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Jason Dufner Returns as Brand Ambassador for PGA Tour(R) Pro Series Apparel

Jason Dufner Returns as Brand Ambassador for PGA Tour(R) Pro Series Apparel

95th PGA Championship Winner Will Wear PGA Tour(R) Pro Series Apparel

MIAMI, Jan. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jason Dufner, winner of the 2013 PGA
Championship, and Perry Ellis International, Inc., (Nasdaq:PERY) will continue
their partnership as Dufner signs on for a second season as Brand Ambassador
for apparel brand PGA Tour Pro Series. As part of the agreement, Dufner will
continue to wear PGA Tour ® Pro Series at all worldwide appearances and be the
keystone to the PGA Tour Pro Series apparel marketing efforts.

Perry Ellis International, Inc., licensee for PGA TOUR® Pro Series golf
apparel, is proud to have a major champion representing the marquee brand. The
centerpiece of the PGA TOUR® Pro Series golf apparel marketing campaign,
Dufner holds the #13 in the World Rankings, bringing increased media as well
as fan attention to the brand.

The PGA TOUR® is synonymous with high performance and a commitment to
excellence - qualities that have been incorporated into the pro styling of PGA
TOUR® Pro Series apparel. Dufner, with his constant quest to succeed, is the
perfect representative of the brand. PGA TOUR® Pro Series performs like a
champion while remaining a leader in fashion innovation by offering superior
quality, comfort and fresh-off-the-fairway styles for golfers and non-golfers
alike.

"We are thrilled to continue working with Jason Dufner. His exceptional
on-course performance and approachable style makes him the perfect match for
PGA TOUR Pro Series apparel, furthering the brand's impact with golf fans
through this strategic partnership," said Jack Voith, Group President for
Callaway, Golf and Sportswear Division. "The PGA TOUR Pro Series continues to
gain fantastic momentum across both international and domestic markets and his
continued involvement will further strengthen the forward trajectory of the
brand."

PGA TOUR® Pro Series apparel provides the ultimate championship look at prices
attainable at any level.PGA TOUR® Pro Series golf apparel can be purchased at
retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada including: Academy, Bealls, Bon-Ton,
Boscov's, Macy's, Macys.com, Nexcom, The Paradies Shops, PGA TOUR® Superstore,
Stage/Peebles, Amazon, Veterans Canteen Service, JCPenney and Sears Canada,
among others.

"I'm lucky to live my dream everyday as a professional golfer and I'm proud to
continue wearing the PGA Tour Pro Series in 2014," said Dufner. "Fans who want
to feel like pros on and off the course will see that this clothing line is
for them too."

For more information about PGA TOUR® Pro Series golf apparel and the full
Perry Ellis International, Inc. portfolio of brands, please visit:
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®, Champions Tour® and Jack Nicklaus® for
golf apparel. Additional information on the Company is available at
http://www.pery.com.

About PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring
professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA
TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, NEC Series PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA
TOUR Canada. The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans,
deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to
give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the
communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR
players. Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to nearly 945 million
households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all
tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize
charitable giving. In 2012, tournaments across all Tours generated more than
$122 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR's all-time
total of charitable contributions to more than $1.8 billion. The PGA TOUR's
web site is PGATOUR.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is
headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

CONTACT: Jeremy Gerson
         Director of Sports Marketing
         Perry Ellis International
         305-873-1325
         Jeremy.gerson@pery.com

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