Steampunk is the name of a relatively new genre of science fiction, becoming much more popular in the 1980's and 1990's and growing in popularity today. It is a genre that takes a great deal of influence from Victorian era England. Everything from cultural practices to clothing to architecture is very heavily influenced by the Victorian era.
tThe technology is especially notable in this genre, as it differs from the technology today. There are often things like dirigibles and analog computers as opposed to airplanes and our modern computers. There is a somewhat underground enchantment with aesthetics, including fashion. While steampunk clothes often have a very Victorian flare to them, they tend to also have aspects of modern fashion. Women's clothes in this genre often incorporate corsets and petticoats, while men's steampunk corset mey have a Victorian military flare.
Steampunk clothes tends to be lighter and easier to move around in for both males and females. The clothing also tcontinue reading