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I had a good suggestion to ask my question here. Is the flowing "outer skirt" that has the belt around it in pic related - does it have a name? Is it an actual piece of armor/garment? Or is it just an artistic creation?
oh, thank you!

So I missed out on the early 2000s cosplay/anime convention scene. I was old enough, just socially awkward, ugly, etc. But now I am 30 and looking halfway decent I want to get involved. Am I to old?
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Start volunteering at cons, you'll find more mature people who are generally pretty social and chill. If you get along well with said people, ask their social medias and keep casually talking to them on twitter/insta etc. People under 18-20 are generally not worth talking to or hanging out with.

If you've taken good care of your skin and still look young-ish, you can cosplay younger characters too. There are plenty of 30-year old cosplayers who can pull off regular young-looking characters. Just don't do trashy makeup. If not, try to find more mature characters and you'll be fine.
There is no age limit to cosplay, you just need to pick characters that are appropriate to you. One of the most popular cosplayers getting photographed at my local con was an old grey man cosplaying Reinheart from Overwatch because he matched it perfectly.
that sounds adorable actually, do you have any pictures?
It sounds circular but the secret of not being awkward is.. not being awkward

Just get in there and make some friends. You might need more than one con to find your groove.

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What is your opinion on huge heels/ unusual footwear choices for cosplay? I've seen a few cosplayers recently in height similar to pic related.
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you make invisible flip-flops out of plastic, jesus christ
On a related note, heel-less heels, yay or nay for characters that have something like hooves or similar? Pic related.

Don't care if I need it to get on rides at Disney, too fugly.
I wore nude coloured flip flops and removed them for pictures as >>10242965
>walking around a con barefoot

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Didn't see a thread. Is nobody here going to this? It's less than two days away
Not worth it. Go to Uwajicon if you're in the area.
I’m here, I wish I wasn’t
That bad? Stories to share?

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Old one >>10252533
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Self tan and sock glue stains crusty with fluff by the looks of it.
Oh this girl, iirc her instagram was deleted because she was posting borderline ageplay porn while wearing lolita, I hope she knows how vile she is
Ew. I doubt she does or cares. Lets hope she doesn’t try to sell her shit after she fucks in it.
A cute design ruined by crappy fabric. The hair is absolutely horrible. As for everything else.... Uggggh.

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Got a dress you don't know the name of? Drop it here. Maybe the gulls can help.

Mine today is a thrift store find. Pretty stoked on it, but there's no tag. It's well made but I want to make sure it's not a replica of some print.
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Axes Femme ジュエリースターズop
Oh shit where? As a Canadianlita I need to know
where? am fellow canadianlita
Okanagan area of British Columbia. It would be so cool to discover who donated it through cgl lol.
Thank you!! I'm so glad it's not a replica!

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I saved a lot of money to blow on a pirate coord but now there's nothing really cool in stock
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Was wondering the same thing. Maybe she just moved on, not everyone feels the need to announce they are "leaving" so maybe she just left quietly?
Good for you
anyone got an ID on this dress?
When something makes you cringe that's pretty much the opposite of having respect for something
I'm respectfully cringing though.

Old thread auto sage.
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Looking for an apron with shipping to the Netherlands
WTB Listen Flavor stuff!
I wanna buy quite a few of their pink/lavender items (especially pic related). But it seems to be sold out on their own site, Dreamybow and Otakumode.

(links are welcome tho)
Just send you an email.
A bit late, but emailed back now!

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Starting the thread with legit stupid question: are there people who actually like blue/special set blue colorways in CDC or those are rather an options for navy one?
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What's the best place to get gothic shoes for size10 feet?
These boat paddles make finding anything second hand difficult.
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How do I get the address of some one buying an item I'm selling on lacemarket without directly asking them?
Pic unrelated.
You go to your paypal profile and open up the invoice. As soon they pay the invoice you will be able to see the adress they left there. And that's the only adress that should matter during a transaction with paypal.
How do make sure the headpiece stays upright?

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post comfy j-fashion or cosplay pics, articles/essays, stories, or cosplay/j-fash related life happenings

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that time Princess Peachie and friend swapped styles
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What do you remember most from when you started cosplaying? How long ago was it? What’s changed? Post old con photos too
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>I wish Baltimore would get its shit together so we could move back
Who ended up pushing Otakon out? The con or the center?

The con pushed itself out because it simply outgrew the convention center as far as I know, we consumed the entirety of the BCC plus everything surrounding it! I think at some point there was an attendance cap because of it.
I was there when someone pulled the fire alarm. That evac was nuts.
I remember one year when the Thursday night pre reg line wrapped around the BCC 1 and a half times. Shit felt like half the con showed up that evening. It got so bad they had to turn people away after awhile. I was in line for two hours that year. This happened in 2014 I think

I wasn't there for that but I remember it, I don't wanna even think about being stuck in that!


I didn't go that year but I believe it, I went in 2012 and 2016 IIRC and just remember being entirely overwhelmed by it. Thank God they mitigated linecon with badge mailings!

Hot male cosplay thread

Actually attractive cosplay only please, no shirtless idiot spam
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I see pretty girls dating insanely ugly men all the time
Meanwhile fat incels will bash a woman for not looking like a pornstar
Most of the time this isn't true though, men just look less attractive than women a lot of the time unfortunately
>Most of the time this isn't true though
Not anon you were quoting but more often than not I see ugly men dating hot women, from what I've personally seen it's true most of the time. Might be where someone lives that effects this too desu.
No, what I'm saying is that societally and culturally speaking we view the average man as less attractive than the average woman.
So what you say may be true, I get that, but the reason is because most people, myself included, will view a 7/10 guy as less attractive than a 7/10 girl, so even if you view him as less attractive and uglier than her they're still matched. I get if you disagree with me, and I know that this isn't the rule at all, but by the same token it offers an explanation to this phenomenon.
>men are less picky at what they deem hot
but i'm a woman and i find the girl more attractive
honestly, women really are commonly more attractive than men, the amount of dudes that don't even have basic hygiene or think about how they present themselves is way too high compared to girls, even if you're not particulary picky about things like hair or even body type

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I tried to find a collection of some but had no luck.
ITT: Lolita pieces and coords of themed pieces, different from what's typically seen in the fashion. Example: Metamorphose Airlines
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oh yes pls nazi lolitas
I’m building a mushroom coord. I can’t wait.
Ooh, please show pics somewhere that sounds great.

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Here comes dumb bitches on AANI stirring the pot about kickstarter.
I mean, regardless of your feelings on it, it's good to be aware of it. Presenting it without the additional context of the tweets from the union asking people not to boycott is pretty irresponsible, though.
Good head on your shoulders. Agreed.
for serious
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Any anons going next week?
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Now with only one bro.
Going to be there Thursday through sunday. Figured wed get the extra day in since travel is a bitch.
Our group is heading down Thursday too thinking the same thing.
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Heading down Thursday to Sunday
Show us some nice shots of the show!

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