Thursday, February 9, 2012

Perry Ellis International Announces Menswear Collaboration with Duckie Brown

NEW YORK, Feb 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Perry Ellis International Inc.
(NASDAQ:PERY), owner of Perry Ellis(R), the classic American sportswear brand,
announces that it has entered into an agreement with CFDA-nominated menswear
designers Duckie Brown. The collection, called Perry Ellis(R) by Duckie
Brown(R), marks the first apparel collaboration for the Perry Ellis brand and
Duckie Brown.

The first collection will debut during New York Fashion Week in September 2012
and will feature looks designed by Duckie Brown principals, Steven Cox and
Daniel Silver.

"We are thrilled to collaborate with Duckie Brown. Steven and Daniel's talent
for innovative menswear has made a real impact in the industry and they also
truly understand the Perry Ellis DNA," said Doug Jakubowski, the brand's Chief
Merchandising Officer. "We look forward to presenting a fresh and exciting
collection that combines their modern sensibility with the Perry Ellis

A selection of looks inspired from the Perry Ellis by Duckie Brown collection
may be incorporated into the main Perry Ellis collection. Perry Ellis will
continue to produce the main Perry Ellis collection in addition to the Perry
Ellis by Duckie Brown collection.

"Perry Ellis is synonymous with classic-yet-updated men's apparel and the brand
has a vibrant legacy" said Steven Cox and Daniel Silver. "This opportunity has
enormous potential and we are looking forward to bringing a new articulation of
that legacy to retail."

The Perry Ellis by Duckie Brown collection will be made available to select
retailers and Perry Ellis stores for spring 2013.

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