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lululemon athletica Appoints Marti Morfitt to Board of Directors


VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec 18, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

lululemon athletica inc. [NASDAQ: LULU; TSX: LLL] announced that it has appointed Marti Morfitt to the company's Board of Directors. Ms. Morfitt's appointment expands lululemon athletica's board to ten members.

Ms. Morfitt has more than 25 years of experience in leading consumer companies, most recently as the president and chief executive officer at CNS, Inc., a consumer health care products company. While at CNS, Ms. Morfitt repositioned the Breathe Right brand and more than tripled CNS' net sales. She also held positions of increasing responsibility at The Pillsbury Company. Ms. Morfitt has served on nine boards since 1992, and currently serves on the boards of Graco, Inc., Thermage, Inc., and Life Time Fitness, Inc.

Chip Wilson, Founder and Chairman of lululemon athletica, commented, "We are very pleased to have Marti Morfitt join our board of directors. Marti has had an impressive career in the retail and consumer industries and has strong experience advising global companies. We are looking forward to the valuable perspective she will provide to lululemon."

About lululemon athletica inc.

lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU; TSX:LLL) is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company that creates components for people to live longer, healthier and more fun lives. By producing products that help keep people active and stress free, lululemon believes that the world will be a better place. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs, lululemon works with yogis and athletes in local communities for continuous research and product feedback. For more information,

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SOURCE: lululemon athletica inc.

Joseph Teklits, 203-682-8258
Evan Goetz, Diane Zappas

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