Thursday, June 16, 2011

Secret Oktober Badlands Costume Contest Loot Donation

The goth/rock/punk shop of Austin, Secret Oktober will be donating a gift certificate for one of the costume contest winners! Be sure to check out their recent steampunk additions to their shop including shoes, bustles, satin gloves, men's military style coats and so much more! If you have not had a chance to stop by the shop or are just visiting Austin this weekend, make time to stop by! Right next door is a coffee shop as well as a sweet shop with cupcakes! (It is a great way to spend a little time before heading out to prep for the Shindig!)

Take a chance to browse the shop online:
(The have so much more than is listed there! You have to stop by to get the real feel of the shop!)


Grab your gear and saddle up those steambikes:
Door open at 6pm and go until 3am. This is an age 18+ event.
Prepare for an evening of Burlesque, Vaudeville, Poker,
Music, Dancing, Costume Contest and Vendors!
Cost is $4 in costume for 21+, and $7 for those under 21 & people not in costume.

This is going to be a mighty fine shindig!

Grab your posse and come check out the great artists including:
    Brass Apple: Purveyors of awesome Asian-inspired steampunk!
    Parkers and Quinn: Leather crafters with steamy goggles, accessories, masks and more!
    Caveat Emptor Costumes: Specializing in Victorian & Edwardian style costume millinery!
    O.M. Grey: Author of Avalon Revisited, an Gothic Romance bestseller!

Costume Contest Categories Include:
    Best Male Steamy Old West
    Best Female Steamy Old West
    Best Male General Steampunk
    Best Female General Steampunk

Costume Contest Prize Donations Provided By:
The Mysterium, Turner's Tokens, O.M. Grey, SteamBath Factory, Parkers and Quinn, The Brass Apple, COGstume and GEARments, Secret Oktober, Caveat Emptor Costumes and more!

Poker, via Wade Wilder:
Wild West Poker starts at 7:30. Seats are limited so sign up quickly. Shoot me an email at and I will reserve a spot for you.

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