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Share pics of horrible or insane shooped pics.

What are you thoughts on excessive photoshop in cosplay and/or lolita? Is it fine because it's part of the "art" or is it unrealistic and uncanny?
Have you ever met an excessive photoshopper in person?
Would finding out your favorite cosplayer/lolita used a lot of photoshop impact your view on them?
How much editing do you do to your photos?
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>>9595727
...yes you can. It looks ridiculous when you make it look ridiculous.
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>>9594216
It's good shoop but it's also a huge lie. She looks good in her right picture (just a little more fat around her waist) but it's so tempting to shoop yourself to hell and back.
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>>9603567
Looking at her parents, they're not hispanic at all. She's half Japanese on her mom's side, and her dad is Irish or something.
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>>9603571
>wanting to look like a book is growing out of the middle of your face
>wanting to look like you're 40 when you're barely 20
kek, nice joke anon
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>>9603661
wow you really want people to fight

just another day on /cgl/

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
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j7sg2_7CvXUeIgZGGSLvJ9lUUuSVXhW8FlWWFwiv1Yk/edit?usp=docslist_api

>Buttcape-sensei's shopping guide (mentions which brands/shops have men's or custom sizes):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=12fA-VA2PkRctKPlYFsT3GnIba-Ytdt-RArDfLw0Bba4

>Blogs for current boystyle releases, news, and info
palaceofprincesupdates.tumblr.com
ouji-armoire.tumblr.com
buttcape[.]blogspot[.]com


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(stuff from the end of last thread.)

AatP's new cafe themed release: >>9591668

KERA continues to celebrate ouji on its online platform. street snap dump begins: >>9587858

>>9595905 asked for essential wardrobe items for capsule wardrobe. advice. inspo dump begins: >>9597005

>>9597384 asked for short hair inspo. dump begins: >>9600668
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I was able to snag a Peace Now cape on Closetchild, so I'm looking forward to it coming in the mail. But it feels like I collect more random things instead of purchasing full sets to make a fully coordinated outfit.
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>>9602566
I do this and it's kind of a problem.
I'm trying to save up and do one big closet child haul that'll fill some gaps in my wardrobe. There's actually a bunch of algonquins blouses on there that I'm feeling right now.
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>>9602566
I fucking love capes.
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>>9602566
same. i have too many blouses, not enough vests, and only one decent pair of shoes. not enough headwear either. but blouses, longsleeved blouses, yeah i got em all senpai

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Obligatory-
Who is going, what are you cosplaying as, did you book a room in time? [I didn't! :(]

Want to do a photo shoot meet-up, meet-up in general, or just weeb out together?

Let's chat it up!!~
Only 4 days left if you're an early bird like me!
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Did the LMC concert and signings at least go well?
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>>9603570
>Did the LMC concert and signings at least go well?

The concert rocked. Can confirm what some people said about spitting, albeit the only audience members who actually would've gotten wet would've been when Maya flung water out into the audience (and then later tossed them the empty bottle as well).
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>>9603528
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My friend tweeted about someone like publicly masturbating? and/or a guy showing their literal ass?

I was gonna fly out of state for this con, so glad I didn't, it sounds like it was an absolute shit show
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>>9603589
I got hit with spit.

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Last thread is saging >>9580366

If you have an IW dream dress, don't forget to complete their resale questionnaire! They will stop accepting responses soon: http://innocent-w.jp/onlineshop/en/17_8_7questionnaire%20about%20resale.html
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>>9603179
>You're cute

If I see it, I will email you! Good luck
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>>9602285
Angelica!!!

http://buyee.jp/item/yahoo/auction/p566438219
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Looking for granny smith vest in any color
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>>9603562
No, I meant to comment to ask the seller if they can buy it. Sorry should have been more specific.
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found a couple of honey cakes on 2taobao:

yellow OP:
https://2.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=2007.1000337.16.4.80194d2ENrx0v&id=553260286705

pink jsk:
https://2.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=2007.1000337.16.4.80194d2ENrx0v&id=546912922726

mint jsk:
https://2.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=2007.1000337.16.4.80194d2zkir0O&id=554104121391

