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/cgl/ - Cosplay & EGL

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So originally there was supposed to be another thread and open up a cross board dialogue but some how that's gone, so I want to reopen that dialogue since the /fa/ thread is pretty much done.

I invite you to have your own thread about fashion, it's board, and culture thus allowing the two boards to read and share thoughts and comments, and clear up misconceptions about one and another; as I think the two hobbies are sister hobbies in a way.


>> No.9039948

I'm wearing a pair of 10 year old hello kitty pajama pants and a some t-shirt with some band spraypainted on it that was going to be thrown out and a swimsuit bottom

I think that explains how I feel about /fa/

>> No.9039950

/FA/ Here, I went to a con once dressed as max from where the wild things are it was very nice. It was really hot though, I don't know how y'all do it for 3 days 10 hours a day I was dead after 1.

>> No.9039970 [DELETED] 

/Fa/ -pursuit of looking better say to day and buying high quality education

/Cgl/- pursuit of frivolous spending at artist alley for objects that clutter the home, and....to perfect the art of costuming Japanese cartoon characters within a constrained budget

Just proves that men are more long term goal oriented while women waste resources and bitch

>> No.9039980

>I don't know how y'all do it for 3 days 10 hours a day I was dead after 1.
generally, cosplayers change out of cosplay after a while, or at least into more comfortable ones.

>> No.9039983 [DELETED] 

>women waste resources and bitch
I qiqqled

>> No.9039987 [DELETED] 

Drop your trip, cgl doesn't need your trash

>> No.9039989

how is keeping a pair of pants good for 10 years wasteful and not long-term?

>> No.9039991 [DELETED] 

Stfu sieg. Also don't sully our Ukraine with your filth.

>> No.9039993 [DELETED] 

ignore, he has a deeply rooted bitterness toward cgl and will say anything for replies

>> No.9039995 [DELETED] 

ur a fat attention whore. no one cares what u think :)

>> No.9039996 [DELETED] 

Someone post that picture of him with all his bitter replies next to it.

>> No.9040005 [DELETED] 
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Okay sieg

>> No.9040057 [DELETED] 

xDD so edgy and different! you're such a special snowflake!!

>> No.9040080 [DELETED] 

Oh lord. That's why he's so bitter.

>> No.9040090

What is the most effay costume play?

>> No.9040099

Jojo cosplay? Or those Sailor Moon outfits which were originally copied off high fashion.

>> No.9040108

>Sailor Moon outfits which were originally copied off high fashion.

What show me, I'm not cosplay so I'm interested

>> No.9040110
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cosplay isn't fashion. It's costuming.

>> No.9040117

Life is too short to copy all these gifs but here's a Tumblr post with some examples: http://moonie-trivia.tumblr.com/post/99905017741/sailor-moon-on-the-runway-koan-mugler-fw

>> No.9040119

Some more sourcing for outfits and composition here: https://missdream.org/about-naoko-takeuchi/

>> No.9040139
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what does /cgl/ think of Yohji?


>> No.9040142

I went to their thread and they keep posting Little Berry Cosplay.

Is that really what /fa/ guys are into?

>> No.9040150
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Lol not mcqueen 2001


>> No.9040166

I do love this, not especially my thing (I like my shows comfier) but still extremely inspired. His best by a landslide desu.

>> No.9040185

/fa/ here

I do believe both hobbies have a lot in common as they are both self expression orientated, and both have a lot to do with aesthetics and share a lot in common regarding incorporation and interpretation of different pieces, silhouettes, and so on

People saying that fashion is purely for functionality is wrong, as fashion is mainly meant for self expression and can actually be anti establishment and express music taste, for example

In fact, I think cgl is more self expression orientated in the fact that it promotes DIY. There is rarely ever a DIY thread on /fa/, sometimes people even make fun of others for DIYing. Then a designer uses a DIY esque aesthetic and /fa/ loves them. Its fucked.

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>> No.9040272

lolita here, w2c /fa/ bf

>> No.9040278

>Little Berry Cosplay

Even the gayfags at /fa/ see boobies before anything else.

>> No.9040299

well said friendo

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>> No.9040326

lets make out

>> No.9040349

Why is DIY looked down upon on /fa/?

>> No.9040350

Fine with me

Gives the implication that you're poor, and that you're ruining premade pieces. Sometimes, people on /fa/ hate it when people go against the norm, sometimes they embrace it. Its a mixed pot, but DIY threads are always either dead or have a lot of hate.

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hello /cgl/ do any of you want to marry so we can live happily together forever

tfw no DIY talent

have you made anything nice lately? I love DIY bags and stuff, the only thing I dislike are fake distressing and aging on new clothes because it looks really shitty and contrived

>> No.9040667

Me pls
We'll have outfits that match and we'll be the prettiest of all

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Lol I just like her face and how she seems bitter. It reminds me of a girl I used to know

>> No.9040736
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How would you dress me anon? How would you dress yourself with me? I want to be beautiful and I want to be beautiful with you

>> No.9040751

cgl here. please dress me in techwear with a matching headbow, future /fa/ bf

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tech lolitas w h e n

>> No.9040765

I'd literally do anything for a cgl-turned-effay-but-sti-sometimes-cgl gf

>> No.9040767

/fa/ here and you're gonna dress like Camille Rowe, becuase effortless style is the best style


She's also my style icon as well

>> No.9040782

but it looks so.... boring. I can find similar clothing at good will if this is all I want.

>> No.9040793
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>no Yohji lolitas
why even live

boring to be quite honest family :(

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Most jojo is rather effay. If my memory is correct Gucci did some jojo inspired /fa/

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>> No.9040839

The runway show was AFTER the Sailor Moon manga. : / Even the designer explained their love for the series and reflected the inspiration. /fa/ is dumb as fuck.

