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New containment thread.
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I'm fat and heavily into lolita but I haven't bought a single piece yet because the thought of seeing myself as a disgusting monster trying to emulate cuteness makes me want to slash my throat with a broadsword
>heavily into lolita
>haven't bought a single piece yet
No. You're just heavy.
use it as your goal. if you wanna slim down, you can use getting into lolita as your goal
how well do angelic pretty OTKs that fit for girls with thicker calves? (muscular calves)
This is what I'm doing. Without lolita I wouldn't have the motivation to try to lose weight as almost nothing else makes me happy. I can tell I lost a little bit already but I don't have access to a scale. Want to get down to around 125-130 (Was at 235). Not going to tell anyone about it and just let everyone figure out on my own as I don't want to upset my larger friends.

/c(gl)ancelled 4.0+1.0: You Can (Maybe) Go To Cons Now edition

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All cancelled con talk, doom talk and speculation shenanigans go here since it’s kinda gone out of hand.

>?????????????????? (TBD)
Anime Matsuri 2021, Kameha Con 2021, Pop Con Indy 2021, Blerdcon 2021, Delta H Con 2021, FrankfortCon 2021, Bold Matsuri 2021, Comicpalooza 2021, ATC Market - Lexington, KY 2021, Dream Con 2021, MechaCon 2021, Tiger Con 2021, Animanga 2021, Animatic Con 2021, Anime-zing! 2021, AnimeIowa 2021, Dokidokon 2021, Midessanime 2021, Ama-Con 2021, Anime Houston 2021, Anime-Sekai 2021, Omni Fandom Expo 2021, Otakon 2021, Dokomi 2021, MegaCon Orlando 2021, Anime-Magic 2021, Weebcon 2021, Anibash 2021, Superstar Anime 2021, Queen City Anime Convention 2021, KenTokyocon 2021, Texas Toy Show 9/21/2021, WasabiCon PDX 2021, Liberty City Anime Con 2021, My-Con 2021, PuchiCon AC 2021, Dragon Con 2021, Fan Expo Boston 2021, Nan Desu Kon 2021, SacAnime 2021, San Japan 2021, Saboten Con 2021, MizuCon 2021, ConnectiCon 2021, Florida Supercon 2021, Rose City Comic Con 2021, Ancient City Con 2021, ColossalCon East 2021, Fan Expo Dallas 2021, Incredible Con 2021, Ecchi Expo 2021, RamenCon 2021, Spa-Con 2021, NashvilleCon 2021, Unicon 2021, Kisetsucon 2021, Banzaicon 2021, Tsubasacon 2021, Anime Banzai 2021, Anime Senpai 2021, Dallas Fan Festival 2021; Tokyo, OK 2021; Texas Toy Show 10/16/2021, WasabiCon 2021, Anime Fusion 2021, Another Anime Convention 2021, Anime Weekend Atlanta 2021, Anime Halloween 2021, Derpycon 2021, Fan Expo Denver: Special Edition 2021, Lumicon 2021, Oni-Con 2021, SNAFU Con 2021, Anime Nebraskon 2021, Kumoricon 2021, Nekocon 2021, Coosacon 2021, Rocky Mountain Con 2021, Anime Iwai 2021, Schertz Super Duper Con 2021, Anime NYC 2021, ColossalCon Texas 2021, Kawaii Kon 2021, Philcon 2021, Anime Frontier 2021, Tekko 2021, Sin City Anime 2021, Yamacon 2021, Holiday Matsuri 2021, Texas Toy Show 12/18/2021
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Yes, lets just sit at home, do nothing, amd interact with no one.
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fucking hell.... why cant we all stop pretending this is anything more than a mild flu?
> maybe in-person gatherings in general

Definitely. I work for the US government and I can confirm that we’ll be implementing full martial law in February. Leaving your house will only be allowed with a proper permit for work and other approved individual activities. Delivery groceries will be subsidized by the government however.
>Delivery groceries will be subsidized by the government however.
that's how you know for sure he's lying
Isn't that what we have been doing the last 2 years? I have no issues if they lock down again. I'm use to it and it's so comfy.

