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Previous thread >>9585997

What are you getting in the mail?
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>>9630805
Could you link the socks and the two black dresses?
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A bit of a birthday present for myself, I guess. I know it's not much, but it makes me happy.
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>>9652490
i'm more anxious for your mail than my own since the viv westwood look is the same reason i'm considering purchasing them!
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>>9663423
Source on those shoulder... things? You have good taste, anon.
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>>9663900
It's from punkrave! Got it from their ebay store

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Bolero-Top-Schulterstucken-Gothic-Lolita-Burlesk-Feder-Pelz-Flugel-Mode-Punkrave-/282638261312

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R u tired of that Rakan and Xayah hype already? Why is LOL so fuckin popular but LOL thread is always dead? Is LOL community more cancer than Dota2? And other stupid questions in that refreshed brand new league of legends generally shitty thread.
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>>9646678
The Lulu is good, and the Lux is alright but those shoes don't work.
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>>9654857
>flats
>basic white gloves
>curly wig
>completely inaccurate outfit
>lulu is good
are you alright anon?
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On the subject of star guardians, I think this is the only good poppy I've seen so far. Not many seem to get ears right (applies to yordles in general)
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>>9655229
Yeah those ears seem fine. Nothing sticks out about them.
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>>9655229
The proportions on this are pretty good, and it looks well made. She looks cute.

what's a cosplay you've always wanted to do but for one reason or another never did?

I always wanted to cosplay Anarchy panty but was always too self conscious before now to do it. I've lost about 80 lbs this past year and finally feel like I could do it.
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Part of it is the suit, which i feel like i would need commissioned, the other half is just me only really going to cons in the summer and worrying i would boil to death
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>>9660527
That's what you get for dating a normie, should have gone with one of us
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>>9663574
Lose weight, learn to sew, use a custom bodysuit for the body portion of the costume’s skin, then invest in high quality facepaint.
Follow your dreams, anon
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There's a few that come to mind but the one that's been bothering me lately is Lillie. I love both of her designs but I'm too dark skinned to suit her at all. I'm better off cosplaying Mallow desu.
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>>9662603
We have very similar taste. Nice.

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This Saturday will be the second year I cosplay Bismarck with my friend as Prinz Eugen at our local Oktoberfest.

I was just wondering if any other people cosplay publically outside of boring convention centers.

Last year I had a warm reception at the event and they even let us in free even though it wasn't "traditional" attire. I was initially concerned people may be offended by the time period of the cosplay but was pleasantly surprised it was for naught.
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>>9663652
are you german? because I srsly cannot imagine any german would cosplay at the Oktoberfest.
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>>9663757
I am not in Munich, Germany. I am in the great US of A.

We got a little thing called freedom of expression in that regard here. :) But yeah, lets not make this a politics discussion.
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>>9663804
Germans also have freedom of expression, anon.
>typical dumbass americuck
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>>9663810
I don't think they like you wearing swasticas in public. Seriously, don't degrade this thread with insults please.
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Post pics

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How do I find people to go to cons with? Want to go to a con later this month but nofriends.
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>>9656783
>>9656789
MCM London - is there a CGL meetup? I'd want to walk around the con with people rather than go to some location halfway through and somehow drag people away from the meetup to explore the con.
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Is there a reason you have no friends?
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>>9656780
Make friends at the conventions, ya silly goose.
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Not op, but I'm both an asspie loner who watches anime and rock and roll loving football jock. Would I fit in and make friends at cons?
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>>9656780
You don't people will skip you like you skip the kripp

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Do you have any particular quirks or "autisms" when it comes to your cosplay or your coords?
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Period-styled cosplay which look nothing like period outfits. There are so many god damned resources out there today to learn about historical clothing, fabrics, construction techniques, etc. You've got no excuse.
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>>9662700
this one speaks to me
I dont mind so much my body but I prefer it if the character is fully clothed or wears some kind of gender neutral attire
I just don't want my friends or someone that knows me to see me
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>>9663407
Cool. Well, then I'm just here to confirm everyone's neuroses. Yes, people do see what you look like. Yes, people are judging. Stop the shit.
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I really don't know how to react when normies and weebs call my clothing style "anime" or "lolita", so I always kind of... freeze up? Pic related is what I usually wear.
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>>9663798
Honestly, I always thought Liz Lisa, Ank Rouge, Axes femme, and the like were more "animey" than lolita and some other j-fashions, because they actually look like they'd be drawn correctly in anime.

