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Previous thread >>10203652
I'm dead inside, so pardon the lousy thread recap.
>Maid Cafes; which do you like best?
>HisaFest got announced and happened but none of us went
>Lolita fashion stores
>Aspiring photographer wants to know our photography pet peeves
>Atsusacon happened but none of us went
>Animecon announced Animecon Classic in Almelo 5-7 June.
>Viencon talk
>Dave Rogers (Deja Vu/Initial D) will be in Nl September 2nd. Venue should be announced soon
>Con crunch is real
>Bootleg talk
>Abunai happened and went all out with their theme. Visitors seemed to like the changes made and enjoyed their weekend. Also the airco seems to works properly again now. Long live freshly renovated venues. Also also, I'm dead.

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I'm going to see Miyavi Tuesday night

Liège is known for a versatile nightlife though. Sorry Idk anything in Amsterdam, it's far away for me.
Cereal 'n Chill is pretty cool
Anyone looking forward to FACTS?
me, but only cause I never go with high expectations (actors don't mean anything to me) and just have fun with friends
I'll be going like every edition, but lately I've been a bit bummed out on cons desu. It's always nice to visit the artist alley/creator zone, but the dealer hall gets less and less interesting every time.

>>10206230 Old thread

Was too broke to get this when it came out, now I’m not and would pay next to anything for the black or red.
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https://item.fril.jp/ed4ea9cba677fd58f5363f7a31a9c666 found the velvet dress!
no offense anon, but are you blind?
hahaha holy shit
>you vs the guy she told you not to worry about
Kinda want it, but I know I should hold off for the pink or blue ...

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>Please read the FAQ before posting in the thread (always updating)
>Artist Spreadsheet
>How to order from Vograce (now with video on how to set up files)
>Convention List (always WIP)
>IP taketowns (based on artists contribution, may or may not have been a one time thing, use as a guideline)
>AA Inspo (thanks anon!)

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Well excuse my retardation then. Carry on
So Coco asked me if I was ok with paying through Alibaba. Has anyone done this?
Yeah. Imo paying by Alibaba is safer than Paypal.
Alipay's pretty secure
>Has anyone done this?
Go ask Reddit

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I know we had a jfashion in the workplace thread awhile back but there were barely any pictures of outfits. I'd love to see how people style their brand for work, whether it's full EGL or just a cardigan or accessory!
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This thread is a fantasy and roleplay central...
You can't wear Lolita to work in an office.

This is just a guess, but maybe Axes Femme?
Liz Lisa has been releasing more knee length skirts and dresses lately, so I’ve been wearing those.
I've been wanting to pivot towards a more feminine, elegant style and these are exactly what I was looking for! Thank you so much for the dump, anon.
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Previous thread >>10206779


Taobao Dictionary:

New Store Spreadsheet:

Budgeting Spreadsheet Template:

Shopping Service Spreadsheet:

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I fucking love Alicegarden, I've got five wigs by them and they're all amazing. Super soft, barely any tangling, all come with a fake scalp so they look real too. They do need a day or two to air out at first because they smell quite heavily imo but other than that they're amazing.
What is their sizing like? As small as dreamholic or more forgiving for westerners?
Thank anon! The second one and the last one have some really comfy looking stuff!
i know we're on auto sage but is there any store that sells nice laced crew socks for lolita?

thanks in advance anons!
New bread

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It seems that the "Don't cry Baby~ Larme-kei worldwide" FB is dead. I don't see Larme pop up on here anymore. What does everyone think?

Before it's mentioned, I understand Larme is a magazine and not a sub group. The general term is probably "sweet girly style" from the annoying NHK video.

I would love to see a comeback. Feel free to post inspo.
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You’d think but it’s not. For the bunny look you put the red line where the namidabukuro would go in the earlier styles. Rather than looking flushed, you want to look like you’ve been crying over your dead fashion.
This. J-fashion is still very much alive, it’s just not as OTT as it used to be which makes people think alt looks are dead. Just follow some streep snap pages on Insta and you’ll get some updated stuff. There will always be teenagers who want to dress up.
She was never fat. Her face was rounder and that's how she accumulates her weight. Her body was never fat, even by Japanese modeling standards. You're retarded.
>streep snap pages on Insta

Requesting this, any particularly good pages you follow? (It doesn't have to be in English, google translate exists).

