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Let your inner salt or sugar flow
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Then join a general jfash group or make one if there’s not one around you. Don’t impose on lolitas. You said you don’t want to buy even bodyline, it’s clear you have no real interest. Just entitlement
Itabaggers are nuts but I respect some of them
Stop, she’s nice and stressed from her work. Just let her live and be a cunt elsewhere
Bodyline doesn’t have any classic pieces do they? I’m too ugly for sweet you see.
I got a couple
>Ita threads are garbage
>AP should make an effort to re release old popular prints instead of the new ugly shit they’re releasing now
>Most anons have impossible standards that even they can’t meet
>Gulls are too hard on themselves and others
>I don’t give a shit about fattychans if they dress for their size

Do you cosplay with your significant other?
Do you mach cosplays/Lolita ?
What do they think of you cosplaying/Lolita if they don't?
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Wow. That is just a foot short in width of the real thing.
>goes to con
>stays there still with autism
what i'm doing wrong?
>be lesbian gull
>have qt cosplayer gf
>be the more masculine partner with more mature features
>I'm shorter than her
Dude works 60 hours a week
This isn't "making excuses," he literally doesn't have the time.

Nothing wrong with buying or commissioning a cosplay, unless you're a SERIOUS purist.

Some people have time to spare. Some people have money to spare. Few people have both.
People seriously forget that cosplay is about dressing up as your favorite character and having fun. How dare people do that without sinking dozens of hours into sewing/crafting if they have the choice not to.

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Previous thread >>10072709
>Imagicon and TomoFair happened
>Tomo no longer allows people to bring food or drinks from outside, not even water
>Duh castle shoot happened; it wasn't elitist enough for one Anon who didn't enjoy the shoot
>Math equations
>Anon wants to try this convention thing everyone keeps talking about
>Nishicon expectations
>Yaoi quiz and what they are like
>RCC has been resurrected: May 25th & 26th
>Also the ACC/RCC site is still down after 6 weeks
>Innovation and how anon claims only one convention does it
>Reminder: No fun allowed in the gameroom!
>Anon wants to die due to the current lack of cons
>DynamicCon lives and will be hosting anime nights
>Former Rekindle volunteers have gone public about being mistreated

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Never heard of her desu
Friendly reminder that the mods don't allow namedropping on /cgl/ anymore and have deleted several posts and threads because of this in the past.
There are a few accounts I skim through for shits and giggles whenever they pop up in my feed. Their low quality work isn't what gets me, it's their attitude. Pretending to be cosfamous, to be on par with the best of the community and proudly sharing their pictures which are riddled with unflattering bad posing. As in "slouching like a bag of potatoes with their head pulled back resulting in a massive underchin" bad posing which the first thing you learn not to do in any posing lesson.
Serious question. But are there any Dutch Patreon cosplayers? If so, who are they?
The bigger cosplayers have patreons, multifluffyness, sammyscosplay, lucidbelle, sakuraflor (?) pretzlcosplay
Depends on what kind of content you're looking for.

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I'm 27 and have been here since 2007 (don't worry, everyone was underage b& at the time). They've been here for a while but I've used 4chan with the page format for so long that I never switch to catalog view. I'd rather just have an infinite page script.
I don't have any other pieces from the shop to compare with but I also bought the Rose Doll OP. The main material is a plush velveteen and it's also lined with cotton. Construction is solid and sizing is pretty accurate.
Yes it fucking is if these people bought the dress not for themselves. They bought it to resell. They listed it for sale the same day they bought it. They just got lucky in the number draw and knocked out girls who actually wanted to wear it. It's not like they put it up for auction and let the bids get that high. Even then, they still bought the dress to make money off of.
>seems very milky
this sounds so gross
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Good god if it takes someone 8 months to save a measly $200 this fashion is not for them.

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Last one is dying, time for another round!

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How to style dream holic wig fringe like how they're advertised? I want that smooth curl.
Look at the listing, the decoration is just a clip and the base is nothing special
Use a small straightener on low heat to bump them, either with the wig on a head or on your own.

I like to split the bangs into two halves horizontally if that makes sense, so you have half the hair at a time to work with. Clip away the upper half.

Start with the underneath half, and take about a one inch piece and use the flat iron to curve it inward, so it curls towards your forehead. Hold the piece in your hand for a few seconds until the hair cools down, otherwise it'll drop the curl. Repeat, then let down the upper section and repeat again. Then comb everything together and use hairspray to help it all stay in place.

I hope that made sense. Its a bit hard to explain without visuals.
Kawaii Pateen has some hair tutorials from Misako, and I believe she shows how she bumps her bangs in some of the videos. You basically want to do the same thing, but work in smaller sections and hold each piece in place until the hair cools because synthetic just behaves a little differently from human hair.
They're made to be customizable, that way you can add whatever decoration looks best with your outfit
Thank you so much, it made perfect sense!

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Does your Admin ghost the Comm?
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Not that anon but I can’t imagine that going over well, since the seats themselves probably weren’t reserved. In my comm you pay to get access to the venue and food but everyone’s free to sit wherever. I agree that the guy shouldn’t have been there and definitely shouldn’t have eaten anything without paying but the specific seat he was sitting in probably didn’t belong to anon. I’ve been to multiple meetups where there was no room for me at the table I would’ve liked or someone I didn’t like sat down next to me but there’s not much you can do in that situation without offending people.

