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First cosplay thread?
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>>10124553
Oh damn, I need to get on my high school laptop and then post back here
My very first was the shittiest homestuck cosplay you can imagine, grey paint everywhere, plastic Halloween fangs, I think one of my friends made his shirt logo thing out of duct tape
Fucking excellent thread idea, anon!
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Thank god, I don't have any photos of it anymore. I posted it on DeviantArt and some creepy dude added it to a folder full of fap material, so I deleted it.
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How about babby's first coords?
On the left we have 14 year old me wearing what I believe was a pilgrim costume from Goodwill, at school, so that everyone can be sure to bring that up at the reunion
And on the right, we've got 14 year old me at the mall, across from Hot Topic naturally, wearing traditional goth ita garb after eating Sarku Japan and buying something cheap with silicone spikes on it from Claire's
You can't see it, but I bet you already guessed there's a pentagram choker under that arm
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2014 Cringe
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>>10124611
why would you even call this a "coord" when neither of them are lolita... at all. Not even ita, just not even the style...
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>>10124708
because they were baby's first?
this is just a fun thread
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Way back in 2011. Cosplayed Mariko Kurama from Elfen Lied when I was just a mere lass of 15. I'd like to revisit this cosplay someday, as I really like the character.
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>>10124690
Not bad, and this is coming from a huge Punisher fan. Did you by chance have a long black coat?
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>>10124710
holy shit, it's like I'm really back at a midwestern 'nerd culture' convention in 2009
This is excellent
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Ryu from Street Fighter. Pictures are long gone, but hey, it’s karate gi with a a red headband.
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>>10124553
Toph Beifong, from ATLA. And it was gloriously awful.
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>>10124709
it's not baby's first coord because it's not even an attempt to be lolita. what are you smoking?
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>>10124721
It looks like it was an attempt by a teen weeb, stop being a piss goblin and just let people have fun, I mean she’s literally making fun of herself, she obviously knows it’s shit
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>>10124711
Nah, I just bought this shirt from Walmart and a dude gave me some of his gear like the belt and gun holster.
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I was a shitty vocaloid nerd, So I was Yowane Haku. I have pictures somewhere, but they're staying buried, If i can help it.
I remember being so excited about my awful vest.
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>>10124710

go for it! a couple years ago i was in a cosplay trio for elfen lied and there's still a solid fandom.
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>>10124553
Old Flynn from Tron Legacy. I made a decent facsimile of his blazer-robe hybrid and paired it with white jeans, then added a sprayed-white toy ID Disc and grew my beard out.

Everyone kept asking if I was Jesus. I'm gonna say I nailed it thematically.
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>>10124721
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>>10124721
My first attempt at lolita was a dress from target and a work shirt. Or does that not count because that’s not actually a coord? Not everyone’s first coord or attempt at lolita are with actual lolita pieces, that’s one of the things that makes it ita.
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>>10124553
My first one was 9S a few months ago. I had "cosplayed" before but I was far too young to count it in my opinion.
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>>10124553
My first and last cosplay was Orochimaru at the age of 14. I forced my poor mom to buy me a shitty, Chinese costume + wig from eBay for my birthday. Got some cheap purple eyeliner and smeared it all around my eyes. I never went to a con or something in it because I was too socially anxious, but I wore it around the house now and then. Unsurprisingly, the quality was really bad and it fell apart the same year. I still have the trousers from that costume though, they’re comfy to chill and work out in at home.
No pictures exist of me wearing it, which is probably a good thing, but it looked like pic related.
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>>10124794
You look like a good 9S anon, very slim.
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>>10124794
Do you have any contact information you are willing to share? After being into cosplay photography I now find myself in the position where a good friend is wanting to cosplay 2B and has asked me to do 9S with her (as she knew it was one of the few cosplays I'd like to try).

