J-Fashion Panels and Fan Events

Please join us for all J-Fashion fashion shows, panels, shopping, and much more! Everything will be held at Hyatt Place in our J-Fashion Content Room unless otherwise noted.


How to Alter EGL Clothing 
Friday, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
Do you own a brand that’s too small/big but don’t know how to fix it? Want everything you own to have pockets? This is the panel for you. We’ll go over basic alterations, and also how to dramatically change size without sacrificing style! All alterations will require basic sewing knowledge, but options will be presented for basic and advanced versions.

How to Tie a Casual Obi
Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
Learn how to tie a hanhaba obi in 5 different fun styles! 

How To Host a J-Fashion Meet 
Saturday, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
Want to hang out with you fellow J-Fashion enthusiasts, but no events on the horizon? Come learn how to plan your own meetup, from start to finish! We’ll be covering everything from picking a venue and theme to meet up etiquette. We might even get to talking about meet up horror stories and handling disaster scenarios. Come swap ideas with us and learn from some experienced event hosts!

J-Fashion Nail Decorating
Saturday, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
You have the outfit, now for the fine details: YOUR NAILS! Come hang out with us and make the fabulous nails of your dreams! In this interactive panel, you can DIY your own set of nails and apply them too.

Intro and History of EGL Fashion 
Saturday, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fairmont, Panels Room 3
Have you ever been curious about EGL fashion and not known how to start? Or maybe you already wear it and would just like more knowledge behind its history. Join us for a deep dive into one of the most recognizable J-fashions through the years! We will be covering a range of topics from basic guidelines and resources, to the origins of the fashion and the trends throughout the years.

J-Fashion Makeup and Hair 101
Saturday, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
Getting into J-Fashion can be intimidating, you have the clothes, now how to do your hair and makeup? Learn the basics of each major genre of J-Fashion. Whether you’re interested in Decora, gyaru, Lolita, or everything in between, we have you covered! Come join us as we go over each of the most popular hair and makeup that accompany each genre.

Sewing Panel
Sunday, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
Follow along with Halley, the designer of The Black Ribbon, and learn how to make a basic gathered skirt pattern, including a shirring section. It works for all sizes! 

Fashion History & J-Fashion 
Monday, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
Frock flick enthusiasts and J-Fashionistas unite! If you love fashion history and want to learn about how it has shaped modern Japanese street fashions, join us for a trip through time as we explore the influences of historical garb on the clothes we love today!

J-Fashion and Posing
Monday, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Hyatt Place, Runway Room, Salon 1
The perfect outfit deserves the perfect photo! Not sure what to do in front of the camera? Learn some practical tips on posing and photography from a seasoned J-Fashionista and a professional photographer. Get personalized guidance on your poses and strut it on the runway for the best snapshot!

Fan Events

J-Fashion Meet Up & Walk!
Friday, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
You’ve seen the fashion walks in Harajuku! Come take part in your very own, at FanimeCon! Come hang out, chat, get your picture taken, then walk with us to flaunt all our J-Fashion styles! No cosplay, please, this is a fashion event.

J-Fashion Board Game Zone 
Saturday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Hyatt Place, J-Fashion Content Room, Salon 3
Join fellow J-Fashionistas in playing tabletop games with old and new friends. Bring your favorite games and come and go as you please for a fashionable evening of fun. 

J-Fashion Meet & Greet Mixer
Sunday, Time TBA
Fairmont Hotel
Are you into J-Fashion and want to make new friends? Do you like icebreakers and playing games with others? Do you like raffles and prizes? Come join us for some fun and games at this meet & greet mixer. There will be interactive icebreakers, games, raffles and prizes. No preparation necessary, but participation is required. Come ready to mix, mingle, and maybe even make new friends!