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• Lolita
• J-fashion
• Conventions & gatherings
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>Corset and bustier edition
Let's get some love going for most underrated garment and show how truly diverse a skirt can be if coorded properly.
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Never been a huge fan of skirts in lolita except for miniskirts like pic related
I think skirts can be cute, but I always prefer jsks or ops for some reason haha
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I love skirts on other people, but they sit weirdly on me. It makes me sad because they're much more versatile than JSKs and OPs in my opinion.
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How many of you opened instagram today and got fucked in the ass with how many "follow me on VERO!" posts because I've been raging about it all day.

From the rumours going around:
>currently in T&C they can use your posts royalty free
>pay for subscribtion???

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>you can share recommendations for books, places, movies/tv, music, and links on top of photos and videos.
That's it? Sounds like fb which is already connected to Insta. Why the fuck?
Same here. A few cosplayer friends have posted about it. But i'm not doing that thing, honestly. It just seems like some sort of bandwagon for me.
You pay Vero a monthly subscription, not the user. So youd pay 10$ a year or whatever just to be on the app.

I think, while the fee isnt much, it cuts out a lot of people and fans of cosplayers because some people are in school and dont have the means or a way to pay this subscription fee even if its only <$20

The use of your photos, from what ive read, is that you own your photos but by posting them on their app they are free to use them however they want (they being Vero).
To add on to this. If youre going to pay monthly to view cosplayers that you like just give the money to their patreons or something instead and get actual bonus content. I dont personally have a patreon but that would make more sense vs. a paid version of instagram minus the algorithm everyone hates.
half the people I followed mentioned it, all on the same day. Was extremely weird.

The fact it is mobile only lets me know it is most likely a garbage thing.

So how does your boyfriend feel about your love of cosplay/lolita?

Is he fan too or does he give you crap for it?

Happy valentines by the way
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Women don’t care about having men like what they like. Just say whatever comes to your mind, whether you like it or not. If you’re compatible, you’re compatible. If you’re not, you’re not. Never lie about what you like to your girl, that’s a woman’s job, pretending to give a shit.
My bf thinks I'm hot in cosplay and wants to have sex in my costumes but that's not happening since it took months to make and isn't for that. We just went to our first con together though and now he thinks it's a selfish hobby and doesn't like it/me cosplaying in public. Feeling pretty shitty about it this week. Happy Valentines Day.
Dump his ass. But seriously, have you tried bringing up couple cosplay? It's also pretty shitty if he keeps pestering you for cosplay sex even after saying no each time.
Are they really intricate costumes are can you just buy a shitty one to wear for fucking? Like is it just a maid outfit type deal or are we talking really complicated shit?
My boyfriend really likes it and wants to cosplay as well. He even went with me and some friends to one of the cons, had a pretty good time!

I've been taking a break from cosplay/cons for over a year now, but we've talked about both general cosplays and couple cosplays we can do when we decide to get back into it.

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Got a piece your stuck with and don't know how to wear it?
Trying to find a new way to wear an old fave?
Completely lost but not to the point of needing to be spoonfed?

Come on in and post your problematic pieces! All J-fashions welcomed!

Please post your items and make sure you mention your budget, style or weather problems so you get better advice.
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!! Thanks for the link!
What dress is that?
Can someone help me improve this coord I’m planning, also I don’t have the wonder cookie Head bow, so any ideas for a head piece?
Classy preppy. Berets, classic maryjanes, small bows, braids, etc. classy bag such as violin bag or nice leather satchel.

If you wanted to get fancy you could add a colour, probably red or maybe green would be nice.

For accessories, you can't really go wrong with pearls, they work across substyles and even cheaper pearls usually look okay. I think a choker would work nicely with that square neckline. IW makes a few pearl chokers themselves, if you want to keep it brand.

Previous thread: >>9782745
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Nobody bought skirts when they did make them so they've all but stopped
>big tits means you're fat
Fuck off mental midget
I have both and sleep in both.

Again. Its not uncomfortable for me. Only for those who keep saying its uncomfy.
Sorry your tolerance is different.
>I have big tits I'm totally not fat!!! You guys believe me right?!!
I never said I was speaking about myself. You're assuming I'm the other anon. I am not. I see posts from gulls all the time complaining about bust vs fit and bust vs weight. Maybe you should lurk more.

Here you can discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of commissioners and find people who you would like to hire to commission.
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>getting offended at fat comments
whale confirmed
This actually looks good from what I can see. OP pic looks like a fucking disaster though

>hurrrrrrrrr people don't like my hideous wig and it isn't because I don't know how to style them!!! it's lolitas!!! r-right guys?!?!
stop fucking derailing the thread retard. Talk about commissions or fuck off.
lol why don't you talk about commissions then? nice job bumping the thread you care about so much with absolutely no new information

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Confess your sins gulls
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I'm sorry your job is so stressful ):
I buy brand main pieces and everything else from Taobao, and don't feel bad about it.
I think a lot of people do this, I own some brand accessories like socks and head bows but definitely a lot of accessories and shoes I get come from Taobao
Same but my anger is not from my job but from my past as my dad got away with a lot of crime and just generally being shitty to women.