However I have no experience with cosplaying and would love to have someone to shoot questions to ,_,
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>>10124794
hey dude join faxcgl ok
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>>10124904
what is that anyways?
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ACEN 2013, what is essentially a closet cosplay of handsome jack.
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>>10124904
Sure! But what is faxcgl?
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>>10124991
Holy shit, I remember seeing you!
Me and my friends were laughing about the Mountain Dew
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>>10124904
>>10125022
Oh, is that like /fa/ x /cgl/? I'd be more than happy to, but i don't know what you mean by "join"!
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>>10124863
Sure! You can contact me on discord if you like.
Abbachio#7667
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>>10124611
>traditional goth ita garb
Even if this was meant to be funny, it's just absolutely cringeworthy.
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>>10124721
>>10125089
We get it, no one likes to be around you irl
Either that or you must have gone to her high school and have a vendetta
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I'm metrocop. So glad I retired this costume it was the most uncomfortable costume I'd ever worn.
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>>10125105
Neither actually, lol. Just calling out pretend lolita trash.
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>>10125117
>neither
Well, now I know for sure which it is
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>>10125105
not any of those anons, but she doesn't look like she even tried to be lolita at all, and I think that's what people here have issue with.
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>>10125139
>it's as though the high schooler did not understand the fundamentals of lolita fashion, and made a couple of floundering attempts
>baby's first coord

yeah never seen that before, we don't have an ita thread filled with literally that all the time
And I'm actually willing to give this one a pass because the girl was apparently fucking 14 at the time, acknowledges that it's bad, and has a sense of humor about it
unlike salty-chan up there
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>>10124721
Someone's on the rag. Dont stain your bloomers.
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Technically Cassidy from Team Rocket in 5th grade, my grandma made the dress for me, I actually wore it years later to a con in my 20s. I don't know how it still fit me since I'd went up 4 cup sizes since then along with weight.
First one I did for myself was Grovyle by that artist who did a bunch of human pokemon that was based off one of the killer chicks in that anime/dating sim. That poor wig and cheap fabric skirt.
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>>10124737
Wholesome post.
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really making me wish I got into it earlier. What is it like doing it so young?
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>>10125430
nice
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my first cosplay was a terrible Souls Evans cosplay back in 2011 with props made out of craft foam (not even painted just foam on the closest color to the prop), luckly or sadly, I lost the pics from that con, and I haven't seen any pics of said cosplay appear around.
And this is what I consider my actual first cosplay, I decided to try and properly get into cosplay since I helped some friend's with their's. made this last year for a local con in november.
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>>10125430
10/10
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Star wars OC. Started wearing it in 2016. No real military gear, shitty belt, broun pants, green jacket, desert yellow armless vest I put over, shitty red welder googles. I looked like a shitty concept art for star wars rebels. After 2 years I finally made it into something worth looking at with custom made belts, pouches, and all the nice things. Love hate relationship with OC cosplays
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>>10125439
IMMA KEEP IT REAL CHIEF... your first isn't so bad lol
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The wig was most definitely from party city making the whole thing one big shiny monster
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>>10125495
At least it wasn't a "sexy sith lord" bc I know a cosplayer who literally will not stop wearing her's.
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>>10125029
>my friends and i*
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>>10124553
it wasn't too bad for my first but my contour was orange as fuck
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Potato quality but this was Fanime 2000, when digital cameras were a myth and people went to cons with disposables. God the early 00s was a fun era of conventions.
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Me and my best friend did kanna and lucoa for our first cosplays (I’m kanna) I ended up doing the shawl design with embroidery, but that was the only thing I changed after this pic, it was also my first time doing much sewing at all, I know it’s not the greatest but I’m just proud I sewed it rather than buying it
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My first one was back in 2003! I wish I could post it here, but I've quit cosplay and joined Lolita and outing myself would be awful.

