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Ann Taylor Relaunches Footwear with an Expanded Offering

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2013

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ann Taylor partners with Vince Camuto
to relaunch and expand its footwear collection, doubling its assortment in
stores and online. Lisa Axelson, Head of Design, and her team designed the new
collection to capture the chic, sophisticatedaesthetic of the iconic brand.

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"We are always looking for ways to enhance our client's experience. We
designed a beautiful collection of shoes that complements the multifaceted
lives women lead today and delivers on our brand promise of providing them
with style, quality, comfort and fit," said Axelson. "There was a natural
creative synergy with the Camuto team in bringing our vision to life."

Vince Camuto, founder and CEO of Vince Camuto said, "We are proud to be the
first-ever footwear design partner of such an influential and iconic women's
brand. Ann Taylor is renowned for sophisticated style, and we look forward to
the opportunity to blend their signature feminine aesthetic with beautifully
crafted footwear."

The assortment for fall includes everything from a statement-making laser-cut
shootie to a must-have pointy heel to a week-to-weekend riding boot.
Highlights includeheels ranging from a commanding four inches to a kitten
height as well as a selection of gorgeous ballet flats with quilted leather
and pointed metallic cap toe details.

The collection is brought to life with dedicated in-store destinations within
Ann Taylor stores throughout the United States and Canada and on
anntaylor.com.

About Ann Taylor
Founded in 1954, Ann Taylor's rich heritage has always been synonymous with
iconic style and fashion for modern working women. Having evolved throughout
the decades to meet women's changing needs, aspirations and roles, today Ann
Taylor is defined by a unique balance of fashion and work for women of
substance and style across every generation. The Ann Taylor brand has become a
favorite style destination for modern women, attracting some of the world's
most celebrated style icons as its biggest fans, including United States First
Lady Michelle Obama, Kate Hudson, Angelina Jolie, Diane Kruger, Halle Berry,
Jessica Alba and many more. Today Ann Taylor operates 275 stores across the
United States, as well as an e-commerce website at www.anntaylor.com, and
three international stores in Toronto, Canada. Ann Taylor is a division of ANN
INC (NYSE: ANN).

About Vince Camuto
Vince Camuto is a lifestyle concept started by footwear icon Vince Camuto that
is built upon the founding principles of quality, innovation and style. Key
elements include premium detailing, modern fit and consumer accessibility at a
price, value and aesthetic that are unmatched in today's retail landscape.
The product offering spans 31 categories of sportswear and lifestyle,
including footwear, handbags, ready to wear, dresses, coats, cold weather
accessories, belts, jewelry, sun and optical, fragrance, home, swimwear, and
menswear. Vince Camuto is currently available in over 1400 points of
distribution globally and also online at vincecamuto.com.

SOURCE Ann Taylor

Website: http://www.anntaylor.com
Contact: Ann Taylor, Arlena Pordoy, Senior Manager, Public Relations, 212-
541-3596, arlena_pordoy@anninc.com, or Vince Camuto, Sarah Rosen, Vice
President, Public Relations & Communications, 646-898-1038,
sarah.rosen@camutogroup.com
 
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