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And those four totally different fashion houses ~just happened~ to get inspired by Sailor Moon before the chapters the art is in were published. Sure.

>> No.9040860


> inspired

anon please, it was a collab. Jolyne and Rohan were on the store display.

>> No.9040960
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>tfw no cute /fa/ tsundere boy to dress up and make couples costumes for con.

The idea of /fa/ boys is cute but the execution is poor

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/fa/ here. I needs me a seagull gf.

>> No.9041068

It takes a bit of coordination to pull this off an not look disgusting desu

>> No.9041073

LF /fa/ bf pst

>> No.9041081

but are you willing to learn print names

>> No.9041190

I'm in Florida, RIP


>> No.9041192

What do you do about fabrics? Like I want to get into DIY fashion (and maybe do cosplay if I ever have someone to go to a con with), but just going to Jo-Anne's or w/e but I can never find any fabric I like as it all feels cheap and I feel like I'm probably being ripped off on price there anyways.


not him, but print names? As in patterns?

>> No.9041203

Most dress releases, especially those with images printed on them, have a name. Holy Latern, Day Dream Carnival, Honey Cake, Lotta, etc.

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I'm a /fa/ggot too but don't do this OP. DON'T.

It isn't allowed. Don't bully imouto.

>> No.9041205

Most of the fabric at Joann's IS cheap shit, but there are some reasonable staple fabrics there, you just need to identify what's good to make clothes with.

>> No.9041225


ah, so you can have various dress releases all with the same print on them or the same dress pattern with different prints in different colors, like a palette swap or a retexture

Ooh, thanks for the link, it has a bunch of stuff I was curious about covered in it. What's the generally recommended places to buy fabric? I'm not averse to ordering online.

>> No.9041294

FA here. I don't buy fabric I buy clothes

>> No.9041364


This thread is so full of cringey thirst.

And I...I'm falling for it. pls send /fa/ help.

>> No.9041381

A local shop or online stores. My main online stores are fabric.com and distinctivefabric.com. There's a thread about this right now as well. >>9031049

>> No.9041383


both /fa/ and /cgl/ use clothing to mask our loneliness

pls love me

>> No.9041394

I love you, anon. We are one in the same.

>> No.9041397

Eh, I wasn't really being serious when I posted that. It's more of an ideal right now since I'm growing more and more interested in cosplay due to my huge interest in fashion.

>> No.9041402

It's all good. Are you sort of seeking more how to get into cosplay overall or do you have a starting idea and want to learn more how to execute it?

>> No.9041403

I hooked up with a cosplay girl at a con once.

Please ask questions

>> No.9041420

don't you know seagulls are gay?

>> No.9041451

Delicious, are we going to share wardrobes?

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>> No.9041567

We started talking about sailor moon (she was dressed as sailor mars) one thing let to another and before I knew it we were back in her hotel room and my head was between her thighs.

This was at NYC comic con before you ask

>> No.9041578

Someone make a new thread on /fa/. It was getting good and now it's dead.

Also for the /fa/gs here, how did ya'll find out about cosplay/jfashion?

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I've never wanted a /cgl/ gf before, but you are all very cute, and I enjoyed talking cute to you. Love /fa/

Also do lolitas hate being called lolis? Is it that loli implies literal kids while lolita is just dressing in the style? Thanks x

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>> No.9041583

w-which one's which

>> No.9041588

A lot of lolitas hate being called lolis cause loli has a bad connections to lolicon and other shit. Some lolitas don't care but in general, unless you know the person, you should say lolita just to be safe.

>> No.9041593

I hate it being referred to as a loli/wearing loli but I can't put a global gag on it

>> No.9041595

It doesn't ruffles my frills, but I know a lot of lolitas that hate any connections with loli/ageplay.

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Here's the new thread ladies come on in


>> No.9041658

i was always into anime and stuff like that. lolita however, was always a thing in my area, i saw it a lot but i never really thought much of it

then when i had my first gf, she showed me a lot about lolita and stuff like that, and how cute she thought it was... she got me hooked. i browsed /cgl/ after our breakup for a while and i realized how many people regard it as a lifestyle, therefore i kind of grew to appreciate it a lot more since its so pervasive, its not just a style of clothing

not really interested in cosplay tho desu senpai

>> No.9041672

I find it ok in closed communities since we all know what we're talking about but 'seeking cute loli gf' is pretty cringe

>> No.9041674

Yeah, I feel like just aiming for a gf just because she dresses in lolita is kinda weird.. But honestly, I'm only being half serious when I say that I want a at lolita gf. It's mainly just fun to flirt with you guys but if I get a lolita gf, hey........ That is fine by me man that is fine by me.........

>> No.9041685

drop an email

>> No.9041687

Where do you live

>> No.9041701

was she mentally ill?

>> No.9041712

PA for school but CO is my home

>> No.9041713

I live in Texas. Too far ;_;

>> No.9041746

No she seemed a little insecure but the head was good

>> No.9041804

Thanks!! that's what I thought. lolitas typically dont like being fetish-ised as lolicon or w/e from what I understand.

that thread was fun

>> No.9041893

A bit of both, I suppose.

>> No.9042037

they seem to genuinely like us, /cgl/


>> No.9042219

Quite surprised to hear that, would've thought they wouldn't either like or get jfash and cosplay

>> No.9042226
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/fa/ here again, who is that on the bed? I see kiki and lala, but who would that be?

>> No.9042232

they have a very poor understanding of it, but that's ok

lots of them dress quite eccentrically themselves so I think they can identify with us just a little

>> No.9042235

We do, but we all also just want to lick your pus and talk about fashion after

>> No.9042242

That doesn't sound very hygienic....

