? Steampunk Events for February 2014 Continue reading Poll: Which is the best steampunk look?

Poll: Nothing says I love you like:

As a typical British gentleman, I don’t have a romantic bone in my body, so this is an interesting poll to see what a steampunk thinks will woo the love of his life. Related articles 5 Elements of Steampunk Romance Rewound – Steampunk Jewellery Steampunk with Heart: The Heartbeat of Steampunk: Romancing the Machine Steampunk IS Romance What is Steampunk with Heart? Continue reading Poll: Nothing says I love you like:

Poll: Steampunk rules

As steampunk becomes more and more popular in everyday culture, people will jump on the band wagon, releasing steampunk products which are of an inferior quality/look but will inevitably be more successful due to aggressive marketing. To that end, should steampunk introduce certain rules to maintain the fundamental elements that we consider so important? What rules should they be? Cast your vote and have your say in the comments box below. Related articles Poll: Pipe or no pipe? Always Alternative: steampunk watch brooch Leeds steampunk Christmas Market 2013 Haworth steampunk festival 2013 Best examples: Corsets Continue reading Poll: Steampunk rules

Poll: Pipe or no pipe?

Do you smoke a pipe? Is a pipe part of your steampunk costume? Would you argue that a pipe helps finish off a steampunk outfit, even if you don’t smoke? Yes I understand that it’s not a rule, but everyone has their own preferences. It’s time to cast your votes, ladies and gentlemen. Related articles Steampunk on television The Journal is rising Why I smoke a pipe Pipe smoking advice. Continue reading Poll: Pipe or no pipe?