Cubavera Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month With a Fashion Presentation and Art Installation, September 19th at the Adrienne

Cubavera Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month With a Fashion Presentation and Art
Installation, September 19th at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing
Arts of Miami-Dade County

MIAMI, Sept. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month,
Cubavera, the influential apparel brand that takes inspiration from its rich
Latin heritage, will sponsor a fashion presentation along with Ocean Drive
magazine showcasing its spring 2014 collection on Thursday, September 19, 2013
from 8:00pm to midnight at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
of Miami-Dade County (Ziff Ballet Opera House) - 1300 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, FL 33132. The event will be hosted by celebrity guests Zuleyka Rivera,
telenovela star and Miss Universe 2006, and celebrity stylistIrma Martinez,
and will feature a live performance by AXIS Band releasing their new single
"Vengo de Alla."

The evening will include a fusion of fashion and music, including traditional
Latin rhythms updated with eclectic musical arrangements including rock, pop
and classical opera. Also slated are ballet performances and a
state-of-the-art audio visual tribute to all that is Latin, embracing a
foundation of the Cubavera clothing line's proud heritage. The evening's
thematic inspiration will include a full roster of entertainment including
flamenco dancers and an art installation created by the students of the Miami
International University of Art and Design, paying tribute to the diversity of
Hispanic culture as it is reinterpreted to appeal to today's multicultural
audience. 

Attendees will also get a sneak peek of Designed with Love by Stephanie, a
newly-launched fashion leggings collection for C&C California apparel.
Overall, the Hispanic Heritage kick-off event will take you on a journey
throughout Latin America, Spain and beyond as Cubavera invites you to "Live
the Good Life." It will be a night guaranteed to stimulate your senses.

Event sponsors include: Ocean Drive, Barton G., Bacardi, the Miami
International University of Art and Design, AXIS Band, Adrienne Arsht Center,
and Cubavera. For more information, or to view this season's collection
online, visit: www.Cubavera.com.

Be sure to follow Cubavera on foursquare, check-in upon arrival and share with
friends. Can't make it? Follow the event live on the brand's social media
pages via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Find Cubavera on YouTube for
after-event coverage.

Cubavera is a division of Perry Ellis International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERY).
Additional information can be found at: www.PERY.com.

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 http://www.pery.com.

CONTACT: Perry Ellis International, Inc.
         Luis Toro, 305-873-1413, luis.toro@pery.com

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