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/cgl/ is a board for the following:

• Cosplay
• Lolita
• J-fashion
• Conventions & gatherings
• Sewing & prop-making
• Craftsmanship tools/materials & tutorials
• LARPing
• Discussing accessories such as wigs/circle lenses/prosthetics/makeup (These must be within the context of the board-related topics listed above; weight loss threads should be kept in /fit/, beauty and fashion generals should be kept in /fa/)

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• Thread content must be related to one of the categories covered in the list above. Off-topic threads and replies will be deleted.
• Singling people out maliciously is not tolerated and will result in a ban. 4chan is not your personal army. The singling out rule applies to vendetta threads and replies being made to attack a specific person, as well as predatory behavior like doxing. Discussing an individual in general isn't against the rules as long as it's done within context of cosplay/lolita/j-fashion.

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Yikes, that dress is tight.
I know a lot of anons have a lot to say about her but I honestly thought the critique she got on CoF was kind of unnecessary.

It really looks like she was going for an alice in wonderland vibe and I think she nailed it and it's cute.
Normally i think souffle song looks like shit, but she manages to make it work. Just needs to push her hair back.
I feel like this girl's coords can be kind of hit or miss usually but I think this one is so cute

Larp thread, after drachenfest edition

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Like Shadowrun?
I looked at using Artmeis Bridge Sim but it doesn't have much in the way of enabling RP.
I'm thinking some sort of Parlor larp, but then it might just be easier to play a Table Top. I really want to get immersed and set up a something like my previous picture as a set where players can do stuff. Maybe have an away team crew who NPCs for the bridge team, and a bridge team who NPCs for away team? Not sure how to do weapons other than easily lost nerf weapons, or maybe laser tag gear?
The Monitor Celestra was a 2013 Swedish BSG larp that took place on the Småland, a 1950s destroyer that is now a museum ship.

Projekt Exodus was a 2015 German BSG larp inspired by Celestra and used the 1960s destroyer Mölders. What that the one you were thinking of?
>Like Shadowrun?
Dope. Is it Runner vs Runner, or what?
Dont do playet switches. Instead make some sort of PvP system so that players are competing against each other directly. Do factions.

What’s your favourite cosplay outfit?
The fuck is this OP picture OP?
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This a blue board you blasphemous cunt.
Not them but the nipples are just pasties that are shaped like a nipple

Let's try and predict the 2020 sexualized cosplay idea that will go viral and make the internet cringe.
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I want to fuck HexenHarlot!
Area 51 is a solid bet. It'll either be a complete disaster or a massive letdown.
Either way, someone will draw something cute and it will go viral.
It's just a matter if it's the MOST viral.
If she's camming... so what? There's a bunch who do. It wouldn't be groundbreaking news. To verify, look to see if it looks like the same people.
Stealing this for my stripper name!
Why would a cam girl not want anybody to know they are a cam girl?

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>Animecon coscrunch was real
>Animecon happened. Reactions were mixed, some people got harassed in and around Ahoy, boring/weird panels, audio issues at main stage, Deshima Sounds finally upped their game, plenty of in-depth feedback has been given, no visitor numbers have been released, lots of rumours are going around for next year, also no news on a new date or possible new venue yet.
>No seriously, I'm not going to list all the feedback and stories provided in the previous thread. If anyone wants to read it, check the archives.
>Also also, I need eyebleach.
>Visiting conventions in the US as a Dutchie
>Anon's nephew enjoyed playing Rock Band or Guitar Hero
>Shinyacon announced for 2020
>I need eyebleach
>Anon: Is TomoFair Utrecht worth it?
>Japanfest Amsterdam happened, turned out to be Tomo in disguise and lacked in the whole Japanese festival department. Lots of negative reactions online due to false advertising that.
>It's hot, I'm busy, so that's all the recap stuff I'm willing to write right now

Upcoming major events:
>TomoFair Utrecht (June 29th, Utrecht UT): The usual Tomo stuff.

