RYU Apparel Presented Silver A'Design Award for Excellence in Garment and Accessory Design

RYU's Quick Pack receives international acclaim in fashion and travel category

VANCOUVER, April 20, 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, is honoured to announce its Quick Pack has been presented the Silver A' Design Award in the Fashion and Travel Accessories category.

The world's most influential and largest design program, the A'Design Awards & Competition covers a broad range of categories including interior and exterior, furniture and homeware, packaging, and garment and apparel design. The awards are adjudicated by a panel of international media, established designers, leading academics and prominent entrepreneurs and are presented each year in Italy. The Fashion and Travel Accessories Design category recognizes world-class products, prototypes, and/or concepts exhibiting exceptional form, function, innovation and aesthetics.

"We are extremely pleased to be receiving international recognition for our Quick Pack," said Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board for RYU. "We have taken great care to design a series of bags like no other. The result has been a product that is sleek, durable and incredibly functional."  

Created by RYU's talented design team, RYU's Quick Pack is designed for athletes by athletes to work for all parts of life including to and from home, the gym, and work. The bag's sleek aesthetic contrasts a muted exterior with shiny interior, artfully capturing the brand's 'Beautiful Tough' mantra.

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  

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; For media inquiries, please contact: Katie Stevens, 778-686-0906, katies@talkshopmedia.com

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