American Apparel and Footwear Association

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AAFA provides a clearing house of information for the U.S. apparel and footwear industry, as well as consumers.



AAFA Member-Only Resource

International Apparel & Footwear Labeling Matrix

AAFA’s International Apparel & Footwear Labeling Matrix provides a general overview of the mandatory labeling requirements for adult apparel and footwear in 37 countries. This member-only resource is a direct response to input from AAFA members who have and are seeking to expand their business internationally and may need additional help navigating international labeling requirements. 


Publicly-Available Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

A resource of publicly-accessible frequently asked questions, as well as a selection of user-submitted questions, about labeling issues and requirements.


AAFA Member Discussion Forum

AAFA has created a forum for discussion on items on which you may need other opinions.  The questions are emailed in to AAFA and distributed anonymously to those who have signed up for the labeling mailing list.


U.S. Labeling Resources

A list of helpful links to the relevant rules, regulations, and guides available for labeling apparel, footwear, textiles, and fashion accessories for the U.S. market.