I follow some of the brand tags on insta, but everything skew very "kera-kei" and I'm interested to see what other people are wearing as street fashion.
This is correct. Though I do still spot quite a few girls dressing up all frilly and they still fit the larme image a bit.

>Her age is really showing without photoshop
I mean, even if she looks 30, 30 isn't even that old to begin with. She looks fine, and frankly, she can wear what she wants.
>we aren't babies playing dressup or ddlg weirdos"

that's funny, because these all read "ddlg" much more than lolita to me (I think it's the shorter skirts?):


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Previous thread: >>10212237

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): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K-xe8Uekkn4uvY3pKftf8AHJYFV0sztx/view?usp=sharing
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It's nice to see your improvement anon! I'm glad my advice helped. I think your pattern could still use more refinement and your next step should be to find a way to add some curve to the ear so it's not flat. The trimming is definitely a lot cleaner than before, so good job on that!
And I don't think it's crazy to stare at other people's ears for inspo and guidance. You gotta start somewhere, even if it's observing other people's ears.
I will probably wrap the wire then cut the extra so the ends are on top to prevent them from ending up on the bottom of the headband. Would it be stupid to put a little bit of hot glue or something soft on the end of the wire so it's less likely to catch? On one hand I feel like it is a good idea, on the other hand I feel it might look sloppy.

I really like the e6000 actually. It dries a lot slower so I don't feel rushed when lining the pieces up, and it is more flexible than hot glue once it dries. I had the same problem as you, which is why I decided to switch and see what happens. I don't see any melted fur.

I want to get pet trimmers and try to do the grading/taper/whatever on the backs and even sides a little bit. My borrowed trimmers are struggling to do anything fancy like that because they're old and dull.

I started looking at Etsy listings and honestly they're way better references than instagram. It feels harder to sort through the crap but in the junk there are some gems that really paint a picture of how these ears are constructed. I started posting my progress pictures and the things I learned on my ko-fi because I also think it's ridiculous how all these artists are like "I can't give away 'muh secret techniques' because it took years for me to figure it out!" Yeah, it took years maybe because no one is willing to help other people or just like to act like this is some secret art that only certain people can create. I'm literally learning this from asking for advice from y'all and staring at pictures. Being a cosplayer helps since I have an eye for how things are made, but it really isn't too hard. I feel like if people outside my friend group find my ko-fi, I might piss off some ear makers, but it feels nice to publish everything I'm learning so other people don't have to struggle through learning the construction of these ears.

I want to see a pair of these ears in person but all of my friends are too broke (me too tho).
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The ears do have a wire mesh base, so adding curve so they're less flat looking might be helped a little bit if I figure out how to bend them in a way that doesn't look awkward.

Sorry for these walls of text. As an apology and a thank you, here is a pic of those ears on a wig head
Apparently people got their ears already
I recently got my first pair of ears from another seller (in last thread's 'okay' tier) and they are miles ahead of mine in quality. Like I thought mine were pretty ok, but they're not even close to these. (Sorry for vague detail, I don't want to post any identifying info.) They're much daintier, but also quite a bit stiffer than mine. The airbrushing has made them a little.. not quite crusty but not as soft as unpainted fur? But even with kind of crusty airbrushing, it's very precise and the craftsmanship themselves is very clean.

I've also realized ears look a lot bigger on screen than they are in real life, I've been making mine 3-5" tall to match what I've been seeing online, but in reality it looks like the range is more like 1.5-4". The edges are also finished pretty nicely and even looking at it in person I can't figure out how they've done it unfortunately.

TLDR, I really suggest getting your hands on a pair in person if you're serious about improving your craft! And if anyone knows how to make the glued edges clean or what glue is commonly used help a gull out

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Larp thread - getting slowly into the cold season edition number 1.34e5

previous thread >>10238586
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Jesus man your videos don't even prove your point.
What are some cool dice games people can play with 'classic' dice, other than 'liars dice'?
Bro, you realise that archers had bigger and more jacked arms than most fighters right?
there is a very big difference in use
between a 2 handed longsword and a hand and a half sword
>does it all
if you're using a sword against an armored opponent you've made a serious miscalculation

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I don't see how it's bait, everyone was confused abt who the curly haired kpop girl
The curly haired girl and the kpop girl are two different people
This thread is dead
That's not her, retard
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Old thread sageing: >>10204194

>looking for gold and silver mascaras
>know it's a long shot because boring normie mascaras dominate the industry
>find these two bad boys
>get excited
>quickly find out they're part of an old Missha holiday collection and are completely gone

Butter London had a gold mascara for five minutes, but I was a fool and didn't buy it before it too faded into oblivion.

