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/cgl/ is a board for the following:

• Cosplay
• Lolita
• J-fashion
• Conventions & gatherings
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Cursed image edition.
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When your leotard explodes in the crotch, exposing tush and bush.
Well, it's almost always super awkward if it turns out someone strongly fetishises something part of your appearance. Atleast for me it makes me feel like it's the top quality I have and the person wasn't drawn to me because of my personality or even my looks but mostly because I'm their fetish. Appreceating alt girls is a totally different thing because most people wouldn't just settle for any alt girl they can get but it's rather a plus and preferred aesthetic. As a daily lolita yes it's a big part of me but there is so much more than that in me and I don't want my clothing choices to be in the center of the relationship.
Basically just don't be MC frontalot as he presents himself in the song goth girls
Now what if you meet a guy you like and he likes you but then develops a fetish for lolita during the relationship? What happens then?
>it's almost always super awkward if it turns out someone strongly fetishises something part of your appearance
are you asexual or something? Most people require someone to look sexually pleasing to want to date them.

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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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Does anyone else get massively peeved when you get annoying customers who badger you about restocking an item for months on end, and when you finally restock it they basically ghost you until it's "sold out" again and then they whine about it?
Before anyone asks, they had months to be able to get the item they want. Even if it was a high-demand item, I try to keep some quantity stocked in my store for a certain length of time, but I can't keep it there forever.
Thank you so much anons!
>"characters, clothing, and settings"
>barely even one of those things on the cover
what is a good thing to present prints in? i have a slideshow presentation type booklet, but it is kind of ugly black plastic. should i use it and put stickers on, or are there prettier alternatives?

has anyone reviewed this? i'd love to know what actually went in it.

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How do the most rich in lolita make their money? Does anyone follow any closely enough to know? I'm talking about the people who are buying $600+ dollar pieces, going around the world to various tea parties, buying the ultra expensive MTOs that range around a thousand or higher. I'm especially curious about the nouveau riche in China.

Also, money related thread for burando in general and how you make it and money advice.
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>tfw you'll never be the perfect housewife of a rich and good stable man who value his family and your hard work to make him comfy.
On that matter I really feel I've been cheated by feminism, now that salary cuckery is mandatory for women too.
it was nice to learn how to knit from my mother.
A great way to bond and to learn stuff.

I guess she could perfectly teach to her daughter how to dress and coordonate. Being able to dress in a flattering way is pretty useful IMO.
Feminism made sure families can't afford to live with 1 full-time wage anymore?

>cancer causes cellphones
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>Double the available labor
>Market value for labor halves

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Previous thread >>9951659
>Prop-Anon's Yamato experience
>CastleFest hype and post Castlefest talk
>Anon asking for opinions on hosting a boudoir event
>A discussion on Amsterdam Comic Con, the tricks they've pulled in the past and if it's worth visiting
>Anon (likely) baiting by asking for some popular cosplays to do
>The MGC Experience got caught using pictures from elsewhere to promote their con without giving any credit to the original photographer
>Tomo and why their events are not meant for us Gulls
>Something about Heroesdome and Dutch Comic Con having beef with eachother.

The five next major events:
>TomoParty (August 18th, Ewijk GL): Deshima Sounds at a beach, except instead of Deshima you now get TomoBeatz.
>Abunai! (August 24th - 26th, Veldhoven NB): the anime convention with all the dank memes and sick burns.
>Viencon (August 31st - September 3rd, Limburgse Peel LB): a weekend at Center Parcs with a portion of the park being weeb-only and a few events thrown in.
>Amsterdam Comic Con (September 1st & 2nd, Amsterdam NH): a comic con where hopefully half the guests wont cancel again last minute.

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No because noone signed up. for those events means noone cared to join yhem. They just didnt let enough people know. Their management sucks badly. Deshima and bbqis all I went for anyway.
Really compos arent that interesting. But yeah faol management.
Reika and Taeyon are there close friends?

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Can we get pictures of normies reacting/staring at lolitas? I love these images- they're my guilty pleasure. Whether it's online forum posts or irl, please share. Feel free to selfpost and share stories.
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I feel that. My comm's most embarrassing behavior definitely gets the stares.
You sound like a wonderful person.
I'm with you. I hate terfs, feminists, and transtrenders.
Just live your life, people. Stop with the identity politics.
It's ironic you're saying to let people "live their lives" while feeling the need to be against how other people harmlessly choose to live their own lives
>you're saying to let people "live their lives"
I'm saying they should do that for themselves, not that they should let others do it.

