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March Instagram Challenge

Join us for a month-long J-fashion Instagram challenge! We’re celebrating the coming of spring with some themed prompts and questions. You can participate by posting images that match each prompt to your personal Instagram account and using the hashtag #BAK2March. We will be randomly choosing 2 winners who complete the challenge to receive a $25 gift card from Kuroshiro Kawaii. You can submit your proof of completion via the entry form below. The deadline to enter is March 31, 11:59 PM PDT!


  • All contest participants must be over the age of 18

  • Participants must be following the @bayareakei Instagram account

  • Use the hashtag #BAK2March for each post

  • Set your account to public so we can see your posts - accounts that are not public will not be eligible for participation

  • For coord-based prompts, we are accepting all styles of J-fashion! We are also accepting images of coords on yourself, on a mannequin, or as a flatlay

  • Please post one image per prompt - we are not accepting combined prompts for this challenge!

  • Once you have completed the challenge and posted all your images, you must submit a proof of completion to the form linked below to be eligible for a prize

  • All prompts must be completed AND the form submitted by March 31st, 11:59 PM PDT for contest eligibility

We will be sharing your images on our social media throughout the month! Winners will be randomly selected and announced after the March 31st deadline during a Twitch livestream, as well as posted on our social media accounts. We will also take the time to chat and share some of our favorite images from participants from the challenge during the Twitch livestream.


Please note that by participating in this challenge, you acknowledge and understand that you are granting Bay Area Kei a limited license to edit images and repost to the Bay Area Kei social media channels, including (though not limited to) Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitch.



Florals, for spring? Groundbreaking. Show us your floral accessories!


It’s been a year since the start of the pandemic, which means you have had time to get masks but make it fashion. How do you go out in public looking cute and safe?  


Dress in a coord inspired by your favorite fairytale! Tell us about the fairytale that inspired you and why you chose it.


Post a mail-themed image! This can mean a new haul you received, a shot of yourself going to the post office, or cute cards you’ve exchanged with your friends.


Show us how you’ve connected with your friends or comm during this pandemic! Whether it’s a socially-distant outdoor picnics, online virtual meets, snail mail, or phone calls, we want to know how you’re staying safe and connected!

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