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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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SYD OZCC is underway! Who do you think will win he champs? Who do you think should give up and let other cosplayers have a chance at the title?
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stop hitting on us and maybe we might be interested. Being too thirsty isn't cute.
stop being poor!
Just Stop.
Women confirmed for having insanely high standards. Enjoy your cats when you turn 30 in a few years time, sluts.
work within your tier bro
You gotta be hot to hit on hot chicks
and if you lower your standards to average chicks you'll probably go better since the hot chicks have all heard it before

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>post accounts you follow
>ask for/share advice
>keep it civil

>act like a retard
>insult other people

*don't self-post if you're going to shit up the thread trying to defending and/or insulting yourself
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>those greasy bangs
>not even wearing a full coord
this reeks of selfpost
should lay off the filters a bit desu. otherwise averagely cute.
Pretty sure the only person who would recommend this insta is her. The whole account is ita as hell and she just posted about trying to update her “model portfolio”? If this doesn’t scream self post then I don’t know what does. Attention grabbing much?
for the art, you could post progress pics to make more content out of one piece; detail shots.
your story where you joked about corona virus was really bad taste

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This thread is for ouji and aristocrat (aka "boystyle") discussion. "Boystyle" is shorthand for "boystyle lolita" and refers to the masculine counterparts of Japanese lolita and, often, aristocrat fashions. There is a lot of overlap between these styles, and different people use different terms to describe them. We usually just use "ouji" here.

>Shopping spreadsheet

>Buttcape-sensei's shopping guide (mentions which brands/shops have men's or custom sizes):

>Blogs for current boystyle releases, news, and info

Google your questions before asking them here.

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looks a little mori or dolly to me, no?
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another colorway
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the sizing options are also limited despite having multiple sizes available. the pants only go up to 72cm waist/124cm hips.
(link: https://girlism-store.com/items/5e327aa4c78a5331c319ada6)
MmM men's shirts used to be made to fit ~44 cm shoulders, which is a JP men's M size. This shirt and the previous one is overall a JP size M shirt with JP size XS-S shoulders

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Please post then anon!
I'd definitely be interested, these are nice
agree, I get stuff from Japanese secondhand sites all the time, maybe these gulls are only searching for specific iconic pieces? I got a cornet OP for around $25 recently
i've had good luck on japanese 2nd hand sites too. not like cc, they're too pricy, but you can get cheap cardigans and staple pieces all the time on mbok and fril.
So the general consensus is that an old school coord must consist of only old items, not just old looking ones, right? Is there some trick on how to spot old school stuff easier (or a keyword on what to search for in japanese)? Especially with blouses I have such hard time telling new and old ones apart, and always checking lolibrary, searching through dozens or hundreds of bad quality pictures of white blouses to see which year it's from is so tiresome. I wish people would add the proper name and release date when selling stuff...

For everything crafts and DIY related! Thread is for things like felting, resin work, jewelry making etc.
For cosplay crafting, artist alley and handmade Lolita clothing use appropriate threads.

What's everyone making?
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Oh ! Those molds are so good, now I want to find more mold with buddhist type pattern ( the ones with loops)
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I got inspired by Valentine's and made some hearts
super cute! I love the large ones
Your tatting keeps getting better! I love these a bunch. The large one on the right is my fave.
Love it !The big one on the right is my favorite

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Remember, this thread is for stupid questions about J FASHION ONLY If you need cosplay help, go to the cosplay help thread
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Idk how I missed this reply but thank you, that's super cute! I'll keep an eye out for updates
How do you buy from fril? Just use an agent?
>How was I supposed to know they actually ripped it apart
By reading their post properly.
Yes, you’ll need a shopping service.
Thanks, what would be the best/most reliable/cheapest agent? I almost tried whiterabbit but I remember the item that I chose being 7,000 yen but whiterabbit “Converting” the item price to 100$$$ unless if that’s w the service fee included

The previous thread got deleted due to vendetta posting. Please refrain from continuing or take that shit to PULL.

Previous thread: https://archive.rebeccablacktech.com/cgl/thread/10246671/
>Anon: "Why do people complain but don't help out at cons themselves?"
>Abunai happened. The theming and decorations, LARP and revamped artist alley were well received, but the food court and hotel buffet still needs work.
>Viencon happened. Not a lot about the actual event got mentioned, only how they'll be in Abunai's regular weekend next year.
>Vigilante "justice"
>Aniway forums are kill. RIP decades of weeb comments.
>Anon wants to make new friends in the community.
>Rekindle update: There is no update.
>Weeb clubbing spots
>Anon confuses financial troubles with bankruptcy.
>Anon wants to know where she can buy lolita clothes. No helpful replies so far.

Upcoming major events:

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>So it looks that there is a gap to fill, who is going to step into the shoes of Acon?
The shoes of largest Dutch anime convention? As much as I hate to say it, Heroes Made In Asia.

Community expectations have change significantly over the past few years. The current wave of visitors mostly just wants a place to socialise with their friends, meet-up with members from their fandoms and buy merch. Having (quality) content is no longer a necessity, nor is including it in the initial ticket price. People are simple less willing to spend large sums of money on an event, not unless it offers a truly unique experience. As it stands MIA, being backed by commercial juggernauts that are Heroes and EasyFairs, fits these demands perfectly and will likely wear those shoes in only a few years.

