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Kohl’s Department Stores Announces Partnership with Designer Catherine Malandrino

  Kohl’s Department Stores Announces Partnership with Designer Catherine
  Malandrino

 Malandrino Limited-Edition DesigNation Collection Inspired by Paris to Debut
               Exclusively at Kohl’s and Kohls.com in Fall 2013

Business Wire

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- March 21, 2013

Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced a partnership with
Catherine Malandrino, who will be the third designer for the retailer’s
DesigNation limited-edition collection. As part of the Kohl’s DesigNation
concept featuring premier designer fashions based on international
inspiration, the collection will draw creative influence from Malandrino’s
recent trip to her home city of Paris, France. The collection features apparel
for her and will be available exclusively at Kohl’s and Kohls.com beginning
fall 2013.

“Our DesigNation collection from Catherine Malandrino blends Catherine’s
feminine style and recognizable silhouette into wearable, timeless designs
that allow women to express their personality at an exceptional value,” said
Don Brennan, Kohl’s chief merchandising officer. “We are confident the line
will appeal to our customers and continue to position Kohl’s as the premier
style destination they have come to expect.”

Malandrino’s DesigNation collection will include dresses, skirts, pants,
shirts, sweaters and outerwear. Retail prices for the collection will range
from $36-$130. The line will be available in fall 2013. For more information,
visit www.Kohls.com/CatherineMalandrino.

“From the lights and the architecture to the parks and the galleries, I found
so much creative inspiration walking the streets of Paris,” said Malandrino.
“My Kohl’s DesigNation collection showcases that experience with a perfect
blend of romantic, elegant and Parisian style at an affordable price.”

Launched in fall 2012 with Narciso Rodriguez and following with Derek Lam for
spring 2013, Kohl’s DesigNation collections feature a different designer,
marrying his or her aesthetic with influence from various global destinations.
Kohl’s will continue to introduce new brands and exclusive world-class
partnerships that offer customers contemporary style at an incredible value.

About Catherine Malandrino

Malandrino was born in Grenoble, France and is known for weaving together the
two poles of her style, the energy of Manhattan and the romance of Paris. She
began her career as a fashion designer in Paris, working in the houses of
Emanuel Ungaro, Louis Feraud, and at Et Vous. She moved to New York and
expressed her own aesthetic by marrying her skill of draping with unique
craftsmanship. “Curiosity is the essence of my work and inspiration is
anytime, anything and anywhere. I want to use all the new technology that the
world has to offer us today to express the elegance and sensibility of women
of our time,” declared Catherine.

About Kohl's

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused,
value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced,
exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home
products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to
environmental leadership, Kohl’s operates1,155stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than$231million
for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares® cause
merchandise program, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. For a list of store locations and
information, or for the added convenience of shopping online,
visitwww.Kohls.com,join the discussion on Facebook
(http://www.facebook.com/kohls) or Twitter (http://twitter.com/kohls)or get
inspired on Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/kohls/) and Instagram
(http://instagram.com/kohls).

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Kohl's intends
forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,”
“should,” “anticipates,” “plans,” or similar expressions to identify
forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to certain risks and
uncertainties, which could cause Kohl's actual results to differ materially
from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and
uncertainties include, but are not limited to those described in Item 1A in
Kohl’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is expressly incorporated herein by
reference, and other factors as may periodically be described in Kohl's
filings with the SEC.

Contact:

Kohl’s
Molly Verette
Senior Manager, Public Relations
Ph: 262-703-7008
Email: Molly.Verette@Kohls.com
 
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