FRIDAY, MAY 28TH
Pastel Space Princess ~ A Makeup Demo by Dollfille
Toshi Salvino / Dollfille
Friday, May 28, 2021 at 9:00:00 PM UTC
A sweet pastel dream of a galaxy inspired princess! Enjoy this pre-recorded talk along of Dollfille creating a whimsical makeup look ~
Elegant Gothic Lolita Aristocrat Vampire Romance: An Introduction to EGA Fashion
Sara Bread (she/her)
Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10:00:00 PM UTC
Join Sara Bread as she breaks down the looks for EGL's Big Sister fashion, EGA, and takes you on a journey through Elegant Gothic Lolita Aristocrat Vampire Romance.
Alternative Advanced Style: J-fashion Aunties Speak Up
Friday, May 28, 2021 at 11:15:00 PM UTC
Three J-fashion aunties in our late 40s/early 50s discuss the joys and challenges of dressing to stand out in middle age and beyond. We'll address ageism within the J-fashion community and within the style world at large, offer our pre-Y2K perspectives on some origins of J-fashion-adjacent style, honor our own style icon elders, and discuss the practical realities of donning ruffles and hairbows when you are old enough to have kids who wear J-fashion themselves.
EGL Treats: Celestial Mochi Donuts & Crepes de Kuma
Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 12:45:00 AM UTC
Join Allegra and Oriana from EGL Treats while we teach you how to make two adorable themed treats: Crepes inspired by one of the Bay Area's favorite com meetup places, Belly Good Cafe & Crepes and Space-Ube-Mochi Donuts!. We will show you how to make and fill two flavors of crepes with ice cream and demonstrate cute bear themed decorating with treats easily found at home and how to make mochi donuts complete with galaxy icing! Dietary variations available.
Ursa Major Jeo-bear-dy
Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 2:30:00 AM UTC
Join Mani for an exciting, bear-themed trivia game! Watch as participants bear it all and flex their bear knowledge in a hilarious test of random facts! The winner will receive a $35 gift card to either Sugarfina or to Build-a-Bear Workshop.
SATURDAY, MAY 29TH
International Lolita Roundtable 2
Obsixwi (she/her), Househaunter, Mintochuu, Ineray, & Iris
May 29, 2021 at 2:00:00 PM
Join a panel of lolita fashion enthusiasts from all around the world to learn about what it's like to wear J-fashion in other countries! We will hear experiences from people who have lived in parts of the US, Ireland, Mexico, S. Korea, and Singapore, and discuss similarities and differences in the way J-fashion is perceived where we live.
Blissful Bear-y Bites
May 29, 2021 at 5:15:00 PM
Craving something delicious to snack on for the Bear's Tea Party? Follow along as we make savory mushroom tartlets and smoked salmon tea sandwiches, and get other ideas for putting together a full Afternoon Tea meal!
Ursa Major² Fashion Walk
May 29, 2021 at 7:00:00 PM
Come see our attendees' beautiful fashion walk submissions! We are also holding a coord contest, where participants have a chance to win prizes from the participating brands. All J-fashion styles welcome!
Polishing Your Style- Easy Nail Art DIY!
May 29, 2021 at 11:00:00 PM
Is something missing from your coordinate? Do you want to carry a little of your style everywhere you go? Look no further! Nail polish and nail art is so much more than a French manicure! Join me for a follow-along session where we discuss the history of nail polish, its importance, as well as covering some easy DIY techniques that don't require fancy tools, lamps, or products!
Kawaii or Kowai: J-Fashion Release Review Ursa Major Edition
May 30, 2021 at 2:00:00 AM
Join Plentiful Pie and Mani Tokkigo as they review and pass judgement on the latest on-theme releases from J-fashion brands! Bring your own space milk and participate in chat!
Ursakumya DIY Showcase
May 30, 2021 at 3:15:00 AM
Join hosts Purestmaiden and Pie for the Ursakumya DIY showcase! We'll be showing off and complimenting entrants' unbearably charming bear-themed creations! If you'd like to join in and submit your own pawsitively adorable bear craft, please check out our entry form here. Participants also have the option of opting-in to the contest to win prizes!
Stitch It Urself
May 30, 2021 at 4:00:00 AM
Bay Area Kei's own Kelp is back again with some divine ursine cross-stitch designs to Embroider and Loiter™ with fellow UM² attendees! This time, learn advanced techniques like French knots, beading, and fractional stitches, as well as strategies for using specialty threads like metallics and variegated floss successfully. Kelp will also go over methods for stitching a counted-thread embroidery pattern on fabric that isn't Aida cloth, such as a tote bag or jacket.
SUNDAY, MAY 30TH
Bear-ly Appropriate Sodas & Sundaes
Jason R. Merrill (he/him) of Blackbird Finery
May 30, 2021 at 3:00:00 PM
Jason R. Merrill from Blackbird Finery demonstrates a smattering of themed soda formulas found in Antique Pharmacy publications.
Written in the Stars: What Your Zodiac Signs Say About Your Style
May 30, 2021 at 4:45:00 PM
Join Jamie from Rosé Forêt and TrAshley the Faux-lita in a comedy panel that tells you everything you need to know about the astrological influences on your J-fashion style. From buying habits, to outfit planning techniques- either way you'll be laughing!
SUNDAY, MAY 31ST
Punk Lolita 101
May 31, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM
Join frillSquid for an introduction to the rare and feral lolita substyle of punk lolita. This presentation goes from history, to recommended brands, to coordination advice. Punk lolita (probably) isn't dead!
Soft Toy Plushy Handbag Workshop
May 31, 2021 at 6:15:00 PM
You requested this workshop and we delivered! Join Jessica Corlett for a fun and chatty workshop and learn how to turn a stuffed friend into a bag. This is an easy all-abilities craft activity. There is a small amount of sewing involved which can be done by hand or by sewing machine. Warning: Plushies will be dissected.
Femme in STEM: A Round Table Discussion
May 31, 2021 at 8:00:00 PM
J-fashionistas are in many fields including lots who are in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). We've brought together a diverse group of femme presenting people to discuss a wide variety of topics including challenges in the workplace, why they love their jobs, and what it means to be an under-represented group within an industry to each of them.
Small Business & Sizing: Challenges for Indie Designers
May 31, 2021 at 9:45:00 PM
As small designers it can be hard to figure out your brand's sizing charts. There is also the desire to be inclusive, and the difficulties of offering custom sizing. We bring in a few indie designers to explain a variety of challenges faced by indie designers on this topic and their current strategies on how to do their best to address these issues.
Head-bear Hookup! A Crochet Headdress DIY
Molly Moonflower (she/her)
May 31, 2021 at 11:00:00 PM
Can't find a headpiece to match that one difficult print? But the meetup is tomorrow! Learn to crochet a simple headdress that you can complete in an evening. Molly Moonflower will show you how to hook up your own quick and simple headdress in this crochet-a-long DIY using simple single and double crochet stitches, and manipulating them for a unique granny-chic look.
DIY PANEL PREP LISTS
Here's the current list of panels with supply or ingredient lists! If you plan to DIY together with the panelist, we recommend obtaining your materials in advance.