American Fashion Network (AFN) brings our Supplier Diversity Certifications, commitment to quality and innovation through customization to our corporate partners. Our global manufacturing footprint features an extensive network of mills and factories across the US, Central America and Asia. As a result, AFN has the flexibility to meet the margin, speed or governance needs of our customers.

CORPORATE

American Fashion Network (AFN) brings our Supplier Diversity Certifications, commitment to quality and innovation through customization to our corporate partners. Our global manufacturing footprint features an extensive network of mills and factories across the US, Central America and Asia. As a result, AFN has the flexibility to meet the margin, speed or governance needs of our customers.

GOVERNMENT

As a certified SBA Women Owned Small Business, AFN prides itself on designing and producing the United States Government with apparel, uniforms, and protective equipment through direct award contracts. AFN specializes in producing detailed, custom-made items including uniforms, fire-resistant clothing, maternity wear, and adjustable masks.

As a certified SBA Women Owned Small Business, AFN prides itself on designing and producing the United States Government with apparel, uniforms and protective equipment through direct award contracts. AFN specializes in producing detailed custom-made items including uniforms, fire-resistant clothing, maternity wear, and adjustable masks.

RETAIL

American Fashion Network is the mother company of Simply Threads, while AFN focuses on Corporate Apparel and Government Contracting, Simply Threads is its own brand and produces fashion designed clothing. We work very closely together to ensure both sides of the company are operating as smoothly and successfully as possible.

American Fashion Network is the mother company of Simply Threads, while AFN focuses on Corporate Apparel and Government Contracting, Simply Threads is its own brand and produces fashion designed clothing. We work very closely together to ensure both sides of the company are operating as smoothly and successfully as possible.

CERTIFICATIONS:

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OUR HISTORY

2005

2013

2017

2021

  • American Fashion Network is founded by Jackie Wilson, who today, is the Founder + CEO of the company.

  • Simply Threads is founded in the same calendar year is AFN.

  • Awarded the Kohl's Product Innovation Award for showcasing our compelling innovative design.

  • Award by the Women President's Organization for the 50 Fastest (To-Market) Women-Led Companies (also won in 2014, 2015, and 2018).

  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin office is established which allowed us to bring speed to a whole new level by moving closer to our most valuable retail partners. 

  • Officially certified by the SBA as a Women Owned Small Business. 

  • Awarded our first Federal Government Contract with the United States Marine Corps.

2011

2016

2020

  • Won the Kohl's Liquidity Award for our speed to market by bringing flexibility and speed in our manufacturing.

  • Los Angeles, California office is established in the epicenter of a leading global fashion mecca which gave us access to a pool of art & design talent.

  • Launched our Corporate Apparel and Government Contracting divisions based on our Women Business Enterprise certification through WBENC.

  • April 5th we shipped out our first mask order, by May 14th we shipped over $1 million worth of masks. 

We are proud to have served some of the best companies/institutions around the globe!

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TRUSTED BY MANY

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ABOUT US

We serve our customers with urgency and excellence. From Los Angeles to Milwaukee to New York our design hubs are filled with innovative and driven individuals who have a passion for fashion. It is at these locations that our designers, tech designers, and production specialists create the fashion design and sourcing solutions that transform our customers' businesses.