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Old thread >>9479795

>Keep it /cgl/ related.
>All J-fash styles (lolita, mori, otome, gyaru, deco, etc.) are welcome!
>Please provide your best photos.
>Artists: it's not a bad idea to just sign your work.
>Selfposters: When giving credit, it's a good idea to refer to the art as a freebie, NOT fanart.
>Artists and Selfposters: Commissions for money are welcomed, but negotiate the terms in private.
>Helpful critique is acceptable, insults and taunts are not.
>Have fun!
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I'm in the mood to draw some coords... anyone wanna post theirs before the thread dies?
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>>9602497
If you don't mind this coord is pretty recent, I know the parasol doesn't match but it was about to rain
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>>9592031
I hope you're still here, witch-anon
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>>9549807
tout spooky
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>>9598546
yo thanks

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>http://en.play.toreba.net/

Hoping this is /cgl/ related because it's a Japanese crane game app where you can get anime & game merch, plushies, and Japanese household items.

Any other players or former Toreba addicts?
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>>9601515
Yeah I never go for the umbrellas. The handles are a bitch.
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I suck at crane games. Anyone know where I could buy this guy? I've already used up my free plays and don't want to get sucked into this lmao
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>>9602191
Someone linked this person further up. She has both of them.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXyGrdfgseh/?taken-by=torebausa
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>>9602535
Thanks anon, sorry I'm blind as a bat
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God damn you OP. Crane games are my weakness. I downloaded 3 days ago and already spent around $75 and now i'm whoring myself out for the free TP offers. At least I've won a couple things, including the yellow sushi cat here >>9602191 But those were all on my first night and i've had a dry spell since. ugh.
It's so exciting when you win... so addicting.

Does anyone have any other good videos for tips on winning plushies? I think the scooping ones are the best, but what do other people think?

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>>9603585
where are you looking? there are like a million of them
>https://world.taobao.com/item/555565000454.htm?fromSite=main&spm=a21m2.8232368.0.0.14e47277m7zbR5
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Is this trustworthy?
https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/v513627407
https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/k267319734
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Does anyone happen to know where this wig is originally from (or where to find something similar)?
I found it on taobao and fell in love with it, but knowing taobao it probably isn't the same wig as in the stock photos, and I really want it to look as much as the pictures as possible
I tried google image search but didn't really find anything
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>>9603629
Are you asking if those are replicas? Doesn't seem like it to me, I think it's fine. Note that the auctions are set to end in five days and already have many bids, the starting price is low to intentionally set them up for bid wars.
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Do you count aprons or tabliers as JSKs? How about if they are sheer? And same for overdresses, do you count them as OPs or do you have a separate category for them?

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Last thread is autosaging >>9592886
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>>9601133
The flower crown looks very cheap to me, other than that, nice
>>9601135
I really hate the shoes on this. It's so perfect, why wear those?
>>9601137
>put the bow on the waist of the dress
>take off the scarf
>get a nice retangular black bag
Fixed.
>>9602825
>is this Girls and Panzer

>>9602826
I like all these, but thought girl on the left had left her tags on the dress for a second. Girl on the middle should have washed her bangs.


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>>9602826
Super shitty and quick shoop.
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>>9603482
ooooh you said something bad about tattoos, oooooh
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>>9602840
lmao I didn't even know batty was still around
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>>9601131
I love it a lot but it looks more like Otome to me than Lolita.

Old thread >>9525032
>Read customer reviews
>Items aren't guaranteed to comply with safety standards or quality control
>You won't be able to claim compensation on Aliexpress if products harm you, use your discretion.
>Electronics? Visit >>>/g/ and search for /csg/ and ask your questions there
>Large Order? Check out the Taobao thread

"Is it a good idea to buy this?" guide:
NO
>food, drink
>cosmetics and body care
>sex toys
>medical devices (i.e. Circle lens, humidifier, drugs)
>detergent, cleaner, soaps


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>>9602980

And finally, comparison to other brushes

From left to right, top to bottom, we have in comparison to the unicorn brushes:

>eco tools blending brush
>nyx 'fluffy packing eyeshadow brush' (tm by me)
>luxie tapered blending brush
>a random ipsy bag small contour brush
>wet n wild unicorn highlighter brush
>elf $3 blush brush

Overall, you can sort of see in comparison to the more well known brands, the unicorn brushes don't really have that density. I compared the same brush which I think is the contour/highlight brush to both a comparably sized contour brush, and the wet n wild brush, and in terms of density, it's much closer to that of the wet n wild brush. I think the wet n wild brush wins out.