Anyway, it was a seifuku made of the worst possible materials, and was too much of a cheapo to wear wigs at that time lol I might have worn it around 5 to 7 different cons lol Bring back memories.
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>>10125641
kys
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>>10125495
I'm currently in the process of assembling my first costume for celebration next month (first real con as well).
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My first cosplay was about half a year ago at PAX. I wish I had been able to start sooner but life situations held me back from doing anything like this until last year. Hoping to do more and continue improving from here on out.
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>>10125960
Cute, I love this anon! I'd go to cons with you if I could!
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Was like 14 at the time
Didn't even like miku, I still don't know why I bought the cosplay.
Didn't go to a con in it either since I was a major scaredy cat.
Still have everything except the wig too somehow.
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>>10124611
No one wants lolitas in these threads
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>>10125628
OH MY FUCKING GOD! THIS. Is she a red/black twilek female? It's like every country has one. She wears it for 3 years now for every con.
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>>10125656
Oh heck yeah, Lina!!! My first attempts at her were... sure something. Yours looks fantastic!
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Cut out the mustache and painted the shoes and glasses myself

Getting to dance like a moron was worth it. So were the people who recognized it because they marked the hell out
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>>10126519
Won't lie, that's a slick cosplay and I would have lost my shit if I saw you at a con.
>>10126067
Thanks, glad you like it!
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>>10124553
It's a blessing for all of our eyes that there isn't a picture of my first """cosplay""". My cousin and I found out about anime conventions while casually scrolling the internet (I think we were watching amvs or something) and that there was one in our area happening that weekend (AX 2009). After managing to convince our families to let us go, pay for the tickets, and get our oldest cousin to take us, we decided that we wanted to wear costumes too.
In a fervor, we threw together the most god awful costumes humanly possible. We were in the middle of a Death Note craze so I put on black jeans and an inside out or backwards (can't remember which) white long sleeve shirt, messy eyeliner under my eyes, and did absolutely nothing to my medium length brown hair. My cousin borrowed a yellow-ish blazer, white button up, and red tie from her parents and put her long blonde hair into a low bun. The next day, we walked the con as two like 9-12 year old trash heaps. Oh and she brought a little notebook to write in as we walked and I had the tip of my thumb in my mouth, because of course we did. I remember getting lots of looks, but was too excited to be there, in "costume", and too fucking stupid to realize WHY they were looking until about an hour or two in when the embarrassment settled in.

I've been so scarred by the memory that I didn't return to cosplay until last year.
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>>10124808
Man, that evokes such a feeling. I wonder if its a parent rite of passage to see your kid occasionally walk around the house looking absolutely ape shit. My mom was so excited to see one of the wigs I was styling. To see her genuine excitement at something she didn't even know or give a fuck about for my sake was such a nice feeling. I still hang on to that happiness.
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>>10125624
Hetalia cosplays are such a mark of age. You look like you're really excited though, it's sweet :)
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>>10126294
Thank you, kind anon! I knew how to sew before cosplay but those pauldrons are definitely made of cardboard with felt hotglued to them and that wig is my greatest embarrassment.
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I was Spider-Man in the advanced suit at a local anime convention in January. I'd never been to a con before, but as soon as I walked in, a gang of other Spider-Men/Girls brought me into their group and we all hung out for a few hours.
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>when you can tell who the younger cosplayers are when everything is just store bought with uncut wigs.

back in the day when you had to actually make your own costumes/somehow attain a wig.
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>>10126859
>wearing a wig for your first cosplay
>not being so young and long ago you could only get wigs at Halloween so you just cosplayed characters with similar hair to yours
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My first con and first cosplay 11 years ago, I was Tayuya from Naruto (because why not make your first cosplay a minor villain?) My mom helped me make the costume with broadcloth, utility rope from Home Depot, my own hair, and wrapping extra cloth around my own flute for a prop. It's so cringy to look at, but it's also a great memory because I had a great time and it was also the only con I ever went to with my dad!
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I didn't wear it to a con till 2 years later and actually had a wig. (2009)
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I was invited to a con last minute so this was all I could throw together with my normal clothes
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>>10126955
And I decided on Cooking Mama about a week before my second con back in January.
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>>10126239
Dathomirian. I'm so tired of it. Her body paint is always terrible too.
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>>10124740
Oh good lord I was a huge vocaloid weeb too and I have cringe ass pics of me in shitty miku cosplay that I took in public. It hurts me to remember.
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Hajime Hinata from 2013, right when Danganronpa first really hit the west. That's not even a button-down shirt underneath, it's a white polo shirt. The tie design is made of masking tape.
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>>10126753
That's adorable
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>>10124553
Mine was a real low budget Luke in 2015 but I had a lot of fun puting together a somewhat lightsaber from pieces of junk. I was also with two friends as Han Solo and Leia
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>>10125114
What con was that? I might have a picture of you
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Couple pics from my Rosie Higgins Spider-Man cosplay. I did add a webbing pattern to the mask shortly after, but you get the jist.
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I don't have a picture of the very first one I did, but it was Sanji from One Piece. That was the first time I'd ever tried binding with ace bandages and my mom made me take them off like an hour after we got to the con because I started to feel physically sick.
Here's a picture from the year after though, when I cosplayed Spirit Albarn. There's almost no full body shots but that tie was a hot mess.
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>>10128298
Didn't you post a couple times in the help threads? I feel like I remember seeing progress pics. It looks great, man!
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>>10125739
nice usakumya
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“Summer Uniform Wigless Eli Ayase.” That ill-fitting shirt...brown shoes with PATTERNED navy socks...argh, I hate it. But I was happy, so I’m fine with it.
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oh god, this was like 2013 at pax? i was too scared to cut my wig and made my best friend's mom help me with sewing. did i even know what makeup was??
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>>10126955
>>10126956
good shit
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Dressed as Ranma Saotome at Anime Expo 2000 (the year J-List pretty much got AX banned from Disneyland Hotel). Entire HS friend group went as the cast.

