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/cgl/ is a board for the following:

• Cosplay
• Lolita
• J-fashion
• Conventions & gatherings
• Sewing & prop-making
• Craftsmanship tools/materials & tutorials
• LARPing
• Discussing accessories such as wigs/circle lenses/prosthetics/makeup (These must be within the context of the board-related topics listed above; weight loss threads should be kept in /fit/, beauty and fashion generals should be kept in /fa/)

Our board rules are simple:

• Thread content must be related to one of the categories covered in the list above. Off-topic threads and replies will be deleted.
• Singling people out maliciously is not tolerated and will result in a ban. 4chan is not your personal army. The singling out rule applies to vendetta threads and replies being made to attack a specific person, as well as predatory behavior like doxing. Discussing an individual in general isn't against the rules as long as it's done within context of cosplay/lolita/j-fashion.

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Katsucon 2017 new thread-
Hows it going anons? Make any new friends? How did your cosplays turn out? Any one enter the masq? And post any good cosplay pics.
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>>9363912
Shwit... I know that from somewhere... do you run a NSFW art blog too?
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>>9363928
>You wanna be the one to send that shit out? It's hard work.
That's why you hire out a contracting service to do that for you. How difficult would it be for the con's CFO to factor the cost of contracting out the badge mailing service into the cons operational budget?
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>>9363429
A con is as good as you make it. Be social, make new connections, spend time with friends enjoying your time.

A good Katsu for me is showing off some cosplays I put my heart and soul in to, and spending most of my time with my east coast friends, especially if were in cosplay groups together. I go to a few cosplay meet ups, enjoy interacting with others cosplaying from my series. I dont do a lot of panels, but I do enjoy late night panels, and bring a comfier cosplay to change into at night. I also find Katsu helps if you book a few shoots ahead of time. I'm a cali gull so I dont like the idea of paying for shoots, so instead I find my photographer friends and we just hang out, get photos, and shoot the shit, and then I usually treat them to a drink or something afterwords.

Masquardes are also fun, though time consuming. Honestly just take part in something. Like maybe try hosting a panel, or participate in the fashion show if you dont want to devote a whole day to the masq. There's plenty to do if you look for it and engage.
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>>9363958
Difficult? No. Costly? Probably. That's money they could be pocketing,
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>>9363495
Either go get your badge later on friday when the line is nothing, or honestly spring for a VIP badge. They arent that much more, and you skip ALL lines. I didnt have to wait in line for any panels, registration, or dealers hall, the other perks were nice too.

>>9363655
Did not get to attend, but had a good chunk of friends who entered, a lot of whom walked away with judges awards or prizes in their categories. Was super proud of all of them. Honestly the craftsmanship I saw going into it from my friends side was astounding, so much hand beading and detail work on a lot of them.

Major shout out to the gull from the meet who entered. So glad you did well! You deserved it!

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Old thread >>9247053
I'm expecting to see a lot of lucky packs this time around
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>>9361879
Wait holy shit are they still selling the bird dress?
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>>9362289
You make me finally feel like it's spring.
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>>9362302
I got it off Lace market from someone NWT
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>>9330046
How much/where did you get the radio if you don't mind me asking?
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i'm on a quest to buy a bunch of cute cutsew ops and use them as sleepwear/roomwear

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Grinch Stats are coming right up! Though guessing from the last thread, it won't be pretty.
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>>9362448
Allow me to clarify, I am letting you know if all your gifts have been sent to you based on your previous inquiry.

Please think of the whitelist like a perk for successfully sending out your gifts on time.
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>>9362701
I'm working my way down the list. I will get to you eventually. Please be patient.
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Let me know if you did not receive a followup email.
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>>9363937
I got your email and replied about the grinches. Check it out.
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>>9363712
alright, i just wanted to double check that i wasn't missing something

Auto sage plagued our last thread >>9273586

Whether you're a cosplayer, photographer, lolita, into another form of Jfash, or just interested in the con scene or getting into these hobbies, feel free to post here and find friends.

