Nautica Apparel, Inc. ( a subsidiary of VF Sportswear, Inc., a division of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), has announced a new licensing agreement with Mainstream Swimsuits, Inc. to manufacture, market, distribute and sell Women’s swimsuits and cover-ups in the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, France and Spain. The new collection will be sold in major department and specialty stores starting with the Cruise 2009 season.

Sonny Waldman, CEO and Founder of Mainstream Swimsuits, Inc, said: “We are looking forward to working with Nautica®, one of the leading lifestyle brands in the apparel industry. We are confident that our focus quality product will result in a long and successful partnership with Nautica®.”

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.