TOP-SIDER, LONDON FOG INK LICENSE DEAL
NEW YORK — Sperry Top-Sider is stepping out.
The Stride Rite Corp. said Tuesday that it has signed a licensing deal with London Fog Industries to produce and market outerwear for its Sperry Top-Sider division.
Under the agreement, London Fog will produce casual and performance outerwear such as waterproof nylon shells, reversible jackets, fleece snap T-shirts and sailing shorts for women and men under the Sperry, Sperry Top-Sider and Paul Sperry by Sperry Top-Sider labels.
The lines will be launched for spring 1998, and will follow Sperry Top-Sider’s product distribution channels, which include marine shops, J.C. Penney and other department stores.