Perry Ellis International Announces Bedding License for Laundry by Shelli Segal

MIAMI, May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perry Ellis International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERY) announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Grace Home Fashions LLC for bedding products including flat sheets, sheet sets, duvet covers and coordinating shams for customers in the USA and Canada under the Laundry by Shelli Segal® brand.

Vibrant, confident and chic, the Laundry by Shelli Segal® collection has been shaping the way women dress since 1988, and the brand continues to inspire women today with its iconic styling and stunning detail. While the dress and suit separate classification businesses remain the core, the contemporary brand has fast become a true lifestyle brand with nearly a dozen licensed categories.

"We are enthusiastic about working with Grace Home Fashions to continue strengthening our retail relationships. Our growth provides a successful platform and the confidence to invest in new categories for an even wider profile to meet consumer needs," said Oscar Feldenkreis, president and chief operating officer of Perry Ellis International.

Neeraj Jalan, Director of Grace Home Fashions remarked, "Partnering with Perry Ellis International and the Laundry by Shelli Segal brand adds strength to our brand and product portfolio. We have developed apparel inspired products for consumers who want to extend the Laundry aesthetic to their bedroom for themselves, their daughters and friends."

Targeted retailers will include department stores, specialty markets, major retail stores and ecommerce. These innovative products are planned to be launched in Spring 2016.

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®, Jantzen®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Savane®, Original Penguin® by Munsingwear®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®, Manhattan®, Axist®, 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 Grace Home Fashions

Grace Home Fashions LLC, established in 2008 is the US arm of GHCL Limited which is one of the largest vertical textile mills in India. Grace/GHCL is a direct factory to retailer model with design, marketing and distribution in the US. The state of the art facility produces various thread counts and weaves in cotton, blends and unique fibers for bed sheets, duvets and comforters. The company services some of the largest retailers in the US, Canada and Europe.

CONTACT: Pamela Fields VP of International Development and Licensing Perry Ellis International, Inc. pamela.fields@pery.com 212-536-5602 Neeraj Jalan Director Grace Home Fashions, LLC. neeraj@ghcl.co.in 212-273-0760

Source:Perry Ellis International, Inc.