>> No.9042250

I'd rather not get my burando dirty sorry

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Shame the gun isn't real desu

>> No.9042289

pls no

I wouldn't mind letting my gf borrow some of my pieces, tbqh.

>> No.9042425

I don't mind being called a loli. I get that or princess from boys often. As long as its not Alice or Bo Peep then we're good

>> No.9042430

I would rather flirt with fa than cosplayers any day t b h

>> No.9042437

In /fa/ we have WAYWT (what are you wearing today) threads where people post their fits, is there an equivalent here?

disclaimer: most fits in waywt are shit pls don't judge us by it. a lot of posters on /fa/ would be better off in /r/malefashionadvice because they're just regular guys who want to dress better, they're not actually into fashion.

>> No.9042443

/fa/ always seemed like really bland, boring outfits. at least here there's usually something interesting (even if bad)

I'm into fashion probably more than cosplay (the two intersect imo) but it's just more entertaining here

>> No.9042446

only a small minority of /fa/ actually care about fashion now. runway threads and a few generals are still dece.

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Well im erect now

>> No.9042512

We have CoF which is over on fb. The posts there are mostly reposted over here where they face trial by fire.

Same about not judging us by CoF standards, some are pretty dire, and end up in the ita thread. However, some are super cute and inspirational! And sometimes you get to see people develop and improve their coord skills because of the feedback they receive.

>> No.9042525

I'd take /fit/ over /fa/ any day.
At least they don't look like shit.

>> No.9042552
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Leave her
>A L O N E

Let her
>L I V E

>> No.9042643

I'm sorry, but how is buying clothes and developing good taste in dressing up considered a hobby?

>> No.9042659

I'm curious as to how /fa/ would dress me, but the few times I went over there to poke around, I hated everything I saw. Except maybe the thinspo.

>losing weight
>short with enormous hips due to bone structure
>will never be wispy model-type, no matter how much I lose

It hurts me.

>> No.9042670

Put them in the pit

>> No.9042711

>developing good taste in dressing up
there's your answer

just like how listening to music is a hobby, same with collecting anything really. you put effort in how you look, you collect your favorite pieces, you collaborate them how you want, you just generally have fun with it

>wide hips

but we'd have to see how tall you are/how your face looks. we have femspo generals there sometimes so that's how we'd probably dress you

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>> No.9042934

Ooh, where in florida?
We have "what do you wear outside of lolita/cosplay" threads sometimes, as well as just general cute j-fashion threads where people self post. Most of the generals get some self posting too.

>> No.9043025

Cosplayers tend to be flabby greasy pizza faces. They're also very cringy. I care about how I look and need an SO who does too. (A cute ouji would be perf)

>> No.9043067


Also, join this Discord /fa/ (and now /cgl/) channel: https://discord.gg/0zU8wsiv5GUCsVIL

>> No.9043108

>Cosplayers tend to be flabby greasy pizza faces.

But ur cute tho?

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>> No.9043545

glad you like it anon :)

>> No.9044004
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Another new thread, come in and say hello


>> No.9044006

new thread, friends!
sorry for necro-bump or whatever, no clue how fast this board moves

>> No.9044009

>beaten to linking thread
>can't even link thread right
the state of me

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he's great

>> No.9044203

Hi bump.

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hi cgl
you guys like yohji?

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this coat is my grail

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Sorry, anon, I've actually never seen Yohji posted except by /fa/ every once in a while. You'll get better reception even if you post something mainstream like Dior or Prada or McQueen (and VW, of course)

If you're thumbing your nose at mid-tier jfash brands, try Alice AUAA. Costs more, does proper runway shows, cool concept, and cgl actually likes it.

>> No.9045179

pls respond

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>> No.9046250

/cgl/ here, I will dress you in full AP sets and you can dress me in Thom Browne runway looks and we will have disgusting lewd handholding

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/fa/ here. why is lolita included in cosplay and not fashion?

Ignoring the social and cultural context, I can't see how it's essentially any different than someone devoted to a designer label that is similarly expansive enough to cover a general lifestyle and perspective on fashion, i.e. Yohji Yamamoto

irl is it actually grouped with cosplay, or is that just 4chan?

>> No.9046453

>why is lolita included in cosplay and not fashion?
It's not. There are anime and manga characters that wear lolita that can be cosplayed. There is the lolita fashion which has it's own brands, rules, and substyles. Mixing them is what brings the carnivorous hatred of ravenous, angry gulls down on you.

>> No.9046461


afaik the entire board started because moot went to cons, so cgl was basically where "convention" people gathered. Japanese brands didn't have a shop on US soil until recently, but they did have pop-up shops at cons, so lolitas started frequenting the conventions board to see the programming and such. Later on when the con board became permanent, cosplay and lolita got grouped together because of conventions being a commmon meeting ground.

I've heard that fa isn't very friendly to any female fashion, though, we keep getting people complaining about fa being dicks, or sometimes there's a thread on cgl where someone says fa shitted up their thread and sent them over to cgl because they posted some normal-looking girly outfit. I'd say fa, or rather, the shitposters on fa, are just as responsible for keeping jfashion and lolita out of fa as much as the fashions being on seperate boards by themselves.

Mind you, there's a lot of difference between lolita fashion and "normal" fashion, so "normal" fashion and lolita wouldn't really mix anyway. But the first fa crossover thread on cgl got deleted because some guy on fa "just wanted to rile girls up", his words, not mine, as written on the first cgl thread over in fa. I get that this is apparently "fun" for some guys, but here you go, the natural consequence is that girls just prefer to post here rather than at fa. We have our share of trolls and jerks, but at least you don't get guys being dicks and shitting up entire threads just because they can't handle a girl posting on 4chan.

>> No.9046531

That's just 4chan, irl lolita and jfashion are not part of cosplay.

