Fashion brand Baby Phat and footwear company Vida Shoes have signed a deal to make a line of ladies' shoes for the Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons shoe line.

Under the contract, the two companies will jointly produce a range featuring stiletto and wedge shoes, boots, and a toddlers' shoe line.

The collection will be retailed at the flagship Baby Phat store and selected specialty and department retailers that carry the brand.

Baby Phat and Vida launched the Baby Phat Diva sneaker, the brand's first entry into the footwear sector, in summer 2004.

Baby Phat belongs to the Kellwood group, which markets apparel and consumer soft goods, specializing in branded as well as private label products.