Perry Ellis was born 3 March 1940 in Portsmouth, Virginia. He graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B. A. degree in business administration in 1961. He received a M. A. in retailing from New York University. He worked for Miller & Rhoads, John Meyer of Norwich and the Vera Companies. He headed his own company and was noted for his design of sportswear.
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