Steampunk’s ethos is resistance to a dominant culture but rather than the blatant antagonism of Punk, steampunks choose a more subtle approach.
From an underground subculture that survived when punk faded and gradually changed toward a fashion statement, Goth always had a dark mystique.
The literary genre and subculture of Steampunk may hold interesting and new perspectives for human machinery and interaction in fictional fashion design.
With its motifs inspired from the Victorian revival of Gothic, it is surprising to find that Steampunk maintains frightening morals of supernatural and horror foundation.
Emerging in the wake of punk during the 1980s, contemporary gothic fashion has existed for more than two decades, as a visually daring form of dark glamour.
Perhaps, you have probably seen Gothabilly dresses in your local alternative fashion shop – assuming, that is, that you have one – due to the outlook’s recent surge of popularity. Just as deathrock came under the wing of the Goth scene...