Corporate Social Responsibility
American Apparel® was established in the printwear channel – it’s the backbone of our brand. Gildan® Activewear SRL acquired the American Apparel® brand in February of 2017. As part of Gildan®, we will not only continue to maintain the product attributes that made us your favorite but also provide an improved experience through our newly enhanced infrastructure, marketing support, website and distribution network.American Apparel® has always believed in sweatshop free and ethical manufacturing.
Today, we’re taking our beliefs one step further by creating positive impacts for more people around the world.
You also have more choice with over 100+ ethically-made styles, including a Made in USA Collection and even more coming in 2018.
The American Apparel® printwear division is excited to continue the brand’s commitment to the high-quality garments our consumers damand and love.
Built upon a strong manufacturing heritage, fabric innovation and fashion styling, the American Apparel® globally-made styles were developed to offer the printwear channel a value-priced option without compromising on being made responsibly.
In addition to most of our products being manufactured in our companyowned facilities, we contract manufacture selected products with reliable partners globally, always ensuring that American Apparel® products are sweatshop free and ethically made. Look for a “W” at the end of our style code to show that the product is globally made.
The Made in the USA collection is comprised of our 10 most popular styles.
All made with U.S. cotton and assembled in the U.S.A.
American Apparel benefits from a new global infrastructure, but our heart and inspiration will always be Los Angeles.
All of our products will continue to be designed in our L.A. offices.
American Apparel® has always believed in sweatshop free and ethically manufactured apparel. Today we’re taking our beliefs one step further by creating positive impacts for more people around the world.
Our company-owned manufacturing facilities provide our employees with free onsite medical clinics where more than 144,000 consultations were provided last year alone. Our community investments include healthcare and education initiatives in the communities where we operate.
American Apparel® remains committed to building responsible practices and sustainable solutions into everything we do.