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Does anyone have a pictures of Malco Modes Jennifer being worn with lolita? I've heard so many controversial opinions on those. Especially interested in modified pettis with top tier removed.
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I own one and it's basically one of those child crinolines that are being sold in bridal stores. Just right size for lolita skirt lol. Although, I've never been wearing it outside the house. It just feels like something too hard to keep in place when I decide to sit down or move in any way. You kinda have to fold it with your hands so people won't see your undies, that feels ridiculous. Petticoats seem just easier to wear despite the heat.
Can anyone review the Classical Puppets winter petticoats? How is the quality, poof, and warmth?
I live in a fucking freezer, so it seems right up my alley.
I got a hoop skirt last year, put it on and practically cried because the shape looked so odd. Then I realised the hoops are adjustable, so I can make them smaller or bigger for different levels of poof and change the size ratios to look more a line or bell shaped.
Definitely worth checking if you can do that with yours because it looks dreadful here.
Well like I said I don't have a Petti on top of it here so yeah the shapes weird but the poof is better than most of the average go to pettis you can get these days.
Why would you put a hoop skirt without something to soften the hoops under a dress that’s as light weight as the one in the picture? I have three different lengths of the skirts and have a proper covering to go ontop of them for when o use lighter material dresses so this doesn’t happen. I get the point you’re trying to show, and I’m sure people will find value in it, but try and make it more presentable then you did. Even dropping the waist a bit to better flair out the bottom would improve this soo much.

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Not applicable if I want to be. I don't give a fuck if it's real or not, as long as it looks good. That's why make-up is a thing.
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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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Meet up WHEN
Ayo Philly where u at

What is the cancer that is slowly killing cosplay as it used to be? What annoys you most in recent developments?

Is it “sexy” cosplays?
Patreon? Instagram?
Bought costumes or certain series?
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I agree entirely, I think shoots that tell a story tend to carry so much more emotion. It takes the cosplay just that step further from just wearing a costume, to actually embodying the character. I was lucky enough to meet a photog who has the same interest, but outside that, conceptual photographers just seem so rare.

Maybe just straight up tell them you’re more interested in conceptual photography than glamour shots? I think having examples from other photographers would really help. I know you mentioned checking out the source material, but I think coming prepared with specific shots that you feel carry the emotion you want to communicate.

I’m in a similar boat as you haha. I actually started drawing out a storyboard of my dream shoot. Sometimes you gotta to the absolute most to get your point across.
I think all the soyboys and non hetero cosplayers are killing this community. They all act so flamboyant and fabulous that that it distracts con goers from my gf and I in our couples cosplay. Like we put a lot of time and effort into finding the right cosplay and spend tons of money on them just to have some soysucker in a shitty homemade maid outfit steal out thunder. They also attract unwanted attention from Christians. Cosplay and anime would be better received in god's eyes if it weren't for these cancers.
Literally nobody says this
>If the men weren’t paying, women would have no incentive to be costhots.

women still love to show off their bodies even if no one is paying them

just look at instagram or other social media

or just go outside
Even in our rinky dink cons in my country, women are like that. I guess >>9788283 is a thot in denial.

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Should I even go to cons if I have no friends?
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>rambling to countless people
basically me at the last con I went to, except I was drunk
teach me master
Yes. Cons were where I got friends.

Just don't be an asshole.
Honestly, it's not hard to make friends at cons, at least at the smaller cons, in the big ones everyone seems to be in their own groups and not very social with people outside of them.
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It's might seem shitty, but cons are funner when you are alone. Depending on which one you're participating and how many events there are, you'll want to go at your own space to enjoy all the shit there, and you won't have to skip some fun shit because your friends want to do other stuff instead

The best way to do cons when you got buds is to separate yourselves for shit you want to do, and come together for events you all want to see with each others. Also going to eat together and talking it out is the funnest shit, especially if there's no event nobody wants to see at the moment

Imagine if you had to wait several hours just because your friends wanted to get some autographs. You'd waste some serious precious time just because you didn't want to be alone and enjoy lots of other shit

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Pick one cosplay you want to make for each color
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Tried it out. Yellow and green was really hard (guess gold is close enough to yellow)
Was a bit surprised that I had something for orange
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Put this together when this got popular on insta a while back, but they're all still pretty valid goals. Working on Bakugou now.

Haven't had one in a while
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This is a good comparison for why crushed velour just doesn't work.
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Any older persona or smt?
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I never post on here at all so mods if this isn't allowed do what you gotta do but

I'm looking for this specific twitter cosplayer I can't remember her name.

