When George Feldenkreis fled Fidel Castro’s Communist regime in Cuba in 1961 with his one-year-old son, a pregnant wife and $700 in his pocket, he probably never dreamed that one day he would be ringing the closing bell at New York’s Nasdaq exchange.
But that’s what happened on Wednesday when the chairman and chief executive officer of Perry Ellis International Inc. visited the exchange to celebrate the company’s 20th year as a public company.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)