David Peyser Sportswear has signed a new licensing agreement to develop men's and women's outerwear for the Tumi travel brand.

The New York based company has also named apparel executive Scott Branscum as president to lead the creative direction and overall operations for Tumi Outerwear, which is set to launch for autumn next year.

Branscum's experience of building apparel brands includes the launch of Massif, as well as senior positions at SB Premier Brands, Perry Ellis International, Eddie Bauer and Cutter & Buck.

David Peyser Sportswear owns apparel brands such as Weatherproof, Junior Gallery and MV Sport.