Footwear and accessories company Steven Madden has signed a new license agreement for girls' apparel under the Stevies brand.

Mamiye Brothers will design, manufacture, and distribute the line, which will be sold exclusively through JC Penney stores beginning in the holiday 2006 season.

The company has also signed a license agreement with Vestal Group for watches under the Steve Madden and Steven by Steve Madden brands.

"…we are pleased to be broadening the reach of our Stevies brand with the exclusive apparel collection for JC Penney," said executive licensing director Daniel Friedman.
 
Mamiye is a leading maker of 'tween' girls' apparel.