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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/)

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Old thread is dead >>9362783

Who will be reserving Carnival or Holy Lantern this weekend?
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>>9369268
Just be careful about dye running. Soaking for me resulted in the whites being turned pink.
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>>9369266
they're cute but i feel a little disappointed that i don't love either of them. same with the rest of this batch of releases. ribbon berry bunny is busy and sweet cream princess isn't the kind of sweet i enjoy, if that makes sense

more power to the people who want it though. it's kind of a relief that i'm not totally in love with anything new right now though, 'cuz it means more cash to hunt other things down.
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>>9369302
OP could use some color catchers to help with that, though I've never tried them myself so I can't really say how well they work. I've only ever seen one person have an issue with that, but it was with Milky Berry, which is arguably the worst print ever made in terms of color bleeding.
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What is the deal with this sudden return of Old School? It's a great style, don't get me wrong. But so many people are doing it so, so badly. Did a brand do a re-release? Did someone start a trend? Seriously, what the fuck is going on?
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>>9369431
Have you seen old school prices lately? It's dirt cheap.

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Old thread >>9247053
I'm expecting to see a lot of lucky packs this time around
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tfw u buy so much stuff ur shopping service cuts you off (i wanted to buy some more things...oh well)
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>>9366293
>100% cotton

Damn it. I wanted this one too but 100% cotton shirts wrinkle like a bitch.
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My first time buying any Lolita stuff this year and it's all things that have been on my wishlist for a long time.
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>>9366293
Yesss thank you anon!
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Finally got the courage to brave going to a con, so I finally purchased my the wig I needed this morning.

My absolute best friend notified me an online store had my dream dress in my size, and I swiped that up. My wallet is suffering because of it and I can only imagine what customs will charge.

Last some pins that finally got restocked, got all 3.

I don't know about you gulls but I'm sick of the recent influx of people attention whoring with non-lolita/ouji coordinates. This shit needs to stop.
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>>9369306
lmfao
where do these people come from
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>>9369347
Idk anon, this coord confuses me. Why lavender??

>>9369360
The dress is a nice start but someone needs to send her a lolita coord checklist.
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>>9369394
She just wants to show off her designer stuff. That's literally the only reason I can gather she posted.

Girl, if it's not Japanese, we don't care.
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>>9369360
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>>9369427

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share those cosplay and lolita related feels
>>9363351
last thread is in autosage
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>>9369098
iktf

>crushing on 22yo turbovirgin friend
>try to pull the "ahaha but your parents must totally be pressuring you to find a gf!" card because I'm pretty much the only girl he ever talks to
>"no my parents don't care"
>"ahaha but what about grandkids!"
>"no my parents don't care"

Bless his dense little heart, but also, fugg
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>>9369048
Hot ones are taken, b-but you can go out with me
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>>9369048
Don't cry anon we have lots of single fatty chans who would more than happy to touch your penis
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>>9369406
Yes.
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>>9369055
>working off of outdated measurements that you knew were outdated
Yeah I don't feel bad for you

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She's supposed to be Belle apparently.
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>>9369195
I think this is a common phenomenon with other cities that host Harajuku fashion walks. I've noticed that in my city, the lolitas (whether they dress decently or not) who attend those events don't ever actually attend the regular lolita meets or are not a part of the main community.

/polite sage for no contribution
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>>9366626
Lmao XD ded
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>>9366477
True story.
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>>9368800
The Tumblrita
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>>9368869
Da fuq AP....

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Cosplay, J-fashion, Lolita fashion. Put all your basic female dog questions here and stop whinging in other threads. Also, if you have any informative tutorials / guides / whatever links; dumb them here as a preventative measure.
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>>9369069
If party city carries the leg avenue pettis, that might work. I dunno where you're located but you could probably yelp stores around your location for it too.
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>>9369091
Interesting stuff! Thanks!
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>>9369110
Only in person or by phone (with payment in person) at the Tokyo store
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Have any gulls tried those silicone backless bras for cosplay? How is it compared to the breast lifting tape? I have no experience with either so I'd like to hear your opinions. Any other recommendations for a similar strapless way to make boobs not saggy?
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>>9359168
they literally said they don't mind female pronouns while wearing lolita, which probably means they don't mind being perceived as female while wearing it either

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didn't see one so I'm gonna start it
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>>9369037
Rina-chan has really let herself go
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>>9369037
>tfw when i know that person

well, friend of a friend but still.
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does this count as cringe?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8D_3lFf_X0
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>>9369414
yes

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I'd like to do Brak, but make it look scary and realistic
with a prosthetic cat snot/jowls and for his teeth, vampire teeth on top and orc tusk on the bottom.
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>>9369194
>>9369207
Because it doesn't have a motherfucking lion on its chest.
>GaoFighGar? More like GaoFagGar.
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>tfw you never held a needle in your life and probs never will be
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>>9368321
This is also one of my dream cosplays, Anon. I want to make it with expanding wings, but it would be hard to transport
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I would love to cosplay her, maybe with working speakers if that'd even be possible, but my cosplay making skills are abysmal, and I'm kind of on the manly/round faced spectrum.

>tfw cute girly girl cosplays never
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Someone from Xenosaga, most are unrecognizable though other then KOS-MOS and T-elos. I just so do not have the confidence to pull KOS-MOS off. That's a lot more skin showing then I really want.

