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Paladins in Petticoats: Lolita Fashion in Nerd Spaces

Facilitated by Jacqueline Bryk

Lolita is a popular, extremely feminine Japanese fashion that evokes the Rococo era. It's often misunderstood in the West, especially when one is both a Lolita & a nerd. So what is it, exactly?

A mix of "what is lolita" and "how does it apply to me", this seminar will cover lolita 101, the history of the fashion, the different substyles, and why you probably shouldn't treat your local lolita like your personal paper doll (though you should definitely make friends with us). There will be ample time for questions and exploration of an outfit, or coordinate, at the end.

Crowne Plaza : Grand Central Station C

Game Code SEM17108914

Jacqueline Bryk is a freelance writer and game designer from Delaware. She is a bisexual poly ciswoman, and her pronouns are she/her, though "Sovereign/your majesty", "hey you" and "[incomprehensible eldritch noises]" are also acceptable. Though she's only 24, she's no stranger to the industry, having won the Golden Cobra Award for Most Convention-Ready Design and being a featured guest at BreakoutCon 2017. Apart from her self-published anthology Queer Gaymes, Jacqueline has written for Onyx Path Publishing, Galileo Games, Helmgast AB, and Damocles Thread Development. Jacqueline straddles the line between rules-light story games and crunchier tactical OSR games with style and grace, and is super happy to be running Talislanta, Bright and Terrible, and more with ConTessa at GenCon50!