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I can't blame them since the Chinese are willing to throw money at them and actually fit into their clothes
lost to time.
Not a shock when it's a rerelease (so most western lolitas who want it probably already got it. I mean this is the 5th release of this cut isn't it?). Plus AP's competing against Black Friday which might not be a big deal in Japan (or France) but tons of online stores participate.
The socks sold out really fast on the jp onlineshop, but they're still available on Paris. Grabbed a pair just in case, originally I hoped to save some money but oh well
Thanks for the info!

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Because MAGFest's data security is still a joke, and they rely on Google docs for just about everything, here's the result of the COVID-19 survey they had earlier in the year. "No Jab, No games for you" - https://docs.google.com/document/d/164VgU0P8yrwLn_go0Y1s9u_7FLfOSgxdeHIIa8UAmTw/edit# - Screenshots below for when they figure out their screw-up.

Expect staffers constantly screaming at you to put your mask back on despite already having the vaccine.
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Oklahoma governor already overrode Pentagon orders regarding the vaccine mandate when it came to National Guard, and last I checked they were working on a bill where employees can sue companies due to Vaccine and Mask mandates. There's hope.
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>even more autistic than I remember him
>linking his youtube
damn this sounds like a bomb threat. In the MAGfest minecraft server no less.
Theres the 4th event: A supply chain collaspe leading to a economic collaspe forcing the feds to resign en masse. Then they will have no real choice but to end all mandates or go out of business. I'm speculating that they will double down anyway.
>I'm speculating that they will double down anyway.
If that happens there's will be blood in the streets and civil chaos.

Discuss. With the closing of some brands, the diminishing quality and radio silence of others, and the drying up and price hike of the second hand market, has the rona officially started the end of lolita fashion? What is your opinion?
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Nah the opposite, wearing lolita outside makes going outside itself more fun.
When did you join cgl?
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Yes, but it's been a really long time. It's also one of the events that kind of led to vendettas being banned. A woman who did adult work as her career was also a lolita. Back then, there wasn't really any porn of actual lolitas; just bad 'sissy' looking stuff.

She did a video wearing lolita, and she got bullied out of the fashion. I seem to remember she ended up apologizing & selling her dresses which wasn't right (because she couldn't wear it anymore to meets or anything without getting harassed). Because no one had done it, it ended up all over the internet.

I just remember it was really, really bad. She was all over /cgl/ and everywhere. It's kind of why you don't see any lolita porn during its height.
I should add, anon, to what I said in >>10702192. To explain how long ago this was, it's when nobody was really doing webcam work because webcams were still EXTREMELY expensive so you didn't really have your major streaming websites or any of that yet. She assumed no one would recognize her, but the person who bought the video was assumed to have possibly been responsible for releasing it where she could get DOXXED. Pretty much, /cgl/ had stills from the beginning and even links being posted. Like I said, she ended up quitting the fashion from my understanding. People were upset she wore the actual fashion in a porn.

That's the only instance I know of someone being bullied out of the fashion.
Well, cgl is dying because of "anons" like >>10702028, >>10702051 and other retarded outsider bitches, who come to cgl to whine about cgl and who killed the sense of community and 'being a seagull' we used to have.

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I really like drawings of j-fashion that also serve to introduce or highlight some of the elements of the substyle. Please share some of this type of art
All j-fashion is welcome
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This are so nostalgic. I was a teen from 2007-2010 so I liked both of these, even had decoden up to my early college days. I guess I followed the 2007 look more (to the best of my abilities, since I was not in Japan) but also looked a lot to 2003 looking older high schoolers when I was in junior high. There was this Korean girl (if I find a picture of her I'll attach it) that was the top beauty to me at the time lol I wanted a shaggy mullet like that so badly, but I knew I couldn't pull it off.
>>10699326 literally am so glad shaggy mullets r coming back it gives me hope for the future
Where can I find clothes like this? Please...
Wa-lolita and/or classic lolita for the first two. The second is mostly traditional clothing with a few modern twists like the corset waist cincher.