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We all love giant robots. Anyone working on a mech suit?
Any tips on how to do the extended arm or the LED around the body? Or what materials to use on the inside or outside, I'm really new on the armor suit territory
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I don't like those fingers, I wish they were more closed, I don't know how to
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>>9367326
I don't frequent these threads often but I'm always blown away when I see your work. You've improved so much over the years, it's really impressive.
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>>9369090
ikr? This guy is the best
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>>9367587
How is the mask attached there? I'm guessing magnets, but the way you wiggle it back into place it almost looks like you've got elastic or something on there too to help.
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>>9369397
Its purely magnetic, its just a tight fit in that video since this was still pretty early in the build so I had to wiggle it a bit. Some parts have since been adjusted so its smoother now. It is able to fully detach and be stowed via magnets onto the shield if I need an extended break.
>>9369090
>>9369218
Thanks guys... Im glad I have improved. Its been a long and interesting road so far.
>>9368920
>>9369085
Is that you and the current state of your costume in that video? Or is this someone else your just using as an example?

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add this onto the pile of people who can't pull off amazon purchased nurse akali/maid nidalee because of butterface
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>>9362960
thank god the styrofoam spear tip is blurry because of camera focus
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>>9347429
Also waiting to see myself in here too, with 2 hideous league cosplays :(
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>>9362960
Alright at best, but Nidalee sucks.
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kek

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Last Thread: >>9337128

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>>9369370
you are at a convention, its often literally on the back of your badge that you acknowledge that people will take pictures of you.
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>>9369355
I have a hard time thinking it was more juried this year because I really don't notice any kind of difference in quality between accepted/rejected artists. But then again, I find myself saying that for a lot of juried con results I see...
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>>9369364
They're probably not even going to upload the video or actually get more than 100 views depending on how big the con is. I'd try to not worry about it so much. If it's really bothering you that much you have to not be a pussy and ask them to not film your table.
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>>9369374
I personally don't have a problem with it so I don't know why you specifically replied to me. I'm not the original anon who asked about it.

Not all conventions have that clause on their badges. Recordings are different from photos in the first place because most people take photos for personal use at cons but videos generally end up online somewhere for public consumption. There's also the fact that some people don't even like people taking photos of their table.

Anyway, not disagreeing with you anon - just providing a reason for why some people might not like it.
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>>9369371
>Keep in mind that Japanese fan merch is mainly prints, doujinshi, and your occasional art book.

Not... really though? I follow Korean and Japanese artists on Twitter and they frequently run preorders for acrylic charms, standees, dakimakura, wallscrolls, and plush pillows. My friends have attended anime events in Japan and brought back fanmade 3D goods as well. There are Korean forums/sites dedicated entirely to fan created "goods". East Asian artists have been making things you would consider bootleg for years before similar merch made it over to the U.S. con circuit.

Hand-me-down armor edition

/LARP/ is for discussing everything related to Live Action Role Play and the like.
>"Ask and ye shalt receive!"

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>>9368620
>>>9368550
>>>9368552
>TL;DR just do the exact same shit you'd be doing anyways with kali/escrima/arnis longarms.
This.
This is LARP not HEMA
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>>9369140
Well, it's also just that there are only so many ways you can swing a sword. Escrima and arnis in particular are based on Iberian vulgar fencing (esgrima), which is very similar to other cut-and-thrust fencing around Europe.

Also yeah just fight how you want. We're nerds in a field playing with sword-shaped foam slabs.

>>9369065
>padding for the body
>padding for the head
>helmet
>gauntlets
And congrats, you're the average Witcher bandit. Add more stuff as you see fit.
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>>9368566
Is it oiled up or something?
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>>9369176
>Escrima and arnis in particular are based on Iberian vulgar fencing (esgrima)
No.
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>>9369327
Doesn't seem to be, my hands never come away from it oily just grey. I rubbed it down for an hour straight and that didn't make a dent in the grey rub off.

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So this happen! Oh my the shit you find out about cons. Some dumb ass neckbeard wants a baby I guess?? 10$ and I bet someone come out that was under age of consent. Some grade "A" derp with this lot.
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may I ask, if that is just an USA-con thing, or does that happen in other countries too?
especially germany/austria, in my case
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>>9369348

Yeah, animenext
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>>9369393
>con orgies
>bed shitters
>lava lamp suppositories
Which are you asking about lol
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>>9369382
A friend of a friend is has pretty "deviant" tastes. They were fucking at the time and it was a thing that was happening. Nothing crazy, a few shitty cheap schoolgirl outfits and one gakuran. Everyone was really drunk and I think one person had a line before we got to it.
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>>9369408
about the con-orgies

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Last thread went bye bye. Why is this Symmetra so sub-par in quality to the group? How many more DVA's will flood cons? What are you working on?
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>>9369086

Maybe it's the pic but I think the Orange on the head could have been weathered down a bit more?

Outside of that, I'll give it a pass cause Halloween skins were good and I wish to see more of them
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>>9368883
Glad I'm not the only person to make that connection
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>>9368843
It's mercy with eyeliner running down her face from being tired of healing yo ass
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>>9369061
I am a girl I main Lucio, second is soldier and then dva. So.. Idk what you talking about
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>>9369352
3 of the most easy heros



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