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Finally I am the real me
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Doncha just loooooove Halloween?
So not only did someone actually enjoy that movie, but even enough to cosplay from it? I just... why
Did you by chance ever go on a date with a cute dorky girl that really liked idol music to see that movie? She wanted to leave because it sucked and you did not?


I really should put a good one together for funerals and what not. I'm in the most inbred sept of the 7 Highlander Clans and a descendant of the first king of Scotland.

I'm thinking about going with an over the top obnoxious "Supreme Overlord" look.

I definitely want a fancy cross belt to hold down the over the shoulder tartan.
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I think the best I can do for Ghillie Brogues would be tall Medieval Moccasins.

The fanciest I could do would be... plain black leather boots but have the laces in gold leaf with my clan tartan instead of white socks shown here, with a cuff of rabbit fur at the top to shamefully hide my royal thighs.

The suede ones wouldn't look as good as the black leather. The most over the top thing I could do to the boots themselves is have two chevrons applied to them in gold leaf.

My COA is a humble two chevrons. My crest badge is legendary.
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The cross belt... well because I want gold hardware that's probably going to be a fun thing to make happen.

I don't want a No. 1 Highland jacket though, maybe something like... a done up wedding jacket?

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I call this one "Antique Least"
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>i live my life according to rules made up by some literal who
blonde is fine in gothic lolita
I've never visited this board before and no absolutely nothing about cosplaying. What's so funny?
Cheap aliexpress items that look like they're trying to invoke the style of certain beloved lolita brands, but they miss the mark (except one is just a cheap cosplay but it still kind of works for that brand) and deliberately spreading false info about lolita fashion because it's funny when people stumble into a shit post thread and think it's real
These aren't aliexpress items, anon, many of them are legit brand items or brand stock photos.
None of this is brand besides the Boz screenie, newfag. Unfunny thread for retards.

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How do I make a historically accurate gambeson for a Renaissance faire?
Ask >>10873579

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Remember when you would get an extra nice dress for Easter Sunday? It would then be worn to church or weddings or other events. Post coords that evoke nostalgia for that time.
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I'm sorry, are we sure this wasn't mistaken for the ita thread? There were so many extremely photoshopped faces, peeking petticoats, and low effort coords. I thought that that was the lowest " 'ita' criteria " we've been using for the past couple of years?
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that's because our resident autist image dump-chan has no taste and is probably a literal robot..

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I find that after wearing a costume to a con or other event I don't know what to do with it. When the next event rolls around, I want to make a new costume. This means I have a closet full of old costumes basically just sitting there...
What to you do with your costumes when you are "done" with them?
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t b h this is why I switched to lolita. I handmake a lot of my stuff so I still get the creativity aspect, and I can switch up the way I wear my dresses so each occasion still feels new to me
I don’t wear a lot of costumes, but I would take that sort of thing to a swap meet. I usually don’t even trade stuff there, I give it away when someone wants it.
I try to choose cosplays where the majority of the separate pieces could be worn irl as actual clothes, and go into it treating anything which couldn't be worn irl as disposable. This may cause me to use some pieces which are not 100% accurate to the character or to historical accuracy, and my job is then to figure out how to hide those inaccuracies. If I know I would be able to use a part irl if it just didn't have a design or whatever on it, I purposefully make certain parts removable (such as attaching designs on fabric with temporary glue, magnets, temporary paint, etc instead of permanently gluing or sewing them on), or purposefully choose a version of the character (such as "prequel vs sequel", "manga vs anime") which contains less wasteful parts, or I pose the costume ("use the scarf from episode 4 to cover your neck so no one can see your neckline is actually just a normal t-shirt").

I'm a public school teacher so I can't wear too "out there" stuff even in my private life, or I'll get found out and fired because random people take photos of you and send them to your boss and coworkers (schools are damn strict - can't be a ninja or even make a finger gesture of a gun like Vash in Trigun because that "advertises violence"). So I'm mostly doing tame costumes and stuff based off historical clothing.
This! I recycle my pieces for casual cosplay like on weekends and nights out.
sell them on cos marketplace groups,, or let ur friends borrow them or wear them again

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Films/tv shows that are based on cosplay/con culture or at least reference it in some way.

I felt that 2Kawaii4Comfort was (for better or worse) the most accurate description of going to a small con and having a bad time at it. It's a shame it ended on a cliffhanger.
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Did anybody see this?
I'm not sure if I did, but I'm pretty sure I did. It's weird but I think I liked it.
I tried to enjoy it, but the whole plot of the film is a major bummer.

The plot is a Star Wars fan is dying of cancer and travels across the country with his friends to see one last Star Wars film before he dies (that ends up being a terrible film...). I know there's a "It's not the destination, it's the journey with friends" plot in it, but that's a depressing journey.
>My Dress-up Darling
>Do they ever get together?

The manga is still ongoing and they haven't ended up together yet, but it's moving in that direction.
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This has some con scenes
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Has anyone seen Genshiken?

Genshiken is an anime that’s more about otaku culture similar to Wotakoi. It’s about a group of college students who created their own otaku club known as Genshiken. Kanako Ohno is the main cosplayer of the group and is usually the main attraction for the club at student fairs. Normally, she’s soft-spoken but is extremely passionate when it comes to cosplay and talking about yaoi. She develops a relationship with Souichirou Tanaka, another cosplayer and costume designer in the club.

