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Lolita, if you grew up with it and now you're an adult and still love it - how old is TOO old to continue? Is there an age? At what point does it start to look and feel cringy? Is there a collective opinion about adult and older women who go out in public in full ensemble? Just an outsider who's curious.
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I'm not sure what you're on about, but I don't work remote if that's what is triggering you.
Nayrt but I believe they are referring to the importance of leaving the house and doing things and getting some fresh air and sunlight.
Literally what I did for a fresh software engineer today lol. I'm making a joke about how hardware dumb you probably are.
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Oh turns out they're just bitter that newbie programmers make more than newbie techs and are trying to convince themselves to feel superior. Kind of sad. Confidence isn't about bringing other people down.
That's too bad, it had potential to be a subtle metaphorical jab about work/life balance. I'm a software eng with a background in embedded dev. Most programmers I've worked with have been very tech savvy about everything other than printers.

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No, we are talking about >>10222814, but as >>10223361 posted, where is the lie here? Shirring doesn't ensure good fit, it just increases the general size range some. Most people abuse it heinously, pic related
It doesn't have to be that way. None of these look like baby bonnets to me. There are lots of historical patterns, they take very little fabric compared to a dress. You can hand sew them, so no expensive equipment is required to make them. There's really no excuse for so many shitty bonnets in lolita.
are you the anon that keeps posting this girl in every thread? it's not even the worst bodice look out there.
>I'm no furry fan, I think creepy adults in creepy suits is gross
anon.... lolita has a much larger history of being a sexual fetish than furry does.
I think the ancient egyptians would disagree with you

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What does this have to do with Wednesday?
This is cute
Black OP reminds me of her.

Oddly enough doesn't seem to matter. Not sure if it's because I stick to shirred stuff or if puffed sleeves help to hide any fit problems or if it's because my shoulder width is 34.5cm, which is in between sizes anyway.
You're cute

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I'll begin

>Loud teenage girls who have no social skills thinking they are so funny.
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>we'd still have to deal with grabby girls who think it's all in good fun.
/cgl/s grab each other?

Reply to me if you're a grabber, anyone!
Reply to me if you LIKE being grabbed!
I leave friends like you.
Not sorry but it’s not my responsibility to take care of people, especially if they’re adults.
I've been to cons that are mostly women and mostly men (rufflecon and fighting game cons, respectively). The mostly male fighting game con had way more drama. Main benefit of an all female con is the overall lack of rancid BO smells.
Yeah, rufflecon was so great that it ran out of money from low attendance and high costs for guests.
thats what happens to extremely niche cons with nothing more to offer than imported guests

Post some progress pictures of your current projects!

Things going smooth sailing or are you hitting bumps in the road? Feeling the crunch time for an upcoming con?
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see this is the kind of stuff I need to learn about, cause I'm making my mask the back-assward way/
This became popular for all the wrong reaso s and also fuck white fox for bastardizing the novel. Good stuff though, keep it up
Not very hard, there's no coding or programming involved and there's a lot of in-depth resources. I don't know shit about anything and I was able to get my 3D printer up and running in an hour or so. Still working on getting the settings just right but if I can do it you probably can too. If you can follow instructions you're fine.
I use Fusion 360 to model, you can get a free 3 year student license. Fusion 360 is sketch-based which makes it great for mechanical stuff, precise measurements and that kind of thing. Zbrush is good for organic shapes. I use Cura to slice. The workflow is make an STL in Fusion/Zbrush/whatever, slice it in Cura which gives you a gcode file, then the printer reads the gcode and prints your thing.
Looks good, good luck with cleanup, feathers are a bitch! And keep mites out of your costume, they love feathers.
A fitted mask would be hard to make on a 3D printer so you might have the right idea anyway
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alright, all patterned out, let's see if I don't cock this up.
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I cocked it up. it looks more like an alien than spiderman mask, and it''s wayy to fucking small.

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Remember to mark your calendars for next year!

>What did you enjoy?
>What did you hate?
>Changes you would make next year?
>How are you handling the post con depression?


Since this might be the last AX thread for the year, try not to hog the image posting like last year’s final AX thread.
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that's fucking hilarious. did he get removed from the room?
Thats awesome, it wouldn't be a proper panel without some kind of funny question like that
Was he japanese national?
Don't they have someone to filter out idiots like him at the mic stand?
>consider a sexual harassment question funny

You are probably standwithvic too

Fucking disgusting

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I know what Antique Beast is, anon. Their fabric choices seem too modern, which is why I don’t keep up with their shop updates.
How much are you paying?
They’ve been around since times of old anon. They are old school
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nayrt but chiffon ties and tulle lace could look out of place in most old school coords imo

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What are you working on, gulls?
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Looks like it's a decent prince, too. I will be interested to see what you do with it. Keep us updated.
For the corduroy anon, I think a chunky cotton lace would look nice.

OMG yes go back and buy it.
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will do! I won't be able to go back until Friday, hopefully it's still there.