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>> No.9050845

There is a fuck load of crossover as well. Nearly every lolita I know is also into anime at the very least, and many cosplay.

>> No.9050859

just because there are a lot of lolitas into anime and cosplay, it doesn't mean that the two intermix- looking at /cgl/, lolita threads don't really mention either, and they're quite distinct. Looking at outside 4chan, lolita discussion groups seldom mention anime or cosplay.

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It's still here? Let's go to the top

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Nice try seagulls pic related, gains bro here. And these /fa/gs here belongs to me. No worries I will make a man out of them like Kratos with his son in the new god of war e3 trailer.

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Bro is that the concept art of the new dark soul game? Kek

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/fa/ here. I get lolita, I think but I don't get cosplay. why cosplay

I don't get it. I mean, yea, dressing up is fun. only reason I haven't done it myself is because cons are expensive. but people treat it like a genuine passion or subculture. I don't get it.

I'm not missing anything, right? it's just dressing up as fictional characters. it's as arbitrary and shallow as that, right? so how can people take it so seriously?

>> No.9053472

Fit is cancer.

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FA here.

I mean I don't get it either but it seems fun it seems like adult dress up, with a lot of work and effort. That being said it cons seem a bit head ass but if you can but all their dorky autistic bullshit aside and just focus on the fun it seems nice.

>> No.9053533

It is widely hated, I'd just say lolita instead of loli, especially out in public.

>> No.9053534

We used to have regular WAYWT threads, but since our updates rules list we were told they were off-topic and told to post WAYWT to /fa/ and some tried but /fa/ kept shitposting/making fun of anything that wasn't /fa/tier so we stopped.

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Sailor Moon

>> No.9053919

Lots of internal crying. If my cosplay is really time consuming to put on or I worked really hard on the make up, you fucking bet I will wear that bullshit all day. Simple cosplays with simple make-up I may just change out of after a couple hours or if the weather is just unbearable.

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Also if you look how jojo characters are drawn and posed, you'll notice how their poses resemble of poses down in high fashion magazines. Pic related. This is JJBA and Gucci's 90th anniversary

>> No.9053946

I just looked at the /fa/ thread and someone thought that most, if not all lolitas are into kinky shit

How the fuck do they look at cute frilly dresses and instantly associate it to sex still bewilders me t b h

>> No.9053948

There's different reasons people do it. At cons, its a great way to meet other people who like the same media you do. Its waaay easier to strike up a conversation with a random person if they have some visible sign that they're into the same show/comic/whatever as you. When I'm dressed up, I tend to think of it as an open invitation to talk to me about whatever it is I'm wearing (although certainly not all cosplayers think the same thing).

Other people like the challenge of costuming or crafting. They may be drawn to designs that suit their skills, or that stretch their abilities. Its nice to be acknowledged for your technical prowess by other tailors, sewers, and crafters.

Now, there are huge online communities around cosplay, so some people do it because they want to make friends or stay in touch with other people.

And of course, there is the notoriety and fame that can come from cosplay. Dressing up at a con is kind of like being a celebrity for the day, and it feels really good to have people fawning on you. Getting really good pictures of yourself doesn't hurt either.

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>tfw every board except /fa/g loses when it comes to winning over a seagulls heart

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>> No.9054188


My love to whoever spawned this masterpiece of a thesis on /fa/utism.

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/fit/ here time to roast some /fa/

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>> No.9054336

literally every other board on 4chan hates /fit/, go away you insecure homophobic manchildren

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Buttmad /fa/ggot found.

>> No.9054344 [DELETED] 

nice lol, prove my point further

>> No.9054349

You need to be 18 to post on this website kid.
Come back when you can handle the bants.

>> No.9054356 [DELETED] 

lmao why don't you go make some more >tfw no gf threads :^)

>> No.9054389

Poor /fit/, hated by all. I'd like a fit guy I could hold hands with and dress up, but you always post like such jerks.

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/a/ here time to make fun of /fit/ and /fa/g

>> No.9054408

No one gives a fuck about /fit/. Everyone knows they're a bunch of faggots. But at least they're secure enough to embrace it. Unlike you, who is so thin-skinned you whine about any slight against you thinking /fit/ picking on you again.

>> No.9054433

Fit is just r9k goes to the gym, it's a bunch of ugly misogynistic autists who think muscles will get them laid.

>> No.9054436

holy shit lmfao
when i imagine insecurity, /fit/ is the first thing that comes to mind

>> No.9054441

They're not the ones crying about being implied to be gay.

>> No.9054448

fucking what
yes, yes they are. they're the ones crying about being implied to be gay, implied to be small, implied to be effeminate, implied to be "beta",

>> No.9054469

>using fashion mags for pose/outfit refs
fuck me, i must be an idiot because i never even thought of this.

used to go on /fa/ a lot but besides the fundamental infographics, they really don't know shit from beans about fashion. just wear what makes you look how you wanna look, it's a much easier way to be effay

>> No.9054481

because to /fa/ the more money you pour into a fit the better it is, automatically

>> No.9054531

/r9k/ here from my experience they are gayer then the LGBT so your term doesn't work

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>be me from /r9k/
>post pics funny pic of effay
>pretend to be /fit/
>war breaks out between the 3 boards

>> No.9054618

Damn that's a bad fit, or is grandpa core a thing now?

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Only if you have a Jojo body.

>> No.9054637

It doesn't look too bad he looks like every liberal arts student in NYC

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Thumblrina detected

>> No.9054829

>Fit is just r9k goes to the gym
Then fa is just r9k with bad fashion sense

>> No.9054949


Nah. You missed the thread some /fa/ loser made on cgl asking for instas. /cgl/ shat all over him.

Most of /cgl/ probably hid this thread and are simply ignoring its existence.

