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You niggas be on this shit?
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Yes, but it gets frustrating to wade through the hordes of retarded 13-years-olds who think a skirt made from an old Walmart bedsheet can be totes Harajookoo
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>>9248114
there's only a couple members who post worthy coordinates. everyone else on there is garbage

more of us are on the lolita amino
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I am. It's worth every second of delicious agony wading through the awful stuff.

Previous Thread: >>9234882

Previously, on Dutch Thread:
>Skimpy cosplay talk
>A down-to-Earth Zwarte Piet explanation
>The remains of GamePit has committed sudoku
>The Nijmegen sushi meet happened
>An increase of LoK and Harley Quinn cosplays
>Mentally ill lolita community and general autism/ADD talk
>Recent crafting purchases
>More Beatrix Doll WIP shots
>Thoughts on Dutch cosplayers on YouTube
>Who amazes you in cosplay, but looks meh in daily life?
>Make-up talk and how spending €1000 on it is nothing
>Dynamiccon Eindhoven is a thing
>Buying likes to win a 3DS -or- buying likes to disqualify someone trying to win a 3DS.
>Upcoming Dutch talents
>"New cons are shitty, why can't they be like the good ones?"
>Anon: "Men are sex-obsessed pigs"
>Doctor Strange costume looks awesome (also it's a great movie, 8/10, would watch again)

Next five major events:
>MGC Experience (November 19th, Nieuwegein UT) is a gathering for anime and J-culture fans.
>TerraCon (November 27th, Houten UT) is a convention for reptiles who like anime.
>Retrocon (November 27th, Rotterdam ZH) is a retro gaming fair. Just keep in mind Duck Hunt does not work on a flatscreen TV.
>Midwinter Fantasy Fair (November 10th & 11th, Alphen aan den Rijn ZH) is a fair targetted at fantasy.
>Dutch Comic Con Xmas Edition (December 17th & 18th, Utrecht UT) is a pretty self-explanatory title don't you think?

Full Google Calendar by OP can be found at https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=17gim9nkndjpvpnhp1pr64l410%40group.calendar.google.com

Friendly reminders
>Defending yourself on /cgl/ often only makes things worse
>Posts made in Dutch are against the global rules and will be removed
>Nagging is fine, but constructive feedback is better
>Posting pictures of (WIP) /cgl/ items is encouraged

Are you going to the MGC Experience?
http://www.strawpoll.me/11589664
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>>9247048
>So now that Halloween is over, what do you guys think about all those Harley quinn cosplayers taking over conventions and shit?
Every year has its own hand full of "popular/hyped" characters that get cosplayed to death. I can see why people cosplay those characters (riding the hype train for your fans, genuine love for the character, easier to do group cosplays with), but personally seeing so many of the same character just makes me stop noticing them altogether. Well, unless they are pulled off really good in both costume and act (if any).
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As a fatty-chan it does piss me off when good looking woman wear a shitty costume and get tons of likes.
Because that makes several men think that girls need to be attractive in order to cosplay, and think it's ok to hate on any cosplayer that doesn't forfill their fantasy. Whether it's a girl being too fat or flatchested. But yeah sex sells, my only cleavage pic has at least twice as many views as any of my other ones.
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TerraCon is soon, but not many updates. What do you think?

Simplicity finally found their answer to McCall's Yaya Han collection with Riddle, and just released their own bodysuit pattern.
>Thoughts on the pattern itself?
>Hopes/Dreads for what type of patterns will come next from this line?
>Who do you think the next cosplayer will be to slap their name on some sewing patterns?
>General thoughts and opinions on how saturated the sewing pattern market is with cosplay patterns now

In general, I'm kind of disappointed with this pattern: it doesn't fit her well, it's a blatant knock off of Yaya Han's bodysuit pattern, and I don't even think Riddle designed it, just modeled it and put her name on the package.
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They even shooped out the drag lines and wrinkles for the package, but included the unshooped pictures on the website?
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>>9246976
To be fair, Yaya's coat one is ill-fitted to her as well.
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I wouldn't be shocked if JNig slapped her name on some kind of belly dancer/pokemon pattern.

