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While the term “Steampunk” was coined by author K.W. Jeter in 1987, the genre is based on the much earlier Victorian era (1837–1901). The 19th century paved the way for the modern world we know today. It was the time of significant inventions and industrial advancements – telephone, telegraph, photography, light bulb, and, undoubtedly the most important, steam technology. That perhaps explains the two most central elements of the genre, Victorian-era fashion and steam-powered machinery. Steampunk costumes are a marriage of Victorian romance and industrial invention. You can take 19th-century bustles, corsets, gowns, petticoats, and top hats and accessorize them...

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