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steampunk

We featured our first steampunk wedding back in 2007, and have been celebrating the Neo-Victorian aesthetic ever since! We’ve got everything from grooms in googles and top hats to brides in gorgeous bustled steampunk wedding dresses… if you like this look, be sure to check out our wedding corset archive, as well.

A train ride ceremony and stunning kilts and bridal suits at this Railroad Museum of New England wedding

At their Railroad Museum of New England wedding, Thiemba and Nate rocked historical looks with a custom made edible floral bouquet, a custom made bridal suit with french love letter inscribed on the inside, and an amazing kilt outfit. For their reception, Thiemba and Nate changed outfits to celebrate in steampunk style. Their wedding guests also wore steampunk-themed attire, which all looked amazing.

Old gears and metal parts go chic at this wedding day redo for two grooms in love

Old gears and metal parts go chic at this wedding day redo for two grooms in love

Kyle and Blake were married two years ago but their photos were accidentally deleted. This awesome team of vendors wanted to give them an amazing vow renewal-style redo with a high style industrial vibe.

Let’s see how this adorable pair re-celebrated their nuptials and got some amazing photos to remember the day. Don’t miss the adorable gear cupcakes!

This Guillermo del Toro-approved wedding costuming brings enchantment to your wedding outfits

This Guillermo del Toro-approved wedding costuming is seriously enchanting

I’ve been eagerly awaiting getting to talk about Silver Leaf Costumes. Y’all know I LOVE me some Renaissance and historical garb, especially when it comes to weddings. And costume weddings are always our jam. But not all corsetry and historical wear is up to wedding standards. Thankfully, designer Laura Elliot makes ultra high quality look easy. And it will make you look EPIC…

Peacock feathers, a pirate band, and lobster wrestling at this UK wedding

Peacock feathers, a pirate band, and lobster wrestling at this Derbyshire wedding

Becky and Adam’s steampunk-y wedding had all the trappings we love about steampunk AND some epic fashion including a lavender dress we crave by The Couture Company. On top of that, there’s s pirate band, tug ‘o’ war, and lobster wrestling. Yep, you didn’t misread any of that. It’s all there and it’s all fabulous. It all took place at The West Mill in Derbyshire, UK.

Don’t miss the bride’s steamy headpiece and the peacock feather details!

No shortage of loveliness at this Orcas Island, WA wedding

No shortage of loveliness at this Orcas Island wedding in Washington

Laura and Ben had a really incredible Orcas Island wedding in Washington that’s going to give you green eyes for pretty things. Like what, you say? Try felled redwood decor, succulent studded centerpieces, homemade steampunk-inspired pies, a “Smokey Porter” homebrew, and air plants (even in Laura’s hair!).

How to make antiqued paper for your historical or fantasy wedding

How to make antiqued paper for your historical or fantasy wedding

We’re getting married next month and having a pirate-themed wedding. Any bits of paper we needed (whether invitations, signs, or treasure-hunt clues) I decided to make look old and pirate-y.

This technique would also be great for medieval, historical, steampunk, fantasy, or Victorian themes. Some of you may have done something like this at school, but this is such a simple yet effective bit of DIY I just had to share it!