Perry Ellis International has appointed Michael Miile as its latest creative director, entrusting him with the design and creative outlook of both Perry Ellis and Original Penguin by Munsingwear brands.
Miile, known for his extensive experience in the fashion industry, brings a wealth of knowledge from pivotal roles at prominent companies like PVH and Ralph Lauren. Recognized for his innovative perspective, design expertise, and effective leadership, Miile is hailed as the ideal “creative visionary” to steer the company’s brands towards a dynamic future.
Oscar Feldenkreis, the CEO and president of Perry Ellis International, expressed confidence in Miile’s ability to align with the company’s values, stating, “Michael’s passion for design and his ability to capture the essence of modern style aligns perfectly with the values and vision of Perry Ellis International.” Feldenkreis further affirmed that Miile’s distinctive perspective would enhance both brands and resonate with a diverse audience.
Miile, who has a track record of successfully guiding creative teams and contributing to the development of leading products and collections in his previous roles, shared his enthusiasm for the new position. In a statement, he expressed his honor in representing two iconic American brands and emphasized his commitment to setting trends and pushing boundaries. Perry Ellis International anticipates Miile’s collaboration with talented teams to contribute to the ongoing success of the brands.
The fashion conglomerate is optimistic about Miile’s creative direction, foreseeing that his vision will fortify its current standing in the global fashion landscape.