September 14, 2017

Perry Ellis International Announces Accessories License in the U.S. and Canada

MIAMI, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Nasdaq:PERY) — Perry Ellis International announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Roma Industries LLC for  small leather goods and accessories, under the Savane® trademark in the USA and Canada. The collection will be available in specialty stores and online with a planned launch in Spring 2018.

Savane® is a leader in comfort, performance, and craftsmanship in men's dress and casual pants and shorts. It continues the tradition of fine materials, attention to detail and expert workmanship it has maintained since its launch in 1985 with this new line of leather goods and accessories. These new offerings will complement  Savane's innovations in fabrics and design that help today's man face whatever his day brings feeling good and looking his best.

"Roma Industries is an ideal partner with a longstanding expertise in the leather goods industry. This collaboration will offer our Savane consumers a wider selection of Savane branded products to meet their lifestyle needs and supports our corporate strategy to build the Savane brand," said Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO of Perry Ellis International.

"The entire Roma Industries team is excited to be joining with Perry Ellis International to develop and commercialize the extension of the Savane brand into belts and small leather goods, said Paul Horowitz, Chief Executive Officer of Roma Industries. We are confident that both companies will work seamlessly to build a strong presence in evolving retail markets."

For more information about Perry Ellis International, Inc. and the company's entire 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. 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®, An Original Penguin® by Munsingwear®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Savane®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®,  Manhattan®, Axist®, Jantzen® and Farah®.  The Company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike® and Jag® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR®, and Jack Nicklaus® for golf apparel. Additional information on the Company is available at http://www.pery.com.

About Roma Industries LLC
Roma Industries is a 60 year old business that manufactures, imports and distributes a wide variety of leather goods across all retail channels. In addition to the Hadley-Roma Division, the largest distributor of quality watch attachments in the US, Roma manufactures private label product for retailers and high-end brands, in addition to selling their proprietary Bryant Park brand. The factory and fulfillment offices for the company are located in Largo, Florida in a 40,000 square foot facility.

Contact:

Pamela Fields
Pamela.fields@pery.com
212-536-5602

Howard Baum
hbaum@romanind.com
212-268-0723 x303


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