J-Fashion Panels and Fan Events

Interested in learning about Japanese Street Fashion? You’ve come to the right place! Join us for the J-Fashion virtual track for a series of informational J-Fashion panels.

Saturday Panels

History of EGL Fashion
Saturday, May 29, 2021
10:00 – 11:30 am
Hosted by Obsixwi & Purestmaiden

Have you ever been curious about the origins of EGL fashion? Or maybe you already wear it and would just like more knowledge about its history. Join us for a deep dive on one of the most recognizable J-Fashion styles through the years! We will be covering a range of topics from resources and the trends throughout the years.

Fashion Show
Saturday, May 29, 2021
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Hosted by the FanimeCon J-Fashion Department

Join us for a virtual showcase featuring independent J-Fashion designers in video form! This fashion show will consist of footage submitted by our participating designers of their latest collections – tune in to see exclusive clips from your favorite indie J-Fashion brands from all over the world. See the designer list here!

J-Fashion Sewing: Shirring
Saturday, May 29, 2021
2:30 – 3:30 pm
Hosted by Halley from The Black Ribbon

J-Fashion Designer Halley from The Black Ribbon walks through a few of her favorite methods of adding stretch panels to garments.

Lolita Fashion 101
Saturday, May 29, 2021
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Hosted by Cursed Kaiser

Lolita is the name of a popular Japanese Street Fashion known around the world. It originated as a subculture that was shaped through music, art, literature, and fashion. This 101 panel will help attendees discover various brands amd stores that carry this gorgeous unique fashion. Places to shop, tips on how to build a basic wardrobe, sub-styles, and how to get inspired. There will be a Q&A session at the end.

Sunday Panels

Formal Attire Defined
Sunday, May 30, 2021
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Hosted by Jason R. Merrill of Blackbird Finery

Getting the details right can make or break a formal outfit. Geared towards artists & cosplayers who are often recreating looks where the details might not be clear. Learn about the items that constitute traditional formal wear and how to wear them properly from Jason R. Merrill of Blackbird Finery.

How To Attend a J-Fashion Meet
Sunday, May 30, 2021
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hosted by Obsixwi and Nycticeivs

Wondering how best to socialize with your fellow J-Fashionistas after a year of seeing nobody? New to the J-Fashion community and wondering how to interact with your local comm? Emma & Jessica will help guide you on the etiquette of attending J-Fashion meetups!

Digital J-Fashion Content
Sunday, May 30, 2021
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Hosted by Mindy

This panel will give an overview of currently available digital J-Fashion content. We will cover both informative and entertaining content across various formats, such as YouTube and blogs, as well as highlight many content creators you can learn from and enjoy.

Have questions, comments, or suggestions? Shoot us an email at jfashion@fanime.com