American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)


AAFA Promotes Fashion Industry’s Positive Economic Impact

We Wear

Arlington, VA—The political stalemate that’s existed in Washington for several years—one that’s growing worse weekly—is likely to … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Web Articles Not to Miss

Chanel

New York—The really big news in fashion all seemed to be coming out of Paris this week. Looking fresh on the runways were new … [Read more...]

AAFA Updates Restricted Substances List

Restricted Substances List

Arlington, VA—In the quest to make it easier for manufacturers of apparel, accessories and footwear to maintain a "safer and more … [Read more...]

AAFA Urges Congress to Pass Trade Bill to Aid U.S. Manufacturers

U.S. Capitol

Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) joined a chorus of U.S. trade groups today urging Congress to … [Read more...]

Study: Imports Lower Consumer Prices While Creating U.S. Jobs

Imports Work

Washington—To coincide with “Imports Work Week” May 6 to 10, several U.S. trade associations released a new study that shows how … [Read more...]

Leading Trade Groups Tout “Imports Work” Week, May 6 to 10

Imports Work

Washington––Highlighting the role that imports play in the U.S. economy—and the world for that matter—is the focus of the upcoming … [Read more...]

AAFA Participates in Source Africa

Source Africa 2013

Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) kicked off participation Tuesday in Source Africa, the … [Read more...]

Restricted Substances: The Latest Updates for the Fashion Industry

Restricted Substances List

Arlington, VA—Concerns about what chemicals and substances being used along the supply line in accessories, apparel and footwear … [Read more...]

Clock Ticks Toward Possible “Container Cliff”

Port of Los Angeles

Washington—Federal mediators have been meeting this week with the International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) and the United … [Read more...]

Obama Faces “Container Cliff” Pressure, Too

President Obama

Washington--The pressure is on President Obama not only regarding the impending fiscal cliff, but also the so-called "container … [Read more...]

Is a “Container Cliff” Fast Approaching?

container ship

Washington—If haggling between President Obama and Congress over the impending fiscal cliff on Jan. 1 isn’t bad enough, retailers … [Read more...]

AAFA to Obama: Avert East Coast Port Strike

The port at Savannah, Ga., is one of dozens on the East Coast that would be affected should a strike occur on Dec. 29.

Alexandria, VA—While President Obama and Congress continue to haggle over a solution to the impending “fiscal cliff,” apparel, … [Read more...]