Please note this is not a hook-up thread, and please keep things /cgl/ related. <3

>Cosplay, Jfashion, Lolita, Photography, or just cons?
>Age/Gender/Location
>What cons do you attend? What do you like to do? (panels, AA, masq, parties, etc)
>Favourite games, anime, brands, prints, etc
>Characters/series cosplayed from (if applicable)
>Other interests
>What are you looking for?
>What are you NOT looking for?
>Contact info
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>>9363888
i'm not interested in people who try to shoehorn themselves in where they don't belong, especially if they're going to be creepy fucks like they are in the /cgl/ one

>>9363941
there's that EGL discord but it's so rigid and altogether no-fun-allowed
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>>9363948
That's why I'd like a purely cgl one, not an egl one.

I wouldn't call the other one /cgl/. it's pretty much r9k and /fa/ that has spammed cgl for more women posters
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>Cosplay, Jfashion, Lolita, Photography, or just cons?
I only wear lolita right now, but I'm interested in getting into other jfashion as well!
>Age/Gender/Location
18/F/Southeast USA
>What cons do you attend? What do you like to do? (panels, AA, masq, parties, etc)
I don't really go to a lot of cons
>Favourite games, anime, brands, prints, etc
The only games I really play are minecraft, osu, and ACNL
anime: Sailor Moon, FLCL, Madoka Magica, K-on, Ajin
Brands: Angelic Pretty, Mary Magdalene, Innocent World, BTSSB
Prints: Mercator Antique Shop, British Bear
>Characters/series cosplayed from (if applicable)
N/A
>Other interests
Astrophysics, writing (post poetry), sewing, lil bit of baking

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>>9363953
Feel free**
I also like skipping over words while typing.
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>>9363669
y-you too!

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Old thread is saging
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>>9363940
Because she wanted the challenge?

I'm having flash backs to duct tape cosplays
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>>9363936
How is this bad, this is... amazing. From a technical point of view emulating the design of the uniform with this fabric is amazing
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>>9363936
OP is vendetta chan because this isn't even bad, it's technically well made, it's got a unique look and the wig is compitentent. Get a real bad cosplay for the Op, it's easy.
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Get it together gulls. she could have least picked better colors, added some structure to the bow and picked a less fuzzy yarn for the "corset" ribbon.
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>>9363963
Also really should have crushed it with that lettuce ruffle. It's pretty much missing completely from the lowest pleats

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How about we get a general thread going for "casual" girly styles?

Defined styles like himekaji, roma gyaru, otome-kei/soft lolita welcome as well as undefined street style.

Try to keep larme, fairy kei, etc in their own threads--but let's not get too hung up on thread policing.
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>>9363812
imo, western sellers mark up the prices of these brands like a mother. fees and shipping can get pricey if you buy overseas but i stay clear when sellers charge $50-80 for a liz lisa dress that i can find on auction sites for $15 or less.

you can also find cutesy shit at normie stores. just style them appropriately.
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>>9363865
I avoid those kind of sellers. I usually shoot for around $15-30 when I buy stuff since I figure that's not too bad of a markup. After fees and everything, how much would that $15 or less stuff come out to? I want to try auctions but SS are a little confusing.
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>>9363875
The dresses retail for $90+. These days, some of them are more like $110.
$15-$30 is not a markup at all. Even for used.

Preferably male but anything goes
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>>9362734
My legs aren't shaved anon, they just are like that.
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>>9362721
250mg Test E e3d Weeks 1-12
Sdrol 10mg or Adrol 50mg ed weeks 1-4
100mg Test E e3d Weeks 12-???

Thank me later
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>>9363409
>giving away your natty card
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>>9361438
moar
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>>9363409
Where do you even buy this stuff?

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PAX East. Lets see who is going. Who's taking photos? Who's cosplaying?

