Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co on Friday revealed an exclusive US licensing deal with Haddad Apparel Group for a new range of clothing for boys, girls, infants and toddlers under the Dockers brand label.

The collections, which will ship next May, will feature signature Dockers khaki-influenced styling in pants, knit and woven tops, sweaters, outerwear, school uniforms, footwear and accessories.

"We are excited about the opportunity to fully embed the Dockers brand in the youth category with a complete collection of boys and girls apparel," said Jim Tibbs, Dockers vice president of merchandising.

"Haddad Apparel Group has extensive expertise in this area and we are looking forward to offering the market another successful product offering from the Dockers brand."

Jack Haddad, president of Haddad Apparel, added: "We look forward to a very strong collaborative partnership with Dockers, the premier casual brand in America.

"We intend to expand the kid's presence of the Dockers brand at retail with that unique mix of style, quality and value that the Dockers brand is known for."