If you’re looking for the latest steampunk costume ideas for 2019, then you’ve definitely come to the right place. Steampunk is a wonderful combination of historical style and steam-powered technology, creating a fun and unique look that’s great for dress up parties, events, and especially Halloween! Known for its detailed accents like clock gears, cogs, goggles, and more, no one steampunk look is exactly alike. So, whether you’re dressing up as a group or going on adventures by yourself, you’re sure to stand out in a crowd.
We wanted Aunt March to be very grand so we created the largest crinolines we could get away with on the tiny stages. We used long taffeta skirts that enough fabric in them to fit over crinoline underskirts. However, making these skirts wider also had the effect of lifting them up higher so we also had to lengthen them with taffeta offcuts so they reached to the ground. Many Victorian crinolines had a panel at the bottom which would get dirty and damaged when they dragged on the ground (as we discovered!). The extra panel acts as a dirt panel which is easy to replace when the hems get worn.
In Judaism, a common practice is to dress up on Purim. During this holiday, Jews celebrate the change of their destiny. They were delivered from being the victims of an evil decree against them and were instead allowed by the King to destroy their enemies. A quote from the Book of Esther, which says: "On the contrary" (Hebrew: ונהפוך הוא) is the reason that wearing a costume has become customary for this holiday.