I wish I wasn't older. There's no way I can dress as a 16 year old character ever again. Unless people want to see Ranma with a beard. lol
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I think I was 13 or 14. Makes me laugh when I look at it now.
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I envy people that started so young to cosplay. I'm 23 and finishing my first cosplay, but it seems hard to find people of my age at conventions that cosplay. All my friends around 14-15 hated all this shit and going to a con in a nearby city by myself wasn't viable until now.
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First handmade cosplay
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>>10128746
Nobody gives a fuck. Dress up, man. Do you honestly give a shit what a bunch of weebs think of you? Don't hold yourself back from what makes you happy.
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>>10128809
Same but 27. Only discovered cons last year and I can't imagine going to a con as a teen, it must be such an amazing time.
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>>10128814
ahhh you look really cute anon.
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First ever proper cosplay was Rolling Girl Miku. Can’t say it was a great first attempt...
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>>10127470
I think that time was at Los Angeles Comikaze
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>>10126298
Get out
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>>10129026
Nevermind, I got ones from midwest
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>>10124848
>>10128902
You all are sweet. Thank you! I plan to do lots more and make a small page.
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Not my very first but I lost my shit when I saw someone actually post 14 year old me on /v/ a few years back.
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>>10128814
This is really well made and well done, anon
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>>10128887
>Do you honestly give a shit what a bunch of weebs think of you?

Not exactly. But I'm starting to fall into that "Old dude at Anime Convention" demographic, so I'm trying to keep my cosplays age appropriate, is all.
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My first cosplay involved cutting a hole into a T-shirt (one of those Hanes 3-pack ones) and hand-sewing a collar into the said hole. I used Heat-n-Bond with grosgrain ribbon for any sort of stripes on the costume. I still have the costume.
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Kumoricon 2010! It was my first cosplay and first handmade cosplay. I bought a prestyled wig but it looked terrible so I had to rush order a plain wig a week before the con. I had no idea how to put it into a pony tail.
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One of the first costumes I made myself about 8 years ago I think. It was all cheap broadcloth. To be young again.
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>>10129582
cute Sunny
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13 years old, got old clothes mom didn’t need anymore and chopped up the sleeves with paper scissors for the shirt, printed out png of the arm cover stuff and taped it onto chopped up socks. Bought a real leek from the supermarket to bring to school on Halloween. At this point in my life, I had sworn off ever wearing makeup ever again.
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>>10130234
Oops, it cropped out the real leek.
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sdcc 2016, sol badguy
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>>10128387
Cute
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>>10130235
Real leek holy shit
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>>10124746
Good fucking taste
I'm still heartbroken that Uprising was never finished
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>>10125649
Looking surprisingly good but I feel like you'd make a better Saix
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>>10130042

Best Zelda.
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>>10124553
Gwen!!!
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>>10130272
That smile exudes confidence
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>>10131125
Aw, thank you. Someday, I’ll redo her and make her look better
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u took him 2 da bar ?
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>>10124744
ive always wanted to cosplay as Lucy but i always see really cringey cosplays of her. mostly fat girls.
i really love elfen lied though. the anime was alright but the manga was really good.
except fucking diaper girl. we dont speak of diaper girl
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>>10126519
omfg jimmy!!! thats a great cosplay
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>>10127116
ngl it looks cute
i like the little ahoge
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>>10125656
Finally, someone from my era.

