This Employment Agreement ("Agreement") is made as of March 31, 2000, between DESIGNS, INC., a
Delaware corporation with an office at 66 B Street, Needham, Massachusetts, 02494 (the "Company"), and
David A. Levin, residing at 150 Monadnock Road, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467 (the "Executive").
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS, the Company desires that Executive be employed to serve in a senior executive capacity with the
Company, and Executive desires to be so employed by the Company, upon the terms and conditions herein set
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual promises, representations and covenants
herein contained, the parties hereto agree as follows:
The Company hereby employs Executive and Executive hereby accepts such employment, subject to the terms
and condition herein set forth. Executive shall hold the office of President and Chief Executive Officer reporting to
the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board of Directors").
The initial term of employment under this Agreement shall begin on April 10, 2000 (the "Employment Date") and
shall continue for a period of two
(2) years from that date, subject to prior termination in accordance with the terms hereof. However, by written
notice to Executive on or prior to the first anniversary of the Employment Date, the Company has the option to
extend the initial term of employment under this Agreement for an additional one year, until the third anniversary
of the Employment Date. Thereafter, this Agreement shall automatically be renewed for successive one-year
terms on each anniversary of the Employment Date unless either party shall give the other at least ninety
(90) days written notice prior to such anniversary date that it will not renew this Agreement.
(a) As compensation for the employment services to be rendered by Executive hereunder, including all services
as an officer and director if requested, of the Co