Soul of Steampunk: Collision Between the Past and the Future

Compared with victorian style and punk fashion, steampunk looks a bit weirder because it could hardly be defined by a special era or an unique historical event. You can say it is a mixture of different genres but it also stands out alone as an individual genre, which is adored by many people and fans. Someone gave the definition about steampunk as follows: it is a form of science fiction which imagines us living in the past age like victorian era but there exist people who masters many ahead-of-time technologies and skills who looks far beyond the age.

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Many people believe that steampunk comes from Jule Verne’s science fiction novel, which seems quite appropriate as the inventions and ideas in that novel is truly far beyond Jule Verne’s age. A typical men’s look of steampunk style is some guy in victorian dress but adorned with some sort of special scientific inventions like goggles or other weird objects. Weird but fascinating, isn’t it?   


Steampunk Style in Movies

Steampunk dressings have a unique victorian style along with some appliance of machinery concepts. Nowadays, there are many movie figures who are embedded with all sorts of this steampunk style for the purpose of creating a unique atmosphere or making the character more mysterious and individual. Steampunk style has been applied in various ways but of course, they also do have something in common, such as the historical background they are in, the dressing style they have and even the characteristics they have.

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Most of these characters are quite post-modern style or have a love for machinery invention and pretty ahead of their age. They always have a series of inventory devices and ideas that are hard to be understood by their contemporaries. Here are some of the typical ones, Mad Eye Moody, whose steampunk character could be easily told by his “mad eye”, Kamajii, whose steampunk character could be seen from his body shape, Ichabod Crane, whose steampunk character could be found through his various devices and of course, his clothing style.