Ill-fitted rinoa circa 2002 with natural hair and streaks with hair-mascara taken with a disposable camera hell yeeee
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Just got all this ordered and am going to throw it together in a few days.

I actually made the Protoman helmet but I've got a fuck huge ass beard and it looks really bad with 8 inches of bear hanging out from the front. Plus it made it hard to breath so I got an idea. Revision the revision. That is what the eye patch is for. It is large and blocky and have enough room for me to get it embroidered in red/white/ and yellow for "HOPE RIDES ALONE". Still trying to figure something out for the shield. Either not going to have one or get one of those hard shell forearm protectors motorcycles use and paint it red and white.

Thoughts on the general colors and clothing?
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>>10126722
God this comment is so true. 2010 was peak time for Hetalia cosplays.
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>>10136694
Dang that is ancient
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>>10136694

Nostalgia hit me hard.
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>>10124553
okay
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>>10140044
Cute!!!
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>>10130272
Cool
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>>10124553
2017, cosplayed Speedwagon from Jojo and I took this photo with some guys cosplaying as the part 4 gang, that Ash is just a friend who snuck in the photo. I made new friends thanks to the cosplay so i feel good with this one.
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>>10140044
I think that's actually really good. What's your IG so I can see your current stuff.
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>>10124611
Sarku Japan?!! YUMMY YUMMY CHICKKEEEENNNN
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>>10141404
What a joyless thing to say
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>>10126745
At least they are safe and look finished. I was too edgy and convinced my shop teacher to make me the base armor out of rolled aluminum somehow... But dumbass me had no skills to finish it, shoved red balloons in them for the gems, put tape over the sharp corners, and miraculously was let in to the con by security, when that shit wouldn't fly today and I'd get turned away at the door. You could hear me clang as I walked, I'm so ashamed, lol. My tunic was literally a t-shirt with baby blanket trim dumpster fire.

I love Slayers, though, I think you did great for a first try!!
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>>10141404
no fun allowed
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>>10141404
My sewing, makeup, and wigs got a lot better, but I also got fatter so I'd say it's a tie :\
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>>10125739
I personally love the size reversal of seeing you both together hahahah
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>>10140369
its great
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>>10130042
Ballgown as first cosplay is so ambitious, like... I've cosplayed a lot and sewed a lot... and I'm still too scared
but this is amazing and makes me wish i'd tried it
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>>10143100
ballgowns are just big sheets over a hoop skirt anyone can do em
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>>10126709

This is really cute anon, it reminds me of the first con I went to and discovered cosplay at, and made little paper flowers for my hair to be 'C-ko' because I had no costume at all, but wanted to be SOMEONE and that was literally the only thing I could think of with my curly hair.

You were young, you were creative, and you had fun. Who cares if it was cringe? Now you can make a costume that lives up to your standards, but I'm glad you had a fun time back then, too.
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>>10125954
update? If i was to cosplay someday it would cosplay as a Imperial Officer.
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Freshman year of high school, was supposed to be Kim Possible lmao
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>>10128814
Very good
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>>10126226
I do
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>>10140369
love it
going as diego later this month, hope i see some other jobros
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>>10126519
excellent taste
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>>10125117
Being lolita IS trash
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>>10128814
Ay yo that madness returns is a pretty good game desu, surprised that there’s not that many cosplays of it though, but anyway you did a great job
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Tried to do the merchant from RE4. I never ended up wearing it anywhere, but my friend and I had so much fun making it
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>>10148935
>being this retarded thinking the n-bomb fits in /cgl/ culture and unironically policing language here
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>>10148953
Hahha thats a nice cosplay i wanted to do something similar along time ago
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>>10148953
Kek, love it
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>>10124991
It's not bad, some of the props are a bit oversized though.
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>>10128814
not bad
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>>10124690
Not bad at all my dude. All you really needed was the coat and it'd be 9/10
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made the skirt, altered the shirt, bought the official keys, barely anyone recognized the character because i used too light of a blue. but one girl did and screamed and asked for a hug then helped me draw the guild mark on my hand and we became great friends and spent many cons together for years.

