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HanesBrands, Walmart among AAFA 2021 American Image Awards honorees

By
Fibre2Fashion
Published
Apr 2, 2021

HanesBrands was awarded company of the year and Walmart retail Innovator of the year by the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s (AAFA) American Image Award committee. Gabriela Hearst received the designer of the year, Black in Fashion Council (BIFC) was termed the ‘fashion maverick’ and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) was the inaugural recipient of the eco-steward of the year.



The association has launched the Eco-Steward of the Year award to honor the industry's movement to accelerate its eco-journey and fashion's contribution to protect the future of our planet and its people. The awards will be celebrated virtually on June 21.

Celebrating a fifth year in partnership, the gala benefits the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Foundation.

HanesBrands, based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina., is a socially responsible leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel in the Americas, Europe, Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

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