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>>9657901
God I love those shoes.
I'd dial it down on the gold accessories, comes off as a little gaudy, the necklace is fine though.
As for a hair accessory, I think maybe some small wine colored roses with pearl links to the side? The ivory/white of the pearls would bring together the lighter colors in the dress

Or hell, if you really wanna keep with the gold theme, maybe even a gold leaf barrette, the leaves would fit with the winery theme
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Thinking of purchasing this dress from Boz, but I'm blanking on blouses it would look good with so I could vary it up. I'll probably have it with a corset 99% of the time as I hate high waist. I can see an off the shoulders blouse looking great with it, maybe a square neck with hime sleeves and it would be a good warm day gothic dress with a jacket on top and blouseless (and that's how Boz coorded it). But...with how awkwardly high the top part is I can't think of a more traditional collar blouse would look alright. I'm probably just not thinking outside the box enough.
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>>9658347
High collar blouses.
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>>9658347
moment i saw this i thought of an over the shoulder blouse, I think it's a safe bet
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>>9663676
why only prints, anon? that's a tough shade of lav/dusty pink so I'd go solid white main with shoes matching the shawl color and fluffy white earmuffs.
alternatively, you could find a classic floral print that either matches or compliments that warm color. creamy pearl accessories to bring out the buttons.
classic, or classic sweet may be the best way to go, especially if the fur trim is a more warm off-white irl.

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No circle lense general so here goes,

Is it really believable that circle lenses can last 1 year meanwhile other contacts lasts a month or 3 months tops? especially when used 3-4 times a week?

I've been wearing mine for 6 months now and have my eyes are a bit sore after wearing (though to be fair I had eyelid tape on and my hair was touching my eyes a bit and that caused irritation, first time it happened).

Should I start replacing these now? I mean, it's not like I took perfect care of them so maybe they really won't last the full year.
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>>9661563
Most people are 8.6, but don't get them if you don't know
Best case scenario you get a headache
Worst case scenario you fuck up your vision
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I got told from a friend it's a bad idea to buy lenses on Amazon because they supposedly will have microtears in them or any other defects. Is that true?
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>>9662007
A lot of things on Amazon are reselling AliExpress stuff. That stuff doesn't go through any QA process at all, so if there's defects they don't care
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>>9645039
i'm really late but my experience with ohmykitty4u was pretty good actually. the color is nice and the lenses feel really comfortable in my eyes
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>>9652449
Thank you! Will take a look. I actually don’t really dress j-fashion anymore and never really got into cosplay so no enlargement might be better for once. I just priced normal colored lenses and talked with my eye doctor. These are prettier and cheaper still. I will probably get some everyday clear from her and order a couple circle lens pairs for days I wanna feel a little cuter and add something fun.
Do you have very sensitive eyes? How comfy were they? (You got them in silicone hydrogel? I’m not sure if that style comes in any other material.). I always liked Acuvue Oasys best and that’s the material they’re made from so I’m hoping these will be more comfortable than other circle lenses.

Old thread >>9611175

It's Halloween season. Is your Comm doing a big Halloween meetup?
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>>9663145
I'm driving in morning of because boo paying for hotels, but if be happy to hang out at the event out after it :) no drinks for me though cause I'm the driver ); I'll be wearing a black/grey indie gothic border print, coffin bag, black chiffon blouse, and probably looking sleepy haha
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>>9663039
Depends on where you live. When I lived there I was by the coast, and all the meets were too far. They're a lot in up towards DtLA, Pasadena. They were largely in Riverside and Long Beach when I lived there.
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>>9663039
No. Good luck making friends here. Everyone is super cliquey and e-fame hungry.
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>>9663039
Active comms in SoCal
>LA LOLITAS
>Orange County Lolita Community
>LA-Lolitas (secret Chinese language comm)
>San Diego Frill Society

Inactive comms in SoCal
>Beach cities
>Inland empire
>Southern California

My favorite comms are San Diego and Orange County because they're a nice medium size and inclusive so it's easy to make friends. I don't particular care for the LA comm because it's so well established and everyone just hangs out with their own friends. Nobody is rude per se, just unfriendly.
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>>9663270
Great, I'll keep an eye out for you, then! I'll be wearing the 3F Bloody set with a black velvet Roland, probably also looking sleepy/beat up from hiking all day tomorrow.

