Fashion Show and Gala Ball
New Zealand's FIRST dedicated Steampunk Fashion Show and Gala Ball, happened in Oamaru on June 5th 2010.
The League of Victorian Imagineers Steampunk Fashion Show and Gala Ball was a huge success. The results are as follows:
North Otago Motor Group Supreme Winner:
Courney and Sandra Taylor, Modelled by their daughter Natalee with their character Courtly Storm, child assassin. When this young lady discovered that her parents had been terminated by royal decree, young Courtly vowed vengence and started training as an assassin.
The McKenzie Craik Working Wear Category:
was won by Marise Martin and Else MacKenzie as Snowpunk and Steamwhite who are Domestic Dominators, steampowered domestic servants, with steampowered appliances such as a whisk and a lavatory brush.
Runner up was Gabby Morris as Lady Felicity Duck Down, saviour of many a hunted duck
The Fat Sally's Adventurer/Explorer Category
Winner Liz Slooten aka Professor Sarinia Nemo who collects seamen samples from sperm whales
Jackque Chaffey aka Miss Mary Queensley, lady explorer, collector of new species for the British Museum researcher of native religions and personal collector of fetishes.
The Frog Prince Children's Category
Courtney and Sandra Taylors character Courtly Storm, child assassin modelled by thier daughter Natalee.
The Anaro Group Scientist. Inventor Category
Amy Jansen aka Vertilian Hazard, sky pirate and inventor of the mechanical heart
The Crombie and Price Evening Wear Category
Emmaleigh Perninski wearing Tracey Sheperds design for character Sally Slasher, protector of animals and particularly those destined for the meatworks.
Barbara Chapman aka Lady Rusher de Grate born of Fire.
Our Judges were left to right: Kim Graham designer with Weta Workshop and creator of the Weta Legs; Iain Clark aka Agent Darling, manufacturing jeweller and instigator of the steampunk movement in Oamaru; Megan Mitchell, owner of Blondini's hair salon in Oamaru and National judge for the biannual Supreme Awards for the hairdressing industry. Finally Kirsty Graham, Film producer and wardrobe designe, her connection with Oamaru is through family and she created the wardrobe for Perfect Creature, a steampunk movie partly filmed here.
Kim Graham in her Weta Legs