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Thank you anon for giving me hope
>tfw still dreaming for a seagull gf

>> No.9055042

It's because /fa/ is at least a tiny bit board related, and /fa/gs are the least obnoxious out of the bunch that tend to raid here.

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How dare you side with the enemy /fa/gs they think they dress better then us.

>> No.9055074

At least they don't talk about that stupid ass alpha/beta shit all the time. My expectations of 4chan men have been lowered to just that criterium.

>> No.9055078

When a /fa/g keeps on saying how lolitas are arrogant, superficial and cringe, the lack of self awareness is hilarious.

>> No.9055108

the /fa/ thread has actually been relatively courteous and nice to us

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why must every other board hate us

t-they're just jealous of gains, right

>> No.9055740

Stance just a poor mans leisuresuitlamy

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We are just what they could have been. /fit/izen master board.

>> No.9055876


To be honest, to be honest. I hate /fa/'s taste and opinions on most things. I's just a bunch of anime nerds and general losers getting horny over cyber goth and minimalistic shit. I also can't stand the constant use of monochrome and black (It's the easiest and safest thing to do in fashion.) I only go there becuase other places like KTT or Reddit (/r/streetwear not MFA) have a dichotomy when discussing fashion that I can get tired of. I think /fa/ board culture wise is a step up from /r9k/ (but not by much, they still go full autism, but at least they don't constantly view women as objects and complain that they can't get laid when they get tired of masturbating.) /fa/ isn't up their own ass, as much as boards like /mu/ though, it also doesn't view being normal (Talking part in and enjoying mainstream culture things, like going out pop music etc as something negative) as a bad thing.

>> No.9055880

yes, me

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>> No.9055913

/cgl/ here and I now like it more since the comparison to Dark Souls has been made haha

>> No.9055921

pls b in london

>> No.9055922

>I also can't stand the constant use of monochrome and black
hasnt been saturated since like 2011 desu, now it's 90s fetishism which is overdone

>> No.9055944

Funny you should say that becuase 90's fashion is still new and fresh in the real world.

I also like how women are starting to wear early 00's fashion

>> No.9055949


Are you really though lol? I'm not. I can still leave a throwaway in the name though because I honestly mostly just want an /fa/ friend to talk non-cgl style with. I feel like my wardrobe has become super lame aside from the J-fashion pieces. Help me onii-chan lol

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Ah yes the 00's an underrated time in women's fashion indeed.

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Screw /fa/gs you need to get on Dat /a/nime fashion train

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>> No.9056859

Because it's mostly shitty bleaching or artificial distressing. No creation, just destructive alteration.

>> No.9056867

that's a shame, even some basic sewing skills can make a difference.

>> No.9057430

This. But most guys in the /fa/ demo don't have access to a sewing machine

>> No.9057461

I am near L O N D O N but I might talk to you anyway if I can muster up some conversational spirit tomorrow

as somebody from /fa/ we're super into this when its done well desu

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>> No.9058108

Shut up, it's high fashion.

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>> No.9058349


>someone points out obvious bullshit

Tumblr fucking detected.

Tumblr detector is off the charts.

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Man needed to be treated with more respect, they deal with way more bullshlt. You know why no man is complain about being oppressed by a woman? Because we aren't over emotional shitlords. And don't be talking about that fake ass wage gap I know plenty of woman who get paid more then me, even tho I work hard and you don't see me throwing my wage gap propaganda everywhere.

Know you place Tumblriner. Go back to your brain washing happy tumblr zone.

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Well said.

>> No.9058535

The inequality pay gap doesnt mean there arent women making more than you, idiot. It means a woman doing the same exact work will earn less than a man doing the same exact work, even if it's something like retail. Obviously there are women who make way more than you considering you cant fucking type.

>> No.9058791 [DELETED] 

>no man is complain about being oppressed by a woman

Except that it sounds like you're doing that right now. Wahh, men need more respect, we have to deal with your complaining about inequality. It would hurt our fee fees if we weren't so strong and manly that we don't have feelings because emotions are for wimps.

Also side note about your little comic, dudes saying nice things about shy girls on the internet doesn't not mean shy girls have it made irl. Most often they get mistaken for being stuck up bitches because they feel uncomfortable talking with people they don't know. Take it from a shy girl who gets called that a lot.

>> No.9058806

>no man is complain about being oppressed by a woman

Except that it sounds like you're doing that right now. Wahh, men need more respect, we have to deal with your complaining about inequality. It would hurt our fee fees if we weren't so strong and manly that we don't have feelings because emotions are for wimps.

Also side note about your little comic, dudes saying nice things about shy girls on the internet does not mean shy girls have it made irl. Most often they get mistaken for being stuck up bitches because they feel uncomfortable talking with people they don't know. Take it from a shy girl who gets called that a lot.

>> No.9058890

Hi Seig.

Seriously how do you really think like that? I'm not "tumblurlia" because I think women need to get treated better at the end of the day, I feel like that just makes me a good person. Yeah there are inequalities that men face as well but at the end of the day men have it far easier.

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CGL if you were on a con date with an /fa/ boy like like myself what would your couples cosplay be?

Pic related

>> No.9058907

Well no tumblr only treats girls who dress like guys with respect.

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/fa/ boys like monochrome right

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Works the same way the other way around you retard, pay gap is a myth for 3rd wave feminist to become superior they don't strife for equality how can you be so blue pilled.

Far easier my ass, I cant camwhore myself and make money out of it kek.

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>> No.9058924

Why cant you? There are male camwhores. Im sure if you actually tried you could find a niche.

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>> No.9058938

But the wage gap between female and male :( ,males make so much less. And once a man cums all his powers are gone..... a man can only please himself 5 times before he gets brain damage.

>> No.9058939


Dude, gay for pay is a thing. Do you realize how thirsty gaybros are for male camwhores? Go onto /hm/ and start filming.