I feel like a lot of people get off easy for the bad things they do.

It makes me feel better to know that I can lay into someone for their bullshit comments. I don't care if they don't stop either. As long as I get to be the one shitting on them because they truly deserve it.
I lie about my measurements all the time, it's such a weird petty thing and I don't really know why I do it. I have a 4cm range for waist and 6cm range for bust, going on the low end when I want to sound thinner, the middle I use when I'm asking about if something will fit me for honest information, and then the higher side is for when I'm selling things so more people will think stuff fits them maybe at to reassure my very nice but plus size friends that I'm not THAT skinny - see I'm above the recommended waist! I'm at that akward point where you fit some old IW/VM/MM but not all so all of the measurements are believable, I have no idea why I fib about it so much.


Its Black History month, post black cosplay
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>thinks that lumpy malformed ass looks better
Girls, please. Do not do this to yourself. Start doing squats and ride a bike.
B-but what if you have no hips whatsoever and looks like a pencil?
Honestly, black girls are naturally predisposed to having big butts/hips more often than other races. They used to get mocked for it back in the 90s and early 2000s, and they were even turned into sideshow freaks in the days of slavery, but now that it's "trendy" to not be flat as a board, every other woman is stuffing themselves with plastic, and jelly racist chicks like to pretend all curvy black women must have fake bodies (like they probably do).
Asians tend to be racist m8

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Wow, hi /cos/ I'm kinda new /here/ been on /co/ and several other boards for 4years now and just decided to give this board a good browsing and it seems like there's a lot of girls here. Is this where all the 4chan women spend their time? Bump if you're a girl.

Post your thoughts of /co/ related cosplay and how come girls might effect women's image in daily life?
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You will find people who like superheroes here, don't you worry.
If someone is talking about Star Wars, it is likely me. I'm a cosplayer in the Star Wars 'area' of cosplayer.
I honestly didn't think cosplay was as Complex as it seems. Post your cosplay? I love Star Wars. I'd want to cosplay as my own oc tho
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It is kind of complex, honestly. Lots of subdivisions, but it's mostly categorized by fandom.

That's my Imperial Officer outfit. Photo is kind of crap but only recently i've got to get proper boots and the blaster to get the outfit complete.
god this thread is so thirsty.

Crossboarders OUT
also disappointed in the gulls who don't sage an obvious bait thread
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Might as well post my favorite pic of all time, honestly, since OP asked for a picture of me. I was at my first big convention (local Comic Con, actually). I pretty much marathon'd the whole thing (3 days going) and this pic is from the second day. This Ladypool was super sweet and even pulled me for this pose, which came out pretty good.

Shameless self posting, yes.

Great work getting the last thread deleted, assholes.

So, who’s hype for the latest guest announcement?
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Why are these so blurry and out of focus? Seems like it's faked to give an "authentic" feeling.

Also there's no particular mention specifically stating the Leighs just some random Viets.
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There's "Emotiongear Entertainment" and "Planet Zero", as underlined respectively. If you Google Emotiongear Entertainment, John's name should pop up a few times, as Emotiongear, or EmoGear, was his company name (and a blog name, iirc) for a while.
nah. why would we drive out 5 hours for a shitshow like matsuri? the only people still going either bought a pass a long time ago or happen to live in the area and cant pass up a local con.
That's pretty much it, as I am a Houstonian myself. Aside from AM's retarded fanboys, the only reason that a few people I know from around here are going is because they can't get a refund for their pass and/or their hotel room, since I know some paid for hotel with debit. There's lots of cosplayers around Houston that have only *JUST* heard of the AM debacle mainly because they're not in the lolita community, and some don't even use social media much at all. These are people I can forgive, and I think that the boycott community should be more forgiving to, as a word of advice.

I think I know and have heard of about a hundred people on my friends list that say this is their absolute last AM for the above reasons, and refuse to spend any extra money that'll go toward the Leighs. And I know even more people who aren't going in the first place, or have just decided not to attend because of the Overwatch and/or Steven Universe voice actors not attending.

For those I know who aren't attending that also bought passes, a good majority of them are holding onto those passes in order to not encourage anyone else to go. Their money is gone, which is unfortunate for them and in general, but at least they're preventing more money from going towards the convention scamming more attendees and guests.



