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Walmart has mirrors like that, if you can’t find the color you want then grab a can of spray paint. Make sure to tape the mirror part and cover it before painting around it.

I have a sale pile as well, I was happy to have everything in one place but its an eyesore.
Has anyone experienced using tablecloths to cover ugly dorm desks before, when that same desk is also where you eat most of your meals and do most of your studying? I think it'd make my room look much nicer but I'm worried it'd get dirty fast, since I keep a lot of other stuff on my desk and would have to remove all the books, computer, lamp, penholder, etc every time I wanted to change the cloth.
Easy, buy a cute placemat for when you eat so it doesn't get dirty. Launder regularly.
I feel dumb for not thinking of that.

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Can you honestly say you have made good friends, at least one, since you got into this hobby?
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Have been in the hobby about 8 years, still have no friends that are into cosplay. I tried to make friends with a girl from uni that seemed very into cosplay and also cosplayed from League of Legends. She ghosted me after one conversation. She seemed genuinely friendly until we exchanged social media. I cant help but think she became uninterested because of my meager following while she had over 100K followers on instagram.
you know, they did lesbian-porn once
Are female friendships really all that different than male friendship? I've been friends with my buddies for like 10+ years now. What gives?
the majority of female friendships i've had haven't been actual friendships, just... acquaintanceships? i think i've only made 1 or 2 legitimate female friends in my life, and that was only because of lolita. otherwise we're just acquaintances who compliment each other on social media.

meanwhile my bf has had the same friends since middle school. idk, maybe? i was also a recluse until now so it might just be me
>I unironically hate men and most other women
butt y doe?

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Entry gallery is up so lets retoast and discuss some outfits
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Anzu isn't naturally skelly. I think she just lost a lot weight and maintains it well now. Here's a pic of her
>maintains it well
With bulimia and restriction.
I hope they don't pick her, I had her friended on facebook for a while and she is absolutely batshit fucking nuts.
It's very clowny but there is no child or ageplayer that would ever wear this, you guys have got to stop using this criticism for everything, it literally just looks like decora.
I hope this girl wins,
They’ve already picked the finalists.
See >>9715708
she only consumes junk food
had some root canals done a while ago and goes to therapy

Is there a place to buy used Cosplay outfits? Do any cosplayers sell them on their websites?

Asking for a friend.
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I usually keep them for sentimental value
same, I only do like 1-2 cosplays a year tops so it's not like I have a huge backlog of costumes
I have one I can sell you, anon. Third hand. Lightly soiled. Don't put it under a blacklight.
Cosplayers fall into one of three categories.
A: Strong desire to make their own costumes
B: Don't care about making it but want quality
C: Just want to buy a costume regardless of quality
Column B will likely be looking for someone to commission from and custom-make them a quality costume. Column C will be buying cheap, custom-sized costumes off of Amazon or eBay or Cosfu or wherever.
Like there's no reason for anybody to "risk" buying a costume that has good photos and is shit in person, or is the wrong size, or is misrepresented, etc, etc off of eBay or wherever else.
>obviously somebody else wants it
Except that's not totally obvious at all for the stated above reasons?
Do YOU know anybody that would buy a Ryuko Matoi costume sized for somebody 6' 0", pear-shaped, and about 230 pounds?
Admit it, you want to jerk off with/on them.

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Keep it /cgl/-related! Cosplay or J-fashion like Lolita/Brolita, Aristocrat, Nanchatte, etc.!

Previous thread got deleted due to all its off-topic shitposting. Let's not do this anymore.

ITT you may post:
- Usefull guides that can be applied to crossplaying/crossdressing
- Questions, help, sharing advice to improve your appearance to pass temporary as the opposite gender (Male -> Female, Female -> Male)
- pictures of crossplay/crossdressing coords, selfposts
- personal experience/stories regarding crossplay/crossdressing

NOT allowed:
- Anything in sexual context/fetish stuff
- Anything related to gender transition like hormones, operation etc.; >>>/lgbt/ might be the better place for this
- Casual crossdressing without any /cgl/-context

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>that poster at the background
my nigga
Just be the faggot that you are and wear the makeup. Stop being so terrified and self conscious. If someone notices just play it cool.
It's weird to me that 4ch is known for being anti-SJW and yet there are a bunch of closet faggots here too afraid to be seen in public with a small amount of makeup on their face.
New thread: >>9717188
You look really good ;)

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What drives a person to do this, especially when you're so well known and admired in the community?

Share your scammer horror stories, warning signs when buying a commission, and who to avoid.
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This is actually the cosplay help and advice group. Not a commission group.

So many of the posts are cringey and entertaining (like simple stuff that Google could tell you right away), but I try to give help when I can
Sorry let me reword it, people have been cancelling their orders because the deadlines aren't being reached or not getting any communication on the progress of them.
She deserves it for playing a shit game in first place
Oh okay! I thought that was the case afterwords when I reread your post.
Still unfortunate, it’s sucks to know I wasn’t that only one who she kind of dicked
Priscilla is a man. that's why they tagged drag queens.

>tfw you want to wear cute J-fashion but you're not a long-limbed slim teenage girl who can pull it off
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I feel this, though i am too short and curvy...

Luckily i only care about nanchatte and its not hard to pull off.

Weight loss isnt in my vision anymore since generic diet and exercise combos (undereating, overeating, correct eating, all with (usually excessive) exercise) dont work for me.. im not going to make it a goal.

