American Apparel & Footwear Association

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…

US shipping reform legislation moves forward

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) sent a letter to the committee ahead of the vote, outlining why the…

Covid two years on: Has the apparel industry truly “built back better”?

Some apparel industry executives tell Just Style there is evidence of companies building back better since the start of Covid…