A CANADIAN fashion brand known for its gym wear has confirmed their Glasgow opening date.

Lululemon will take over the former Patisserie Valerie shop in Royal Exchange Square from October 4. 

Founded in Vancouver, Canada in 1998, lululemon sells products for yoga, running, training and other sweaty pursuits which are designed for and with athletes, blending function and fashion and using technical high-performance fabrics.

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The company operates 460 stores worldwide, including over 30 locations in Europe.

This is the second lululemon store in Scotland, after Edinburgh.