Even if you think you look super awkward on the treadmill or in the weight room, you can at least look good while you do it. Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi just released a new line of active wear that is functional enough for the gym and stylish enough for the carpool lane.
The brand is called Tsu.ya and includes 18 pieces for the fall launch, available exclusively at Lord & Taylor department stores. The line includes basics like yoga pants, leggings, jackets, and T-shirts. Price points for the line range from $40 to $150, which is competitively priced with other fitness apparel lines. The apparel is only available in sizes extra small (XS) through large (L).
“As a mother, author and athlete life is pulling me in a lot of directions at once. I wanted to create something for the woman-on-the go, something that you can go to the gym in and run errands in after and still look put together,” Kristi told us of her inspiration for Tsu.ya.
Kristi felt like she had trouble finding key fitness wardrobe pieces that served a dual functionality. And with her background as an Olympic ice skater she expressed having had a long interest in fashion. “Clothing can transform an attitude,” she told us. And all of these experiences and needs “came together to create Tsu.ya.”
Kristi is a hard-working athlete, bestselling author, and mother, and she needed workout attire that was going to keep up with her active life, just like many of the women she is excited to serve. With the variety of tops and bottoms available from Kristi in Tsu.ya, women can eliminate one more fitness excuse – no time. If getting from appointment A to appointment B was going to require a major wardrobe change, the items in this line will keep you from skipping a beat.
September 7th, 2012