Previous thread died at a sad 3 posts and a month before con. So who's going, what cosplays you have ready or plan to work to the very end?
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is that a brand? idk what that is
Still, having to share a hotel room with 3 other people + full weekend badge which costs the con nothing to give out =/= 100+ hours of work

Yes it's a brand, mostly purses and jewelry were at the booth. Like half of the jewelry was a little normie tho

One moved out of state, another one is the person you're probably describing, but the rest of the people who ran it were at AMKE working in other ventures. But yes, the hotel wouldn't continue allowing Hoshi no Yume to sell their own food/drink. It was either sell the hotel's overpriced and unfitting food, or stop, and they chose to stop.
Hi see a lot of hate towards the new maid cafe. But most of you are so butt hurt about having to pay money you would realize that the maid cafe is way different in comparison to the previous cafe also most people hating on the cafe didn't even attend the cafe. La parfait is an experience as compared to a more lounge type setting. Also la parfait said they where a LLC business which means they pay their maids and butlers and they have to charge money because they have to make profit. I went to two of the sessions because I had so much fun the experience is magical and the maids and butlers are super professional. You can tell they put a ton of effort into putting on the cafe such as their dances where well performed everyone of their staff seemed to be on the same page. Also the new maid cafe is way more organized compared to the old cafe. I really hope they come back next year because they were so good. I also hope most of you are willing to look past the prices to see what they are like yourself.
Meh, the cafe was pretty fucking good tbf, for the price they had i'd go again. went on Saturday which was their busiest day - issues with getting us in and out because they were so busy but that's my only complaint. Staff was chill as hell.
They did a fucking lot too. Drew art on your food, performed cute dances and had really fucking cute girls - food wasn't too bad either. They had a panel too and they were really chill. I'm into it personally but to each their own I guess. Hope they come back.
Lmao you sound so buttmad I’m guessing you or someone you know is in the maid cafe.

To me it was not as organized as the original. The process of getting into the maid cafe was kind of a pain in the ass. As stated above, you had to get a ticket/time slot beforehand and the person working that aspect doesn’t even have a menu to offer people. That alone is fucking stupid okay?
Also only one maid could really dance well. I thought maybe they had a long day and they weren’t synced up because they were tired, but then I saw videos other people took and it seems like they’re never in unison.

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general washing brand thread
>how often do you clean your dresses?
>preferred methods for cleaning brand
>washing stories, have you ever ruined a dress? or received a ruined dress from a bad wash?

how do you gulls wash dresses with red prints? Any tricks to ensure it won't bleed?
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I guess it means that you won't twist the garment for too long when you get rid of soaking water

do you sometimes handwash several pieces of clothing at the same time? is it safe if the fabrics don't bleed? i only do this for solid pieces of the same color (ex: 2 black blouses) to save time
Ah that makes sense, thanks, anon!
I can't really comment on bleeding unfortunately. My wardrobe is almost exclusively light-colour solids and the only things I hand wash in bulk is blouses and they're literally all ivory. I haven't noticed any bleeding for the things I have washed though, if that helps at all.
I machine washed it last night and it's all gone!!
Thank you so much!
Not really washing but more steaming-- how on earth do I get rid of wrinkles on my Holy lantern OP? I'm afraid of fucking up the flocking...

video for pic related: https://www.instagram.com/p/BWXVo2xjD0B/?taken-by=bettie_tokyo
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I have one and while it's good, I don't notice any extreme difference from any other bbb.
I run a straightener through and then it's like... curling the ends under while simultaneously trying to pull them sideways by moving your straightener towards one side of your face. I'm Asian with a Japanese hairdresser who showed me how to do it though, so I don't know how it would go on fine textured hair.

Never been able to quite do it as well with a curling iron.
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Thank you anons! I tired everything, but straightening seemed to be the only thing that worked. I tried to curl my fringe a little, but it just made it flick outwards, is there anyway I can stop it?? (also sorry for shit pic, I recently had a shower)
Are you actually curling your bangs inwards (towards your forehead) with the straighteners? It almost looks like you haven't.

Also maybe invest in a hair roller for your bangs, so that way it's wet set and so stays longer than if you use heat.
Anons lend me your ears.

A couple of years ago I got my hair badly bleached at a salon and I'm still growing out the damage. I've had to cut it back into a pixie so many times I'm feeling pretty sunk cost fallacy about it. Is it worth it just to buzz it off and wear wigs? Have any anons done this? I just want long healthy hair lol.

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Australian Cosplay General

RTX Sydney coming up in early February. Thoughts? Current costumes?
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1) i come on here after ages and you still all carry on like toddlers
2) who cares if she got a boob job? if it makes her happy why the fuck not? dont you have better things to worry about than someones fucking boobs? she looks great, suck it up.
3) shiv is no where near fat, and she looks great in that pic. why even bother? ps- theres this thing called posing. thats why she looks different in both pics.
4) silhouette is old news, stop bringing her up. no one gives a shit. Let her do her thing. If you have an issue with her, tell her.
5) who gives a shit if beke has a sugar daddy or 10? doesnt affect you in any way what so ever. STOP BRINGING IT UP.
6) can you all stop being fucking toxic for like 2 SECONDS??? just post your favorite cosplay or something and be fucking nice to eachother. shit.
welcome to 4chin
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>All these posts offering free hugs and companionship in the Perth comm
Why do people keep posting this? Trying to keep her relevant?

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