American Apparel & Footwear Association

Cambodia government moves to quash fears of forced labour in garment sector

On a video conference with the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and VF Corporation, Cambodia's Secretary of State of…

AAFA, IAF sign MoU for industry collaboration

The MoU was signed this week (1 March 2023) by AAFA president and CEO Steve Lamar and IAF secretary general…

US apparel sector welcomes progress on tackling counterfeiting

Commenting following the release of the Notorious Markets report yesterday (31 January), AAFA president and CEO Steve Lamar, said the…

US apparel industry outlines protocol for policy success

The ‘THREADS Sustainability and Social Responsibility Protocol - Principles for effective policymaking concerning the fashion industry’ was jointly released by…

US apparel sector welcomes legislation vote to avoid rail strike

The US House voted this week to approve H.J. Res. 100. The resolution, which now heads to the Senate, will…

Global apparel industry issues call to action on Sri Lanka’s economic crisis

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) sent a letter on behalf of buyers to its counterpart association in Sri…

Biden rail intervention deemed critical for US apparel sector

The AAFA's senior vice president of policy, Nate Herman, tells Just Style exclusively, that tackling the supply chain bottlenecks caused…

US apparel sector requests “at least” ten-year AGOA renewal

In a letter to William Shpiece, chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee for USTR, Beth Hughes, vice president of…

How the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework impacts apparel

US President Joe Biden launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) in Tokyo, Japan, earlier this week with a…

US counterfeit fashion goods contain dangerous chemicals

The study, which was released by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), highlights the dangers that counterfeit goods present…