Are There Any Restrictions on Joining a Cosplay Group?
That entirely depends on the group and what their goals are. They might only want people who live near them, people they have decided they like, people who have specific skill sets or people who have ...
Is Lolita / Steampunk / Other Fashion Okay to Cosplay?:
While they are considered fashion and not cosplay, many people do wear them to conventions.
There is such thing as cosplay-lolita (and I am sure there are cosplay versions of the other...