Perry Ellis International Announces Hosiery License for Laundry by Shelli Segal Brand

MIAMI, Nov. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (Nasdaq:PERY) – Perry Ellis International announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Gina Group LLC, for hosiery and socks as well as cold and hot weather accessories under the Laundry by Shelli Segal® brand.  The new collection launches in Fall 2017 in department stores across the United States and Canada.

Feminine, sexy, smart, and always glamorous, the Laundry by Shelli Segal collection has been shaping the way women dress for over 25 years.  The brand continues to inspire women today with iconic styling, vibrant prints and color and the unexpected use of embellishments, in every product.  The brand’s current licensed categories, ranging from outerwear, fashion accessories, and fragrance to home decor, complement the core dress and swimwear classifications and position Laundry by Shelli Segal as a true lifestyle brand. 

Perry Ellis International Executive Chairman George Feldenkreis remarked, “Our Company looks forward to working closely with Gina Group LLC, as we continue our strategy to extend the reach of our lifestyle brands across categories, channels and markets to drive further growth.”

“We are very excited to add Laundry by Shelli Segal to our portfolio. The team at Laundry by Shelli Segal pushes the boundaries of class and style, modifying trends along the way. We are extremely pleased with the positive feedback we have received around the marketplace and look forward to the exciting opportunities before us,” stated Jack J. Gindi, VP, Gina Group LLC.

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®, 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 Gina Group LLC

About Gina Group LLC Gina Group is a 30+ year old accessory company located in NYC offering hosiery and legwear, intimate apparel and sleepwear, footwear, handbags and SLG’s, cold weather and fashion accessories for licensed brands, our own brands and for private label programs. Led by our experienced and motivated management team and dedicated staff, we are supported by a balanced distribution network worldwide. Gina is proud to provide top-notch customer service and quality control systems. We understand the importance of customer and social compliance without compromising our focus on creating innovative, high quality, fashionable product that appeals to retailers and consumers alike.

CONTACT: Contact:

Pamela Fields
Vice President of International Development and Licensing
Pamela.fields@pery.com
212-536-5602

Lawrence Dayan
212-947-2445 x1119
LDayan@ginagroup.com