Afro Fashion Week Milan 2020 marked the first time ever that an Afro Fashion Week event was included on the official Milan Fashion Week calendar, with the Made in Italy exhibition of the work of five emerging Afroitalian creators at White Milano. In addition, renewed attention to the Black Lives Matter movement spotlighted the work of the Afro Fashion Association just in time for our fifth anniversary.
This page features coverage specifically about Afro Fashion Week Milano 2020. See our PRESS page for additional features about our work.
Meet The New Wave Of Diverse Talent Shaking Up Milan Fashion Week
By Scarlett Conlon in Vogue UK
We Are Made in Italy:
Digital fashion show highlights Italian diversity
By Jess Cartner-Morley in The Guardian
Coverage of the We are Made in Italy digital fashion show and plans for reform in the Italian fashion industry.
A Milan Fashion Week Showcase Celebrates the Work of Five BIPOC Designers
By Tiziana Cardini in Vogue US
Vogue interviews Afro Fashion Association founder Michelle Ngonmo about her work and the experiences that led her to found Afro Fashion Week Milan. Read the full article
Milan Fashion Week’s Best Looks
In Harper’s Bazaar
Harpers Bazaar includes the five creators of the We are Made in Italy exhibition in its list of standout designers from Milan Fashion Week.
Milan fashion gives small opening to Black Lives Matter
By Colleen Barry in The Associated Press
In addition, publications around the world picked up the Associated Press and Reuter’s bulletins about this groundbreaking event. Here is a small selection of additional coverage: