Wiki Loves Fashion/2020

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Wiki Loves Fashion
September 21st - October 11th, 2020


What is Wiki Loves Fashion?[edit]

Robes blousantes/Blouse dresses/Abiti a camicetta (1922)
Original capri pants and capri skirt designed by Sonja De Lennart
Model Josh Wald

Wiki Loves Fashion is a campaign for writing on Wikipedia and other wiki projects about model biographies, fashion design and fashion brands, clothes and clothing industry, notable dresses, history of fashion and ancient fashion, textiles, accessories, and other items related to the ancient and contemporary fashion industry. The 2020 edition is a multilingual online edit-a-thon that takes place only online - due to the emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic - from 21 September to 11 October 2020, during the 2020 Milan (22 - 28 September) and Paris Fashion Week (28 September - 6 October).

How to participate?[edit]

Add you! Add your username on the participants list here

Select an article! You can find suggested articles here

Write or improve it! Start writing the article from scratch, translate it from other languages, or improve an existing one.

Check it! Add the new or improved article to the results list.

Watch and join the livestream! The Metropolitan Museum of Art event on Saturday Sep 26 will host a tutorial and question-and-answer session live on YouTube and other social media platforms. #MetFashion

Chat about improving articles! Support will be provided to help guide new editors in this area at Wikimedia Fashion Chat for the duration of the campaign.

What else?[edit]

The campaign is cross-wiki, so you can contribute to the event not only by writing articles on Wikipedia. You can create new Wikidata items, or upload on Commons photos released under free licenses on Commons. You can decide to write an article on Wikinews or add a new entry on Wikiquote. You can also choose to add categories, to do the "dirty work" or to teach someone how to edit the Wikimedia projects. Every single act is valuable.

Events[edit]

Italy[edit]

Online event:

Project page on it.wikipedia

Macedonia[edit]

Online event:

Project page on the Macedonian Wikipedia

United States[edit]

Online event:

Metropolitan Museum of Art event (Saturday Sep 26)