Additional Proxy Material



Washington, D.C. 20549


Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities

Exchange Act of 1934

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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

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In response to discussions between American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (the “Company”) and Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (“ISS”) in connection with stockholder approval of the proposal to amend the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation, the Board of Directors has determined to revise the proposal to reduce the increase from the previously proposed level of 750 million to 600 million. The Company is filing this information with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) as additional soliciting material under Rule 14a-6 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in connection with the solicitation of proxies for the approval of the amendment to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation at the Company’s 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

The Company previously filed with the SEC and distributed to the Company’s stockholders the Company’s definitive Proxy Statement and Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held June 12, 2007. The Notice and Proxy Statement contain important information concerning the matters to be voted on at the 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, including the position of the Board of Directors with respect to those matters. Please note that the statements herein should be read in conjunction with the Company’s Proxy Statement and Notice of 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

You can obtain any of the documents that we file with the SEC through the SEC’s Web site ( or they can be reviewed and copied at the SEC’s Public Reference Room at 100 F Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20549. Please call 1-800-732-0330 for further information on the Public Reference Room. In addition, these documents can be obtained on our corporate web site at under the links “About AE, AE Investment Info, SEC filings.” To obtain documents from us free of charge, please direct requests in writing to: Investor Relations, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., 150 Thorn Hill Drive, Warrendale, PA 15086-7528.