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What are you going to dress up as this Halloween?

Pic is me, I dressed as a Lich last year. I'm thinking of doing it again, but I'm also thinking of other concepts that are a little more classic-horror. Haven't started on anything yet, which is a problem! I am especially nervous about the makeup job; my face was originally just caked in smudged eyeshadow, and then I met a wandering makeup artist who corrected it and made me look appropriately villainous. I'd prefer to have full control over the process but I don't think I have enough time to figure it all out...

I love going out to bars on Halloween and getting to be spooky and cool. I wish costume parties happened more often during the year, but at least we get like a whole week at the end of October!

I'm a huge fan of all things horror so feel free to recommend or discuss anything that gives you ~spooky~ artistic inspiration. I love new things and old things alike!
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Your work is amazing. I hope you get recognized for all of the effort you put in

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Previous thread >>9990240
>Fandom Weekend crashed and burned, only to throw more oil onto the fire and finishing it off with a nuke that took out all of their social media channels and website.
>KyoCon got announced: October 14th in Den Bosch
>Jaapcon announces Jaapcon 2: December 28th in Beverwijk.
>Discount versions of famous cosplayers.
>TomoFair happened. Oddly enough a similiar event calle Japanse Markt took place the same day at the same location. Also shit was dark inside.
>Visual Kei talk.
>Anon learns these threads go slow once summer is over.
>Some vagueposting about cheating in a most likes win contest.
>A nice Dutch convention history lesson
>Anon is tired of the current photography hypes
>Bowsettes, Bowsettes everywhere!
>Facebook now hides lolita groups due to the word lolita
>FACTS, FirstLook and Elfia happened. No news is good news?
>Oiled 2booty

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He's one of Shio's friends, the poor lad. Seems like she couldn't get any actual famous cosplayers so she just settled for whoever was able to keep up with her crap and seemed like he fitted that profile. Not that he was much of a guest anyway. All he did was talk crap about his ex, who wasn't his ex(?), but I guess that story was still more entertaining than the con itself.
Some guy with barely 200 followers on his IG. He claims he started cosplaying 2 years ago and that he has "a lot" of experience when it comes to crafting & props, specifically 3D-printing - regarding his introduction on the KyoCon programme. Never heard of him before though.
I heard he broke up with his ex and replaced her for some 16 years old kid? Nice reputation you have there
Now I actually wonder if xiu and shio are still friends, lol. Obviously Raylon was keeping up with shio's bullshitting while xiu didn't. I wouldn't be surprised if this has a big impact on their friendship rn. Though after reading everything shio has done i probably wouldnt wanna be friends anymore with her either
Is their even a friendship to begin with? Isn't it because he is rolling on Shio half-assed popularity?

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Hello Gulls! December is looming ever closer which means it is time for Secret Santa!

Yes, its early.. We are opening it earlier again this year for a couple of reasons, mostly due to the amount of people who order gifts online as it gives enough time for things to arrive before the due shipment dates, but also in hopes it gives people enough prep time to send things on time as well.

If you have not joined a Secret Santa event before:
> Fill out the form linked in this thread
> Your details will be sorted into groups and you will be matched with others with similar interests
> You are allocated names, and details of your match who you buy gifts for according to your allocated price range
> Christmas comes around - a gift arrives at your door!

The link to the form is:

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I contacted Santa and they said it's all good. I can't wait to spoil who ever I get paired with!
Honestly, I am happy people who aren't timely with the signup don't get to participate. Who can guarantee that you will be timely with sending out your gift?

Sure, real life happens, but if you're so busy there is no time to fill out a 10 min form in 2 weeks, maybe you shouldn't participate.
are you the same person who wrote this last year too
just saying
Nope, I am merely an incarnation.
glad it's an even number!

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Hi anon. She's from the NY comm.
I love this look so much, very cute.
I love the 20's vibe!!
My aesthetic... I think it's starting to be all over the place, but I guess my common favorite elements are black or maroon or even just some kind of early 20s/30s-ish vibe. I really like these.
Is this a man?

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If you’re the anon who posted her then why did you reply to my jealous comment and not the body complimenting one...?
Because you replied to my comment first, numbnuts.
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You know, she'd be a cute Cherry.
>you: posts thot
>anon 1: nice body
>anon 2: skinnyfat mess
>me in response to anon 2: you’re jealous af (that’s not a skinnyfat mess it’s a nice body)
>you in response to me, not anon 1: I didn’t post her because of body I posted her because of “costume” (yes it is a nice body)
That makes no sense but ok
Anon, I responded BECAUSE I was the OP of the image, not because I was the anon you were responding to. I was confirming that it wasn't her body, but her shitty cosplay. Jesus Christ.

Jessica Nigri appreciation thread

What is your favorite costume Jessica has done?
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Seems like J Nig doesn't seem to understand how to properly undress for a photoshoot.
this one looks pretty nice. IMO she looks best here (but not her most complicated/well done cosplay)
she's done this pose a lot, but I feel like it's not the most flattering. It makes her thigh look bigger than her ass and she's plenty skinny which means it just makes her ass look flat.
>IMO she looks best here
You meant to put that comment on this photo:>>10006279

Old thread >>9950592

Thread Guidelines:
- cosplay and lolita welcome
- please list your location and any shipping restrictions you have
- leave contact info you actually check!

General buying and selling tips:
- have feedback ready if you can
- have proof pictures ready
- always ship with tracking
- never do a transaction with someone you're uncomfortable with
- don't name & shame without contacting the buyer or seller first

Introductory tips:

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Is anyone interested in Honey mi Honey, Katie, Ehyphen Bonbon (Risa's stuff) and Ank Rouge stuff?

Probably got more brands in storage, gotta check but trying to get rid of my larme styled clothing atm.

