Adopt a Performance Lifestyle With Respect Your Universe's Spring 2013 Collection

New Line Joins Performance Essentials for Intensive Training With Comfort and Style for Daily Life


PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - Apr 1, 2013) - The spring 2013 collection from Respect Your Universe, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU) (OTCQB: RYUN), a performance lifestyle apparel brand, offers rigorous performance, convenient comfort and fashion-forward style to outfit an athlete's workout and everyday wardrobe.

"Choosing what to wear is an important decision we make every day, and so often this choice can either limit or enhance our daily activities," said Kofi Brown, Respect Your Universe chief marketing officer. "Whether you're hitting the gym or checking errands off your list, your wardrobe should be as dynamic as your lifestyle. Respect Your Universe's spring 2013 line will give our customers the confidence they need to focus on the task at hand -- trusting that their attire will support them wherever the day leads."

The spring collection boasts specialized fabrics and construction with patent-pending design innovations, including temperature and moisture control as well as wind and water protection. Respect Your Universe is also doing its part to reduce its carbon footprint by using organic cotton, recycled polyester and recycled nylon. The spring line is comprised of up to 90 percent organic and recycled materials, utilizing some of the best yarn and fabric suppliers in the world.

The spring 2013 Respect Your Universe line offers performance apparel and accessories for both men and women. A few highlights from the collection include the following:

Women's products

DEA Tank, $50
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
Colors: deep pink, black

Offering a little sass and a lot of style, this feminine training tank is full of subtle details to keep you looking and feeling your best. Stylish, hand-braided straps are complemented by a soft recycled-polyester silhouette while an internal bra provides support.

XENA Training Top, $40
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
Colors: aqua, black

Respect Your Universe designed this top to provide premium performance qualities with a fashion-forward flair. Crafted from recycled polyester, it is flexible and stylish.

Serenity Capri, $70
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
Colors: aqua, black

Push past your limits with this performance-inspired capri, designed to provide a chafe-free compression fit and crafted from a premium recycled nylon and Lycra® fabric.

Endurance Jacket, $115
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
Colors: black

Designed to keep working even when things get tough, this vented jacket is performance and style with a feminine flair. Crafted from 100 percent polyester, it is lightweight and flexible.

Men's products

Warrior Tee, $35
Sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL
Colors: skydiver

With an organic cotton and bamboo charcoal body for premium fit and feel, this subtle and stylish tee is an essential addition to your everyday sportswear wardrobe.

Dynamo 2-in-1 Short with Liner, $50
Sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL
Colors: skydiver, black

This 2-in-1 compression and board short hybrid is built to be as dynamic as you are. With flat seams to reduce chafing and gel print grippers for a slip-free fit, it offers convenient comfort and premium performance in one.

RYU Classic Short, $60
Sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL
Colors: skydiver

Made from a flexible recycled polyester fabric, this breathable short is classically Respect Your Universe: built for performance, comfort and style.

Shi Track Jacket, $100
Size: S, M, L, XL, 2XL
Color: black

You shouldn't have to sacrifice style for performance, so Respect Your Universe designed the versatile Shi Track Jacket. Made to keep you dry and comfortable while training, but stylish enough to wear anywhere, it's a must-have addition to your workout and everyday wardrobe.

For more information about Respect Your Universe and its products, visit

About Respect Your Universe
Respect Your Universe, Inc., is a performance lifestyle apparel brand focused on the needs of the athlete. The men's and women's activewear lines are designed for an athletic consumer and suited for a performance lifestyle. The Respect Your Universe brand is based on respect, strength, honor and sustainability. Crafted from organic and/or recycled materials, the products are focused on performance, comfort and style, but also designed with respect toward maintaining the health of our environment. For more information, visit

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