Brown Shoe Company announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Eastman Group for men's footwear under the Via Spiga brand.
 
According to the companies, the first collection under license will debut in December during the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) shoe show, with retail prices ranging from US$195 to $295.
 
Eastman Group president Max Mizrachi said: "Eastman's expertise in producing great footwear, combined with Brown Shoe's strength in marketing and brand building, will help ensure we deliver shoes consumers love.

"Fashion-savvy men know Via Spiga for its sophisticated design and styling, which makes the brand a terrific partner."