Unless this meet did have seating arrangements and nameplates, in which case he definitely should’ve been told to gtfo that seat.
Where are the people hosting the event when shit like this happens. Do they just turn a blind eye to the only one not in lolita
>anime club
>girls who care about this stuff
Pick one
Not like the Ohio comm isn’t tragic enough.
Is it a comm that's near the UK?

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i shit myslef reading this
I really hope he gets a chance to redo this costume with more finesse because it could be something great!
I wish my picture wasn't so blurry so we could all appreciate the details, but yeah! I remember looking at them in passing and wondering what anime had sailors in it until I saw the fire sword and recognized the color schemes. They were really well made, not just slapped together gag costumes. It's been years, but I think they took some pictures with other senshi too. All around good memory.
Oh oops lmao. Imagine if Jake actually was some kind of twunk next to all the scrawny lil Alpha kids? Their thirst would make so much more sense

Old one is saging.
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I'm as fat as her, and probably 5 yrs older, and there are other fatty-chans in our comm that are late 20s/early 30s, and I assure you that our legs and feet do NOT look like OP. She has something else going on with her body.
Bitch it’s clearly a sissy.
I see anon stuck a nerve
No you didn’t. Sissy apologist
Damn where do you live where 40 yr olds look like that? I’d put her at 30 max.

Old one is done for
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This is going to sound really stupid but I hope someone can help out!

My first cosplay is going to be the not so original Toga from hero academia. The outfit is bought and made some adjustment myself but I never styled a wig before.

I already tried to follow some tutorials but I have feeling I cut the bangs bit to short.

Is there anyway to fix it by styling the longer side in a diffrent way or just buy a new wig and try again?
You can try brushing the hair to the sides to make it look less awkward but it's not going to look accurate to reference art most likely. Go get another wig if accuracy is worth it to you.

Pic related if anyone gets the reference
Stupid advice, just get your almost identical looking little sister with the correct hair to sub in for you.
I know this is late. My zero two has a plastic piece with magnets that I insert under the wig. The horns then sit on top of the wig. It is really secure. Uses three small magnets. Two on sides and one in the middle.
You can try sewing in another weft over the bangs and recutting it

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Old thread here: >>10064643

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General buying and selling tips:
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Isn't it still on taobao?? I literally just bought a beige blouse from them and I'm pretty sure I saw more on clobba
Looking to buy the Pipe Dream dress by Luna Planetarium in a size XS/S.
It is, but only S to L, and the last L is pink. My bust is a hundo and probably not going to squeeze into the L.
A long shot, but WTB Lost Tree's Zeithexe JSK and accessories.
Final payments haven't even started yet, so it's a very long shot indeed

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Gyaru Jubilee was announced for Birmingham in august! Who's going? Seems like some popular gals are already saying they're gonna go

Egg got the RTs they wanted, think it's gonna be more natural looking shit or they'll pay attention to the old school revival?
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Lemme guess 1 time and the only token fat girl posted.
It's more so we need more body recognition in the community. Ari, Netta, Danielle just to name a few all do gyaru very well. It's a reason we get questions asking can fat chicks & black gals do gyaru. Representation do matter.
About 3 or 4 I think, along with other girls from my circle who aren't skinny either. Stop making excuses, you just sound bitter. If you're good AND fat/chubby, people will still like your outfits. If they don't, then like I said, git gud.
I wonder why gyaru pages don't post you if your sooo good?? Oof stop.
A good ex. of fat gals asking can they be gyaru.
Is this blackout?? Reina is the only one posted within her group. She usually submits herself? The rest of the members not so much posted.

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>disregard bait
>post cgl feels
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Almost Shakespearean how it took you to figure that out
I've never seen that anime but I like her design. Twin buns are cute.
i don't remember how old i was, maybe 14? 15?
im 19 going on 20 soon now
it's because she's cute and her costume is easy to make. Also this>>10131523
A lot of weebs like the crazy girl shtick for fun, but unfortunately she attracts a lot of genuinely crazy people too
Polish cosplay scums are discussing how idiotic whole „blackface” thing is and it’s not “real” problem. No one is racist, BUT it’s soooo idiotic to talk about “blackface”. Bunch of morons.

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New year is here and a new year of cons.
which cons would you be attending this year? What might be your cosplay plans be? If your from other parts of Canada and Ontario, please feel free to join and plan your own stuff here if need be.

Tsukino-Con - February 22-24
Ai-Kon Winterfest - February 23
Nadeshicon - March 29-31
International Fan Festival Toronto - April 19-21
Otafest - May 17-19
Anime North - May 24-26
Fanfest - June 1
YetiConJune - 14-16
Animaritime - June 28-30
Animethon - August 9-11
Anirevo Summer - August 9-11
Otakuthon - August 16-18

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hoping IFF has a FGO photoshoot

I get it that its a first time con but its kinda annoying how slow they are to get any sort of info out
Huh? That’s... really weird. I only have like 1.5k but whenever we chat she mentions her super famous account and how she let down so many fans by starting over. Wtf.
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she's a lying hypocrite, who just says and does things for attention. like starting a gofundme asking for money cause she can't find a job and needs money but goes on a trip to nycc a few months after
People like this desperately need an intervention.
If anything cosplayers will organize one.
IFF is being run by the Anime Rev team. A few photographers I spoke with said Anime Rev is dying . So who knows if this will be any good. They already picked a bad weekend(easter weekend) so I don't expect anything big on the friday or sunday.

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does anyone here know how to dye fabrics? how would I achieve this color?

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