also i didn't wear my glasses and didn't have prescription contacts for the character so i had to walk right up to signs and squint at them to find my way around the con. it was a good time.
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closet matt cosplay from death note circa 2008. no wig and blue goggles. also rip nyaf
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>>10124690
Why do you look photoshopped into this pic
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>>10150378
Cute cosplay

Well i never went to the event because i didnt had the guts but now im gonna try with a satsuki cosplay for next con
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>>10150378
That's a sweet story
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>>10124611
I'd do dirty things to you.
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>>10146069
Buying cosplaysky is super risky and I'm avoiding them from now on, they fucked up the alignment of the neck and where the modesty panel snaps on. Even though I got the custom fitted one, I decided it was probably going to be easier if I just cut my losses and got it tailored. I'm positive that they would have offered to fix it, but I've seen people who go that route only to not have it fixed or messed up in other ways. If you do go through, just avoid ANOVOS unless they have it in stock (it can take them YEARS to deliver on preorders and now they don't refund).

Took it to Celebration and submitted it to the legion, might need to cut down the very top of the snap panel since now it goes ever so slightly over the shoulder, but I'm actually pretty satisfied now.
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I didn't have time to make a proper sword. I have one now and I have better gloves.
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Me, last year.
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>>10155021
This is my new sword.
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>>10124553
Man, I am 34 now, but when I was 17-18 I made the great saiyman outfit. Had to do the headband and glasses version. painted some rain boots and my Aunt helped me sew it. I would love to show a picture, but digital cameras wheren't around yet and I have since lost the actual photo
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>>10155026
Is that Rachel and Jun?
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>>10155287
Looks like it. I like jun but rachel is such a cunt.
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>>10125114
absolutely baste cosplay tho
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>>10128746
Love that genma
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>>10155287
yes
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>>10124716
Holy fuck, are you me?
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>>10155294
Wait why do you think that?
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Jack from bioshock at wizardworld 2014/2015?
borrowed my dad's pipe wrench and drew the chain tattoos on my wrists with a damn pen. I was so proud of it at the time, but I know that even then I could've done better. Still got the sweater, so I might get the right pants and shoes and bring it back for Colossal on Sunday or something.
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>>10156202
aand it's sideways. I remember my gf at the time took the picture on her flip phone. Just found it going through some old emails not too long ago.
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>>10124611
No idea why this got shit responses, I appreciate your post anon
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Is it even worth it to go to conventions anymore?
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>>10156826
If you have friends, yeah.
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>>10156855
So no
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>>10156826
Yes, I'll be waiting for you there, anon.
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AWA 2013, tried making everything from scratch with my sister and we had a nightmare. Also ordered a cheap wig offline and assumed the way it was prestyled was good enough, I also didn't have contacts at the time.

Ended up looking like a bit of a doofus but I had a lot of fun.

>>10129763
Cute!
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>>10157037
Honestly dude, if this was your first cosplay from scratch, this is amazing. I paid someone way too much to make me a pair of these custom fitted. Yours looks great for not ever having done something like that before!
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this photo is from 2010 but I had the cosplay way back in 2005 or 2006. My mum made it for me. I still fit in it, but it does no longer feel 'proper' quality to me. It's not BAD quality, but I had the worst choice of fabric for this costume. And wigs? In the first outings (2005/2006?) I just used my super short hair and spiked it. Here I tried something similar with a ponytail and a clip in the back. The conclusion was that Seras has unralistic hair (duh).