Not in America but I have some Katie pieces if you're still interested.
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Gonna try anyway. Sorry couldn't find stock photos for some of them. Still got a whole bunch of other pieces but going to have to sort them out first

1) Fallin (Monaca Nishi's old brand) OP- $60

2) Crayme (Yui Kanno's brand) tailored pants in black- $40

3) Crayme mermaid leather skirt in black- $45
**one missing button, waistband has small indents from being clipped onto a hanger

4) Honey mi Honey taffeta/tulle halterneck - $40
**has some shirring, built in shorts, ties at the neck with a giant bow

5) Ehyphen Bonbon garter skirt (knee length ver) - $55
**not the pleather version, this is a thick cotton/polyester fabric

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Lol please for everyone's sake do not buy that listing, there are more out there
What Katie pieces do you have?


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Old thread is close to bump limit.

Don't forget to prepare your wallets for lucky packs. Shopping Services will be full sooner than you expect.
You should wait until the thread is past bump limit. It could take all day until it actually is.
What lucky packs? Baby & AP have been churning out ugly taobao prints on polyester since like 2015. I won't be buying.
It's really hard to start a new discussion in an almost dead thread.

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I don’t like trades and I only ever see posts with „no trades“ on them. Trades take a lot of trust from both parties, and then on cgl? Hell no.
Same for me, I just hate it when people just wear a dress, socks and shoes and call it a day. Hair and make-up is important as well.
It really helps that it comes from the GLB as well. But even if you look at old snaps, hair was always styled. And being lazy is no excuse as there are plenty of good looking pre-styled wigs.
I'm getting a bit too consumed by social media and the need for approval/likes lately.
I just bought the tree little bears (July,Sophia and Lillian) from Baby for a reasonable price but I just...don't even really need them,I just wanted to show them off on my new purse on instagram and stuff. They're super cute and i'm glad i got them but it's 60$ that could've went on a thing i would wear. I also didn't buy an Infanta dress I like only because it's not brand and thus wouldn't be "as cool" as brand.
What the hell is happening to me,i wasn't like that before
Not only this, but also manners. They matter. And I'm not talking about trying to be a Rococo Princess, but rather basic manners.
I know a small comm that is full of lazygirls, that love to swear, drink a lot, be loud and just be very unladylike. They even take pride in that. Once I attended a meet with them and one girl just took off her sloppy wig, scratched her head and put it on again. Just like that in broad daylight. Her posture and way of sitting down was like a gangster as well. She's the kind of girl to put on an AP set and call it a day.
I know what you mean and there is really only one cure: stay away from social media and go out and wear lolita. Take picture, but don't post them. Spend time in lolita, alone, for yourself.

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What are some character designs that are too ugly to be successfully cosplayed?

I may be in the minority but I think bnha cosplays are fucking ugly as hell with the exception of some of the main characters' hero costumes. The school uniform is among the ugliest as far as school uniforms go, and some of the side characters have designs that are so bad that they inspire crimes against nature as seen in pic related.

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>come to thread expecting to see bad cosplay designs
>it's just a dogpile on the latest trendy anime thread
Agreed. I have literally seen two good Peridots in all this time. Two.

>that shows your tiny dick off
Ive only seen 14 year old girls cosplay Deku. Tbh all cosplayers i see look like the same pasty girl just re skinned with the occasional morbidly obese one being the only varying factor. Only dudes i see are half assed All Mights and scuffed Tokoymi's.
There was that german chick who did a pretty good Garnet, but she got raked over the coals for "blackface."

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>any interesting meets coming up?
>are you doing anything for Halloween?
>stories and / or drama from your comm?
>thoughts on the state of comms in general?
Feel free to discuss or just vent.
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Maybe do Halloween stuff with friends even if they aren’t lolitas? Unless you don’t even any.
mmmm sounds like delicious SO comm salt
She literally said
>any lolita of any race is encouraged to attend

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One month left! Who else is procrastinating until the very last second?
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Aaand that's it for guests.
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where the fuck is the schedule
post em
It was out of the comm’s hands I hear. So whoever is in charge of the tea party through Kumo is the person to stare down with your complaints. I’m just happy I got tickets.
Oh yea I totally get that. Honestly I'm over Kumoricon and how late they are to do literally anything. We're 2 weeks away and still don't have a schedule.

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last thread: >>9999373

>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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Wow. Back when I first started doing commissions around 2000 (oldfag here), I started with furry boards online and made bank. And I mean innocent content too. Furries must earn decent salaries.
Curious how many of you have gotten prints with a foil finishing layer and if it pays off. It seems popular for prints online, but are people willing to pay more for a limited run of foil prints at a con?
I like it because I value the artists I purchase from. I also have a fine art background and it is common practice there.

Although if you or any other artists sign the front, please practice. I have one set of prints that I regret having signed because the signature is so ugly and large and totally does not match the artwork on the print.
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i read the first faq and i'm still confused on how to size acrylic key charms i plan on making. what's your usual canvas size when you draw them? do the suppliers resize it for you when they receive it or...?
I draw on 3000px squared, but you can just draw them at the size you want them to be? Just remember to set the proper resolution beforehand. And worst case scenario, yes, most suppliers will resize it for you but be prepared for inconsistency or not having exactly what you envisioned.

It's that time of year again. Time to celebrate Yanners and another year of waifu searching. Happy birthday, Mr. Yan!
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Dropped my pic I was too excited. My bad.
It's just their new line name I think.
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Eyyy! Ours must've been on the same flight.
I think because they are heat resistant to 160 degrees, so you can straighten or curl it.
That makes sense I was just confused by the weird thumbnails in the listing photos (inside the wig cap, the hair, etc.)

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