For the second, a mixture of traditional Japanese clothing shops, lots of second hand stuff, combined with Victorian goth (EGA). It looks to be based off what people started wearing when Western fashion first met Japanese fashion especially starting after WWII. (That mix of traditional Japanese and old-school European-style clothing which you'd find in a shop for Victorian goth.)

I hope that helps.
I'd be more of help, but I feel a lot of shops that'd sell that stuff won't exist in the U.S. or Europe regions. I feel like there's at least one secondhand shop in Tokyo that really caters to that type of feel though (if it's not closed down).

There's not many U.S. or Europe-based shops that sell secondhand vintage Japanese clothing.

Older is fine too.
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You don't even know how much better cons were back in the day. People actually had fun. Now it's all lines, clout chasing, and anime that's just really not as good.
Cast in the name of God:
I love this series and wish my friends would cosplay it with me TT3TT
Some of them are really, really old, like over 10-15 years old. The pictures that is.

A lot of the people would be around Yaya's age now.
It's been posted a very long time in 'cosplay photography' threads. It's just one of those that resurface.

>Lolita? Cosplay? You tell us.
>Fav brands, substyles, anime, cosplay, etc.
>Other hobbies and interests?
>What are you looking for?
>Not looking for?
>Contact info?
>Anything else we should know?

Have at it.
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>Lolita? Cosplay?
Lolita, jfashion
>Fav brands, substyles, anime, cosplay, etc.
IW, Putumayo. I like classic, gothic, oldschool, I don't like prints(with exceptions). From jfash I like nanchatte, more punkish looks and yamikawa.
>Other hobbies and interests?
Recently I bake more, otherwise I like to sew, read, sometimes game (ffxi!) or explore outside. I love to hang out with people.
>What are you looking for?
Friends, I hope. I prefer female friends, lgbt people are fine too.
>Not looking for?
Romantic relationships, fetishists, people who don't wear lolita or jfash. I also have very little interest talking to guys.
>Contact info?
Discord: lumi#5227
>Anything else we should know?

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I want to be friends with soup.

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Lolita & j-fashion
Single, bi
NICEEE. smile and look cute anon Imma take a screenshot and post it on /r9k/ telling them a girl wants to be my friend.
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>I don't like prints(with exceptions).
ok, we can marry now
im in this /r9k/ server somewhere (:

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Cosplay and Jfash feels go here. Previous thread >>10695247

What was the last thing that made you happy?
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I bought 15 pairs of otk/tights and 5 pairs of lolita shoes, super excited for them to arrive because i’ve just been making do with 1 pair of shoes this entire time lol
>successfully distanced or closed themselves from all online and offline lolita communities before, including cgl?
Yes. I was pretty active on cgl between 2012-2018 and then I left. I didn't start sporadically checking cgl again until this year. Even now, I only check here like 1-2 times/week.
punpun didn’t die with aiko
Cried for like 5 hours straight yesterday because I'm severely depressed, and my situation is bad and I keep trying for the past 6 years to improve it and it literally just gets worse every single time and I'm afraid I'm going to die early and contrary to what I said, I don't really wanna die.
lets run away together aiko. i wont do u what punpun did to aiko

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Keep it /cgl/-related! Cosplay or J-fashion like Lolita/Brolita, Aristocrat, Kimono, Nanchatte, etc.!


