Jones Apparel Group and Camuto Group have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to design, develop, produce and distribute Jessica Simpson Jeanswear under the Jessica Simpson Collection.

The denim-inspired apparel line, which will include jeanswear as well as woven and knit tops, will be available in 700 stores for autumn 2010.

A statement said that jeans will wholesale from $20.00 to $24.00 and tops will wholesale from $9.00 to $20.00.

Vince Camuto, owner and chief executive officer of Camuto Group, said: "The launch of Jessica Simpson Jeanswear is the exciting next phase in creating a complete lifestyle brand; it represents a significant market opportunity and may be the largest category in our portfolio of licensed products.

"We are thrilled to be working with Jones Apparel Group on this venture as this partnership brings together two best in class companies."

Camuto Group is the master licensee for the Jessica Simpson Collection.