Perry Ellis International (PERY) 20th Anniversary on NASDAQ and New Manhattan Headquarters

Perry Ellis International (PERY) 20th Anniversary on NASDAQ and New Manhattan

MIAMI, June 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On June 12, 2013, Perry Ellis
International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERY) will commemorate its 20^th year trading on
the NASDAQ under the stock symbol PERY, with a bell-ringing ceremony in New
York. George Feldenkreis, PEI chairman and CEO, and Oscar Feldenkreis, vice
chairman, president and COO, will be bringing the trading day to a close.

PEI is further highlighting its 20^th anniversary as a publicly-traded company
with a multi-brand campaign on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower marquee in Times
Square. During the month, a variety of videos for brands including Perry
Ellis, Original Penguin, Rafaella, Laundry by Shelli Segal, Callaway golf
apparel, PGA TOUR apparel, and others, will rotate on the 7-story high screen
throughout the day. This represents approximately 10,000 square feet of
illuminated signage and quite the anniversary present.

With global offices around the world, PEI continues to expand its fashion
brands through new stores, expanded product offerings and attractive licensing
agreements. In fact, the Company's New York-based brands, which include Perry
Ellis and Original Penguin, will be moving into new offices where they can
enjoy the increased productivity and idea-sharing opportunities of doing
business together. It's an exciting move and to an exciting new location – the
famous Hippodrome building, located at 1120 Avenue of the Americas.

Taking up residence on the 7th, 8th and 14th floors of the high-rise building,
these powerhouse brands will now enjoy 96,350 square feet of space including
new showrooms, conference rooms, executive offices, associate work spaces and

"This move marks a milestone for Perry Ellis," said Oscar Feldenkreis. "We are
thrilled with the potential of this new location and look forward to
collaborative results of consolidating our showrooms and offices into one

About Perry Ellis International

Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and
licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel,
accessories and fragrances, as well as select children's apparel. The
Company's collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters,
dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and
men's and women's swimwear is available through all major levels of retail
distribution. The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a
portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including:
Perry Ellis®, Jantzen®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, C&C California®, Rafaella®,
Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Centro®, Munsingwear®, Savane®, Original Penguin® by
Munsingwear®, Grand Slam®, Natural Issue®, Pro Player®, the Havanera Co.®,
Gotcha®, MCD®, John Henry®, Mondo di Marco®, Redsand®, Manhattan®, Axist®,
Farah®, Anchor Blue®, Miller's Outpost®, Tahoe River Outfitters®, Original
Khaki Company® and Techworks®. The Company enhances its roster of brands by
licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike® and Jag® for
swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR® and Champions Tour® for golf apparel.
Additional information on the Company is available at

Safe Harbor Statement

We caution readers that the forward-looking statements (statements which are
not historical facts) in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations rather than
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"plan," "possibly," "potential," "predict," "probably," "proforma," "project,"
"seek," "should," "target," or "will" and similar words or phrases or
comparable terminology. We have based such forward-looking statements on our
current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. While we believe
these expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections are reasonable,
such forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve known and
unknown risks and uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual
results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any
future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements, many of which are beyond our control. These
factors include: general economic conditions, a significant decrease in
business from or loss of any of our major customers or programs, anticipated
and unanticipated trends and conditions in our industry, including the impact
of recent or future retail and wholesale consolidation, recent and future
economic conditions, including turmoil in the financial and credit markets,
the effectiveness of our planned advertising, marketing and promotional
campaigns, our ability to contain costs, disruptions in the supply chain, our
future capital needs and our ability to obtain financing, our ability to
protect our trademarks, our ability to integrate acquired businesses,
trademarks, trade names and licenses, our ability to predict consumer
preferences and changes in fashion trends and consumer acceptance of both new
designs and newly introduced products, the termination or non-renewal of any
material license agreements to which we are a party, changes in the costs of
raw materials, labor and advertising, our ability to carry out growth
strategies including expansion in international and direct to consumer retail
markets, the level of consumer spending for apparel and other merchandise, our
ability to compete, exposure to foreign currency risk and interest rate risk,
possible disruption in commercial activities due to terrorist activity and
armed conflict, and other factors set forth in Perry Ellis International's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors are cautioned
that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including
those risks and uncertainties detailed in Perry Ellis' filings with the SEC.
You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements, which are valid only as of the date they were made. We undertake
no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect
new information or the occurrence of unanticipated events or otherwise.

CONTACT: Perry Ellis International
         Anita Britt

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