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Steampunk is one style of alternative fashion, but for many it is also an alternative lifestyle.  Some people dress in the Steampunk style for themed parties, conventions, and other such occasions.  Others incorporate Steampunk into their daily lives, from their musical tastes to their home decor.  For some, having a wild imagination is key to living a Steampunk lifestyle.

Some famous Steampunk people:

  • Reginald Pikedevant (musician)
  • Professor Elemental (musician)
  • The League of STEAM (performance art troupe)

Some Steampunk movies:

  • League of Extraordinary Gentleman
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Some Steampunk books/magazines:

  • The Difference Engine by Bruce Sterling, William Gibson
  • The Warlord of the Air by Michael Moorcock
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana
  • The Anubis Gates
  • Steampunk Magazine

A common means of travel in the Steampunk universe is via airship caravel or zepplin.

Some enjoy using common British phrases, such as "old chap" and "I say!".

Many Steampunkers also prefer hobbies that were enjoyed in Victorian Britain, such as drinking tea and playing cricket.

There are Steampunk playing cards, dice, letter openers, picture frames, computer keyboards, game controllers, furniture, bedding, art work, instruments, lamps, and much more.  From modern items to antique Victoriana, just about anything can be made to be incorporated into a Steampunk lifestyle.

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