In case you need books to read, here’s a great list of steampunk books.
I have a case of the Mondays.
I’m going to be doing a couple of panels at the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention in April in Los Angeles (including one with Gail Carriger, squee!)
I need clothes to wear. I can’t actually buy things to wear, but I still need them.
If I could buy new steampunk clothes for this convention, this is what I’d buy:
I would get this beautiful skirt in black from Clockwork Couture because I could wear it with so many different things…Oh, how I want this skirt so much!
I would love to find a little cape like that to go with it. I am also fond of hats. I like this one I found on ebay to pair with it.
I have this wonderful tan asymmetrical steampunky blazer I wear to work. I found this great skirt on ebay. I bet I could put them together and create a nice look for a panel.
I’d pair it with this lovely hat from Maritime Arts, only I’d want the ribbons and flower in green.
In case I actually make it to the masquerade ball, I’d want this mask in cream from Asfina on Etsy.
If I had an infinite amount of money, I’d get this dress from Bound By Obsession, because it is really, really amazing and would match my clockhand tiara.
Okay, that sums up my list of things I wish I could buy for RT. If you’re going, look for me. I’ll be there with bustles on…