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old one is at limit
old thread >>>9917156

I've been thinking of making some sort of google doc as a sticky for this thread, with some basics about skincare/hair/makeup, perhaps with some of the following subjects:
>list of different kinds of products (cleanser, toner, moisturizer/foundation, primer, bb cream) with a short explanation of what it is and what it is useful for
>small list of ingredients to look for/avoid in products
>brands to look for/avoid
>that one powerpoint some gull made about the difference between western and japanese bangs
>some stuff about korean skincare
>prduct sellers to look for/avoid
and anything else I can find.
so please post any useful resources you guys have!
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Do you wear glasses? I recently got oval brushes similar to these and found out that I can leave my glasses on while applying eyeshadow since the bristles are perpendicular to the brush head. Complete game changer.
How do you paint your nails?

The lady in Ulta said I need to use a primer, base coat, polish, then top coat, but that seems like too many layers.

I though a primer and a case coat were the same thing. What's the difference?

Can I put on a base coat then a top coat with no actual polish between them?
Yes, I wear glasses. Thank you anon, I try these type of brushes.
>a primer, base coat, polish, then top coat, but that seems like too many layers
Sounds like the lady needs those sales. Just nailpolish with a top coat is enough in almost all cases, as long as you give your nails a break from time to time.
I don't even do a base coat unless it's a color that's hard to take off since it takes longer to dry, just nail polish and top coat is fine.

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I'm daily and I live in a country with winter lasting atleast a half a year so I have multiple. I have two short coats, two long ones and a cape. One of the long ones can be easily washed (they get dirty easy) and I mainly use the other one in "better" occasions. I would consider how easy do you need the cleaning to be, do you need a warmer one or would a short one do, do you need a collar or spesific material and lastly what's the design you like the most. It's easier to have few, mine are black and pink and it works for most of my wardrobe and the rest of it it's just doesn't .
You mean taobao shops are trying to sell lolita-shaped dresses to people who don't like lolita
Not my style at all, but it's nice to see people trying something different.
I only own one and my criteria were these:

>Must be long
>Must match most of my wardrobe (e.g. not pastel)
>Must have a cape with a hood

I own a proper waterproof, goose-down parka for the particularly nasty days. I live in New England so I need to wear the parka for about half of winter season, and my AaTP coat is for days where it's not snowing/freezing rain. If I lived in the Mid-Atlantic (where I grew up) I'd probably own 3 or 4 brand coats but where I am now, it's not worth it to shell out the $ for outerwear that I can't wear often.
There was a circuitry dress last year from a different Taobao brand and I don't think I've ever seen anybody wear it

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The jacket and cat dress are two separate things anon. Also, is that one of the dresses that was a Haneuli giveaway where she used pics of your pets? If so it’s the first time I’ve seen one. I was wondering how they’d turn out.
>that wig
>those modly cheese tights
3 Holy Lantern coords in less than a week and in the same colorway no less, it's truly the basic bitch dress of lolita at this point.

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Who is planning to go to the International Summer Meet in France?
Also, any items/trends you are hoping for now that the weather is getting better?
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To me everyone that I knew looked exactly the same. Nelly looked better than her twitter profile picture, but that was the only picture I had seen of her prior so I can't judge.
Seconding Noemie's unbelievable gorgeousness. Wes looks a lot better in person, he needs to find a new selfie angle that doesn't give him a 5head. Georgie is exactly like her pics, so perfect she doesnt look real. I think the biggest surprise for me was how TINY Noy is- she can't be over 5ft, it's adorable.
Seeing Chris's pictures with Noy makes you wonder if one is a giant or the other is just tiny.

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/mkg/ - Mobile Kanojo/Kareshi General #9

"Fairy Dead" edition

Last Thread: >>9920234

>The most discussed apps/games are Moe Can Change!, Dream Girlfriend/Nijikano, Dream Boyfriend/Hoshikare, and Animal Boyfriend/Gijin Kareshi, but people are encouraged to introduce new games.
>We generally discuss dress-up/simulator games and smartphone/cellphone apps for waifus or husbandos.
>Occasionally discussed games include Fairy Doll, Potion Maker, Mandrake Girls, Soul Girls, etc.
>To our newfriends: please remove any /mkg/ tags and lurk more to ensure proper etiquette. We might be a dress-up game general, but fairies have declined.

>/mkg/ Tips, Etiquette and Linkdump (spreadsheet of names for MCC, DG, AB, GK and FD):

>English Wiki links:

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S-sorry, I had extra classes today.

Thank you everyone!

Ichiko is even cuter when she dresses up as Sakura! I love the cake ending, good job as always Colors.

Nice idea and execution! A well known character with a well known gimmick.

I have no idea who are you trying to copy, but thank you for submitting something.