Part of me, looking at this picture, wants to revise it. Make a new one, better, with a wig. The other part of me wants to bury it and never ever do it again.
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>>10157037
Looks really good, especially the belts. I bought mine and boy where they trash
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Back in 2011 I think, I cosplayed Mugi the first day (pic included just a random Mio I found) and Shion from GJ-bu the second day. Mugi-wig fell apart in like five minutes and I ripped the jacket after like half an hour. Didn't save any photos of Shion apparently (probably because the party city wig was terrible) but I do have this one saved of the circulation marks the jacket left on my arms. First time sewing, did everything without a pattern and on complete guess-work, and was surprised when it all fell apart.
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>>10157106
this is awesome. High school me would've died seeing this 'cause Seras was so cool
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This will be my first cosplay when I go to Vegas trekcon in 3 months. I’m gonna get a baseball and try to get as much of the ds9 crew as I can find to sign it
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>>10151034
thanks for the info buddy
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>>10126298
Nigiri is one of the best examples of mental illness
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>>10128814
Well done
>>10130235
>leek
No English skills required for cosplay I see
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>>10125428
>>10124737
Honestly, I really felt this post
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>>10163508
nayrt but what are you talking about? or do you not know what a leek is?
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>>10126298
Always been funny to me
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>>10163508
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>>10124553
kawaikunai
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>>10129708
I'm right there with you, my dude. I'm doing Master Roshi this year because that's just where I'm at in life...
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>>10140406
god, I used to work in the mall all the way across the food court when I was 19, so I would just hear that echoing through the mall

It me, 2015. My son was Cubchoo, I was Beartic. I like bears, okay?
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A shitty castiel cosplay I did like 7 or 8 years ago. The coat was hot as fuck but i honestly liked the cosplay itself, despite how basic it was.
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>>10163657
I remember seeing you post this dude! Isn’t there a pic with your boy?
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My first is a mix between two helmets. 1/2
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2/2 one last image after this one.
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and no helmet on. Currently working on my own version of wolverine
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>>10163835
>>10163837
>>10163838
Damn these look good. Do you have any progress pictures or details on how you made the cosplay?
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>>10163839
Thank you! Got everything from different prop makers. Except my shin guards. I made those. Oh, and the first helmet is one I made. My rebirth helmet was made by darkknightfx. I made this one.
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>>10124794
wheres the wig senpai?
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My first one is Blitz from R6 Siege.
The shield is fiberglass with polycarbonate window, helmet was converted from a ZSh-1 replica, with headset enclosures made from fiberglass, visor made from 6mm polycarbonate, throat and arm protectors, I sewn from Cordura. The shield still needs thicker trimming and the flash array and arm pro turned out kinda small, new ones shall be sewn.
I've also made helmets for my crew, my pals go around as Jaeger and Bandit, while my GF plays IQ (her helmet is smaller, made from IBH shell, ZSh would be too wide for her). We'd have the whole GSG9 at a recent convention if one of pals didn't go bonkers and surprise us with damn Zofia crossplay. xD
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>>10130042
WE
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Me at AN last year. Best moment of the con for me was when I was crossing the street and some guy stuck his head out of his car and screamed LELOUCH I LOVE YOU! at the red light.
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>>10126753
Was this ALA
Because that Spider group was awesome
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>>10128690
It took me a minute but
This is Soraka right like an interesting blend of the old and current Raka
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>>10164532
you look great! awesome first cosplay, you seem like you have a lot of prior experience

this is me as Ib from the same titled game. i cant sew and i dont have much time for anything fun these days so all i made was the fake picture frame from plywood
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7-8 years ago, I was ~12 years old! I was so happy when I went to my first convention, I vividly remember seeing pedobear, hugging said pedobear, and getting my father to take a picture of us, hah
this is my favorite picture to show to others, I bought everything off of ebay, and I remember the pigtails getting SO tangled.
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>>10165695
Did you stuff your bra? Why did your parents let you do that.
Still, your post gave me good memories of going to cons with my dad when I was 12. It’s nice to have nerd parents.
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>>10165711
no I didn't, bewbs went from flat as a board to c cups overnight once I got into middle school. mom also didn't really buy me the right sized bras, so I was usually wearing smaller ones, which instead of compressing them just makes them more squished together
parents weren't nerd parents either, my dad was just really supportive and wanted me to enjoy my hobbies safely, it was really kind of him, gives me lots of fond memories as well
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>>10126226
>No one wants lolitas

