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AAFA AND MSC RELEASE INDUSTRY TESTING GUIDELINES FOR LEGWEAR, HOSIERY

In What's New, Industry News by Christine Galasso

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) have teamed up to release new industry guidelines establishing testing standards for legwear, hosiery and socks. Covering a range of issues, from product safety and labeling to physical attributes such as color, fastness, and fit, this resource provides useful, …

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AAFA HONORS INDUSTRY LEADERS AT 2017 AMERICAN IMAGE AWARDS

In Paparazzi, What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

It was a star-studded industry evening as The American Apparel & Footwear Association welcomed executives and personalities from fashion and retail for its 39th AAFA American Image Awards held at the historic 583 Park Avenue. Emceed by award winning actor Alan Cumming, the event celebrated the industry’s finest while benefiting the …

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AAFA Names New Officers, Board

In News, What's New, Industry News by Marilise Gavenas

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This morning, the Washington, D.C.-based American Apparel and Footwear Association announced its roster of recently elected and re-elected officers and board members. Robert DeMartini (shown above), president and CEO of Boston-based New Balance Athletics, will serve as board chairman. Paula Zusi of Advent International was named as Vice Chairman, Thomas …

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AAFA Forms Footwear Action Committee

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

The American Apparel & Footwear Association today announced it will establish the AAFA Footwear Action Committee to develop and implement information, policies, programs, and initiatives focused on helping AAFA members who make, distribute, and sell shoes “This new working group will enable AAFA to further the great services we already provide our …