Write for us

If you are interested in any of these projects or would like to form your own, email us: submissions@qwearfashion.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2019 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

We invite members of the LGBTQIA+ community of Asian-Pacific Islander descent to submit pieces for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. (This the open to people all over the world — You don’t have to be American.) The piece can be anything ranging from poetry, interviews, essays, profiles of yourself or others, or personal stories. Pieces will relate to the intersection of identity and expression. Please send your pieces and photos to submissions@qwearfashion.com by April 26th, 2019 for consideration.

Style Profiles

Note that photo quality is of high importance for style profiles.

To apply for a style profile, please send the following to submissions@qwearfashion.com:

  1. 5 photos of 3 different outfits (15 photos total). Photos must include at least one full body shot. Please attach images as JPGs. If you don't have 15 photos, please apply anyway! 

  2. A list of what you are wearing in each outfit, from the top to the bottom of the outfit. Eg:

    Item 1: Brand
    Item 2: Brand
    If you do not know the brand or it was homemade, just explain!

  3. A name for each outfit (eg. Date Night, Lazy Saturday)

  4. The answer to these questions:

    • Where did you grow up & where do you live now?

    • How do you think your friends would define your style?

    • What’s your favorite item in your wardrobe?

    • What’s your biggest style challenge?

    • Which literary figures do you most admire? (optional)

    • Who’s your style icon?

    • What pronouns would you like us to use in this piece?

  5. A one paragraph bio, written in 3rd person, which includes where you are based and where we can find you online/social media.

Guest Articles

We welcome guest posts from the community. If selected, our editors will reach out to you.

Please send submissions to submissions@qwearfashion.com. 

TEXT GUIDELINES

Pieces can range between 500 and 2,000 words. Please include the text in an attachment in either a word or google doc.

OUTFIT GUIDELINES

If your post includes images of an outfit, please list your outfit details as follows, from the top to the bottom of the outfit as such:

Item 1: Brand
Item 2: Brand

If you do not know the brand or it was homemade, just explain!

BIO

Please include a one paragraph bio, in 3rd person, which includes where you live and where we can find you online. 

If you have any questions regarding submissions, please email info@qwearfashion.com.


Image Guidelines

TYPE

Photographs must be sent in JPGs as attachments. Please title images with the name of your piece and numbered in the order that they appear in the piece. (Ex. "My piece 1.jpg")

SIZE

Images must be a minimum width of 1500 px and a minimum resolution of 150 DPI. 

PHOTO CREDIT

Please include photographer credit, including the photographer's website, if they have one. If you are using photos that are not your own, please find the source of the image and include it in the caption.

CAPTIONS

If your images include captions, enter them in the body of the email with the image number and caption.


Photographers

Join our growing list of official Qwear photographers or find a match for your project.