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TOMMY HILFIGER AND OXFORD INDUSTRIES ANNOUNCE LICENSING AGREEMENT

 NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Hilfiger Corporation (NYSE: TOM) and Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE: OXM) announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement for the United States to produce and market the Tommy Hilfiger dress shirt collection, which will be available in stores in the Fall of 1994.
 "After signing licensing agreements for both neckwear and tailored clothing, a dress shirt collection is the final element in establishing a complete dress clothing business," said Mr. Hilfiger. "I am proud to be associated with such a healthy, successful company as Oxford Industries and I am extremely excited about the opportunity to expand my shirt designs into this area."
 "I am very pleased to be associated with such an important name in fashion. I believe that this license will allow our Oxford Shirtings Division to accomplish its strategy of becoming the premier dress shirt resource in the country," said J. Hicks Lanier, chairman of Oxford Industries.
 The showroom for the dress shirt collection will be at Hilfiger's New York Headquarters at 25 West 39th Street. Oxford Industries, Inc., an apparel marketing and manufacturing company, has been in business for fifty years and is headquartered in Atlanta. The Oxford Shirting Division is based in New York and is headed by Robert Skinner, president.
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 /CONTACT: Kim Kassel of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation, 212-840-8888/
 (TOM OXM)


CO: Tommy Hilfiger Corporation; Oxford Industries, Inc. ST: New York, Georgia IN: TEX SU: LIC

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