lululemon athletica is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company that provides components for people to live a longer, healthier and more fun life. By producing products that 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 feedback on the products. lululemon athletica Inc. was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1998 by Chip Wilson, founder of Westbeach skate and snowboard clothing company. lululemon athletica’s family is extending into new communities across North America and internationally.