Many modern couples give upclassic weddings, instead of organizing a thematic celebration, corresponding to their tastes, interests or hobbies. Wedding in steampunk style - it is an event that will suit romantic natures who are fond of technology, science fiction and the old days. This style of celebration will appeal to those who love the book by Jules Verne, Mark Twain, HG Wales and delighted with the films of recent years, "Sherlock Holmes" and "Wild Wild West."
How to organize a wedding in the style of steampunk
Steampunk - it is, above all, in the direction ofbooks on science fiction. Books steampunk alternate reality model, which tries to answer the question: what would happen to mankind if civilization had not gone on the electrical path of development, and continued to improve the technology of steam engines? "Steam" in translation from English - a couple in Russia this trend even sometimes called steampunk. "Punk" genre in the title speaks of the described cynical, often evil world.
Mainly it reflects the era steampunk endnineteenth century Victorian England, interfering with fantastic motifs, and sometimes magical creatures. In recent years, this style became popular, a new subculture adherents that are appropriate clothing. Often steampunk becomes beautiful solution for design of computer games, is used in graphics, sculpture, illustration, literature, and only gaining momentum.
Where to start and what to do to organize a wedding in this style:
- Choose the venue. Ideal to celebrate the wedding of steampunk summer, because then will organize a celebration on the nature and scenery to create all from scratch - it's easier than looking for a suitable place. Otherwise, you should choose the banquet hall, where the interior is made using wood and metal. Given the increasing popularity of steampunk, chances are it will be possible to find a cafe or a restaurant styled this direction.
Another version of the room - eat country manor. Victorian England architecture may be reflected in some of the palace complexes or old estates.
- Send the invitation cards. The first thing visitors will see about upcoming wedding - invitations, so to create their style should be approached seriously. Perpetrators of celebration steampunk can send guests easy cards, but the real clock, the hands of which will be imposed on the date and time of the celebration and can be engraved with the time on the rear panel. A cheaper option - the classic postcard, decorated with gears and other elements of the style of steampunk.
Well, if the invitation deliver courierdressed according to the theme wedding - then guests will immediately be aware of the dress code. If it is an essential part of the holiday, cards better to send within two months, visitors had to pick up costumes.
- To think the dress code. Well, if the wedding will be not just an ordinary holiday and carefully planned costumed event, each participant whose day become a citizen of the world steampunk. A pocket watch on a chain and, hats, cylinders, gears, various mechanisms, curvy dresses with corsets, men's suits with plenty of skin - all this and more should be part of the dress code steampunk.
- Choose a festive menu. To reflect the style of the event, the future spouses need to create a menu with exquisite European dishes. Despite the fact that steampunk attributed to England, perfect and French cuisine. Delicious fish dishes, meats, light salads are a great ornament of the future reception. The main item on the dessert menu will be cake, made in the style of steampunk - a real work of art confectionery.
Alcohol also be present during thecelebration: fit spirits such as whiskey, rum, brandy, for the ladies will prepare a light alcohol - a few types of wine, imperfect berry brandy, cider.
- Order the wedding procession. The first machines were just at the end of the nineteenth century, worked on a steam-powered, so the heroes of the occasion can try to get a little reminiscent of the old model cars. If this is not possible, the perfect solution would be adorned with the coach, the appropriate style of Victorian England.
- Order services of a professional photographer. Steampunk Wedding - this unique event. Carefully prepared, it deserves to be etched not only in photo but also in video. Invite the photographer who makes beautiful quality pictures will help you choose props and call your operator to get a nice celebration after video memory.
The image of the bride and groom in the style of steampunk
The protagonists of the celebration, bride and groom, in thisday should look like from needles - before the wedding, you need to carefully consider the image, to collect the necessary details. You may need to create your own costume using items found steampunk style and the means at hand. Steampunk is becoming more known, but while in costume shop is not so easy to find the outfit, corresponding to the style, so prepare wedding attire need long before the wedding day.
