Jordache Adds VF’s Earl Jean Brand

Jordache Enterprises Inc., a New York
City-based apparel and denim manufacturer and marketer, and a group of private investors have
acquired Greensboro, N.C.-based VF Corporation’s Earl Jean® brand. The sale price was not

Jordache will add Earl Jean to its denim business’s offerings.

“The acquisition of Earl will continue to cement our position as a leader in denim and
apparel manufacturing,” said Liz Berlinger, president. “We think this will be a great fit for our
company and we have already had interest from some major retailers.”

March 7, 2006