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lucy activewear Celebrates National Yoga Month With Free Yoga Classes

ALAMEDA, California – September 1, 2010 – lucy activewear, a fashion forward performance apparel company for women, is hosting complimentary yoga classes across the U.S. this September in celebration of National Yoga Month.

National Yoga Month is an awareness campaign designed to educate and share the many benefits of yoga. In support of this campaign, lucy® stores will kick off National Yoga Month chain-wide with a free in-store yoga class on Friday, September 10. The lucy® brand supports the idea that yoga is a foundation for every sport – and is for everyone. To share this passion for yoga, many lucy® stores will continue to host free classes throughout the month. For information on local times and class descriptions visit:

Known for offering a wide range of yoga pants to fit and flatter every body type, the lucy® brand is also highlighting several of its top-selling yoga pants this month. lucy® performance yoga pants are made with moisture-wicking, compressive lucy powermax™ fabric. The brand’s top three yoga pants include the lucy Hatha Power Pant™, the lucy Vinyasa Power Pant and the Perfect Core Pant, and are all available in short, regular and tall lengths. Each of these styles offer different design features, allowing women to choose the pant with the right fit for their individual shape.

This September also marks the first anniversary of the lucy® brand’s commitment to Off the Mat, Into the World. In 2010, lucy activewear renewed its commitment to make a donation to Off the Mat, Into the World, a non-profit program co-founded by Seane Corn, to support OTM’s mission of inspiring conscious, sustainable community service through the power of yoga. Last year, lucy’s donation went to expand OTM’s efforts in developing leaders, building community and initiating local and global projects.

About lucy

lucy activewear designs and sells fashion forward performance apparel for athletic women. Over the past ten years, the lucy® brand has grown from, an online-only retailer, to a national bricks-and-mortar chain operating 65 stores. In August of 2007, VF Corporation, a global leader in lifestyle branded apparel, completed its acquisition of lucy activewear, Inc. As a result, lucy® is now a wholly owned subsidiary of VF Corporation.

About Off The Mat, Into the World®

Off the Mat Into the World® (OTM), a program of the non-profit The Engage Network, is a dedicated to bridging yoga and activism. Founded in 2007, OTM’s mission is to use the power of yoga to inspire conscious, sustainable activism and to ignite grassroots social change. OTM supports conscious activism by facilitating personal empowerment through leadership trainings, fostering community collaboration, and initiating local and global service projects. Yogis everywhere are taking their yoga “off the mat” to create real change in the world. To join the movement, contact

About VF

VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel with more than 30 brands, including Wrangler®, The North Face®, Lee®, Vans®, Nautica®, 7 For All Mankind®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Ella Moss®, JanSport®, lucy®, John Varvatos®, Kipling®, Majestic®, Napapijri®, Red Kap®, Reef®, Riders® and Splendid®. VF Corporation's press releases, annual report and other information can be accessed through the Company's home page,