Thank you everyone for participating and you're all winners for me, but being realistic >>9972872 won, idk who is the player though.
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A girl and her tentacle monster Lenny.
Parodying a mascot. Dibs to whoever can guess who Note is cosplaying as.
zone pls go
Thank you.

The next theme will be "Summer". That's swimsuits, festivals, sundresses, bug catching,etc... Typical summer tropes.
All the games have had their summer events recently so your boys and girls might already be ready and if not there should be no shortage of items to use.

You have until September 2nd
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>less than 2 weeks away
>Ohio's second best con has no thread
Matsuricon thrad
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So gulls, what are you cosplaying? Anyone interested in a /cgl meetup by any chance?
I’ll be doing some fallout and some BNHA, and I’d be down for a meet up
Lolita who was posting earlier, I'll be wearing my cgl pin on my coords, Friday I'll be cosplaying Sheryl from Macross Frontier using the Metamorphose Sheryl set. Down for a meetup as well!
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Ohayocon last year was quadupled booked. There was a huge wedding, the small business con and the cheerleading nationals going on at the same time.

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Old thread hit bump limit >>9715254

This thread is for ouji and aristocrat (aka "boystyle") discussion. "Boystyle" is shorthand for "boystyle lolita" and refers to the masculine counterparts of lolita and, often, aristocrat fashions. There is a lot of overlap between these styles, and different people use different terms to describe them. So, consider this a thread for those whose style is on the right half of Buttcape's Lolita Family Triangle: http://www.kawacura.com/moripress/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/0dmmLH6-350x350.jpg

>Shopping spreadsheet

>Buttcape-sensei's shopping guide (mentions which brands/shops have men's or custom sizes):

>Blogs for current boystyle releases, news, and info

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same. so frustrating. tired of "brands" that are just for 1 person

google is on crack
why is this the default ouji pose?
I don't think leaning against objects is the default, but the hand extended out is princely as fuck.
Though, it is most definitely overdone.
so um... what brand is it
This thread reminds me of a cosplay pic I say few years ago. A 11/12 year boy dressed in army suit (half pant though) posed in a bed with a dark smile. Does anybody have that pic, if recognize of course?

>His dress was black (or navy blue), half pant, black socks, a nazi-like police cap, he was alone in the picture all four

So Liberty City AC is happening this weekend.
Any gulls gonna be stopping by?
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I went for Lia and the animators support group.
I'm local so only reason I'm came.
Panels are boring, dealer rooms has only 2 booth selling real legal merch. Every other is selling bootleg and taobao clothing. 2 artists from artist alley has good art. Boring panels.
Not worth $60.
I also hate that it's located in the heart of time square. The crowds outside are tourists blocking all the sidewalk and gawking at the cosplayers.
If i was a cosplayer, i would charge the picture taking tourist.
Never returning.
The weebs are mostly underage and obnoxious as fuck. So much squealing and wailing.
How the FUCK has this con been staying afloat?
Was there a sex party at the con?
You missed the Nekopara orgy? It was the best part of the con!
lot of times cons have very little say in scheduling, as the hotels have events all the time. At best the hotel is like, these are the dates we got, pick one. They aren't exactly looking up other con dates to compete directly, unless you're Reedpop and trying to cash in on weeb money.

Also Flamecon and LCCC are two totally different crowds.

Last thread died and we didn't have a new one since a while,let's fix this

Old thread: >>9880689

FAQ (Please Read!):

Taobao Dictionary:

New Store Spreadsheet:

Budgeting Spreadsheet Template:

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Hello seagull? wtf I love you?

pls add to breadsheet arigato taobao breadsheet senpai who is mia and needs to clean up again
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I'm a plus size lolita, what sort of measurements do you have?

Im pear shaped so thankfully my bust and waist are sort of normal which makes dress and blouse shopping more manageable.
But my ass/hips/legs are huge so finding bottoms (tights/pants/shorts/etc) is extremely difficult

My bust is about 96cm, waist about 80cm. I have my first ever taobao brand dress on preorder but Ive seen people larger than me wear it so I think it'll fit. So unfortunately I dont have much experience in actual dresses.

Dear Celine XL blouses almost always fit me. For dresses I'd recommend finding items around your measurements and if it has shirring than it'll probably work out. No shirring options for larger sizes are always risky, I wouldn't recommend
>tfw it just arrived today at the warehouse and it's less than 50$
I hope you'll get the same luck. Go,go and make an amazing cosplay anon!
Just a warning, they're actually tights, I just suck at making collages: https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=563207837050

half top: https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=38612453771
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>tfw finally got your dream dress after checking every day/months of trying and missing 2.taobao listings
>Your shopping service is such a bro that they put it on a mannequin and took photos of the details

It's like shared happiness.

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