Oh wait, you don't want to? Yeah, most women aren't camwhoring either.

>> No.9058954


Oh man, wage gap complaint? This is perfection. Please keep going.

Also btw look up edging.

>> No.9058961

>tfw female /fa/ggot
I'm not actually gay though, are there even male seagulls to dressup, or am I fucked?

>> No.9058965

>not having balls
After 8 hours it will hurt, when you cum it feels like your balls wanna come out of your weewee. You know the sharp pain you get when you have your really bad period, imagine the same feeling at your most sensetive spot. Like a heart attack at your balls

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If you are cute enough, any guy would do anything for you. As long as you don't cuck them. Unless they into it.

>> No.9058970

Not even gonna try to defend yourself from>>9058806 eh pal?

>> No.9058974

seems like the /cgl/x/fa/ thing is pushed a lot more by /fa/, almost to the point of insecurity. hell look at all the "effay guy here pls b cgl gf" posts, maybe its funny the first time but after that with how often it happens you have to wonder if its still a joke. thats just how I see it though, and apparently its an unpopular opinion.

>> No.9058980

I can't, I actually respect this persons view.

>> No.9058983

Looks like I'll just have to filter out a dude seagull then, I like the idea of dressing up with one. Is being tall a really bad thing? I've had dudes outright reject me since I'm apparently too tall which is pretty disappointing.

>> No.9058986

The Discord was remade to be more /cgl/ friendly and get rid of shitposters, hop in: https://discord.gg/014z6KrlOHTZ4qKJC

If you all want more /cgl/ friendly channels in there added, say so in #general

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I think /cgl/x/k/ is much cuter fit. Pic related it's mugi chan.

>> No.9058992

My ex was 5'10 and I am 5'5. There is pressure on a guy for being shorter then his girl, people will stare. Some guys just can't take the pressure. But I am sure you will find someone that has the balls. Being with a taller girl is hot in my opinion.

>> No.9058997

>seems like the /cgl/x/fa/ thing is pushed a lot more by /fa/, almost to the point of insecurity.
Agreed. There's a reason the /fa/ cross thread is gone and only the /cgl/ one remains, not to mention the discord shit pushed here.
>Is being tall a really bad thing? I've had dudes outright reject me since I'm apparently too tall
I'd say you're just getting unlucky. From what I can see most guys don't give a shit, unless the difference is jarring. How tall are you?

>> No.9059016 [DELETED] 

>ftw no tall /fa/ gf

It might not make you feel better coming from a lesbian, but I think tall girls are the best. Especially when they also wear tall heels without giving a single fuck.

I am willing to bet all my burando that there are plenty of guys who feel the same.

>> No.9059025

>ftw no tall /fa/ gf
>ftw short lesbian seagull

It might not make you feel better coming from a chick but I think tall girls are the best. Especially when they wear tall heels without giving a single solitary fuck. I'm willing to bet all my burdando that there are plenty of guys who think the same, including some male seagulls.

>> No.9059027

There's still an FA cross thread?

>>>/fa/11390726 I just think they keep reaching post limit.

But it does feel kinda desperate it's cool cause it's social but it just comes across as "Girl please notice me, I pretend I can afford Rick Owens online, girls don't notice me in real life so notice me, please notice me." Idk it feels silly and most of the chat doesn't come across as conversation it comes across as mild flirting when you read through some.

>> No.9059031

Looks like I'll just have to get lucky with the guy not being a little shit because of social pressure. I'm 6'1 so honestly anything <5'5 is jarring, oh well. If anything it seems like a numbers game, so I'll probably keep trying regardless of height.

>> No.9059035

aww so this does exist. I remember a post in the feels thread by a gull saying she wishes she had some girl friends to talk to about girly lolita stuff and go to the range with, but all she has are guy friends who share her love for shootin'. poor girl. she could convert some of those guy friends into gun-totin' brolitas

>> No.9059039

To me it seems like cross board conversation is going on, people giving tips and so on, but there is strong /fa/ thirst and trolling as well

>> No.9059044

I'm 5'11"--boy have I been there. my ex-fiance was like 5'4" (he'd say, "5'5" on a good day") but I think his thought process was that it made him seem manlier to have a giant gf. being tall is not a bad thing, it's actually a blessing if you are trying to score some secure dudes who don't have to step on or tower over a female to appear masculine. don't give up!

>> No.9059048

>in conversation it comes across as mild flirting when you read through some.
All the more making it desperate, under the guise of something else. I guess that's part of why I find it so annoying, as one reason I come here is specifically to avoid that kinda stuff, in the end its unavoidable. Also, while a few people may genuinely want to check out the other board, it just comes down to what you said "pls notice me pls b gf".

there is some cross board chat happening, but like you said, the thirst is strong. I'll always see /fa/ pushing for the ship, or fan art, while /cgl/ really just doesn't care/speak up.

>> No.9059052

Went to see how the thread was and uh, it's mostly cgl who is pushing the cross-board convo. Can't say you're wrong.

>> No.9059094

>mostly cgl who is pushing the cross-board convo.
>Can't say you're wrong
Pretty sure you meant to say I was wrong? and I'm talking in general, not these specific threads.

>> No.9059096

I'm talking specific here, and how from the looks of it, the trolling and thirst comes mainly from fa, while some cgl is attempting a dialogue

>> No.9059100

/fa/ here, there is still a corresponding thread on our board, perhaps /fa/ just moves faster due to more posters.

Also, thirst is just something that's to be expected, unfortunately. Doesn't make it right, but there's still good dialogue to be had if you filter out the trolls/thirsty boys.

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>anything <5'5
Thanks for including my hight into your limit, it means a lot to me.

