American Apparel & Footwear Association

  • VA


1601 North Kent St.
Suite 1200
United States

About Us

The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and there supplierswhich compete in a global marketplace

AAFA's mission is to promote and enhance its members' competitiveness, productivity and profitability in the global market by minimizing regulatory, legal, commercial, political, and trade restraints.

AAFA seeks to achieve this mission by:

  • Representing the points of view and pursuing the concerns of AAFA members before the public and all branches of government to advance the association's legislative, international trade and regulatory objectives.
  • Ensuring that individuals employed in the sewn products industries are afforded opportunities, and are treated with fairness and respect.
  • Communicating information to promote the apparel, footwear and other sewn products industries worldwide.
  • Creating a favorable environment for the advancement and exchange of best practices and technological innovations.