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Stockholder Meeting Notice


Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Ralph Lauren Corporation 2016 Annual Meeting to be Held on August 11, 2016

Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual stockholders’ meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!

This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The 2016 Proxy Statement and Annual Report on Form 10-K are available at:




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Stockholder Meeting Notice


The 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Ralph Lauren Corporation, a Delaware corporation, will be held at the St. Regis Hotel, 20th Floor, 2 East 55th Street, New York, New York, on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., local time.

Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors’ recommendations.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR Proposals 1, 2, 3 and 4:


  1. Election of three (3) Class A Director Nominees as Class A Directors:



  1. Frank A. Bennack, Jr.
  2. Joel L. Fleishman
  3. Hubert Joly


  2. Ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 1, 2017.


  3. Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of our named executive officers and our compensation philosophy, policies and practices as described in our 2016 Proxy Statement.


  4. Approval of an amendment and restatement of our 2010 Long-Term Stock Incentive Plan (the “2010 Stock Incentive Plan”) to increase the maximum number of shares of Class A Common Stock available for award grants under the 2010 Stock Incentive Plan from 6,062,518 shares to 6,972,518 shares and re-approval of the material terms of the performance goals under the 2010 Stock Incentive Plan to extend the five-year period for purposes of Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

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Directions to the Ralph Lauren Corporation 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

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