Perry Ellis International
Perry Ellis International is an international marketer of clothing, offering a diverse portfolio of brands through multiple distribution channels; focusing mostly on sportswear and casual clothing for niche markets. It is headquartered in the Miami, Florida
Miami, Florida
Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida and the eighth-most populous county in the United States with a population of 2,500,625...

, USA suburb of Doral
Doral, Florida
Doral is a city located in north-central Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. A suburb of Miami, it lies north-west of Miami International Airport. It takes its name from the famous golf and spa resort located within its municipal boundaries. The Doral Golf Resort & Spa was originally built...


PEI Brands

  • Axis
  • Axist
  • Cubavera
    Cubavera, one of Perry Ellis International's brands, provides "Fashion with Latin Flavor" or "Moda con Sabor Latino" as said in Spanish. Cubavera’s modern tropical inspired collection translates the joy of Hispanic culture into fashionable apparel....

  • C&C California( licensed)
  • Dockers
    Dockers is a brand of khaki garments from Levi Strauss & Co.Levi Strauss & Co., then specialized in denim, introduced the Dockers brand in 1986. Dockers became a leading brand of business casual clothing for men led by Bob Siegel. In 1987, Dockers introduced a women's line...

  • Farah
  • Girl Star
  • Gotcha
  • Grand Slam
  • Havanera
  • Jag
  • Jantzen
    Jantzen is a brand of swimwear that was established in 1916 and first appeared in the city of Portland, Oregon, United States. The brand name later replaced the name of the parent company that manufactured the branded products...

  • John Henry
  • Laundry by Shelli Segal(licensed)
  • MCD
  • Mondo di Marco
  • Munsingwear
  • Natural Issue
  • Nike Swim (licensed)
  • Original Penguin
    Original Penguin
    Original Penguin is an American clothing line. With roots in the 1950s and 60s, the brand specializes in clothing, footwear, and eyewear...

  • Perry Ellis
  • PGA Tour
  • PING Collection
    PING Collection
    PING Collection is a brand of men's and women's apparel produced by Perry Ellis International under license from the Karsten Manufacturing Corporation.-History:...

  • Pro Player
  • Redsand
  • Tricots St. Raphael (Founded by Cecile Platovsky
    Cecile Platovsky
    Cecile Platovsky, the well renowned designer, was raised in Belgium, before moving to New York, where she began Tricot St. Raphael, the menswear company in 1974...


Current Licenses

July 1, 2005: Weeplay LLC will extend the popular Original Penguin brand to newborn, infant and toddler sizes.

July 21, 2005: Lupo International for the manufacture and distribution in the United States and Canada of Mondo di Marco men’s dress and casual shoes.

July 22, 2005: South Pacific Apparel Pty Ltd. for the manufacture and distribution of Savane and Farah men’s and boy’s dress and casual trousers and shorts in Australia, New Zealand and other South Pacific islands. On this day, PEI also went into agreement with Cardinal Clothing Canada, Inc. for the manufacture and domestic distribution of Perry Ellis and Perry Ellis Portfolio men’s top coats.

April 2006: Levi Straus & Co. for the manufacture and distribution of Dockers men's cloth outerwear in the United States and Mexico.

May 22, 2006: JAG Licensing LLC entered into a license agreement to manufacture and distribute JAG men's and women's swimwear and cover-ups in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

January 2007: Falic Fashion Group, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Duty Free Americas, Inc. As part of the transaction, Falic Fashion Group agreed to purchase all rights, titles, interests, certain intangible assets and inventory of the fragrance business in a cash transaction of approximately $63 million, subject to potential purchase price adjustments for confirmation of inventory levels.

Corporate Affairs

Board of Directors

  • Joe Arriola: Founder and former CEO of Avanti Press, Inc; currently Miami's city Managaer
  • Gary Dix: Partner, Mallah Furman & Company, P.A.
  • George Feldenkreis: Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
  • Oscar Feldenkreis: Vice-Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Joseph P. Lacher: State President, Florida operations of BellSouth Telecommunications
  • Leonard Miller: Vice President and Secretary of Pasadena Homes, Inc.
  • Joseph Natoli: Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of University of Miami


  • George Feldenkreis: Chairman of the Board and CEO
  • Oscar Feldenkreis: Vice Chairman, President and COO
  • Fanny Hanono: Secretary – Treasurer, also performs services in the areas of Human Resources and Accounts Payable
  • Luis Paez: Chief Information Officer
  • Anita Britt: Chief Financial Officer
  • Steve Harriman: President of PEI Bottoms Division
  • Cory Shade: Senior Vice President and General Counsel


The American Apparel and Footwear Association presented George Feldenkreis with the Man of the Year Award at the 29th Annual American Image Awards. Honorees of the evening included tennis star Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova
Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is a Russian retired professional tennis player. Her beauty and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide, despite the fact that she never won a WTA singles title. At the peak of her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name...

, Baby Phat’s Kimora Lee Simmons
Kimora Lee Simmons
Kimora Lee Simmons is an American fashion model, and former president and Creative Director for Phat Fashions.-Early life:...

, “Sex and the City” stylist Patricia Field
Patricia Field
Patricia Field is an American costume designer, stylist and fashion designer.-Life and career:Field was born in 1941 in New York City to Greek and Armenian parents, who emigrated from Lesvos, Greece. She was raised in Astoria, Queens and has claimed credit for inventing the modern legging for...

, Payless Shoes’ Matthew Rubel, Daily Candy’s Dany Levy, and New Balance
New Balance
New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. , best known as simply New Balance, is a footwear manufacturer based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. It was founded in 1906 as the New Balance Arch Support Company...

’s John Larsen. Mr. Feldenkreis inspired a standing ovation with his acceptance speech, emphasizing the role an open and accepting democracy has played in the success of the industry, and urging those present to channel their resources into ensuring the same opportunities for America’s youth. The event raised over $930,000 for the AAFA and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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