What do, gulls?
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Could anyone point me in the direction of any references for starting out make-up?
I would recommend doing the following things:
>Figure out your skin type and undertones.
>Find a foundation and concealer that you like that suit you based on skin type and undertones.
>Figure out how you want to set your makeup. (finishing powder, setting spray, etc.) This prevents your makeup from coming off throughout the day.
>Pick out a makeup remover. This could be wipes, oil cleansers, etc.
>Pick up basic makeup application tools like a good set of brushes and a Beauty Blender.
>Start simple and work your way into more makeup products and more complicated looks. Start just with the very basics (foundation, concealer, brows, lips). You won't be able to do beauty Youtuber level makeup looks right off the bat.
>Once you work your way through the basics, then start trying different things out.

Tbh makeup is a LOT of trial and error. It takes time to figure out how to achieve the makeup look you want, what products work for you, etc. Tutorials can help, but you can't rely on them for everything.
I tried some on my skin while I was in Japan, honestly it's nothing too special, I would go for a better known foundation myself, which is why I went for shu uemura since they have more yellowy undertones.
Thank you so much for the comprehensive response, anon <3
Youtube Wayne Goss

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Summer Edition

Old thread is die:

>Try Ali's image search when looking for specific items
>Read customer reviews. Sort by "orders" to get the most reviewed items
>Makeup, sex toys, food, and other things that go in/on you aren't guaranteed to comply with safety standards
>Don't be afraid to ask the seller questions or for more photos
>You won't be able to claim compensation on Aliexpress if products harm you, use your discretion
>Electronics? Visit >>>/g/ and search for /csg/ and ask your questions there
>Large Order? Check out the Taobao thread
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Which shop
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Not what I was looking for, but it sure is what I found

Stylish. I don't suppose it comes in the correct spelling?
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you did as the master program dictates, gull, we are proud of you, you are one of us
she what now

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Does anybody have a picture of this kitty beret being worn on actual person? Other colors are okay too.

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ALA is fast approaching. Just a little less than 4 months away. Who's going?

> Are you going to cosplay? What are your plans?
> What are you most excited for?
> Any ribbons you'll be on the lookout for?
> How are your cosplay making going?
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Right down the fwy but still have a hotel reserved. The con as a lot of late night events and concerts and I hated driving home at 1AM.

I have multiple panel applications. Hoping to hear back from programming so I can place my ribbon order in. I should have a couple hundred, of multiple designs to give away.
you're going to have to use your personality.
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my what?
>go to hotel party
>Cute chick and her friends show up in cosplay
>Greet them
>Recognize their cosplay and acknowledge it
>Too much of a sperg to continue talking about their cosplay and series from where their character comes from
This shit is hard.
all in the voice, posture and general body language anon. smiling, confidence and not being butt ugly also helps. next time you got this

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About what percentage of people going to cons are there primarily to get wasted and maybe hook up

Got a whole group of friends going to blizzcon who haven't booted up any of their games in months and the only thing they're talking about is afterparties. Got me fucked up.
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You and the other robot in this thread are making it very obvious that you're crossboarders
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It's one of those threads where a few guys pretend they're total pussyslayers bro at cons, then they start calling each other's bullshit out
Most women are too
Pour one out for this poor Kakashi who will never know the sheer amount of people who have larped a sexual encounter with him online for a smidgen of clout
I use to go to cons to mainly to get drunk and got the occasional hookup. The better times have been the women which I get their info, woo them, then slay it regularly when we're regularly banging.

So far gotten I've had 2 FWBs and 2 multi-year relationships thanks to cons. Consistent pussy is substantially better than having to play mind games to get them in bed at cons. It's even better when we go to cons together and bang there.

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New England Cons Thread

-Anime Boston
-Pax East
-Fan Expo Boston
-Northeast Comic Con

-Camp Anime

Rhode Island
-Rhode Island Comic Con

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its boring and manchester is gross.
Three words: Hong Kong Waffles.
Who 413 here
Here. Unfortunately. Planning on Rhode Island Comicon as nightwing, but thats the only thing I'm going to until AB and CTcon come around again. I hear MGM wants to do a con, but holy fuck can you imagine people walking around in cosplay downtown? You cant walk 10 steps without being insulted/assaulted.

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