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EXPRESS FASHION STAR® SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES AND ELIGIBILITY:

    The Express Fashion Star Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) consists of one Grand Prize Sweepstakes and ten Weekly Sweepstakes, each with its own way to enter, prizes and drawings. The Grand Prize Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on March 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 16, 2013 ("Promotion Period"). Each Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on Friday and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on the following Thursday during the applicable week of the Promotion Period. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia that are at least the age of majority in their state of residence as of the date of entry, and residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) over the age of majority as of the date of entry. Employees of Express LLC (“Sponsor”), Fiat or Unilever, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, public relations agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with this Sweepstakes (“Sponsor Affiliates”), and agents, directors, officers (including members of their immediate families – i.e., spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren – or same household) of Sponsor or any Sponsor Affiliates are not eligible to participate.

    By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants are bound by and agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Any entry may be disqualified at any time if, in the opinion of Sponsor, the entry does not comply with these Official Rules. Incomplete entries are void. Any individual who attempts or encourages, directly or indirectly, or realizes the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities, or uses any robotic, automatic, mechanical or programmed device or artifice to enter or encourage, directly or indirectly, multiple or false entries, as determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable United States, Canadian, federal, state, provincial and local laws. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.

  2. HOW TO ENTER:

    1. GRAND PRIZE SWEEPSTAKES:

      You may enter the Grand Prize Sweepstakes in each of the following two ways for a combined total of 11 possible entries:
      1. Text RUNWAY to EXPRES (397737) OR complete the Express Fashion Star Sweepstakes entry form on Express’ Facebook page (www.facebook.com/express on the tab labeled “Express Fashion Star Sweepstakes”). Only one entry per person/email address/mobile phone is permitted during the Promotion Period via the above methods of entry. Message and data rates may apply to text method of entry.
      2. Participate in the Weekly Sweepstakes. Each eligible entry into the Weekly Sweepstakes will be one entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes. A total of ten entries may be made through participation in the Weekly Sweepstakes.
    2. WEEKLY SWEEPSTAKES:

      To participate in all Weekly Sweepstakes, you must have an account with Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter (“Social Media Platforms”). If you have an established account with only one or two of these Social Media Platforms, you will not be able to participate in all of the Weekly Sweepstakes. If you do not have an account with any of the Social Media Platforms, go to the applicable website (i.e., www.instagram.com, www.pinterest.com, or www.twitter.com) and create an account according to the instructions on the website. Creating an account is free. Please note that you must accept and agree to comply with the terms and conditions for each applicable Social Media Platform to create an account.

      You may enter each Weekly Sweepstakes as follows:

      • Week 1 Pose & Post! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on March 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 14, 2013. You may enter by sharing a picture of yourself in this week’s show theme on either your Pinterest board, your Instagram account or by “tweeting” the photo. Your photo must be tagged with #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 2, Complete the Tweet! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on March 15, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 21, 2013. You may enter by completing and “tweeting” the following: “My favorite @NBCFashionStar designer is:___” with hash tag #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 3, Pin to Win! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on March 22, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 28, 2013. You may enter by going to Express’ Fashion Star webpage () and pinning to your Pinterest board your favorite item that Express bought in the third episode of Fashion Star, using hash tag #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 4, Pose & Post! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on March 29, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 4, 2013. You may enter by sharing a picture of yourself in this week’s show theme on either your Pinterest board, your Instagram account or by “tweeting” the photo. Your photo must be tagged with #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 5, Complete the Tweet! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on April 5, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 11, 2013. You may enter by completing and “tweeting” the following: “I love the ___ that @ExpressErika bought tonight on @NBCFashionStar!” with hash tag #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 6, Complete the Tweet! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on April 12, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 18, 2013. You may enter by completing and “tweeting” the following: “Hey @ExpressErika, I wanna know: ___” with hash tag #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 7, Pose & Post! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on April 19, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 25, 2013. You may enter by sharing a picture of yourself in this week’s show theme on either your Pinterest board, your Instagram account or by “tweeting” the photo. Your photo must be tagged with #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 8, Pin to Win! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on April 26, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 2, 2013. You may enter by going to Express’ Fashion Star webpage (www.express.com/fashionstar) and pinning to your Pinterest board your favorite item that Express bought in the eighth episode of Fashion Star, using hash tag #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 9, Complete the Tweet! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on May 5, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 9, 2013. You may enter by completing and “tweeting” the following: “I can’t wait to see _____ in the finale episode of @NBCFashionStar” with hash tag #EXPFashionStar.
      • Week 10, Pin to Win! Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on May 10, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 16, 2013. You may enter by going to Express’ Fashion Star webpage (www.express.com/fashionstar) and pinning to your Pinterest board your favorite item that Express bought in the final episode of Fashion Star, using hash tag #EXPFashionStar.