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How are you preparing for the Halloween season, /cgl/?
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>>9650512

Godspeed anon.
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>>9650512
Hey! I met my bf on /r9k/ 3 years ago at 23! Within leess then a year I flew out to visit him for a couple weeks, then he bused down to visit me, and then he surprised me by moving down to my state to be together.

Soon he and I graduate college and we are looking to move abroad to Japan like the weebs we are. We never want children and we are always happy to be with each other.
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Buying whiskey to drink alone
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>>9644028
11/10 film
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I'm spending the day as a non-sexy red riding hood. While bf will be in a biker jacket and wolf mask .

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Just about 2 months out from Con+Alt+Delete. Who hype?

When : Dec 15th-17th
Where : Hyatt Regency O'hare, Rosemont, IL
Why : Anime and general nerd culture

Also a discord for CAD / Midwest cons if anyone is interested : https://discord.gg/Esp4vRR we nice people here.
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is btssb/aatp the only brand in the fashion show, or are there going to be indie brands too?
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Guys alice and the pirates has sent a designer, I'm so happy!!!

- Kumiko Uehara; BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT Designer
- elle; ALICE and the PIRATES Designer
- Haru; Main Store Manager & Model
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Finally I can wear AATP
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Seems pretty stupid that no events have been announced except lolita.
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>>9662640
Nice, I’m pretty excited for the Lolita events then

With 2017 season coming to an end. What did we all learn?
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>>9657074
Even mediocre hacks can get a job at Marvel
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>>9662936
Judy Stephens?
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can i get some of those UPSKIRT shot cameras senpai
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>>9657074
That 2017 was the year that any shitty washed up cosplayer can pick up a camera and start charging 20 dollars a session at cons. I remember one was charging 3 dollars for a 15 minute shoot. AND THE FIRST 15 MINUTES WERE FREE.
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>>9663238
dafuq

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>tfw all the accessories for my backup Halloween coord arrived but the main dress and wig haven't

I think I'm cursed when it comes to having something ready for Halloween. It always goes wrong and now I've got three dresses ordered and none of them are ready to ship.
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>>9662107
Sweet, thanks Anon. Gonna risk it, worst case scenario is that I don't get the dress, and it isn't on any of the JP/EN secondhand sites currently anyway.

>>9662342
I found the Chinese name for the print and Googled it, and that happened to bring up a 2.taobao page with a search bar. Not sure how that worked. Can't link it directly, either, because the direct link leads to an error page, so I have to do a new google search whenever I want to return to it. Sorry Anon.
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Don't take a chance on diamond honey. All of the socks I ordered have transfer from them trying to fold them up before they were dry, and the purse I bought has damaged lining.
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>>9662984
Yikes thanks for the warning, I had been thinking of ordering those red socks too
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>>9662984
I was just about to order the fucking same ones TODAY
Thanks anon, THANKS

So say I were making this prop out of a hollow acrylic shell, supported by a wooden dowel. Say also I were lighting it internally with fifteen feet of LED strip. How do you think I could most effectively arrange the LEDs inside the blade to create the intended effect of this weapon?
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Here's a better picture of the intended glow from in-game.
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>What is help thread?

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What are some good anime/manga about jfashion? Any that embody gyaru, mori, visual kei, lolita, etc?

These threads always seem to die so I'm going to pose some other questions with this:

> Anime/manga you love that no one else knows about?
> Is there a specific anime/manga you're sick of being referred to as 'fashionable' or 'inspiration'?
> What jfashion would you like to see more?
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>>9662545
I'm 26 it sounds interesting but I don't think I want to read this at all from the way you guys describe it
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>>9662802
You're better off anon.
Spoiler: she just burns all of her lolita stuff at the end because she can't help but feel "too old" ,"embarassing" and pressured to leave (she hears her colleagues going on about a 30yo idol being "too old",flabby,... to be an idol and wear cute things, a young lolita says it's important to know when to quit,her lolitafriend jokes about maybe quitting,...)
At the end you can see her in "normal" clothes,looking in an evasive way,with a slight smile, at a burando shop window she's passing by.
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This is an image someone once posted on /cgl/
It's about a punk band and a lolita but it's an untranslated novel apparently.
Machiko from Rocking Horse Ballerina by Kenji Ohtsuki 2004
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Anything mori related? I only know of Honey&Clover
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>>9660540
Hmm, a little sad to read, but now I fee a little happy I'm not japanese and being alt in the west is way more accepted until granny age.
Though, I've been thinking so many times I'll switch to classic or gothic one I get 30. Now I wonder if I can wear sweet longer than that.



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