Now the real question here is which conventions will manage to adapt and which will perish by holding onto their financially unviable or ill-thought plans. Place your bets now!
Made in Asia will have it's trouble though if it stays on a date so close to (or even the same as) Dokomi. Many dutch cosplayers visit dokomi on a regular basis and it has become quite the concention behemoth. So I think this might become more in the future.

Apart from that, I think you are right though. Conventions are a place to meet friends and socialise. Who cares about workshops or even guests or cosplay contests? Not the majority of convention goers. And professionally backed conventions tend to run alot smoother than conventions by non-profit organisations who solely rely on volunteers.
Getting rid of that overlapping date could help but I doubt it will pose too much of a problem to MIA. After all, it's not just for cosplay but also those with a general interest in weeb culture. So even if every talented/serious cosplayers visit Dokomi, that still leaves a shitload of "for funzies" cosplayers and general weebs for MIA. There's also that €1000 price for first place in their cosplay contest that is bound to change a few minds and Heroes most likely promoting MIA to ~40,000 geeky visitors at DCC in March. If MIA ends up a success I fully expect Heroes to be going for a year-round program with 2 DCC and 2 MIA edtions. Who knows, maybe we'll finally get a wintercon?

>And professionally backed conventions tend to run alot smoother than conventions by non-profit organisations who solely rely on volunteers.
Agreed. There's only so much one can do in their spare time and it will never add up to what a paid full-time professional can do. Of course that won't stop me from trying...
>still selling those early bird tickets that are supposedly only 500 in stock
>still no host hotel openings

Dudes, is animecon classic kill?
I think some people are waiting until the hotel room sale will be opened. I also feel that there are some questions surrounding the hotel rooms, so hopefully they will make it known soon.

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Let's keep this going guys!

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>Is there anything you bought from the IW winter sale or planning to buy?
>What are some new year's style resolutions you are making?
>What are some classic lolita trends you are liking these days?
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Ok guys I really want a furry gf, one that’s pale and post shitty art on Instagram that wears ears and a tail. You know how sexy that is? Im not a furry though so I’m afraid she won’t be into me because I don’t have nor want a fursona. Where do I look?

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Okay I wasn't asking about that though. Just curious what the other anon was talking about, no need to get defensive.
Thank you, anon.
what? I was saying the thought that anyone stole from anybody is highly unlikely so whatever they list off as being "stolen" is going to be bullshit so why bother. also didn't realize stating facts is "defensive" now lol
take a break from the internet
>no “i scream for ice cream” joke

Tutorials, inspo and discussions :)
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>Have you considered stripping the routine right back to topical steroids to calm that shit down and layers of humectants/moisturisers + barrier moisturiser?

i've been using a generic of protopic daily since like 2002. however, i shouldnt even be using it that long since prolonged corticosteroid use destroys your skin. but there just isnt any other option, or at least affordable. i'm unfortunately an extreme case. you really dont want to know my daily routine.
>It doesn't look bad from afar, but close up it's just never pretty, plus I fear that I will age horribly
>>but if I put on any products, even only a thin layer, I look so oily and I can scratch off the grease/product with my nails.

eczema anon here, have the same thing.

i just deal with being oily because the alternative is painful for me.

>So I feel like none of the products really penetrate my skin, they only sit on top and make me break out. And when I wash everything off, parts of my face are just dry again, so everything was for nothing.

used to have the same feeling but it can take a while (3-6 months) for products to show any effectiveness.
Protopic isn't a steroid though....
What kind of hair curlers do you recommend? It’s a plus if they are bearable to sleep in.
this depends on a lot of factors. does your hair hold a curl well? what's your hair type? what kind of curl do you want?

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Previous thread: >>10262831

Ear tier list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1EaZ1AkOx_0324dkPzUPVvqiuIrOQhCbeEcquRl8m4rc/edit?usp=sharing

MowkysDen how to make ears ebook (only good for learning the very basics, will result in shit tier ears otherwise):
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Excuse the dumb question, but do any of the better stores (okay and above) offer paws/tails with their ears? I have a super picky friend who wants basically a whole cat set but she wants it all from one artist
The only shop that I know of that does all of the above is blackpeachshop but they don’t seem particularly high quality and the edges of their ears are bulky as fuck. Most shops only do ears and tails or just ears.
First release under her new name and the first ears previewed are Hosh knockoffs. Keep it classy, K&H.
I have never liked K&H since she first made her shop years and years ago and was shilling it on tumblr... but these look worse than anything I have seen in so long.

Which events are you going/went?
Cosplay ideas?
>tommorow is AniMaple EX
Someone going?
>less than 100 days for Anime North
There's more events but I'm too lazy.
Join us
discord. gg/UjczaS8
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Pretty sure the police can't move the AN rave, it takes up the entire parking lot.
Sorry Shance but I'm not gonna expose myself like that. You're incredibly predictable though.
You already did reveal yourself, though. It's been 6 years. Either stop being a coward or get over it.
Yeah sure, that's how revealing yourself works now.
I’m convinced everyone in /cgl/ covering Ontario is mentally ill, this thread is proof.

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