How do I make friends at a con without coming off as as creepy or desperate?
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>>9246674
You don't.
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>>9246674
Be attractive. Failing that, be well-groomed but not formal to the point where you're wearing a suit and fedora without it being cosplay.
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>>9246674
Post in the forum before the con, volunteer, go to anything interactive. Take photos and post them afterwards on the con FB, asking people to tag themselves. It's a process.

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Whether you're in an online comm, or are part of a local group, feel free to share any of your negative, or even downright horrifying experiences.
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>>Haven't gone to a meet up in a while due to school
>>go to the first one in forever
>>friends can't go so I go alone
>>awkwardly watch as itas show up
>>be only one with a solidly good outfitt
>>one girl stands out
>>wearing really shitty sailor bodyline
>>awkwardly bad handmade accessories that look like a three year old made them
>>stained white tights and no makeup
>>stay 10 feet away form her at all times
>>fast forward to us getting food from a stand
>>everyones in small groups talking and I'm standing off by myself when I see it happen
>>she needs a napkin
>>doesn't ask for it
>>instead steals napkin right out of older guys hand uses it
>> throws it back to him
>> it hits him square in the face
>> he's shocked
>>I'm shocked
>> she LAUGHS and runs away
>> am the only one who saw
>> dude and I look at each other
>> mouth sorry awkwardly and walk away

TO BE CONTINUED
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>>9248170

LATER

> We're all walking around
> she casually mentions she's 14
> no one knows what to do
> she's a minor
> we don't let anyone under 16 attend our meets
> no one knows what to do
> look to meet host
> awkwardly makes an excuse and says she has to leave
> rest of us are trapped with cringey underage
>decide to get food in a restaurant
>half decide to leave
>there's 6 of of us left
>arrive at restaurant barely
>have to trade off on who's keeping an eye on her the whole way
> get stuck sitting next to her
> and am enjoying conversation while she literally stuffs herself with food
> thankful she's quiet for once
> she leaves to go to the bathroom
> everyone lets out a huge sigh
> talk for a bit and everyone's enjoying conversation
>cringe-chan comes back and rejoins convo
>starts talking about smut and fanfic
>everyone starts getting uncomfortable
> no one knows what to do
> go back to previous conversation
> I start to talk about my academic research
> everyone's interested
>cringe-chan opens up her mouth
> says my research is wrong
> says it's dumb
> everyone gets really quiet
> I'm shocked and visibly angry
> tell her I'm a doctoral student
> I work with the top professionals in the field
> continues to insist she's right
> no one knows what to do
> people start to tell cringe-chan she doesn't know what she's talking about
>doesn't stop
> We ask for bill
>dead quiet
> I'm shaking with rage and being told my life's work is wrong by a 14 year old
> no one else knows what to do bill comes
> we all pay our parts
> bill comes back someone didn't pay enough
>guess who
> we all just suck it up and chip in more
> all just want to leave
> finally leave and cringe-chan continues to follow the other group
>duck into alley to loose them
> never going to a meet without friends again.
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>>9248174
>> bill comes back someone didn't pay enough
>>guess who
>> we all just suck it up and chip in more
Ok so I'm with you on the rest of this, she's a fucking shitbag and god bless you and your comm for babysitting her weeb ass, but here, right fucking here, is where you all should've told her the fuck off.
>1. Our comm has a rule against people under 16 and we have generously allowed you to stay
>2. You have on more than one occasion in this meetup alone publicly embarrassed us
>3. You insisted on coming along to eat at a restaurant where you did not have enough money to pay for the food you bought

>What you need to do, cringe-chan, is call your mommy or whoever your guardian is, and tell them you're at a restaurant and can't cover the rest of your bill, and then tell them to pick you up. If they want to know why, we will be glad to let them know.

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>>9245038
pastel goth is not jfash

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Anybody got any recommendations for jfashion youtubers? I'm subscribed to some (like Lovely Lor, peachymilktea, Rinrin doll) already but it would be cool to see some newer channels, preferably non-lolita.

