Bio - Perry Ellis: John Crocco
Formerly known as Supreme International, the company bought the Perry Ellis brand name and adopted that moniker in 1999. Perry Ellis International is a leading designer, distributor, and licensor of apparel and accessories. The companys portfolio of brands includes 25 of the leading names in fashion such as Perry Ellis, Jantzen, Munsingwear, John Henry, Grand Slam, Natural Issue, Penguin Sport, Ping golf apparel, Havanera, Axis, and Tricots St. Raphael. Perry Ellis International's customers include retailers in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. It supplies private-label lines to Wal-Mart, Kmart, and Meijer. The founding Feldenkreis family owns about 60% of the company.