We were both honored and excited when Teen Vogue called us back in January to provide them with steampunk goggles for their May 2015 cover story on Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner). Of the 15-ish goggles and sunglasses we sent over, several pairs were highlighted on the desert set. We wanted to shout from the rooftops, but kept […]
Steampunks love incorporating goggles into their costume, and there are plenty of legitimate character-based reasons for doing so. Check out this list of professions that might befit your steampunk persona, and —most-importantly— necessitate wearing goggles.
Like all up-and-coming genres, Steampunk artists have revolutionized the way we view beauty. Inspiring writers, producers, sculptors, painters, singers, and jewelry makers, this sub-culture is providing a unique scaffold from which to demonstrate style through self-expression of many forms.
Gotham, the new Fox Network TV series scheduled to air this fall, is a crime drama based on the DC Comics “Batman” franchise. The series opens just after Bruce Wayne’s parents are murdered and centers on young detective James Gordon, played by The O.C.’s Ben McKenzie. Why are we so interested? Because the Gotham crew came […]
A few months ago we were able to get a sneak peek of a work in progress by cosplay icon Ariel Dixon, A.K.A Makeup Siren. Her new look, a follow up to her much lauded Bollywood Steampunk cosplay, features bright colors, handmade jewelry, and a pair of Hot Rod Burningman Goggles from SteampunkGoggles.com. With her […]
Oh Spring, how we’ve missed you! To celebrate the return of Persephone from the underworld, and while we’re working on our new goggle spring line (be excited!), here’s a look at some of the cool new accessories we’ve gotten in. We had to make sure that the whole inventory wasn’t snapped up immediately by some […]
After gaining attention for her Steampunk Bollywood inspired cosplay Makeup Siren (AKA Ariel Dixon) is already hard at work on her newest Steampunk ensemble with the help of SteampunkGoggles.com! Her first stunning Indian-Inspired cosplay was photographed at Florida Supercon and quickly went viral, putting the spotlight on the professional makeup artist and cosplay enthusiast. Though […]
Cosplay of any kind is a special occasion but for Steampunk it is a full-on event. Though its roots are literary Steampunk has evolved into an incredibly visual genre, and the first place people usually look to for Steampunk visuals is the costumes. Cosplay is a phenomena that spans across all genres, and attracts artists […]
“Mom, Dad, I have something to tell you…I’m into Steampunk” “Oh honey, we know. The goggles really gave it away. But we love you no matter what.” “I’m the luckiest kid in the world!” Has this ever happened to you? Of course it hasn’t. Firstly, because you don’t live in a family sitcom from the […]