FASHIONING A FIFTY-YEAR LEGACY:
PERRY ELLIS INTERNATIONAL (PEI) RINGS IN 50TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE YEAR
NASDAQ’s Closing Bell Ceremony Featured Global Fashion Influencers Alongside Justise Winslow and Carlos Ponce to Honor PEI’s Half-Century of Success
Justise Winslow, Oscar and George Feldenkreis, Carlos Ponce
Perry Ellis International (PEI) transformed NASDAQ’s closing bell ceremony into fashion-central, kicking off the fashion leader’s 50th anniversary milestone year.
PEI’s Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO & President, and his father George Feldenkreis, Founder, rang the closing bell at Nasdaq alongside leading fashion influencers, athletes and celebrities that included Justise Winslow of the Miami Heat and singer/actor Carlos Ponce.
PEI’s diverse fashion portfolio appeals to global markets via a crossroads of sought-after lifestyle leaders: men’s brands include Perry Ellis, Original Penguin by Munsingwear, Savane, Cubavera and Farah; golf brands include Callaway, PGA TOUR, Jack Nicklaus, Grand Slam, and Ben Hogan; women’s brands include Rafaella, Laundry by Shelli Segal, and Peony & Me; the swim brands feature Nike and Jantzen.
As part of the Nasdaq closing bell ceremony event honoring its 50th anniversary, PEI presented exclusive social media forums broadcast live from the company’s showrooms in New York.
International media presentations featured George and Oscar Feldenkreis alongside family members, global fashion influencers and industry leaders, athletes and celebrities, and executive members of PEI.
The company’s associates were featured throug
George and Oscar Feldenkreis alongside family members, athletes, celebrities, fashion influencers, and Perry Ellis International executives and associates at New York’s Times Square to commemorate the company’s 50th Anniversary milestone year.
“Celebrating our 50th anniversary is a tremendous milestone for Perry Ellis International, including our 2,500 associates across the globe,”
said Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO and President of Perry Ellis International.
“Recognizing their contributions to our global success is paramount to this golden anniversary year, and being featured on a billboard in Times Square is just one of the many ways we plan to celebrate our worldwide team of associates this year.”
Watch replays of the social media forums at:
PEI Associate Ricardo Carillo (from Puerto Rico),
Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 PEI Style Contest.
The competition was extended to all U.S. based employees including Puerto Rico. Participants submitted a photo of themselves rocking their best PEI look via the internet and social media.
Over 600 PEI employees voted for Mr. Carillo as the winner.
PEI’s Founder, George Feldenkreis, is recognized as one of the world’s most successful Hispanic immigrants.
After leaving Cuba in the 1960s to create a better life for his family in the U.S., he started his fashion empire in 1967.
George Feldenkreis and Carlos Ponce