O well.. just work around it. Thats the beauty of fashion.
This would likely be a feel for the feels thread.
But it doesn't make me feel good because I don't think I look cute in the clothes, I just wish I did.
He's better at it than you

Characters that are impossible to cosplay well
(It would take impossible thighs to manage Chun Li)
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>/cgl/ defending enji

What has happened
>your wrists will never be thicker than your neck
Why even live?
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This is fuckin Kasumi from DoA, not Chun Li.
That's cool but I think it still demonstrates the concept pretty well
She's nicely proportioned but nowhere near the tree trunk thighs that Chun Li has.

Old thread hit image cap and is almost at bump limit >>9460968

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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I almost commented on it critiquing it, but didn't... The garters absolutely ruin it for me I'm afraid. The bare skin isn't a good look, it doesn't balance out the solid black blouse enough.
i know you from Discord and various other platforms and i feel like i should tell you that likes aren't everything. every time you post to CoF, you ask people in the Discord why you didn't get likes and it's a little concerning. maybe take a step back from CoF because all it seems to be doing is making you sad that you aren't getting the likes you want. it's natural to want validation but doing something that disappoints you over and over isn't good for you.

>t. genuinely concerned acquaintance

as for the outfit, i think black tights (patterned or solid) would be better than all of the interesting legwear you have on right now. the garters are a little too menhera-esque. your posing is getting better but it still looks a little forced; instead of overly posed photos, focus on standing up straight and having good posture. i think it'll help a lot.
i dont think this is awful, but need to change everything on legs other than shorts.
I would ditch the garters and get some different shoes, like booties. I also dont think the wig is very flattering cut.
image cap hit. new thread: >>9715254

Post nice soft lolita coords
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what's your point?

>>9714805 is not correct, people used it as a term to describe a way of dressing. And telling them >>9714818 means nothing, since they are just stating that this was a term the comm. used to use here >>9714195.

No one is stopping you from calling it something else (it is a dumb name) but don't try to dispute facts.
Who is using it?
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>à la mode
>fashionable; in the US it also describes a dessert with ice cream (as in "apple pie à la mode") or, in some US regions, with cheese. In French, it mainly means "fashionable", "trendy", but is occasionally a culinary term usually meaning something cooked with carrots and onions (as in bœuf à la mode). It can also mean "in the style or manner [of]"[57] (as in tripes à la mode de Caen), and in this acceptation is similar to the shorter expression "à la".

I'd hate to jump on the ageplay meme, but soft lolita is not something I can exactly broadcast to my coworkers without invoking weird images. So I'll just keep saying vintage inspired until someone less dead in the brain and as influential comes up with a different name.
Maybe because it doesn't have the agaplay connotation to her surroundings and she spends half her life promoting lolita

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Old thread: >>9686066

>Please read the FAQ (always updating)
>Taobao/Alibaba services (broken link)
>Artist Spreadsheet
>How to order from Vograce (now with video on how to set up files)
>Convention List (WIP)
>IP taketowns (based on artists contribution, may or may not have been a one time thing, use as a guideline)

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Artist spotted lol.
Not everyone that disagrees with you is a selfposter
salty casual spotted, stop using facebook groups and posting here you fucking idiot, literally no one fucking cares
They got me at the worst time.
Anyone know if two artists need 4 each or 4 total??

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How do I make Pierre's frog costume? I never cosplayed before and I wanna wear his costume for my next convention. Anyone have any tips?

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Last: http://boards.4chan.org/cgl/thread/9432788/
And discuss why Közi was the best Mizer.
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So Kaya performed Malice Mizer's Bel Air.
Can't post the link to instagram with the short video here due to spam, but you can probably find it easily.
holy shit, this is amazing.
Weird that after 5 years of not being in the USA they come back not even a year after Afest. Not complaining though, I'm going to see them for sure.
fresh princess of bel air
>image limit reached

Is anybody attending? Also I didn't knew Shuji was a MM roadie.

I hope senpai DOESNT notice me today
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Before feminism you could have just been a housewife.

You wouldn't have to worry about anything and your husband would be able to buy whatever you want, in reason.

Instead now you have to pretend to be a man, and compete in free market capitalism.
go back to /pol/r9k/

Dude take your meds. Meds are not the panacea but they're safer than they have been before and will help you function better. I'd advise psych/doctor shopping just because from experience some psychs care a lot and some... don't. But the right people and the right meds really help.
>implying I'm capable of basic self-care, let alone taking care of a house and children
>implying most households had no worries and the surplus money to buy whatever they wanted
>implying most working class women weren't forced to compete in free-market capitalism anyway doing at-home labour for a pittance to supplement the family income without labour laws or a minimum wage
>implying an autismo would have the tact, sensitivity and the ability to read the emotions and pre-empt the demands of a taciturn husband required to not end up as one of the "surplus women" unmarried until the day she died
I'll take my chances, robot.
Well judging from feels thread 90% of people here have mental health issues anyway, so would those discords really be that different?

This is going to be a busy thread. Old thread >>9698060
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>Black Dress
>Purple cardigan
>Pink bag
Each to their own I guess
When you have tons of accessories and a wig on, you need some make up to balance things out. Looks so unfinished. Won't even comment in the vacuum and apron...
New thread
this is fantastic

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