Fixd
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>>10165733
>bewbs
you sure you're not still 12?
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>>10165695
>>10165733
Fuck... it must be nice to have supportive parents. I've had to live my entire life in hiding.
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>>10165695
>last two numbers of your address visible
comin with the partyvan
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>>10165695
>2011
>Pedobear

What sort of Stalememe-con were you at?
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>>10126519
Fucking ballin' m8.
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>>10165733
Fuck... it must be nice to have boobs.
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>>10126956
>kami-con
We gotta hang, bro
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babby's first coord. i think i was a freshman? luckily i never wore this out because my mom said she'd be too embarrassed with me around. it did discourage me a lot but now i'm in a financial place to actually afford proper brand
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>>10124690
It's not cringe because the cosplay is bad (it isn't).
It's cringe because you unironically cosplayed as the Punisher, holy shit how edgy can you be
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>>10167058
You make a cute girl (male)
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>>10167076
holy shit i'm a girl lol. i was just a super ugly awkward teenager, my face slimmed down a lot since then
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>>10167058
Cool
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>>10167058
Aww how mean! I'm glad you stayed in the fashion though
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>>10167129
thank you <3 i love the fashion way too much to let my family's opinions get me down
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>>10143214
Thank you. I've never heard of C-ko before, but I like her look! It sounds like we had similar experiences, haha.

You're definitely right. Even if it wasn't the best (or good at all lmao), it did mark a time in my life where I was just so happy to discover the anime and convention scene for the first time. Working on a costume as an adult hones those same bubbly, excited emotions. Thank you for reminding me of that.
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buckle up, y'all, because it doesn't NOT get worse than this
a collection of stuff I wore TO SCHOOL the week of halloween in 2011
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>>10168250
That Terezi is terrible but I can't not like it. The silver paint just elevates it to "so bad it's good" level.
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>>10168250
did... did you use silver acrylic paint? my word
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>>10167078
lol you're obviously a girl, that anon is just being a douche.
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>>10150378
what character?
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>>10168250
lmao the courage teenagers had to wear all kinds of stuff in public
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>>10168564
RIGHT?! sometimes I wish I still had that kind of shamelessness, I had sooo much fun being a total dumbass
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>>10168585
you don't have to let your inner child die
you probably should. but you don't have to
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>>10168603
honestly you look like you had a lot of fun, i'm proud of you
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>>10168585
I...forgot you could reply to multiple things at once (ALSO DELETED AND REUPLOADED BECAUSE I FUCKED UP A THREAD NUMBER. APOLOGIES!)
>>10168475
I look back on it very nostalgically too :') It's peak awful cosplay but I was so young. It's what I should've been doing at that age
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it's body paint but it's sure as shit silver! I couldn't find anything matte grey in Michael's so I....improvised.....
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>>10168250
Your smile in the last two is precious. And the Terezi pic is so on brand with early homestuck that it's making me nostalgic.

>a collection of stuff I wore TO SCHOOL
OOF. I was acquaintances with local weeb group at my school. They were cool people when they weren't wearing cosplays to school. It wasn't even during Halloween. They'd just randomly show up in Homestuck clothing or Gravity Falls (thankfully minus the makeup and wigs) like in the middle of May. Not everyone knew what they were dressed as but it was obviously off.
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>>10168559
Looks like lucy heartfilia, i could be wrong tho
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>>10156877
This made me cry for some reason...maybe i am really lonely
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>>10164677
WAS
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>>10167075
Lose weight roastie
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>>10126955
Yooo is that Chelsea's flower backdrop from HAMAcon?
>>10126956
I missed Kami this year, there seems to be a lot of Alabama, or at least SEC, anons on this board
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crossplaying Yamagata from Akira. doing it again next week for Fanime but probably gonna change a few things.
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Most of the posts in this thread are so much more recent than I expected.

I don't have any pictures of my very first cosplay, but this is the first I wore to a con, Zidane from FFIX. Pretty sure it was 2005 so I was 13.



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