Victorian Splendor Steampunk Wedding Dress


Embrace the elegance of a bygone era in this lovely Steampunk Wedding Dress. It’s made of rustling taffeta with velvety damask patterns throughout. The bodice is a steel boned corset, perfect for hugging your every curve, and the bustled jacket clasps over the top with a flirty black satin bow. A ruffled hoop skirt flares out at the hips in a wide beautiful bell shape. It’s the perfect gown to turn heads at a Steampunk event, a Gothic Masquerade ball, or wherever you should choose to wear it.

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This is a 4 piece set which includes the following items:

  • Dress Jacket
  • Bustle Overskirt
  • Ruffled Hoop Underskirt
  • Black Satin Hourglass Corset

About This Design

The photos show an olive green dress which I recolored to gold in Photoshop, as olive green is a color my regular supplier stopped carrying, unfortunately.  I can custom order olive green fabric, however, from a new supplier I found recently.  Reach out to me if you wish to order olive green.  The recoloring process made the gold look slightly multi-tone – and it is not that way in real life – it’s a pretty antique-gold tone.


Please take your measurements (instructions here).  Choose the size that the majority of your measurements fit within.

XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Bust 31-33″ 33-36″ 36-39″ 39-42″ 42-45″ 45-48″ 48-52″ 52-56″
Waist 24-27″ 27-30″ 30-33″ 33-36″ 36-39″ 39-43″ 43-47″ 47-51″
High Hips 31-33″ 33-35″ 35-38″ 38-41″ 41-44″ 44-48″ 48-52″ 52-56″
Low Hips 33-35″ 35-38″ 38-41″ 41-44″ 44-48″ 48-52″ 52-56″ 56-60″
Upper Arm 9-11″ 10-12″ 11-13″ 12-14″ 13-15″ 14-16″ 15-17.5″ 16.5-19″

Also please provide your measurements to me when you check out, so I can tweak my patterns as needed to fit you perfectly.

The back drape on the jacket is designed to have a slight (2-3″) train.  It’s about the right length to look super-elegant, but not get stepped on by accident.  For an additional $20, I can create this dress with an 8-12″ train and hitching ribbons sewn to the inside to bring it up to calf length.

As-Pictured Discount

The price in this listing is discounted (10% off each handmade item), as it’s a bit faster to make something I’ve made before, and requires less time spent communicating what I’m making for you.  The full price you see in this listing is what you should expect for a custom gown based on this design, with different fabrics and/or trims.

Matching Hat

If you like, I can make a hat to match this dress for you.  It’s a leather fedora in a Victorian-inspired tilt design, with a unique shape that is oh-so-flattering to the face.  In back, it’s adorned with feathers and flowers to match (feathers and flowers will be a bit different from the photo – exact past styles can’t be re-ordered!)  Check the box above to add a matching hat to your order.

Frequently asked questions

Are there alternate fabrics available for this dress?

For alternate fabrics to coordinate with black satin corset, belt, and trim, I recommend Ribbon Embroidery Taffeta, Swirl Velveteen Taffeta, or Zebra/Tiger Velveteen Taffeta for this look.  Photos of each fabric coming soon!

Can you make this item with a different color trim (IE, without black)?

Yes I can – for some colors.  The main limitation on this design is that the belt must match both trim and corset for the best look.

With alterations to the exact style of the belt, this design can be made with ivory trim, tan trim, red trim, or dark brown trim.  Depending on how closely the colors match, we may want to do doubled trim (pleated ribbon over contrasting lace) for the best look, as seen in this similar gown design.

I already have a corset.  Can I order just the jacket and skirt?

Unless you own one of my exclusive hourglass corsets, the jacket most likely won’t fit over the top.  Both my corset and jacket pattern are unique (I draft all my own patterns) and thus, my jackets do not fit properly over corsets from other shops.   They also do not fit natural form (uncorseted).

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