Jones Apparel Group, founded in 1970, is a designer, marketer and wholesaler of branded apparel, footwear and accessories. The group offers products under the Jones New York, Nine West, Anne Klein, Gloria Vanderbilt and Kasper brands. It also markets costume jewelry items under the Givenchy brand that is licensed by Givenchy Corporation. Jones Apparel Group offers suits dresses and shoes. The group markets directly to consumers through several its chains of specialty retail and value-based stores. In addition, it markets footwear under the Dockers Women brand licensed from Levi Strauss & Company. The group provides apparel under the Rachel Roy brand licensed from Rachel Roy IP Company.