RYU Apparel Selected for Goop pop-up and Online Shop

VANCOUVER, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - RYU Apparel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU & Frankfurt Stock Exchange: RYA), a tailored, technical training brand engineered for the fitness, training and performance of the multi-discipline athlete, has been selected to be featured in the next Goop pop-up shop, a carefully curated shop of beauty, fashion, food and lifestyle products. Additionally, RYU's garments will be featured in Goop's online shop.

Featured garments will include RYU's TecLayr Bra Top, TecLayr Tough Capri, TecLayr Contour Bra, Daily Duffel, and the brand's signature Zero Socks and Plush Towel, all a testament to RYU's sleek, functional design aesthetic and "Beautiful Tough" mantra. The pop-up shop will run from May 5th to 22nd, 2016 in San Francisco, with apparel also featured online starting tomorrow.

"We are incredibly honored to be selected to participate in the upcoming Goop pop-up shop and on their website," said Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board for RYU. "This gives RYU the opportunity to showcase our brand with a top retailer and style maker in the USA. They chose to curate and sell our most innovative pieces. We are looking forward to the collaboration and partnership with this amazing label."

Since launching in late 2015, RYU has received impressive acclaim spanning both the athletic and fashion community. With a flagship store located in Vancouver, Canada, RYU's rapid expansion plans include the addition of 100 stores across North America by 2025, with the first American store slated to open in 2017.

About RYU
RYU Apparel Inc. is a tailored technical training brand engineered for the fitness, training and performance of the multi-discipline athlete. Designed without compromise, RYU exists to facilitate human performance. For more information, visit: http://ryu.com

About Goop
Goop is a weekly lifestyle site, offering a tight curation of products and content for its readers and followers. A place where the reader can find suggestions on where to shop, eat and stay from a trusted friend. Goop also operates pop-up shops in key cities along with on-line sales and is an indispensable resource for all who love to make, go, get, do, be and see.

On Behalf of the Board

"Marcello Leone"
Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE RYU Apparel Inc.

For further information: RYU Apparel Inc., Investor Relations, Contact: Anna Brazier, +1 844 535 2880, investors@ryu.com, www.ryu.com; Media Inquiries, Contact: Katie Stevens, 778-686-0906, katies@talkshopmedia.com

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