Also anyone miss Kawaii Pateen's old style? I liked their videos from a year ago better when they showed coords and had hair tutorials with less "vlog" style stuff and and no weird editing
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Lor's channel got me in to lolita for the first time! I'm on the lookout for new channels too~~
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I follow quite a lot but they are mostly japanese.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0kBPTOWxun1jXzpW6VtFSw
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9WFkyPbU58R7ZVIduuh8NA
I have my YouTube location set to Japan so I get a lot of makeup channels in the suggestions but kawaii ones seem to be rare in comparison to gal.
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>>9243501
i really like Beckii, she does some lolita but mostly j fash stuff and some makeup

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Exactly what it says on the can. Post "wtf burando" moments.
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Hard mode: no meta
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>>9242823
Hello Anna
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>>9242823
i love this oops

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Does anyone know what is going on with the World Cosplay Summit United States? The facebook pages are down and the website has this weird message about Japan.
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I'm assuming they may not be getting renewed due to all the trouble they've caused? can't have a cosplay contest through conventions if no con will host you.
I hope they overhaul the management.
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>>9235434
Oh god I hope so too.
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Lmao finally. WCS was dying in the USA anyway.

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Old thread is kill: >>9178109

ITT: We talk about anything related to crossplaying (males cosplaying as females & females cosplaying as males) and crossdressing
- help /questions / seeking advice to improve
- pictures of good crossplays
- selfposts
- your personal story of crossplaying
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I'm going to crossplay for Halloween which might be a little rougher and less tolerant than crossplaying at a con.

Hold me.
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>>9215449
In my experiences, Halloween leaves lower expectations, and that makes it easier to dress up without going the full 9 yards just to go out for a day. But I do agree that it can get rough, especially with alcohol involved.
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How skinny do you need to be to crossplay successfully

Self post to your hearts content and post mirror shots/selfies that inspire your daily fashion. All Jfashion welcome!
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>>9206692
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>>9206696
where tf do i get that dress?????

New coord help thread since old one hit limit: >>9151252
If you're new to lolita, read here first before posting: http://thelolitaguidebook.tumblr.com/
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>>9204659
>black with navy

#triggered
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Ooh, great, I just needed this thread
So I'm getting this JSK and vest, because I kinda fell in love with it, but I'm really unsure about how to coord it. I'm generally pretty bad when it comes to coording, but usually I can just go of the print of the dress...

I'm not sure if I should go with wine or brown for shoes or something else
I made a quick collage with the ideas I have, if anyone could give me some concrit or ideas, I'd appreciate it a lot!

Also, I know nothing really matches, I'll obviusly make sure the things I get actually match, I just wanna know what colors to go with, and what style on the shoes...

Oh, and lastly, all the shoes except the bodyline boots come in both brown, navy and wine, so I can pick them in different colors

>inb4 shit taste or whatever
Yes I know, that's why I'd prefer to get other peoples thoughts before ordering..
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>>9204670
I think coording primarily with wine will look great. I like both of the heels you have posted, more than the boots.

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With the release of the four new Star Guardian skins, we KNOW where this will lead: a whole new wave of shitty cosplays as the race for OMGFIRST begins.

Let's take a look, shall we? :^)
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Here we gooooo.
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The obligatory makeup test.
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>>9196092
>obligatory
Do you even know what this means?

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It's been a while since this thread was created. Well post cringe, your progress, plans,etc
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>>9192141
The makeup is well done and cute but does not read toriel in the slightest
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>>9192141
>mfw i thought this was another shironuri thread because it took me a while to read it as toriel
sad
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>>9192141
OH MY GOD ITS THE FANCY TORIEL

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Gulls, what items have you picked up at normalfag stores that work with J-fash? Do you have any tips for finding compatible items?
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>>9248506
I think its possible to find cardigans and blouses at non-lolita stores, but you have to have a good idea for what details make an item "loliable" or be craft-y enough to add things yourself. I think its probably something that beginners shouldn't try.

That being said H&M and Forever 21 have some suitable blouses and H&M has some sweaters that are decent.
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OP here. Inspired to make this thread because I found a bunch of frilly socks at walmart this weekend on clearance. Would love to see how other gulls supplement their wardrobes! I dress in mostly casual cute and himekaji.
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>>9248506
basics like camis, socks, and the like are cheaper to buy in a normalfag store than to import. like >>9248540 said, you can find nice cardigans, sweaters, and sometimes accessories (mostly hats and jewelry) from normalfag places.

I have several of Kate Spade's novelty purses that I use for jfash as well. They've got a really cute pastel cross body this month that looks like a makeup palette.

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