Voice of the Industry

The California Fashion Association is the forum organized to address the issues of concern to our industry. Manufacturers, suppliers, educational institutions, allied associations, and all apparel-related businesses benefit.

The latest news from the California Fashion Association:

•International News (more) (more)
•FIHRA (Fashion Industry Human Resource Association) Virtual Meeting' (November 18, 2020) (more)
•"The Facts about the ‘Paid Leave’ Law"/ A Message From Laura Worsinger, Dykema Gossett (January 11, 2020) (more)
•""Guidance for Workplace COVID Prevention" by HUB international & CMTC (January 11, 2020) (more)
•CFA Presentation to Quebec Government Office of Los Angeles' (November 20, 2020) (more)
•Black Design Collective Business Development Project-Press Release (more) BDC Release Recap (more) BDC #4 Recap (more)BDC #5 Recap (more)
•Los Angeles Business Journal ‘LA 500 List (more)
• Ilse Metchek Guest Speaker Radio Show interview "How Has Shut Down Affected Retail And What Does It Signal For Its Future?" (more)
• CFA College Efforts 2020 (more) (more)
• California Fashion Foundation Scholarship Awards (May 2, 2019)(more)
• The Fashion District’s New Look(more)
CFA Member Spotlight (more)(more)(more)
2020 Year End Message(more)
• Los Angeles Business Journal Awards (December 12, 2019)(more)
• Made in USA Legislation(more)
• California Fashion Foundation Christmas Giving (more)
• Protect Yourself Newsletter (more)
• Warning! Defending Against Proposition 65 (more)
•Technology by Design (more) (more)


The California Fashion Association is focused on building a knowledge base to identify and meet the needs of the various constituents of the industry. The CFA was formed to facilitate that service and we are grateful to the many members and non-members alike who have stepped up in support of the country’s population in dire stress.

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Here you will find the latest industry information including current events, market dates and hot button issues...

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California Fashion Manufacturing

The California Fashion Manufacturing (CFM) program gathers information about the varied opportunities in the region for manufacturing, designing and creative services...and promotes the availability of these services and products to retailers, media, and all participants in the global industry.

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The California Fashion Foundation

The California Fashion Foundation works to make a positive contribution to the knowledge and welfare of constituents of the apparel and textile industry.

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The Textile Association of Los Angeles

The Textile Association of Los Angeles (TALA) provides the California Apparel and Textile Industry with a network of assistance for domestic and international markets. TALA offers information to manufacturers, importers, agents, and allied global associations.

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