>> No.9059444

>Manlet insecurity so strong

But for real dude nothing's wrong with being on the short side. Rock what you've got.

>> No.9059457

I don't mind being short no worries. I have dated plenty of girls who were taller then me. It just sucks sometime being rejected for being short.

>> No.9059469

Son's doing it wrong. Can't do the Ch>>9054336
ub and Tuck without the chub.

>> No.9059472

I think /fa/ boyfriends would be kinda nice... Most dudes only wear shitty khakis and fishing t-shirts so... yeah, I'm down for some /fa/ boys anyday.

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>tfw you only wear anime stuff

>> No.9059592

Anything's better than cargo shorts and the Nike socks and sandals look.

>> No.9059631

I don't think real people wear that any more though, at least not together

>> No.9059741

The only plus I can see is getting more secure guys, but all the same, it's difficult to find just that. Like I said, it seems like a numbers game to me. I'll just have to keep trying. What happened with your fiancé, if I could ask?
I wouldn't even call that a limit, my only limit would be 5'1, since at that point positions and things get way too awkward. I wouldn't mind anything above that so long as they're not a little shit about it and tell me not to wear heels or something because muh height. Lower than that is pretty much dwarf status anyway so it seems like a solid cutoff. Like the other Anon said, don't give it any though and you'll be fine.

>> No.9059746

5'5 anon here again, honestly I don't care about high differences as long as I got somebody close to my heart.

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I'm from /fa/ and I enjoy the lolita aesthetic and j-fashion but I only have a kimono, and I don't know anyone else in my area that's also into Lolita/j-fashion

My attempts at j-fashion with this as some inspo

>> No.9059780
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Stop forcing your board on us. If your fashion is not /a/nimu related then you are just a normal /fa/g tier.

>> No.9059800

>most of the chat doesn't come across as conversation it comes across as mild flirting when you read through some.

idk man there is a decent/surprising amount of genuine discussion in that thread. I feel like people who say this have come to this opinion before even attempting dialouge

that said /fa/ is still a shit-tier board

>> No.9059804

Are you saying that Lolita is basically anime clothes

>> No.9060018

>/fa/ is still a shit-tier board

And /cgl/ is not? Please.

>> No.9060164

Apparently your city is more effay than mine. But I live in the pacific northwest where it's considered stylish to wear hiking clothes to a fancy restaurant so fuck me I guess.

>> No.9060195

>>/fa/ thirst

I apologise and blame m/fa/. The /fa/ board tan was always a dream.

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>not knowing akihabara fashion
Lolita and anime fashion is 2 different things

>> No.9060299

>not knowing what a blanket statement is
That's good of you to know anon

>> No.9060852

hahahaha I know her. She started at an American Apparel in Dallas.

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>> No.9061102

i post on /fa/ regularly

I've only met 4 "well-known" cosplayers

1: girl my age who got famous for sexy pikachu costume, and comes out to socal whenever it's advantageous///coasts on her looks/body and isn't that great looking IRL

2: Well known photographer who has a patreon and a kickstarter for a "project" was really just a vacation with girl 3....has a shitty clothing line with douchebag she's dating now

3: married woman who is the wife of a neckbeard mtg player (how i know her and everyone else on the list so far) poses alot for the photographer part of the failed kickstarter...it failed because they haven't delivered on their rewards from what i'm told.

4: Fetish website, charges men for sessions....looked her up because i recognized some of the photos being in front of SDCC in cosplay and...turned out was a huge false rape accusation drama thing where she just tripped outside and fell.......people just assumed she had to be raped...because...feminism

so going off those experiences, I can genuinely say that most cosplayers tend to be self-absorbed, narcissistic and generally toxic to be around. I could never see myself being genuine friends with these people nor can i trust anyone who would.

Sure i see them around town and will say hi, or see them at a con...but I wouldn't trust these people with a pack of cigarettes let alone my dogs.

will sacrifice anything for fame

>> No.9061104

>tfw I used to live in dallas but moved to LA last year
>tfw I work at AA now and when went to a shoot like 2 weeks ago
>tfw when I think I may recognize her face from mockingbird

Small world. Cycles cycle.

>> No.9061348

/fa/ggot for a couple years here

It's mostly seen as a joke, there, at least there are a lot of really vocal people mocking it.

Though, they mock Lolita way more, and it's a meme that anyone wearing Lolita is a "red-flag." I've seen some love, occasionally.

>> No.9061358

Why would they mock Lolita more specifically? If it's got to do with how weird it is, or how lolitas can be mental, the same applies to /fa/ as well? Is it like another anon said, lack of self awareness?

>> No.9061362

It's due to stories about how terrible people into cosplay and lolita apparently are. Taints their perception, which is understandable.

>> No.9061377


I hate to admit it, but they're kinda right. Their hate is somewhat justified

>> No.9061689

This is genius.

>> No.9062026

This thread has been going 2 weeks strong congrats

>> No.9062052

I hate to admit it, but that's fair. I've met a lot of friends through lolita but I've also met a lot of crazies. Even some of the girls I'm friends with have some serious family issues. It kinda makes me worried that I've got issues and don't realize it.

>> No.9062273

If it makes you feel any better, pretty much everyone has issues of some kind or another, some people are better at dealing with it than others.

>lone lolita, too spaghetti to hold conversations with strangers
>so I never go to meets

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>> No.9062430

/mu/ and /cgl/ is best pair.

>> No.9062431

Cardcaptor Sakura

>> No.9062433 [DELETED] 

Neither. It's Cardcaptor Sakura.

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>not knowing an old Saturday morning Anime

>> No.9063034

I'm from /fa/ not anime

>> No.9063039

/mu/ and /fa/*

Fuck off, you slut.

>> No.9063368
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>who would even date effay casual fuckboi that doesn't know anime

>> No.9063396

>doesn't know anime
>posts a Hokuto no Ken reference with a Jojo filename
Get the FUCK out.

