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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

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SCHEDULE 14A

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Your Vote Counts! EXPRESS, INC. 2021 Annual Meeting Vote by June 8, 2021 11:59 PM ET EXPRESS, INC. 1 EXPRESS DRIVE COLUMBUS, OH 43230 D40515-P49522 You invested in EXPRESS, INC. and it’s time to vote! You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy material for the shareholder meeting to be held on June 9, 2021. Get informed before you vote View the Notice of Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement and 2020 Annual Report online OR you can receive a free paper or email copy of the material(s) by requesting prior to May 26, 2021. If you would like to request a copy of the material(s) for this and/or future shareholder meetings, you may (1) visit www.ProxyVote.com, (2) call 1-800-579-1639 or (3) send an email to sendmaterial@proxyvote.com. If sending an email, please include your control number (indicated below) in the subject line. Unless requested, you will not otherwise receive a paper or email copy. For complete information and to vote, visit www.ProxyVote.com Control # Smartphone users Point your camera here and vote without entering a control number Vote Virtually at the Meeting* June 9, 2021 8:30 AM ET Virtually at: www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/EXPR2021 *Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. V1


 

Vote at www.ProxyVote.com THIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the upcoming shareholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on the reverse side to vote these important matters. Board Voting Items Recommends 1. Election of Class II Directors. Nominees: 1a. Michael F. Devine For 1b. Mylle Mangum For 2. Advisory vote to approve executive compensation (Say-on-Pay). For 3. Ratification of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021. For NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof as will be voted on by the proxies in their discretion. Prefer to receive an email instead? While voting on www.ProxyVote.com, be sure to click “Sign up for E-delivery”. D40516-P49522