  3. SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNING ENTRIES:

    1. GRAND PRIZE SWEEPSTAKES:

      The Grand Prize winner will be selected via a random drawing on or about May 21, 2013, from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The Grand Prize drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its designee and whose decisions shall be final and binding. If the winning entry was submitted by texting EXPRES (397737), the winner will be notified by a text message sent to the submitting phone number. If the winning entry was submitted by completing the registration on www.express.com/fashionstar then the winner will be notified either by telephone or email to the telephone number or email submitted at the time of entry. If the winning entry was submitted through Twitter, then the winner will be notified by a tweet to the account that submitted the winning entry. If the winning entry was submitted through either Pinterest or Instagram then the winner will be notified by a comment to the image that served as the winning entry. The Grand Prize will be awarded to the name on the winning entry or to the authorized account holder of the winning Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram account, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address, Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram account submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address or username by an Internet access provider, Internet service provider or other organization (e.g. business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses or usernames for the domain associated with the submitted email address or Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram account as applicable.
    2. WEEKLY SWEEPSTAKES:

      Each Weekly Sweepstakes winner will be selected via a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the applicable Weekly Sweepstakes period on or about the day after that Weekly Sweepstakes ends. Weekly Sweepstakes entries do not carry over from one Weekly Sweepstakes period to the next Weekly Sweepstakes period. You must specifically enter each Weekly Sweepstakes in order to participate in that Weekly Sweepstakes. Prize drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its designee whose decisions shall be final and binding. If the winning entry is submitted through Twitter, then the winner will be notified by a tweet to the account that submitted the winning entry. If the winning entry is submitted through either Pinterest or Instagram then the winner will be notified by a comment to the image that served as the winning entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identify of an entrant for a Weekly Sweepstakes, the entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the winning Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram account. Limit one Weekly Sweepstakes prize per person – i.e., No individual is eligible to win a prize in more than one Weekly Sweepstakes. However, all eligible Weekly Sweepstakes entries, whether or not an individual has won a Weekly Sweepstakes, provide one entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes.
  4. PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS AND TERMS:

    1. GRAND PRIZE SWEEPSTAKES:

      One Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize includes: (i) a 2013 Fiat® 500 Turbo, including sales tax, title and shipping, in a color to be chosen by winner based upon available stock in winner’s jurisdiction, having an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $21,500.00 USD; (ii) a trip to an Express Event (e.g. a store opening or runway show) as determined by Sponsor (ARV $2,500.00 USD); (iii) a make-up and hair makeover with clothing and accessory styling tips (ARV $500.00 USD); and (iv) the winner’s choice of a $1,000.00 Express Shopping Spree (ARV $1,000.00 USD) or the Express Fashion Star capsule collection as revealed on the final episode of season two of Fashion Star (ARV $370.00 USD). Total Grand Prize ARV: $29,000.00 USD. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

      Grand Prize winner: (A) must be a licensed driver and will be required to provide proof of insurance at the time of winner verification and delivery; and (B) is responsible for license, registration, automobile insurance and all other fees and costs not expressly covered by Sponsor as part of the Grand Prize. In addition, in connection with any prize involving travel, all travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent. Ground transportation may be provided in lieu of air transportation if the winner resides within a 100 mile radius of destination, and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in value. Sponsor will determine airline, airports, flight itinerary, and overnight accommodations in its sole discretion. Travel and accommodation restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Once airline tickets have been ticketed, no changes by finalist will be permitted. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets or travel vouchers. Any other costs and expenses associated with travel/lodging not specifically included by Sponsor (such as security fees, gratuities, luggage fees, meals, drinks, and transportation, and incidental charges) are the responsibility of the winner. Winner must possess and show valid travel documents prior to departure (e.g. valid driver’s license, or other acceptable government-issued identification).

    2. WEEKLY SWEEPSTAKES:

      Six Weekly Prizes will be awarded. (i) One Weekly Prize will be a one year supply of Suave® Professional Moroccan Infusion hair products which includes 6 Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Shine Shampoo, 6 Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Shine Conditioner, 4 Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Styling Oil, 4 Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Deep Conditioning Shine Mask, 6 Suave Professionals Dry Shampoo, and 6 Suave Professionals Touchable Finish Lightweight Hold Hairspray (ARV $100.00 USD); and (ii) Five Weekly Prizes will be a $50.00 USD Express Gift Cards (ARV $50.00 USD each). Total Weekly Prizes ARV: $3,500.00 USD.
    3. TERMS FOR ALL PRIZES:

      EACH PRIZE IS AWARDED “AS IS” WITH ABSOLUTELY NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FROM SPONSOR. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SPONSOR DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ANY PRIZE. Each winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local income taxes associated with the Grand Prize. Winners may be issued IRS Forms 1099 for the value of any prize accepted. Odds of winning a prize depends on the number of eligible entries received. No cash equivalent permitted and no substitution of any prize will be permitted except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor, in its discretion, may substitute a prize (or prize component) of equal or greater value if any advertised prize becomes unavailable for any reason. If by reason of printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held to award the advertised number of prizes in the relevant category. Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.
  5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:

    Sponsor may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if at the sole discretion of Sponsor, such person shows a disregard for these Official Rules, or (1) acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsor, or its agents or representatives; (2) disparages Sponsor or its products or services, Sponsor’s competitors or their products or services, Sponsor Affiliates or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes, or (3) acts in any other disruptive manner. The use of automated entry devices or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the Sweepstakes is prohibited. Sponsor’s decisions as to all matters related to this Sweepstakes and selection of each prize winner are final.

    Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, are not responsible for late, lost, delayed, unclear, unintelligible, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, or ineligible entries, all of which will be disqualified, or for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to play or participate, or by any human error that may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. If for any reason, (including infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes), the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, Sponsor shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes, and/or to select each prize winner in a random drawing from eligible entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor at its sole discretion. Sponsor shall have no further obligation to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute any fraudulent entries to the fullest extent of the law.

    By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to allow Sponsor to communicate with you regarding the Sweepstakes on any platform through which your entry has been submitted.

  6. PRIZE ACCEPTANCE:

    Potential winner(s) will be notified as provided in the “Selection and Notification of Winning Entries” section above and must respond within forty-eight (48) hours or, if longer, the timeframe requested by Sponsor. To claim any prize, Sponsor may, within its sole discretion, require winner(s) to complete, sign, and return Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release/Publicity Release forms, and other applicable documents, which may require a social security number, postmarked within ten (10) days of the date on the notification. At Sponsor’s discretion, winners may be required to produce picture or some other form of proper identification to claim any prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to timely claim the prize, is disqualified, fails to timely execute and return any required forms, or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner will be selected from other potential winners and/or by random draw from all remaining eligible entries. In order to qualify for their prize, Canadian winners will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.
  7. LICENSE TO USE SUBMITTED MATERIALS:

    With respect to any content you submit in connection with this Sweepstakes (the “Information”), and except where expressly restricted by the terms of the applicable Social Media Platform (if any), you automatically grant to Sponsor a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable license to copy, publicly display, distribute, create derivative works from, and otherwise use the Information in all forms of media now known or later developed in connection with the Sweepstakes. You represent and warrant to Sponsor that you own all Information you submit and/or have the unencumbered legal right to submit, and grant the above-referenced license, in connection with this Sweepstakes. You further represent to Sponsor that the Information does not infringe any third-party copyrights, trade secrets, or other intellectual property rights.
  8. PUBLICITY & MARKETING:

    By accepting a prize, the winner grants to Sponsor the right to use winner's name, likeness, image, voice, hometown, and biographical information in any advertising, trade or promotion, including on the Internet or via wireless application protocol, without further notice, compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including mailing address, telephone/mobile number, and email address during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to add you to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact you in the future for promotional and other reasons. If you submit an entry via text message, you will be automatically enrolled in our recurring text message program. Standard message and data rates may apply. You may opt-out of receiving communications from us as set forth in our Privacy Policy located in the footer at www.express.com, as set forth in our Express Text Terms located at http://bit.ly/EXPTerms, and as provided within any such marketing message (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails, following the opt-out directions included in every text message from Sponsor, etc.)
  9. RELEASE & INDEMNIFICATION:

    Neither Sponsor nor Sponsor Affiliates are responsible for and entrants release each from any failures of any kind (whether caused by computer, technical, or human error) which may either limit the entrant’s ability to submit an entry, claim a prize, or otherwise participate in this Sweepstakes, or Sponsor’s ability to include all eligible entries, conduct random drawings, notify potential winners, or otherwise execute this Sweepstakes in the manner intended. By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify, Sponsor, Sponsor Affiliates and Facebook, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective contractors, directors, officers, employees and agents against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of any such failure, a well as (i) any damage to entrant’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with entering this Sweepstakes; or (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize awarded in the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to any claims for damage to property, personal injury, death or claims based on defamation, rights of privacy, rights of publicity or merchandise delivery. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing or typographical errors in these Official Rules or any other materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Entrants enter at their own risk and each winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for any condition caused by events beyond their control that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted.
  10. DISPUTES:

    This promotion is intended for participation by eligible residents in the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec). Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in a federal or state court located in Ohio; entrant submits to sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to said courts in the State of Ohio, for any such dispute and irrevocably waives any and all rights to object to such jurisdiction; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, or any other damages, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. Except where prohibited by law, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules of provisions (whether of the State of Ohio, the United States, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio.
  11. WINNER:

    For the names of the winners, send a separate self-addressed envelope to: Carolyn Kent, Marketing, 1 Express Drive, Columbus, OH.
  12. NO AFFILIATION WITH SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS:

    This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or Twitter. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor, not to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or Twitter.
  13. SPONSOR:

    The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Express, LLC.