CERTIFICATION OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER PURSUANT
TO SECTION 906 OF
THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with this annual report on Form 10-K of The Wet Seal, Inc. for the year
ended January 28, 2012, I, Susan P. McGalla, chief executive officer of The Wet Seal, Inc., hereby certify pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, as adopted pursuant to § 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:
1. This Form 10-K for the year ended January 28, 2012, fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
2. The information contained in this Form 10-K for the period ended January 28,
2012, fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of The Wet Seal, Inc.
Date: March 26,
/s/ SUSAN P.
|Susan P. McGalla|
|Chief Executive Officer|
|(Principal Executive Officer)|