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VIRTUAL J-FASHION PRIDE EVENT

SATURDAY, JULY 2ND

Join us on Saturday, July 2nd for a J-fashion Pride celebration! We're hosting a virtual fashion walk featuring your submitted looks, as well as a roundtable discussion about the J-fashion queer experience live on the Bay Area Kei Twitch channel!

 

LGBTQA+ J-FASHION ROUNDTABLE
JULY 2ND, 10 AM PDT - TWITCH.TV/BAYAREAKEI

Join us on the Bay Area Kei Twitch channel for a roundtable discussion about the queer experience in J-fashion!

Panelists: Sara Bread, Mani Tokkigo, Oriana, Allegra, Avina-kei, Maria, Monty

 

PRIDE VIRTUAL FASHION WALK
JULY 2ND, 12 PM PDT - TWITCH.TV/BAYAREAKEI

Join us for this pride-themed virtual fashion walk by submitting videos or photos of your J-fashion coordinates! All entries will be compiled into a video that will be streamed publicly on the Bay Area Kei Twitch on July 2nd. All J-fashions are welcomed and encouraged to participate. We look forward to seeing how you show your colors! 

Participation is not limited to only those who identify as LGBTQA+! 

THEME: PRIDE!

Express your truest self, whether it means decking yourself in every color imaginable, wearing your most elegant gothic attire, or matching your coord to your pride flag! We want to see a coord that defines you and makes you feel happy. 


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, June 27th, 11:59 PM Pacific Time

GUIDELINES

You may submit as many looks as you would like to the fashion walk

Outfits must be a recognizable J-fashion

This is an all-ages event. Please ensure submissions are PG-13 and do not include extreme sexual or violent content

NO cosplay or costumes

NO replicas

​If your submission does not meet the above criteria, it will not be showcased in the Fashion Walk. Submissions will be screened, and we reserve the right to reject any entry we deem inappropriate.

Video format guidelines*:

Landscape/Horizontal filming preferred

.mp4 or .mov file format preferred

NO LONGER THAN 20 SECONDS. Longer videos will be cut down. Background music/noise will be cut out.

You can submit pictures if you are unable to film a video.

Upload the video somewhere it can be downloaded (e.g. Dropbox or Google Drive - NOT YouTube).

Please remember to make it public so we can access your video

*Video is preferred, but if you choose to submit photos, please submit multiple photos so that they can be played with voiceover. 

Show off your outfit however you think it will look best! Closeup cuts, walking shots, panning up/down, and waving/looking at the camera are all good options! Please see the below videos for examples.

By submitting your media via the entry form, 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 and Instagram.

FASHION WALK EXAMPLE

CHARITY DRAWING FUNDRAISER

Deadline to enter: July 2nd, 12 PM PDT

As you may know from our previous virtual events, we typically choose one charity per event to raise money for, in order to highlight a certain issue. For this event, we'd like for you to choose any local LGBTQA+ charity to donate to! Many studies show that providing mutual aid to local organizations tend to go further than donating to large national organizations, and we'd like to encourage you to choose causes that are particularly important to you.

We're also offering a non-monetary option to enter the drawing - simply submit a fashion walk entry and then fill out the form below to enter! 

Prizes generously donated by:

The Lolita Collective
The Black Ribbon
Pop Princess
Eat Me Ink Me
Porcelain Song
Mossbadger

Rules/Guidelines

There are two ways you can enter the drawing:

(1) Make a non-transferable/non-refundable donation (any amount) to a local LGBTQA+ focused charity of your choice and send us an image of the receipt. You may donate as much as you want, but we will only issue one entry for any donated amount. 

(2) Enter the fashion walk! Please make sure the email address you are using is the same as the one you used to submit your fashion walk entry so that we can verify your submission. 

The deadline to submit entries is July 2nd, 12 PM PDT. Winners will be chosen via random drawing. We will be announcing our randomly selected winners after the fashion walk so stick around!

Please note that the drawing is only open to United States residents 18 years or older. It is not open to residents of Alabama, Hawaii, Kansas, New Jersey, and Utah, in compliance with applicable state laws.