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Hey guys. I had a lot of fun at abunai. The dance comp was amazing. Does anyone know the Instagram of the winners, and especially the girl who won first place? I kinda wanna learn how to dance like that.
She’s bentocosbox or something like that I believe. I really enjoyed the dance compo as well this year! Good choice of winners
Let's keep the positive vibe going, what was one of you guys' favourite thing about this year's edition?
>not knowing how to quote the entire discussion

Welcome to 4 chan.
How about the (euro) cosplay compo and the winners? What did people think?

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Just put it in one of those mesh bags for laundry to keep it safe
That’s the thing, it’s arguable as to weather it’s normal for men to be attracted to adolescents, but they simply don’t have the mental capacity to consent. I don’t think it’s pedo, since pedos are only attracted to under 10, but it’s weird he’d admit to being attracted to young teens.
Love that you guys call anyone that you remotely dislike an autist, but when we're talking about pedophiles we all have to respect the definition of the DSM-5.
Why would it be normal or natural for a male to be attracted to a body of a female that isn't yet completely ready to reproduce and carry a healthy baby safely?
Is there a way to know how old a listing on mercari is/which day it was sold?

Florida General #We're bad at counting

What's everyone's plans for Metro and Supercon or any other upcoming cons down the line?

What cosplays are everyone working on?

Don't you lot just love our fucking weather?

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Yes, Otakufest on both days, as you'll see above. You'll also find whoever posted that never bothered responding, though.
Ok, including myself (second post here) this is four people who are going, or at least interested. Will anyone else involved speak up in the next week to confirm? Guess I'll have to wait and see.
Are arda wigs good? I really like GLW, but they never restock anything. I like thick wigs.
Arda's really gone down a lot in quality control over the past couple of years. When you get something good, it's good, but sometimes you just get shit. Additionally, their restocks are so few and far in between that a ton of people end up buying their Ardas secondhand. Lately I've been using EpicCosplay instead.
Are there any decent cons in the Panhandle? I've gone to Pensacon every year but it's kinda shit

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Starting this thread as the only other dream dress thread is for Euro only.

I'm looking for Innocent World's Side Lace-up JSK in black, size M-L. It's kind of old and was a lucky pack item, and the lolibrary page isn't even there anymore... if anyone has it in this size and colorway i'm interested
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if you want Best Wishes Pink and it's US only, why not ask a US gull to get it and ship it to you? You'd have to pay them for it, ofc, but it's not hard to do. Shit, I don't mind doing it as long as you pay up front.
email me if you want it so bad.
Because I could probably get it much cheaper, or at least for a fair price if I look for it secondhand. You need to consider US shipping is 50 euro, I would have to pay a SS fee to the person who buys it, her public transport/shipping within the US to her, and taxes. I'd be looking at 350 usd for a cutsew dress that was originally 17000 yen, with no re-sale value if it doesn't look good on me.
This is the dream dress thread. Not “dresses I want but only under very specific conditions” thread.
I replied to someone who posted her dream dress. If you have it in black, I'm sure she would buy it from you. I wouldn't recommend that to her though, it'll pop up in Europe or anywhere besides the US eventually. This isn't the stupid decisions thread either.
Rose Ribbon Embroidery anons, there’s a pink one on LM


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I don't want to anymore edition

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I really don't want to go back to IG (the numbers stuff is annoying and anxiety-inducing for me), but I'd like to have fun editing and sharing my J-fashion photos.
I know that this one Lolita has a Neocities page for her stuff, and I think it'd be a good compromise. Would it be weird or come off as being a "copycat" if I started using it the same way, as well?
As a sidenote, are there any other platforms that are more "low-key" the same way Neocities is?
I have a crush on a guy who has autism too. I don't pursue him though. I don't think we'd work out, considering I move a lot for my job. He has lived in the same village his entire life on purpose. Sorry for OT.
Forget women, go to hookers
Yes just have sex with someone who doesn't want to have sex with you like a chicken
You could make an ig and have it be completely separate from the regular account. I know someone who has 3 igs, one for normal life, one for cosplay, one for makeup. Some website you have to format yourself will be a massive timesink for little reward, my advice is keep it simple

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For stupid questions/questions about jfashion that don't deserve their own thread.