ITT you may post:
- Useful guides that can be applied to crossplaying/crossdressing
- Questions, help, sharing advice to improve your appearance to pass temporary as the opposite gender (Male -> Female, Female -> Male)
- pictures of crossplay/crossdressing coords, selfposts
- personal experience/stories regarding crossplay/crossdressing

NOT allowed:
- Anything in sexual context/fetish stuff
- Anything related to gender transition like hormones, operation etc.; >>>/lgbt/ might be the better place for this
- Casual crossdressing without any /cgl/-context

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None, and both. Every person is different. The only one that can correctly answer that question is your friend.
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Am having trouble finding clothes that are the right color, honestly doesn't make sense to me why they can't just print it in light pink or some shit. Is there some place that just has a ton of varied products in many colors that isn't just too costly?
I had to come up with an aproximation from what i could find, does this color scheme make sense?
Beige-ish pink, black, white.
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Would a silverish grey work better instead of white?
Sorry if i keep asking this, i know the answer is to just not care, but the more i get to know my friends the more i question if they should know.
On one hand they are fairly tolerant people, and i feel they won't kill me over this, but on the other hand they keep on larping as some homophobic football hooligan types even when they are clearly not so into it. I still don't know them that well, but the more i know them the more they just feel like they're lost.
Like the people i most care about i think they won't care, but i don't know if they'll give into peer pressure.
Is carneval really enough to lower the barrier or should i just not tell them? Like my uncle was part of that hooliganism shit back in the 80's and he got off fine crossplaying for carneval, back then shit was less tolerant.
I'm an average height guy but I'm underweight, I hate the way my arms look which is why I always wear long sleeve shit, are there any workouts I could do to get some muscle on my arms so that I can be comfortable wearing some cosplay with short sleeves?

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I guess I'm missing something then. Idk what PhotoVogue is, is it like user submissions run by an intern?
it's a shitty site for photogs to advertise on. user uploaded.
You'd have to be a moron to think this was a paid shoot for Vogue magazine. Holy fuck. Autism.
It looks like the typical normie artsy photography that you'd see in there

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What is a good cosplay for a tall-ish, really skinny man? Most characters that I know of have some muscle at the very least.
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Man. I wish I know how to properly crossdressing.
That is a lie and you know it. At 6'5" I can easily put on 2-3kg a month in bulking periods, and that's if i want to minimize the amount of fat. Yeah, you're gonna have to eat a lot, and probably also force a lot of food down, but it's far from impossible if you just eat enough.
No you can't, sorry.
>tfw 160cm manlet

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/cgl/ Idol Spreadsheet - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WtgRe5cjKIR0BYGhw9N8ahxChLqEFLbZIRbAazooh-o/edit?usp=sharing

Original Music Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfmgukQM2isUtJJZz1MY4Jn4zPcbl0wDU

Starting Topic: For those who attended AWA/Starlight Idol Fest, which performance was your favorite and why?

Featured Group: Peachy Parade
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Not surprised. Martha has always been one of those money hungry fake guru types. Everyone can see through her bullshit.
This is exactly what I thought. Maybe if she had an ounce of success herself it would give her advice some actual value..
She's joking right.... Her knowledge is valuable, but not $275 valuable....
I know people who run high ticket “mentorship” programs. Most of them smile through their teeth and give empty info. I feel like this is the same thing. Martha barely has success so why would anyone want to learn from her? Even then, she has nothing to offer after this course. I feel like she could easily make this into a 1-2 hour Masterclass on how to improve being an idol and charge maybe $150 for it. I’d much rather learn from Julily or another big name than Martha.
Sage for samefag but I take back what I said about the $150. My boss literally runs a free Masterclass that lasts 9 days that consists of 5 main & 4 bonus sessions. The point? To get people to buy into your program that has ACTUAL value.

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What are your thoughts when you see this?
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aren't girls that go to cons weird though?
I cannot believe there are seagulls on this board who are not lifetime /fit/izens as well. do you even get strange in con bathrooms? this is pathetic truly pathetic.
He's got the body but he looks kind of short. Not that that's a bad thing, but would be nicer if he was a bit taller.
They're just attracted to muscular men and I don't see a problem, it's really no different then women who approach buff guys in bars and clubs. It's the same concept as men being attracted to a woman with large tits, ass, and a small waist.
Women can't fully appreciate the male figure, not the way another man can.

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