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Are corsets as outerwear permissible?

I purchased this corset: http://www.corset-story.com/cd-557-green-and-black-brocade-pattern-underbust-with-buckles.html with the intent of…

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Fop, Dandy or just like dressing up ?

Are you so    devoted to dress and the presentation of self as to exclude all other factors - are you a Dandy fit to rank with " Beau ' Bru…

Started by Prof. Sebastian Fate

281 yesterday
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Creating My New Outfit… Steampunk Assassin - Sidesaddle!

I am working on my first actual steampunk outfit, and I am very excited. I am going to be doing a sidesaddle demo this July, so I started w…

Started by Suristo

32 yesterday
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Making a detachable starched collar?

I am having a little trouble buying off-the-shelf starched collars for my collarless shirts.  http://www.gentlemansemporium.com/store/0015

Started by Captain

23 on Thursday
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Pocket Watch Curiosities

Currently I own two pocket watches. One is my Grandfathers. It is gold plated with roman numerals on the face and open faced. The other is…

Started by Dr. Sebastian Von Pendulcog

48 on Tuesday
Reply by SouthernGothic

Are corsets as outerwear permissible?

I purchased this corset: http://www.corset-story.com/cd-557-green-and-black-brocade-pattern-underbust-with-buckles.html with the intent of…

Started by Morgan Elizabeth

90 on Tuesday
Reply by Captean King

SteamPunk Trachten

This started with my lovely wife's complaints that my SP clothes looked too Western/frontier so I have started working on SP Trachten.  A q…

Started by Captain

59 May 15
Reply by Captain

Does this skirt have a hoop skirt or lobster tail or crinoline under it???

So, I have decided that my prom dress be sort of "Victoriandustrial"... The skirt is going to be inspired by my favorite artist, Emilie Aut…

Started by Artemisia

2 May 13
Reply by Dirk Blackwin

Unusual Tropes and Costumes

Everyone's familiar with the common steampunk tropes. Air Pirate, Engineer, Saloon Girl, etc. etc.So what occupations and costumes can you…

Started by C.D. Fleur

482 May 12
Reply by Alexandra Becca Seabrooke

prescription glasses

Hi Having turned 45, my eye sight slowly starts to decline. I think I need glasses. However utterly cool it would be to use goggles, a mon…

Started by Daniel Jung

5 Apr 29
Reply by Kalu Charan

Reactions and phrases to appearing in public well dressed

I am sure that all of you on this site receive various reactions from the 'general' public regarding your individual attire. No doubt these…

Started by Noah Meernaum

1859 Apr 29
Reply by Kalu Charan

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