Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

       Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 1, 2003

                             ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

   Delaware                     1-12107                         31-1469076
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(State or other            (Commission File                  (IRS Employer
jurisdiction of                 Number)                    Identification No.)

                     6301 Fitch Path, New Albany, Ohio 43054
               (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

                                 (614) 283-6500
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

                                 Not Applicable
                         (Former name or former address,
                          if changed since last report)

Item 9.  Regulation FD Disclosure.

     On November 3, 2003, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (the "Company") issued a news
release announcing the election of Edward F. Limato to the Board of Directors of
the Company. Mr. Limato was elected effective November 1, 2003. A copy of this
news release is furnished as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.

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         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                       ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO.

Dated:  November 3, 2003               By:  /s/ Seth R. Johnson
                                          Seth R. Johnson
                                          Executive Vice President-Chief
                                          Operating Officer


                                INDEX TO EXHIBITS

                           Current Report on Form 8-K
                             Dated November 3, 2003

                             Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

Exhibit No.   Description
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    99        News Release issued by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. on November 3, 2003