Can a black girl do decora kei?

I am an incredibly big fan of Japanese fashion of all types. However, many people tell me the same line over and over: "You're black, and fat. You can't do decora kei." My boyfriend and best friend said that it would be really awesome if I did decora kei inspired fashion for a con since I can... show more I am an incredibly big fan of Japanese fashion of all types. However, many people tell me the same line over and over:

"You're black, and fat. You can't do decora kei."

My boyfriend and best friend said that it would be really awesome if I did decora kei inspired fashion for a con since I can never seem to find anyone to cosplay as. It seems simpler to put together than fairy kei or any lolita stuff, and a lot of people say it's more cost efficient. I just don't have any idea if I'm quote on quote "allowed" to dress that way.

Thank you guys for any advice.
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