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Dianne Salerni : Writer of Teen and Middle Grade Fiction | Photos from Dorian’s Parlor

Photos from Dorian’s Parlor

Wow! What an extravaganza! Dorian’s Parlor did not disappoint — it was an exciting evening of entertainment, where the people OFF the stage were just as interesting as the people ON the stage.

The best way to describe the event is with pictures. Above is Gil Cnaan, one of the founders of Dorian’s Parlor.

Bob and I pose for a photo before the event.

My munchkin minions hung around the entrance and took pictures of interesting guests. No, I don’t know what he was hunting with that weapon.

There were lots of vendors with corsets and hats and leather accessories and jewelry. Clock parts were IN! The earrings above have been mine for years. I bought them long before steampunk became popular, and in fact I wore them on my first date with Bob. (They are my favorites!) But at Dorian’s, a lot of the jewelry was made out of clock parts, and Bob bought this necklace for me to go with my earrings.

And of course, I did my bit on stage. I did not faint in my corset, no matter how nervous I was. However, I needed assistance getting on and off the stage in that skirt.

I’ll post more later this week about the lively steampunk culture and some of the people we met. It’s going to take me awhile to absorb it all!

13 Responses to Photos from Dorian’s Parlor

  1. I was so hoping you’d post pictures. The two of you look absolutely awesome. Way to go. And it sounds like you had a ton of fun.

  2. Linda G. says:

    What a great time that must have been! Fantastic pics–thanks for sharing them. πŸ™‚

  3. Jen Daiker says:

    Wow the pictures are brilliant!! I love it, and that jewelery is amazing, Bob is a sweetheart buying a necklace for you to go with the earrings (all of which are fabulous!)

  4. RK Charron says:

    Hi πŸ™‚
    Sounds like an amazing event.
    Thank you for sharing the pictures!
    All the best,
    RKCharron

  5. Wow! Looks like an amazing time. So glad you shared the photos. You both look great!

  6. Lenny Lee* says:

    hi miss dianne! i was hoping you were gonna do pictures today. wow there sooooo cool. i love all those neat outfits. you & mr bob look awesome for sure. that steampunk gun is the coolest! my brain could go wild thinking of what he could be hunting with that. ha ha. im glad you did good on your reading and didnt faint and fall off the stage. im glad you had a really fun time. cant wait to hear some more.
    …hugs from lenny

  7. JEM says:

    That looks like it was amazing! And your outfit was totally worth it, you look awesome.

  8. mshatch says:

    omg, you look fab! And I love the jewelry, so pretty. Can’t wait to see more pics:)

  9. You both looked AMAZING! I’ve been obsessed with clocks and clock parts since childhood and wear them all the time…I’d have been in heaven in that place!!! Thanks for posting, been waiting eagerly for this!

    ~bru

  10. Thanks everyone! I will post a couple more pictures on Wednesday, along with a “real” blog post. This was so much fun, I’m already wondering when I can go back!

  11. Oh wow, your outfit is fantastic!! So glad you didn’t faint in your corset! πŸ˜‰

  12. FUN FUN FUN! You look GORGEOUS in your outfit! Props for the not fainting bit, and I love the necklace and earrings too. πŸ˜‰ And YES, that is a serious weapon that person was toting. What a fun time! I wish I could have been there πŸ™‚

  13. That is SO COOL! It looks like you guys had a great time! So exciting! I gotta get with the steampunk…:)