The American Image Award committee of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) awarded Hanesbrands as the ‘Company of the Year’. Based in North Carolina, HanesBrands is a socially responsible leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel in the Americas, Europe, Australia and the Asia-Pacific.
Walmart bagged the Retail Innovator of the Year Award while Gabriela Hearst was named Designer of the Year. Black in Fashion Council (BIFC) was awarded the ‘fashion maverick’ and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) received the Eco-Steward of the Year award.
The Eco-Steward of the Year award was launched this year to honor the industry's acceleration of journey to sustainability and its initiatives to protect the future of the planet and its people. The award function will be held virtually on June 21