This is not the cosplay help thread.

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Suck it up. If you don't want your pics taken without your permission, don't go in cosplay to a con.
That's like saying don't wear alt fashion if you don't want your photo taken. Some people want to enjoy a hobby without being treated like a spectacle and that's fair. They should probably just ask that person to stop taking photos if they don't want them to.
>Some people want to enjoy a hobby without being treated like a spectacle and that's fair.

In public, sure. At a con, I disagree. It's just impossible to handle, weebs are obnoxious and will just not listen. And besides, if you don't want pics of your cosplay taken, why even wear it to a con? Cosplay is not alt fashion, it's a costume.

Wearing a cosplay and enjoying dressing up as a character and having *professional* photos taken is different than strangers taking unflattering or unwanted candids.

Whether it is fashion or a costume people have a right to some level of privacy or consideration. Maybe I'm too nice and expecting too much of others but asking before taking photos is totally normal and not difficult.

This is not the cosplay help thread anyway though so they should probably ask there.
I get what you mean and I'm not saying it's good to take people's pics without their permission; I'm a daily lolita and I absolutely hate it when people take pics of me in public, but I've given up telling them off because they just don't care. And it's even worse at cons, because weebs are entitled pieces of shit.

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Taobao Dictionary:

New Store Spreadsheet:

Budgeting Spreadsheet Template:

Shopping Service Spreadsheet:

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It's split up into parts since a good portion of them are pre-order status with no clue on when they're going to arrive.
Deos anyone know how long it currently takes for antaina to ship their shoes to the SS?
Hello! I’m sorry if this has been asked before, but I’m obsessed with these little DIY sets and I KNOW they’re on Taobao. Does anyone know what I would search to find something like this image? Any kind is fine

Thanks to anyone who can help!
Apparently this Pepe bag is a thing that exists, enjoy.
I think they're called "mini house models"

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Been a while since this has been around! What's everyone's cosplay plans for the rest of the year? Have any ideas for the next year?

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What's a good source for 4-way stretch fur fabrics?
They posted those because they wanted that specific color. Read the post.

You can find a ton of different fabrics look like that just by looking up "metallic silver fabric" or "mirror silver fabric".
I wouldn't go with Yaya's metallic spandex like the other anon suggested because you can find similar quality spandex for cheaper elsewhere.

NFT is the only place that I know does stretch fur and their fur is priced at a whopping $45/sq ft. If you don't need long pile and just something that's fuzzy to touch, try looking for stretch minky or stretch fleece as those are easier to find and will definitely be cheaper than NFT's stretch fur.
I've worked with minky fabric before, That's actually a really good idea, can't believe I didn't think of that. Thanks anon.
Question is; where can I get 4-way stretch minky fabric? I'm looking for ones with animal prints on them.
Buy a wig with inverse wefts like Arda's Jareth and a foam core. Style upside down to get the lift, then flip it up right and blend the ends to cover the top.
Indigo jinjo on Instagram might be making patterns for this character, you could ask her

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In 2012 I flipped my car while dressed as Ash Ketchum.
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>Be 19
>Finally get the balls to wear a somewhat skimpy cosplay for the first time
>Cosplay Dizzy from Guilty Gear
>Walk in to the convention
>Get mobbed
>Literally can't take 2 steps without a circle of people hounding me for a photo
>Instant regret
>Cosplay is very well made but I somehow didn't buckle my bottoms on correctly that morning
>Have about 50 people taking photos of me
>Suddenly bikini bottoms unbuckle
>Deer in headlights, I am standing there covering my vag wanting to die, unable to move
>People stop and stare for about 10 seconds
>Feels like an eternity for me

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>>"did you k-know Reagan apparently built a snake pit under the white house?“

The fact that I can find absolutely nothing about this online really improves the story. 10/10 desu. Id be your friend if you sperged out to me like that
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There are clues to Reagan's "fascination" with snakes all over various forms of media from his time as president
simply epic

next time try the dudes bathroom
Your proof is a GI Joe comic book in which the plot involved snake people impersonating politicians and taking over the world? Really?

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