Sunday, February 8, 2009

Sunday Brunch: Edwardian Ball

Part of the motivation behind throwing the Fire Ball was to give those of us interested in the so-called "steampunk" aesthetic to dress up accordingly. I've been fascinated by the whole genre for awhile now: I love its combination of history, science, sci-fi, and DIY ethos. And it's catching on around the world.

The second annual Edwardian Weekend in San Francisco (also a de-facto steampunk convention) happened this January, and someone with a camera was there to document the action:

Who doesn't love an excuse to get dressed up and play with mechanical toys? Crazy people, that's who.

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