A passion for the outdoors, an entrepreneur's dream and a few borrowed dollars. That's what Eddie Bauer started with when he opened his first store in Seattle in 1920. Eddie Bauer is a retailer of men s and women s casual clothing, gear, accessories and footwear. Since its founding, Eddie Bauer has become an international, multi-channel company with catalogs, more than 425 stores and an award-winning Web site. The company is headquartered in Redmond, Wash.