>> No.9063400

Requesting more /cgl/ and /fa/ drawings. Please?

>> No.9063402

ew redpillers

>> No.9063408
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>doesn't mention chaika
No you get out!

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>> No.9063524

Reality: the lolis are traps. No females in image.

>> No.9063678
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I know normal anime not niche shit.

Like I like Maccross, and Akira and Sailor Moon, and a ton of anime films.

Pic related is my favorite anime film

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At least you watch anime, I can respect that.

>> No.9063746

>Cardcaptor Sakura

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Like I can't watch super cutesy shit like that. I respect the aesthetics though. And there are some animes like that for me, I've never seen an episode of Lovelive nor will I ever but i love the character design.

I'd rather watch something more interesting plotwise and the same kinda sits for animation as well, while i like the look of new animes. I love more older looking animes like I love the look of Astroboy and Maccross so much

>> No.9063955

Not the anon you replied to, but
>comparing Love Live to Cardcaptor Sakura

I don't know how much you know about the series, but judging by how you superficially dismiss a classic, I don't think very much. I get that you have a specific taste, but as far as I remember, it had a pretty good storyline and graphics for the time, which were a bit different from the standard magical girl genre at the time. Not niche at all.

>> No.9063966

Fun fact Cardcaptor Sakura is connected to 5 or more different anime. The world between those anime are all connected. Greatest mind fuck for the younger me! It's fine if you don't like it, we all have something. For me I can never watch animes that have more then 50 eps.

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Please fill in the bubble of pic related.
Be creative!

>> No.9063978

You're looking at the 2nd (3rd?) thread. it was mostly genuine conversation, mostly discussing lolita in relation to fashion, in the first thread.

I think its a sign this little cross-board chat has already run its course.

>> No.9063981

no. that whole thing is gross af

>> No.9063983

Have you seen the shitposting going on in the /fa/ thread? No wonder you've chased /cgl/ off it.

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actually i think we're on the 4th thread. it should've ended when the first 404d. newfags are spoiled by generals, they don't know how to let things go.

i still dont get cosplay. it seems so pointless and shallow. lolita is cool, but I don't get cosplay.

>> No.9064004

You don't understand wanting to emulate your favorite character in a show, stepping into their shoes for a small while after lovingly/painstakingly recreating their attire? I don't think I understand you, anon.

>> No.9064050

who /melbourne/ here?
Need cute /cgl/ gf to take me to cons and do couples dress stuff

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Your desperation disgus me.

>> No.9064071

why do you need a cgl gf to take you to cons?

>> No.9064091

So i can live the dream of being /fa/ and pouting constantly whilst she weebs out over chinese cartoon dresses

>> No.9064113

your dream gf shops for lolita dresses at cons? that's so nice :^)

>> No.9064249

I've been looking for a bf I can make wear dresses. You ok with this?

>> No.9064354

Itas need loving too

>> No.9064357

You don't enjoy making things do you?

Side note: whoever drew this has no idea how garters work.

>> No.9064706

Not the anon who drew this, but I have bought panties that have the straps hooked to the bottom like this instead of separate garter belts. They do make them. Probably true that the anon who drew it made a mistake, but their mistake actually is a thing that exists...so it works out okay.

>> No.9064767

Yeah crafting and sewing and learning different skills is sure shallow.

>> No.9064791
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I design/build furniture and do basic tailoring for myself, plan to start building garments when I have the time. I get that some people find the act of "making" meditative or whatever but I don't see why that would be the end-all to the activity, why you'd lock yourself into something as creatively limiting as recreation.

ie I don't just build furniture, or get together with people who do also, I do it because there are designs I want to explore in the field, routes towards reframing the way it's understood, etc. The community I would engage in would be people with a critical familiarity with the mediums, a sensitivity to their historical background and context and an appreciation of what I'm doing or other artists embarking on similar engagements.

It's not just stuff I made for the sake of making it and learning skills. If that's the extent of the higher reasoning, how isn't that shallow? And why something as arbitrary and meaningless as recreating the costumes of fictional characters? It's very low culture, an intellectual & artistic dead end. I suspect it has mostly to do with a desire to stand out at conventions, get photos taken, etc. as well as competition.

>> No.9064875

Do you feel the same way about historical reenactors? Costume and prop designers on movies? Because there are billion dollar industries around making and creating costumes from existing mediums.For a lot of cosplay, you're not copying an existing garment or outfit, you're translating something from a totally different medium into real life. Plus, there's plenty of people who create their own unique designs (look at gijinkas for a whole different creative process).

There is certainly an element to getting attention at conventions, because finding an amazing picture where you look good, or where you really capture the character is really rewarding too. But for people who make costumes (and I can't really speak to the people who buy their costumes, I don't see the appeal in that), there is a ton of work that goes into creating something, and you have to really like the process to make cosplays.

But I'm glad you felt the need to come to this board to insult our hobbies. I'm sure that's a much more fulfilling pursuit than creating something.

>> No.9064994

Will it be a pretty dress?

>> No.9065485

This. but it's crazy this thread has been going for almost 2 weeks.

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I know I may get some flack for this but these's threads have given me an interest in cosplay. Personally though I would only do it as a date thing.

I wouldn't do cosplay with friends becuase I feel like I couldn't personally vibe with a cosplay type of people but I could with a cosplay type of girl? I don't know I've found myself swiping right on more cosplay girls on tinder etc. Who knows I probably wouldn't vibe with a cosplay girl but I want to go to a con now.

So it's cool thanks for peaking my interest in this hobby.

>> No.9065980

If you please me it will be frills 24/7. If you disappoint me it will be Bodyline and sadness.

>> No.9066966

i'm up for it

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