BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2018, Reebok released the PureMove Bra: a first-of-its-kind, technologically-advanced sports bra featuring proprietary Motion Sense Technology fabric that is able to respond to movement where and when wearers need it.
Now, at the conclusion of its debut season, the PureMove Bra has not only become the most successful online U.S. apparel launch in the global fitness and lifestyle brand's history, but it also has received an outstanding six prestigious industry awards across the top fitness, lifestyle, technology, and consumer-focused media. Topping the list of honors includes recognition by TIME as one of the "Best Inventions of 2018," and by Popular Science as a "Best of What's New 2018" award recipient; both marking the first time a bra of any kind has been recognized on either of these highly-esteemed annual lists. Speaking to this year's list of BOWN award winners, including Reebok's PureMove Bra, Popular Science Editor-in-Chief Joe Brown said, "The Best of What's New Awards allow us the chance to examine and honor the best innovations of the year. This collection shapes our future, helps us be more efficient, keeps us healthy and safe, and lets us have some fun along the way."
"We couldn't have asked for better consumer feedback and industry validation for PureMove and our new Motion Sense Technology in its debut season. There was a clear need for innovation and advancement for the sports bra and we are so proud to have delivered a product that we feel has set a new bar across the category," says Barbara Ebersberger, VP Performance Apparel at Reebok. "However, our work here is not done. We've always been clear that the debut release of PureMove was just the first chapter to a much bigger story and we are excited to build upon this foundation in future seasons and continue innovating for her."
In 2019, consumers can expect to see the award-winning PureMove Bra in additional colorways, new designs and an extended size range. For SS19, the PureMove Bra will be available in two new colorways – a Cold Grey dropping February 1st and a bold teal colorway, Mineral Mist dropping April 1st. Both products will be available in PureMove's current offering of 10 unique sizes ranging from XS to XL/XXL for $60 on www.reebok.com/us/puremove_bra and select retailers worldwide. The SS19 PureMove Bra will feature the same design and key attributes from the FW18 season, including:
- Breathable Perforations: Perforations in front and back to keep you cool and comfortable, no matter the physical activity.
- Natural Shaping: Molded front panel and free cut edges for a minimalistic, second-skin fit so you can move freely without distractions.
- Minimalist Construction: Comprised of only 7 unique pieces of fabric that result in a seamless fit.
For more product information and imagery of Reebok's award-winning PureMove Bra in all new grey and teal colorways as featured on brand partners Nathalie Emmanuel and Danai Gurira click here.
Reebok International Ltd., headquartered in Boston, MA, USA, is a leading worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of fitness and lifestyle footwear, apparel and equipment. An American-inspired global brand, Reebok is a pioneer in the sporting goods industry with a rich and storied fitness heritage. Reebok develops products, technologies and programming which enable movement and is committed to accompanying people on their journey to fulfill their potential. Reebok connects with the fitness consumer wherever they are and however they choose to stay fit – whether it's functional training, running, combat training, walking, dance, yoga or aerobics. Reebok Classics leverages the brand's fitness heritage and represents the roots of the brand in the sports lifestyle market. A subsidiary of adidas, Reebok is the exclusive outfitter of CrossFit and the CrossFit Games, the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC; the title sponsor of the Reebok Ragnar Relay series; and exclusive apparel provider for Les Mills.
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* Statement is inclusive of awards from US lifestyle, fitness and innovation media landscape
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