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>cosplayer starts while taking the hobby seriously
>does props, full costumes, sometimes sexy but only if she genuinely likes the character
>she notices her few sexy cosplay gets insanely more popular than the non-sexy stuff
>eventually, she does more ero-cosplay than non-ero
>starts selling content but is non-risky stuff
>then goes full erotic with risky angles
>some pictures have little glimpses of her areola
>she is still against nudity
>after constant begging (and because she already sold some pictures and knows they would eventually leak anyway) she post her tits
>then full nude
>cosplay is set aside and most of her pictures now are lingerie, nude, ocacionally cosplaying the waifu of the month
>at the end, you can find hd pictures of her spreaded pussy

Why does this happens so much?
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Some of her porn is REALLY good though, I've cum to the video where she's fucking herself in the purple thigh highs so many times
it takes guts to cum to Lana Rain, she's a trainwreck and looks even worse nowadays
The composer?
>seeing this pic for the first time with its original watermark
>almost 20 years ago

Makes me wish I was born 5-7 years earlier than I actually was so I could have been around for this fandom at an age where I could actually participate in it. Lately it feels more and more like what I thought was the peak that I actually got to participate in (2011-2013ish) was actually the fandom just running on the fumes of what it was in 2000-2010.
the absolute legend

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Popular female cosplayers seems to of become more of dressing slutty for attention than putting together a well made costume for a hobby
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>who makes stuff skimpy on purpose to make her bolt-ons look bigger
You say that like it's a bad thing
Zoomers are the worst generation.
she meant to say that they have no firm beliefs of their own, they can't stand up for themselves so they would never be able to stand up for her. Basically they are not masculine enough and don't set boundaries in a way that is attractive to women. Being a "nice guy" or a pushover causes women to take advantage of you, which means they are interacting BUT they will forever view you as beneath them so you'll never be considered for a relationship or they will only be in it reluctantly
>Popular female cosplayers
I don't even know who the popular female cosplayers are anymore. I can name Yaya Han and Jessica Nigri but they were big 10 years ago. I guess Amouranth is a modern example but her main hustle is streaming, I don't even know if she still does cosplay.
>It seems to me that most people have stopped cosplaying
went to a con last weekend and there was plenty of cosplayers there, works on my machine

Discussion and analysis of CAP & SNK cosplayers.
Post cosplayers names if you know them.
Also Event & Year of pic.
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this whore completely butchers it up, but that thingie who's name I don't recall is one of the top tiers of sensual cosplay
Is it weird to cosplay non-SF Capcom characters at an event such as Evo?
Not at all. EVO has tons of games being played other than Street Fighter and there would be tons of Capcom fans there that would appreciate seeing them. Although it would probably be more well-received if the character was at least from a fighting game in some regard.

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invisible cosplay
Great boobs

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ive like never cosplayed b4 at all nd i LOVE stocking SO MUCH but i have no idea where to get the outfit and stuff… everywhere online is so expensive and/or just shitty material. would i be better off making it myself? im not sure how 2 go about it lol XD
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they need to invent a filter to cover up those monster feet
Those feet look perfect to me.
I think her two tone hair is a really cool feature.
I cosplay one of the only Garterbelt's you will ever see.
It's great, always have big bop off, even better with groups.
you're blind, retarded, and into man feet

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Old Thread: >>10886934

Featured Idols: Signals (WOMP WOMP)
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Omori refrence?
do you follow them? there's ways to set it so that only your followers can see your pronouns. we had this same conversation with charlie from reso
who tf is charlie from reso
Ohh I didn't know that was a thing. I don't follow them. Might be why then.

They were the black male character they had in early resolucia days. They weren't there very long.
yall should just leave dead drama dead baka

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Does anyone have any scans from vol 1-4 of this zine? (Or other obscure lolita zines in general?)
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Before internet they were a big deal, alt subcultures got their info from zines. I get you, I wish we have more quality zines but we don't even blog anymore.
Just take the L and go. No one has a scan of your mediocre zine. Ugly quilt, bad taste.
NTA but no, they shouldn't be really low quality, they're supposed to be passion projects. Low budget is different than low effort and low effort tends to be ita. I feel like it's one of those things where the people who chose to attempt it are the exact people who shouldn't. They don't have to be amazing or anything, but many I've seen especially in the western comm are narcissistic circle jerks. They tend to act like very personal opinions or experiences are universal and treat them like fact which is weird.
This isn't really a zine and the page looks cringe in the personal ways I was talking about. Whoever drew that is really freakish. Also it appears to be written by 2 people.
sorry let me just make an entirely new thread next time to look for a specific book instead of posting it in the already existing book-adjacent thread. youre so right.

theres more to the book. it was a collaborative effort. There are multiple different comics, testimonials, etc. I want to read it first to form an opinion on it.
bumping this thread before it dies. would posting cgl-adjacent zines like idol zines be okay?

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>covid is over
>too shy to cosplay without a mask
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that heavily limits your options
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>tfw still see people throw an autistic meltdown over people not wearing masks at cons in the year 2024
Why the fuck does mental illness run so rampant in this community?
Is there any con still doing that? The last of them seemed to give in already that I know of, the final event that required masks I remember was Combo Breaker 2023
>the ring in the hand
Damn that's cool
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Try Dinaranger cosplay. You can base it off a catsuit and standard hood from, say Hiro Gato.
That way only your eyes are visible.

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