Superior Uniform Group is to market clothing and accessories made by Hartmarx Corp under the Palm Beach, Hart Schaffner Marx, Austin Reed, Perry Ellis and Tommy Hilfiger brands after signing an exclusive alliance with the firm's International Women's Apparel Inc subsidiary.

The garments will be distributed in the hospitality and lodging markets that are currently being served by Superior, and will also include the Nicklaus, Hawksley and Wight, and Pusser's of the West Indies lines.

The deal will cover contemporary and sophisticated women's-wear as well as branded high profile men's tailored clothing, dress accessories and sportswear, the companies said.