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>>9602984
Thank you so much for the thorough review!
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Has anyone bought any nice looking stationery organizers on Ali? I'm currently using a flower pot and it's kinda impractical
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>>9601096
Link for the hair ties ?
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>>9602415

The name of the Shiratsuyu-class anon is taking about is Yuudachi, spelled 夕立. It does, in fact, mean "evening squall".

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I don't see a help thread so, here it is
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Trying to make pic related.
My main problem lie with the skirt.
How do I get the shape and what fabric should i use?
Is it even possible to do this without having a framework run to the very bottom, rendering one unable to sit down?
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>>9603574
If the pleated skirt has ribbon loops, it would be best to hang it using those loops. Otherwise I would recommend turning that skirt inside out so the clips don't leave marks on the waistband.

The long skirt should be fine.
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>>9603592
Framework? You mean hoopskirt? People can sit in hoopskirts don't believe what the movies tell you. It sounds like you still need to learn a lot about sewing and/or gowns so first go look up some videos on hoopskirts, petticoats and crinoline. Then the black part of the skirt to make the shape look up "facing scallops" and the red part is just gathering just look up Belle's yellow gown tutorials
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>>9603381
Looks cool as shit, and thanks for the walkthrough!
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>>9603596
Thanks for the advice. Pleated skirt doesn't have ribbon loops so I'll flip it and see about adding them in later. It's a bit big on me and my solution when I needed it was to sew in an elastic waistband since the waistband isn't normally visible. Ribbon loops seem like a much more practical solution.

Old thread: >>9468988
Image source: http://kaikousaku.tumblr.com/post/125606858258
Resin, clay crafts, decoden, fiber arts, etc, all welcome
Self-posting is encouraged
Last thread:
>soapmaking
>why are art resins not a 1:1 mix ratio
>smelly UV resin
>why is resin a girly hobby
>#galagulls is the new instagram tag
>no-name chinese UV resin
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>>9602969
Dream cathedral? Is that you?
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>>9603071
Who else would it be?
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>>9602903
Seconding >>9602906, alcohol inks all the way. If you're coloring a small amount use a toothpick so you don't end up oversaturating it. I use Ranger ink, cheap and lasts forever.

>>9602969
This looks amazing!
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>>9602969
Did you cast the frames too? These look great.
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>>9602969
10/10

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Anyone here headed to LCAC next weekend?
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>>9602879
AnimeNYC has industry support.

I feel just as dumb as you, I also bought a weekend pass for this farce con.
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>>9602879
My condolences. Despite the size and fame of Manhattan our luck with cons is slim. The few successful ones aren't really around anymore. Reedpop has been trying to make nycc less cosplay/general public friendly in the last few years. Nyaf was super weebfest, but it was fun until it was swallowed and killed by nycc. Big Apple Comic Con I heard was fun but Idk what happened to it. Everything else is in jersey.

Shit sucks.
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>vidya room is actually good now
Wew lad
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Y'all should've known the minute you saw the fucking art for this con that it was gonna be a shitshow kek
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>tfw got more compliments, pictures and conversations at this con than at AX, Otakon, etc.
What a fug

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Last Thread: >>9573641
Previously: US vs. UK groups: Battle of the Cringe
Male J-pop Cover Groups
Anti-Idols: what does it mean?

And lost discussion questions from the old thread:
>what is your favorite dance you've learned?
>what's the most difficult one you've learned?
>what advice would you give people who are trying to learn the above two?
>have you ever choreographed a song? If so, what advice do you have regarding choreographing?


/cgl/ Idol Spreadsheet
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1p-CYbtXF9NUJ3EuJuxkcujp_qwMmNfKaOrlO3VjaSHA/
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>>9603576
I would like them a lot better if they didn't look so cheap, the lace Mimi uses is horrendous.
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>>9603581
I agree but they're also kind of strange looking but I can't put my hand on it.

>>9603582
I wish that the would've let Stella still help. She may have been able to make them better.
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>>9603587
Maybe the flower crowns? Thats really the only thing that looks kind of off to me...
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>>9603594
Yeah, the flowers look like cheap Walmart ones.
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>>9603576
Best Stellure costumes yet, I quite like them!

last thread is in autosage >>9591244

I was just trying to find a pic of an old meta dress...
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>>9602486
That fucking headdress is a goddamn eyesore.
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>>9602486
She always looks like a Gaia avatar.

>>9603383
>goddamn it Milanoo.gif
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>>9603505
No excuse.
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>>9603505
>>9603566
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>>9603383
Yes anon, yes it does.



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