News Release

J.Crew Group, Inc. to Broadcast Review of Second Quarter and First Six Months Fiscal 2006 Financial Results Over the Internet

August 16, 2006 at 4:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- J.Crew Group, Inc. (the "Company") today announced that the Company's conference call to review its second quarter and first six months fiscal 2006 financial results will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, August 24, 2006 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The broadcast will be available by clicking on the 'Investor Relations' section of the Company's website at To listen to the broadcast, your computer must have Windows Media Player installed. If you do not have Windows Media Player, go to the latter site prior to the call, where you can download the software for free. An online replay will be available one hour following the call and remain on the website for 90 days.

About J.Crew Group, Inc.

J.Crew Group, Inc. is a fully integrated multi-channel specialty retailer of women's, men's and children's apparel and accessories. J.Crew products are distributed through the Company's 168 retail and 50 factory stores, the J.Crew catalog, and the Company's Internet website at

SOURCE J.Crew Group, Inc.
CONTACT: James Scully, Chief Financial Officer of J.Crew Group, +1-212-209-8040; or Allison Malkin or Chad Jacobs or Joe Teklits, all of Integrated Corporate Relations, +1-203-682-8200, for J.Crew Group/

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.