>She has blonde short hair sometimes its blue
>Has photoshoots for sale
>She is chubby/bbw
>wears glasses

I know that's an awful description but can anyone help me out?

pic unrelated but would make a cool Brutal Legend cosplay
what are some of her cosplays

Who’s all going? What are your plans? Who do you plan on cosplaying?
Maybe all weekend.
Looking at the Facebook group for Anime Crossroads I don’t know if I want to do any cons in this fucking state
Already got my VIP badge the day they went live and VIP block room booked. It's my home con and I was one of the original kickstarter backers.

Debating submitting a Lolita panel, I've already got some girls from the Indiana comm willing to present with me.
Planning to get a weekend badge.

Have you guys noticed a drop in your reach lately?
How are you managing it?
How do you think cosplayers need to evolve to stay relevant?
What's your social media platform of choice?
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If there aint, just wait 5-10 years, and there will be.
At this point wouldn’t it be better to just post your cosplay stuff on your personal Facebook account? The only reason I could see people using pages is not wanting their normie friends to see their cosplay stuff or not wanting to see their convention friends to see their personal stuff.
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Did anyone else see the OP image and think it was a joke at first?
I don't know what it is, I guess it's the fact that Nigri is on that image, you know. Like, what the fuck does she have to be worried about? She has enough betas throwing money at her to be safe, imo
It's been going on for quite a while. Six months ago, Facebook cosplay page I was an admin in had 250k followers and there are times when some posts would literally only have 500 reach, it was absurd. It usually averages at 2k~5k so it was shocking to see it go that low.
Nah decent women don't like me so why bother. I get plenty of human interaction through my friends.

Cause we deserve it
only if you weigh less than 130 lbs
ice cold
well played

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show us what you're working on
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It's Cinema 4D, I think you could do this in blender, 3dsmax, maya etc though.

I'll take this selected panel out, print it separately, and manually drape or vacuum-form some thin thermoforming plastic over it. The main(3d printed) model will have a gap in its place, with flanges along the edges, so I'll just trim the heat-formed piece and glue it on the outside. Finish will be either one-way mirror film or a careful airbrush dusting of metallics(which works in some lights for a one-way mirror).
That's what I was thinking too, goodluck!
If youre patient, try sponge and latex: get a foam sheet very wet wit liquid latex, extend it and let it dry overnight. The resulting foam will be tacky and can be shaped in a lot of ways, so try texturing different parts of Goji's skin, glue them to the base body, and paint over with more latex.
I just finished doing this handsome man, will do some foam muscles, green skinsuit and brown leotard over the next few months.
>foam muscles
That's not the solution you're looking for

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Post 'horror' stories of your bad experiences at cons, meet ups, the reactions of the public, your friends first finding of lolita ect. Even the stories you've heard from friends count

I'll start
>Be me
>Be 15
>After about 2 years of being interested in lolita, I find out that there's a local comm
>OwO whats this
>There's a meet up happening soon
>Within the group, pretty much everyone is 30-40 years old, there's a sissy, one tard, and everyone is either ita, or mediocre at best, about 2 good coords
>One of them is in clown ouji
>I later realise some of these people being posted on the ita thread, or being made fun of on Cof
>Meet up commences
>We're in a cathedral

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inb4 he licc the panty
I think this is fake, but continue.
Is there even a good response to this? I am considering saying "Actually, I'm asexual" but I am not sure that will have the effect I want.
No I go to town quite a bit but this was the only time an actual old man ever hit on me, maybe because I’m usually not by myself
You can always just ask them.

I love being snarky to people I don't know who think they need to ask me questions.

I live in a pretty safe area tho.

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Can someone help me recreate the mensis cage? (helmet in pic for people that don't know) I need help with what materials I should use to make it.
Try foam or thin plywood. Anything heavy is going to wreck your neck and shoulders.
just use craft or eva foam
also >>9768736
Eva foam and wire for the structure

Have you ever been dealing with harrasment in community/at the cons/meetups? Share your stories and advices, how to avoid nasty while staying in hobby.
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Dude.. Why are so many gulls bad at reading?
Honestly though, if someone isn't bathing regularly, there's a lot more going on. They probably grew up with some kind of neglect.

I know I did. I'm all kinds of fucked up socially and I only shower every other day.
OP is here, actually I meant being molested by a comm member.
Maybe you should have pointed that out right away, "harassment" isn't necessarily sexual.
I don't think this happens often but if someone harassed you sexually you should absolutely take it up to the mods so they can ban the person who did it, possibly even involve the police if needed.
It's OT but I used to be the same way when I'm heavily depressed and couldn't bother taking care of myself for weeks. Lolita actually helped me getting some kind of self-hygiene schedule because I wanted to do it justice and look at least groomed when wearing such beautiful dresses. Other than that, how do you have the energy to dress up, drive to a meetup and be social but taking a shower is too much? I'd be way too anxious for that and would just flake out last minute.

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