To create an amazing image of the style of bridesteampunk, first of all, need to find a dress. This may be a dress in the style of Victorian England - a tight tight corset, full skirt, lots of frills. A perfect solution would be a white dress and corset brown, made of leather, drawstring cords. The required accessories are "heavy" shoes with buckles, laces and high stockings.
As for the hair, it can be dismissedstranded hair pinned asymmetrically on one side, high multi-level hair, smooth and lush beams retro hairstyle "cold wave". The fit-cylinder hat with a veil, and should abandon the classical veil as an accessory for hair. Makeup can be a clear and dark separate cheekbones, lips with lipstick burgundy or dark cherry colored arrows on the eyes, but the bride can easily experiment.
Complement the image of the clock, vintage brooches,gears and other mechanical elements that adorn the dress. An excellent option for neck will be the original velvet ribbon, fits perfectly into the style of steampunk. Basket may consist of plants or have a futuristic motifs: flowers, replace light bulbs, do the wire parts.
Male image for steampunk wedding does not lookless interesting: it is a tuxedo with a vest, pants in color, shirt suitable shade. Do not be afraid to experiment and boldly combine several colors and textures: use leather inserts, buy pants, characterized by the material of the tuxedo. Additional image of the cylinder, which will be put on top of Goggle, is a large round glasses, like a pilot - they should not be worn on the face.
Small details like a pocket watch, an elegant cane with elements of steampunk style, heavy men's brooches, cuff links of interest will give the image of perfection.
Decor Steampunk wedding photos
When selecting a wedding venue, there isonly to create the style of the room. First of all, take care of a beautiful combination of wedding flowers that reflect steampunk. From many other style of wedding it is different in that there can be a lighter shade of the background, and the surrounding area will decorate the deep dark colors. It can be a burgundy, black, dark blue, looks great all the brown-yellow, gold palette.
Another interesting color steampunk wedding willCopper, because of it, most other decorations will be done. Make sure that the room was decorated with all sorts of arms, large gears, antique mechanisms - may all reflect the spirit of old Europe, combined with the mechanics. Unchanged symbol steampunk steel watch, so they (or their parts, that's even better) should be a lot.
A good wedding decoration will also be pictures withfuturistic views, airships. Excellent layout will make the airship for the wedding and hang from the ceiling or put on the table - usually this kind of movement closely associated with steampunk. In addition, the wedding can decorate lanterns, leather, wooden parts, unusual old items, antique photos, fantastic card - do not be afraid to show imagination!
Scenario wedding in the style of steampunk
In such a wedding will include all stagesa typical day of marriage, if the couple want to order, adapting them to the style of steampunk. For example, early in the day may take ransom, where the future spouse to solve a complicated puzzle to open the locked door behind which is waiting for the bride. Ideas for puzzles or surroundings for a wedding ransom girlfriend can be gleaned from computer stimpankovyh "Machinarium" games, «The Myth».
When the ransom is over, well, if the spousesgo to the marriage registration, which will reflect the style of the event. After the bride and groom will be married couples, it is time for a photo shoot with a steampunk wedding guests, which will give participants a unique picture of the process. It is necessary to prepare in advance a room or area under the steampunk style to make it look organic and thoroughly thought out.
After the photo shoot culprits celebration steampunktogether with wedding guests go to a banquet, where they are waiting for the other guests. A great solution is to order professional toastmaster services, which, together with future spouses think over the wedding program will create unique competitions in the steampunk style. Good Leading be able to cope with the problem on their own, to find a suitable job, inventing interesting toast, but it is better to control the process to during the wedding steampunk everything was perfect.
At the wedding, steampunk to play music - forthe foundation will take the unusual instrumental melodies with sometimes alarming, sometimes spectacular motifs. Classic also will be a great solution. Invite music band where the musicians play, violinists, cellists, flautists, drummer, other interesting instruments or sound effects. When the wedding is over, the newlyweds can arrange for guests a beautiful fireworks.
Wedding in the original style of steampunk - aan event that will be memorable for the newly minted spouses and guests of the celebration. Stylized costumes, unusually decorated room, fantastic motifs, antique mechanisms - all this wonderful world of steampunk, interesting and mysterious, which will create a unique atmosphere of your wedding.