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Make your gift today to the Afro Fashion Association and support our mission of advancing fashion, art, and culture as a means for cross-cultural exchange, empowerment, and sustainable economic development for Afro creators worldwide. Bank details available by request.

Sponsors and partners

We are so grateful to our generous sponsors and partners who believe in our mission and whose support enables us to continue to support emerging Afro designers, students, and industry professionals. We envision a future where we have the resources to finance our existing events at a scale and level that lives up to the breadth of talent and vision of our own efforts and that of the designers which they showcase.

We have a wide variety of sponsorship and partnership opportunities, spanning organizational support, event sponsorship, and more. We’re also open to providing our services as in-kind partnership for events that share our mission. Reach out and let’s get to know each other!

Volunteers / Interns

We are proud to be a volunteer-driven organization. Our volunteer positions and internships offer hands-on experience and exposure within the fashion industry, with opportunities to support this work and expand your skillsets in areas including event planning, communications and marketing, web design, customer service, visual merchandising, fashion design, business development, and advancement.

Follow us on social or sign up for our newsletters, or get in touch at to let us know a little about yourself, your skills, and how you’d like to get involved.


If you’re a model who’d like to participate, follow us on social or sign up for our newsletters to be the first to hear about open calls. Our models hail from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures. We prioritize providing an opportunity to BIPOC and emerging models.


If you’re an Afro descedent designer who would like your work considered for a future edition of AFWM, please e-mail We also accept submissions from designers of other backgrounds who are working in Africa or feature a strong emphasis on local histories, culture, and methods of production on the continent.