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American Apparel and Footwear Association

1200 - 1601 North Kent Street,
Arlington, VA, 22209
T 703-524-1864 | F 703-522-6741


Kevin M. Burke | President and CEO | 703-797-9037
Marti Rust | Executive Administrator | 703-797-9037 | mrust@apparelandfootwear.org

Description: The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers. AAFA's mission is to promote and enhance its members' competitiveness, productivity and profitability in the global market.

Association of Image Consultants International

PO Box 20483,
Kalamazoo, MI, 49019
T 269-873-1598 | F 269-327-4590


Kelly L. Duggan | President | kd@kellyduggan.com

Cashmere & Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute

6 Beacon Street, Suite 1125,
Boston, MA, 02108-3812
T 617-542-7481 | F 617-542-2199


Karl Spilhaus | President

Description: To maintain the integrity of cashmere and camel hair products through education, information and industry cooperation.

Clothing Manufacturers Association of the U.S.A

730 Broadway, 10th Floor,
New York, NY, 10003
T 212-529-0823 | F 212-529-1739

Description: The Clothing, Manufacturers Association of the USA, which represents manufacturers of men's and boys' tailored clothing throughout the USA.

Council of Fashion Designers of America

1412 Broadway, Suite 2006,
New York, NY, 10018
T 212-302-1821


Peter Arnold | Executive Director

Description: The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association of over 250 of America's foremost fashion and accessory designers.

Fashion Group International New York

8 West 40th Street, 7th Floor,
New York, NY, 10018
T 212-302-5511 | F 212-302-5533


Margaret Hayes | President | mhayes@fgi.org

Description: The Fashion Group International is a global non-profit association with over 6,000 professionals of achievement and influence representing all areas of the fashion, apparel, accessories, beauty and home industries.

Fashion Outreach

292 West 137th Street, Suite 1,
New York, NY, 10030
T 212-252-3571


Gary Williams | Vice President

Description: Fashion Outreach, a non-profit organization designed to assist individuals of all ethic origins entering the fashion industry.

Headwear Information Bureau

302 West 12th Street, Penthouse C,
New York, NY, 10010
T 212-627-8333 | F 212-627-0067


Casey Bush | Executive Director

Description: The Headwear Information Bureau represents the men's and women's headwear industries with a comprehensive national public relations campaign. Its national membership includes designers, manufactures, and suppliers.

International Formalwear Association

401 N. Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, IL, 60611
T 312-321-5139 | F 312-321-5150


Patricia Appelhans | Executive Director
Mark Swets | Membership Coordinator

Description: Founded in 1973, the International Formalwear Association (formerly the American Formalwear Association) is the only alliance of all factors in the formalwear industry with formalwear specialists, wholesalers, and manufacturers.

International Swimwear / Activewear Market

658 - 13351-D Riverside Dr.,
Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
T 818-986-2152 | F 818-9862637


Barbara Brady | barbara@isamla.com

Description: Founded in 1978 as a non-profit association of swimwear manufacturers to strengthen and unify the swimwear industry, ISAM (International Swimwear and Activewear Market) has become one of the largest markets to serve the swimwear and resortwear industry.

National Fashion Accessories Association

350 5th Ave. Suite 2030,
New York, NY, 10118
T 212-947-3424 | F 212-629-0361


Charles Baum | President
Roger Gimbel | Vice President

Description: Formerly known as the National Handbag Association, the NFAA has been the principal trade association for the Handbag and Fashion Accessories industry since the early 1900's.

National Textile Association

6 Beacon Street, Suite 1125,
Boston, MA, 02108
T 617-542-8220 | F 617-542-2199


Karl Spilhaus | President
James F. Robbins | Vice President

Description: The non-profit trade organization represents more than 200 textile manufacturers and industry suppliers with operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. NTA members' process fibres, spin yarn, knit and weave fabric, dye, print and otherwise finish fabrics in North America

Neckwear Association of America

151 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2-F,
New York, NY, 10016
T 212-683-8454 | F 212-686-7382


Gerald Anderson | President | geralda476@aol.com

Description: The Neckwear Association of America (NAA) is a 50-year-old association serving the manufacturers of men's and boys' neckwear and the suppliers to the field. 100 member strong, which representing about 75 percent of the tie production in the United States.

New York Fashion Council

153 East 87th Street,
New York, NY, 10018
T 212-289-0420 | F 212-289-5917

Description: Producer of New York Women's Apparel Market.

The Fragrance Foundation

145 East 32th Street,
New York, NY, 10016-6002
T 212-725-2755 | F 212-779-9058


Rochelle R. Bloom | President | Rbloom@fragrance.org

Description: The Fragrance Foundation is the non-profit educational arm of the international fragrance industry. It provides information and tips about the appreciation, use and sales of fragrance and perfume. This foundation is an international source for historic, cultural, scientific and industry-related reference materials.