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Perry Ellis International Expands Licensing Deal with TP Korea for Ben Hogan Golf Apparel

MIAMI, Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perry Ellis International, Inc. (PERY:Nasdaq), announced today that it has expanded its license agreement with TP Korea Co. Ltd granting rights to design and distribute Ben Hogan® performance golfwear in South Korea. The collection includes men’s performance golf apparel: sweaters, t-shirts, pants, and vests.  The line launched successfully in Q42017 on home shopping networks. 

Legendary golfer Ben Hogan had it right: "The most important shot in golf is the next one." It's as true in the golf apparel business as in the game. The line is styled, designed and infused with the top-notch performance he demanded. He prided himself on the idea that "there are no shortcuts in the quest for perfection." This has become the brand's mantra. The Ben Hogan® collection is reflective of the legend himself - exceptional style sense with a passion for excellence.

“We are pleased with the success this license has brought to both our companies.  We continue to look forward to working with the TP Korea team and offering our Ben Hogan customer a collection featuring innovative products that are styled, designed and infused with functional fabrics and construction,” commented Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO and President of Perry Ellis International.

“TP Korea is excited to work with Perry Ellis International to bring performance golf apparel inspired by one of the most accomplished and successful professional golfers of all time, Ben Hogan, to the Korean market,” said TP Korea President, G.J. Lee.

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® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR®, and Jack Nicklaus® for golf apparel and Guy Harvey® for performance fishing and resort wear.  Additional information on the company is available at http://www.pery.com.

About TP Korea Co Ltd

TP Korea has extensive experience in designing, developing and distributing performance and outdoor apparel for men, women and children on home shopping channels in South Korea for brands such as LA Gear, Tress pass and Sun Valley. In 2017, the company won the prestigious ‘best partnership prize’ from CJ Shopping.

Contacts:

For PEI:
Pamela Fields
VP International Development & Licensing
212-536-5602
Pamela.fields@pery.com

For TP Korea Co:
Girl Jae Lee
CEO
82-70-8869-8490
tresspass11@daum.net