News Release

J. Crew Group, Inc. Announces Participation In the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference

June 9, 2009 at 9:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- J. Crew Group, Inc. (NYSE: JCG) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference, held at the Westin New York at Times Square, in New York City on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm ET. Millard Drexler, Chairman and CEO and James Scully, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, will host the presentation. The conference presentation will also be webcast live at

About J. Crew Group, Inc.

J. Crew Group, Inc. is a nationally recognized multi-channel retailer of women's, men's and children's apparel, shoes and accessories. As of May 28, 2009, the Company operates 238 retail stores (including 8 crewcuts and 14 Madewell stores), the J. Crew catalog business,, and 76 factory outlet stores. Additionally, certain product, press release and SEC filing information concerning the Company is available at the Company's website

SOURCE J. Crew Group, Inc.

James S. Scully,
Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer,
J. Crew Group, Inc.,
Investor Contact:
Allison Malkin, Chad Jacobs, and Joe Teklits,
all of ICR, Inc.,
Web Site:

Certain statements herein are "forward-looking statements" made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements reflect the Company's current expectations or beliefs concerning future events and actual results of operations may differ materially from historical results or current expectations. Any such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including the strength of the economy, changes in the overall level of consumer spending or preferences in apparel, the performance of the Company's products within the prevailing retail environment, trade restrictions, political or financial instability in countries where the Company's goods are manufactured, postal rate increases, paper and printing costs, availability of suitable store locations at appropriate terms and other factors which are set forth in the Company's Form 10-K and in all filings with the SEC made by the Company subsequent to the filing of the Form 10-K. The Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.