With over 30+ years of experience, AW Chang Corporation continues to re-invent itself as a menswear company.

1989

AWC was founded in Los Angeles with focus on weaving silk for neckwear and scarves.

1992

AWC established subsidiary, XK Corporation, and opened its first silk printing mill in Pochon, Korea.

1994

AWC expanded into necktie manufacturing, opening its first facility in Seoul, Korea. Simultaneously, the company achieved exclusivity by Jansen dealership throughout Asia for assimilated, hand-stitching machinery.

1996

AWC continued to grow by opening its New York office and showroom, expanding further its neckwear manufacturing facility in Seoul, and acquiring the 60-year-old, Los Angeles-based, Castle Neckwear.

1999

AWC hosted the grand opening of its neckwear manufacturing facility, Weihai XingBao Textile Co. Ltd, in Weihai City, Shangdong Province, China. Within the same year, XK Corporation re-located into new offices in the financial district of Seoul, Korea.

2000

AWC opened XTS silk weaving, twisting, spinning and dying operation in Ponchon, Korea.


2002

AWC established the wholesale division, Cobb Salad Design, acquiring the menswear licenses for Guy Buffet and Nicole Miller.

2004

AWC streamlined its growth trajectory through the consolidation of mills and opened the new facility of XingJin Printing & Dyeing Corporation, in Rushan City, Shangdong Province, China.

2005

AWC established a formalwear accessories division with dedicated manufacturing facility.

2007

Weihai XingBao Textile Co. Ltd expanded its facility for dress shirt manufacturing.

2008

AWC acquired Beverly Hills Polo Club and Haspel dress furnishings licenses.

2009

AWC entered into partnership with menswear designer Jhane Barnes, to produce and market sportswear and dress furnishings collections.

2010

AWC acquired the trademark rights of the Michelsons of London name for North America.

2011

AWC established a new division, Calabrum Limited, for sales and distribution within the United Kingdom.

2012

AWC entered into partnership with contemporary men’s sportswear brand W.R.K to produce and distribute product offerings for the lifestyle brand.

2013

AWC launched Calabrum dress furnishings collection.

2016

AWC introduced the newest menswear label, Con.Struct.


2017

AWC expanded its brand portfolio with the launch of Society of Threads for dress shirts and sportswear, and Brooklyn Brigade as an innovative, digitally-print focused sportswear collection.

2018

AWC opened Vina X1 Garment Textile Company and Vina X2 Garment Textile Company as new manufacturing facilities in Ba Dinh District and Quynh Phu District respectively in Thai Binh Province, Vietnam.

2019

AWC successfully launched its first Tallia collection in spring, after acquiring the sportswear and dress furnishings license from Peerless Clothing International in 2018.

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