SOURCE: Respect Your Universe, Inc.

Respect Your Universe, Inc.

January 31, 2012 09:05 ET

RYU to Make First Exhibitor Appearance at MAGIC

Debut Spring 2012 Men's Premium High Performance Apparel Line and Fall 2012 Men's/Women's Line to Be on Display

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2012) - Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.respectyouruniverse.com/, announced that they will be making their first exhibitor appearance at MAGIC on February 13-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the international community of apparel, accessories and footwear professionals trade information, previews trends, build business and shop fashion unlike anywhere else in the industry. From emerging to established brands, it is reported that more business is done at MAGIC than any other fashion retail trade event.

On display for RYU will be the highly anticipated debut Spring 2012 Men's Premium High Performance Apparel Line being released in February, along with the Fall 2012 Men's Line and introductory Fall 2012 Women's Line. Inspired by the dedication of the athlete to the one-thousand-year-old sport of Mixed Martial Arts, RYU was founded on the principles of respect, strength, honor and sustainability and will contain over 100 styles (approximately 1500 SKUs) in their Spring 2012 Men's Line including training, competition, sportswear, headwear and accessory items.

"We are looking forward to RYU attending MAGIC which unites the largest and most influential network of buyers, brands and decision makers in the fashion industry," RYU CEO, Christopher Martens, commented. "With tens of thousands of attendees, MAGIC provides a tremendous opportunity for RYU to display our men's Spring 2012 line, as well as our men's and women's Fall 2012 lines, to potential buyers and industry leaders."

Made with both performance and style in mind, RYU was created specifically to enhance the athlete's overall performance and need to excel at their sport. All RYU apparel items and products are made from the highest quality fabrics, comprised of up to 90% organic and/or recycled materials to maximize performance, comfort and style. RYU's unique style is one that will transcend the sport itself by reflecting the art of athletics and creating apparel and product based on the respect that each sport and athlete deserves.

Since their launch in September 2011, RYU has become an official event sponsor of the UFC and selected elite professionals such as Top UFC Welterweight Jon Fitch and 2011 Mr. Olympia Phil Heath as their first athletes to represent the brand.

For more information on RYU visit http://www.respectyouruniverse.com or call +1-888-455-6183 ext. 101.

About Respect Your Universe

Respect Your Universe, Inc. (OTCBB: RYUN) is a premium performance apparel and equipment company rooted in and inspired by Mixed Martial Arts. Focused on the needs of the athlete, RYU brings innovative design, development and production of premium authentic performance gear with style to mixed martial artists and athlete enthusiasts worldwide. The RYU brand is based on respect, honor and sustainability.

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