I'm cosplaying some old shit.
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>>9361684
Riot isn't there this year but they held a cosplay "fixing" lounge last year. There's 2 cosplay panels this year, one's a q&a and ones cosplay&marketing, both run by the same people/
A lot of the time the exhibitors have sorts of cosplay contests and stuff, but usually it's not publicly announced- you find out by walking around.
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>>9359553
PAX has never been big on /cgl/.
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>>9363009
Why? Is it seen as not worthy of cosplay? I seen a lot of cosplay there.
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>>9363864
I'm not anon but maybe because it's mostly a normie con and cosplayers are in the minority there
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>>9360089
>>9360133
I chose to do it because I want to start learning to sew and it's pretty simple in concept. The fact it's at pax is a bonus

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Other anons try to prove us wrong.

Been a while and I like these threads
Pic very related
It will never happen
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>>9363367
She's just rarely cosplayed. If her design were more popular you'd see some good/decent ones. I personally hate her design, even after the revamp. It's just ugly. That's probably the same thought a lot of cosplayers have, hence her never being cosplayed.
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>>9363751
Why did you reply to me? I already said that there were good Gon cosplays like that one.
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>>9363605
????? Vocaloid is the most popular it's ever been in the West. It's the East where it's just barely cooled down a bit.
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>>9363241
I didn't mean a clean line down the middle because I know that is incompatible with breasts considering how large mine are.
I meant along the edge of the base of the vest.

But I don't share my cosplays here because I AM so picky and know where all the mistakes/poor fabric choices/etc are. Duh.
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>>9362628
>proper, non-panne velvet
>"cheap material"
kek, try again anon

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She's supposed to be Belle apparently.
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>>9363252
Are those buttplugs on her head?
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>>9363245
I don't like ouji getting more popular since people just throw normalfag clothes on and think it will pass as ouji
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>>9363842
Those are not shorts, those are bloomers
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>>9363842
It's underwear!

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Has anyone here come to Gallifrey One ? How was it this year ? And in general ?
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>>9363064
*tea-aboo
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>>9362468
Isn't he a rapist?!
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>>9363400
Don't know about this guy, but there was someone dressed as the Eleventh Doctor who raped people at cons a while ago.
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>>9363405
I thinks that's actually him.
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Whovian but way too far away for anything like Gallifrey One.

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Previous thread autosaging >>9357658
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>>9363164
Only newfags ask this.
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Thoughts on many pierced ears in lolita?
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>>9363894
you should only have two ears, anon...
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>>9363942
when will the sweet classic take a rest?
I want some more cute iconic designs. this print is so forgettable and I just met it.

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Last thread bump limit >>9346640

Recap of last thread
New England doesn't travel for meets
LA comm about to have what Arizona pushed out
Strippers are okay if they don't gloat
Mormons get excited for Lolita fashion
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>>9363195
>>9363276
I'm in Chicago comm too. They're very kind and well dressed for the most part. The group recently got rid of ghost members but it's still pretty big. I also agree that the mods are really nice and do a good job running things. Not alot of drama, except for a few specific girls. I recommend you come to Chicago for meets, I know other girls from Indiana because there isn't alot of activity there.
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piggybacking on the last conversation since I missed out. Im new to southern Maine. what comms are even active around here? Are my best bets sticking to Boston or NY?
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>>9363890
Boston.
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>>9363824
if you had to fucking live around so many of them you'd wanna know who to avoid at meets. they're insane and they're everywhere where we live.
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>>9363824
>>9363914
Imagine the worst Pinterest mom stereotype and add in an extra helping of judgy-ness along with the attitude of no fun allowed, then surround yourself with them 24/7 and see if you wouldn't try to avoid them.

This is a thread for cosplays that are mediocre or poorly-made but have that "it" factor that makes them fun.
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>>9363632
It's more known for memes than the actual content.
There's actually a 4chan banner with them in it.
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>>9363632
This is like asking who pedobear is.
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>>9363426
>>9363514
>tfw i also didn't know what this was
>well i've seen the stairs bro thing but didn't know what it was called

I google image'd Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff cosplay and it's all cancer besides them. I am laffin.
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A classic
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>>9363426
>>9363911
holy fuck I needed this



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