Also I just realized I never posted this here and only posted to reddit, I'm the same anon who had the coffee fabric and made the red dress and this is what I came up with design wise for the coffee print. Wanted to keep it simple since the print is kind of busy.
I just finished a knitted bolero, but as I changed the pattern a bit (thinner yarn and needles) it won't sit properly. I'm thinking of knitting another one with different pattern but I haven't found good one yet.
I’m making one of those old scraggly usakumyas! Just finished a second trial version in plain cotton - took a lot of fine tuning, but I’m getting there. Ideally, I’d love to make a tutorial to spread the pattern around and give others the opportunity to make one for themselves since they’re so hard to come by secondhand, but not sure where I can post something like that.

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Posts on the official group agree it was worse than last year. IA cancelled, the amount of people there Friday made Matsuri look like Anime CTX, and Hfest is worse than ever now. John is finally getting his just desserts.
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she was wearing black lingerie (bra and panties) and a see through 'mesh' cape.
she did wear the vader mask (full helmet).
Oh we’re talking about the Nerlesque?
So Shop In Wonderland is essentially opening up as a basic, overpriced anime shop with Liz Lisa clothes shoved in a back corner. I'm honestly shocked they didn't change the name, but at least this store will hopefully die off in a year or two, if not faster.
They should rebrand or something. Glad they’re not in the fashion scene anymore though
neg. i wish she was in the show.

Post itas and general bad jfash.
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I don't see any problem with this coord. maybe nitpick? def not ita
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holy fucking nitpick, Batman.
why is this itt? only prob is the too-short legwear
this is hecka charming.

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For stupid questions/questions that don't
deserve their own thread. Old thread is saging >>10207046

This is not the cosplay help thread.
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Wow that’s over priced. I found similar on Etsy

I mean you're paying for the blessing of a pope for some people that's a premium right there.
What colorway of Happy Garden is most popular?

The sax is my favorite. But I feel like my tastes are always opposite of everyone else.
No, I would think you bought the replica to make pillows, thus I'd be supporting replica makers by buying from you. Why not use the pillows in your own house or give them away?
At famous churches and monasteries. Sometimes even unknown ones have a small shop.

Whats your consensus on self harm scars in cosplay? Should they be covered up? What about scars that can't be fully concealed?
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It’s your body so do what you want. But, unfortunately very noticeable scars can be distracting. I would want people to notice my costume, not my scars.
I'll take the bait.

Scars are fine. I'm pro-dance tights for cosplays that show off thighs, and if someone wants to show off their arm or stomach scars that's their prerogative.

>>10222297 is right. It's a personal aesthetic decision, and it doesn't make someone "uwu so brave" to show them. The important part is the cosplay, wig, and makeup.
I cover mine. They are old, healed, part of my past. I have 2 that are always visible no matter what I wear. I lightly blur them out with dermablend every day, just like a part of my makeup routine. I want people to see me, not my scars.
man middle school sucked ass lol
I agree, that's just being a cunt.

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>imagine literally not being able to control your emotions like this
You’re seriously an infant.
Damn that sucks :( But that's exactly what I meant. Sometimes people are really sad their fav artist was kinda cold towards them or didn't say hello immediately, etc, but like almost every time I'm sure there was a reason we're just not aware of.

What's it like having no friend or followers
youre saying that like most of them arent in their 30s with ponytails, glasses, hoodies and no makeup
>accidentally cold to 4 people
You have to keep in mind that for those 4 people that's likely their ENTIRE interaction with you. It's a huge disconnect between customer and artist, the customers really don't think about what it's like having to work a table all day, they're not thinking about all the other people you've talked to and are going to talk to, and a lot of artists think it's fine to slip like this for a few customers when they have so many, and forget that for those individual customers, it wasn't just a ratio, it was 100% of their impression of you. What if one of those 4 people happened to be stealthing for your favorite studio or publisher or looking to wholesale merch or something? I know it's really hard to stay "on" 100% of the time you're working but it really is important.
>Getting so upset about people having a bad day that you call them infants
Geez you need to chill. Stress and bad events can get to anyone. Most people can relate to that and if they're unfortunate enough to catch you on a bad day abd get a bad impression then too bad. It's better to lose a few customers that are more sensitive about this stuff than getting burned out by trying to keep up appearances when your dog dies or something. As long as you normally try to be polite and customer friendly most people can deal. Getting mad at people not being 100% in control over their emotions ironically makes you seem like the one with anger issues here.

there is less than one month until Corset Day. will you join Japanese alternative fashionistas and share a corset-based coord for "コルセットの日"? ”corset day”.
コルセット Is ”corset”.
shops such as Dangerous Nude's Noble Noire are already having "corset week" events.

Western options for steel boned corsets include Orchard Corset, Mystic City, Timeless Trends.
Please share photos mostly because everyone loves to see the aesthetics, but questions and discussion OK too.

Pic: harness, corset, and hoop skirt dress from Na+H
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End mini dump. I will try to post more later today from the コルセッ tag on Twitter but I'm hoping to find some on Instagram too.
Has anyone ordered a corset from Dracula clothing? I watched Lucy's new review and the corset looked pretty good, but I'd love to hear more thoughts.
vintage black yukata jacket, vintage corset, vintage black wide leg pants (or hakama)
Corset belt - MRcorset
If a full corset is too much, maybe try a corset belt.

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