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MANKIND Fragrance By Kenneth Cole Announces: Noah Galloway Revealed As "The Ultimate Men's Health Guy"

October 7, 2014

Featured on November 2014 Cover of Men's Health; Presented by MANKIND, a New Fragrance from Kenneth Cole

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MANKIND fragrance by Kenneth Cole andMen's Health, the largest men's magazine in the world, revealed today United Statesmilitary veteran Noah Galloway as the winner of the search for "The Ultimate Men's Health Guy." The contest was presented by MANKIND, the new fragrance for men, to celebrate the evolved modern man. Inspired by the everyday hero that is defined by his own expectations; the fragrance embodies attributes that also reflect the "Ultimate Men's Health Guy".

"Ultimate Men's Health Guy" winner Noah Galloway on the Men's Health November 2014 cover. "The Ultimate Men's Health Guy" search was presented by MANKIND fragrance by Kenneth Cole.

From Alabaster, Alabama, Galloway was chosen by the magazine's readers and an all-star judging panel featuring designer and style icon Kenneth ColeFox Football's Erin AndrewsThe Today Show's Willie GeistCNN's Chris Cuomo and Men's Health Editor-in-Chief, Bill Phillips, following a nationwide search. From an initial pool of 1,300 entries the field was narrowed down to three finalists: Galloway, New Yorker Finny Akers andKavan Lake from Annapolis, Maryland.

Galloway debuts on the cover of the November 2014 issue of Men's Health magazine, published by Rodale Inc. marking the first time in the U.S. magazine's 26 year history that a reader graces the cover.

"To be on the cover of the biggest men's magazine in the universe, it's a big deal," saidMen's Health Editor-in-Chief Bill Phillips.

"The MANKIND fragrance partnership with Men's Health was a nationwide search for an outstanding man who seamlessly balances career, relationships and community – a man with diverse interests and personal style," said Kenneth Cole, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Kenneth Cole Productions. "Noah Galloway represents the best of MANKIND today. He is committed to giving back through community service, fitness, and he just so happens to have great style.  He is MANKIND personified."

MANKIND is a new fragrance that recognizes the evolution of the modern man—confident, connected and ready to take on today's challenges. The fragrance is a bold aromatic scent, created by Claude Dir, Perfumer at Givaudan and Parlux Ltd. in collaboration with Kenneth Cole.

Aspiring "Ultimate Guys" submitted entries on the Men's Health website in the spring of 2014. The contest hit the road in April, with live events at Macy's in New York CityLos AngelesHoustonAtlanta, and Chicago. In July, the top three finalists were flown toNew York City for a cover shoot, and to meet with the judges one-on-one and make their final pitch for why they were the Ultimate Men's Health Guy.

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CONTACT:

MANKIND Kenneth Colekennethcole@musmannogroup.com
212.308.2100

About MEN'S HEALTHMen's Health is the go-to source for guys seeking information and motivation on health, fitness, fashion, grooming, nutrition, relationships, travel, tech and finance. Launched 25 years ago, and published by Rodale Inc., the global voice of health and wellness, Men's Health is the largest and most trusted men's multi-platform brand in the U.S. with a growing monthly audience of nearly 13 million active, smart, performance-driven guys, 12 million monthly unique visitors to menshealth.com, nearly 4 million social media followers,  a stable of best-selling books, plus fitness dvds, award-winning mobile applications, and renowned events such as The Men's Health Urbanathlon which is now in 20 cities around the world.  The Men's Health global audience tops 35 million men with 41 editions in 64 countries.  Men's Health Live, a national radio show, is heard in 45 major markets, and was downloaded a quarter-million times in its inaugural year—2o13. Since 2000, Men's Health has been nominated for 15 National Magazine Awards, and it received the coveted General Excellence Award from the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2010. The Media Industry Newsletterdeclared it to be the "#1 Most Notable Magazine Launch of the Last 25 Years." For news from Men's Health, visit Menshealth.com, and get instant updates on Twitter (@MensHealthMag) and Facebook (Men's Health).

ABOUT KENNETH COLE
Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. designs, sources and markets a broad range of footwear, handbags, apparel and accessories under the brand names Kenneth Cole Collection, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction and Unlisted, as well as footwear under the proprietary trademark Gentle Souls. The Company has also granted a wide variety of third party licenses for the production of men's, women's and children's apparel as well as fragrances, watches, jewelry, eyewear and several other accessory categories. The Company's products are distributed through department stores, better specialty stores, company-owned retail stores and its e-commerce website. Further information can be found at www.kennethcole.com.

ABOUT PARLUX LTD
Kenneth Cole's fragrance partner, Parlux Ltd., was established in 1987. It is a leading global beauty company that designs, manufactures, markets and distributes prestige fragrances and related products. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Parlux Fragrances, LLC; a wholly owned subsidiary of Perfumania Holdings Inc., an independent, national, vertically integrated wholesale distributor and specialty retailer. Perfumania is traded on the NASDAQ exchange (PERF).

Designer Kenneth Cole with the "Ultimate Men's Health Guy" winner Noah Galloway. The "Ultimate Men's Health Guy" search was presented by MANKIND by Kenneth Cole Fragrance.

 

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