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Bras are what we do best

Bras are what we do best

Bras are what we do best

Bras are what we do best

Bras are what we do best! Since 1989 Blue Canoe has championed the concept of breast-healthy, comfortable organic cotton bras. As pioneers in this field we continue to expand and improve our collec...

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5 Reasons Why Organic Cotton Underwear Is a Perfect Investment

5 Reasons Why Organic Cotton Underwear Is a Perfect Investment

If you’re in the market for new underwear, it can be confusing trying to sort through the near-endless styles, colors, and fabrics to choose the ones that are right for you. Organic cotton underwe...

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What is Greenwashing?

What is Greenwashing?

Many consumers are learning more about ethical fashion and the importance of sustainable clothing production. The damaging effects of fast fashion on the environment, economy, and garment workers h...

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Sustainable Spring

Sustainable Spring

Sustainable Spring: Steps You Can Take To Be Sustainable This Season With the start of spring officially upon us, many people are opening up the windows to fresh air, spring cleaning, and spending ...

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Core Styles - Build a Wardrobe That's Always in Fashion

Core Styles - Build a Wardrobe That's Always in Fashion

When deciding what to wear in the morning, do you find yourself struggling to put together an outfit?  Maybe you have a lot of fun pieces to wear, but you can never decide what top to pair with you...

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5 Easy Ways to be Sustainable This Holiday Season

5 Easy Ways to be Sustainable This Holiday Season

 5 Easy Ways to be Sustainable This Holiday Season  The holidays are a perfect time to reflect on the past year and show appreciation to friends and family through thoughtful gift-giving. Unfortuna...

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Don't Toss That Bra!

Don't Toss That Bra!

What to Do With Worn Out Bras or Bras That No Longer Fit Bras are one of the most worn items in many women’s closets. Whether a t-shirt bra, a sports bra, or a lightweight bralette, everyone has th...

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Your Perfect Organic Cotton Bra Fit

Your Perfect Organic Cotton Bra Fit

Finding a bra that fits well can be difficult, especially since every brand seems to have different sizing and shape options. Irritating underwire, digging straps, bands that ride up, and gaping in...

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Comfort Clothes Going Every Day

Comfort Clothes Going Every Day

 The Blurred Line Between Lounge and Sleepwear  When you hear the words “loungewear” or “sleepwear,” an image of lying on your couch cozied up with a book may pop into your head. However, comfort c...

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How to Start a Sustainable Laundry Routine

How to Start a Sustainable Laundry Routine

Clothing that is made of sustainable materials, like organic cotton, is best for the planet and your skin! After wearing your favorite pieces, washing keeps you feeling comfortable and ready to wea...

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The Do's and Don'ts of Sustainable Shopping

The Do's and Don'ts of Sustainable Shopping

So — you’re looking to shop sustainably. That’s great! But you may be wondering: “How do I shop sustainably?” “Where do I even start?” Sustainability can be confusing — you want to help the planet,...

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How to Shop Consciously Online

How to Shop Consciously Online

When shopping online, you know the kinds of products you’re looking for. You may know you prefer the feel of natural fibers and want organic materials because they’re better for your body and the e...

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4 Reasons Why Organic Cotton Makes Better Garments

4 Reasons Why Organic Cotton Makes Better Garments

Making the switch to organic cotton clothing is one of the best things you can do for the environment and for yourself! Many people don’t know what organic cotton is and how it differs from non-org...

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Fifty Shades of Bamboo

Fifty Shades of Bamboo

Bamboo is one of the most abundant and versatile plants on Earth. It is sustainable as it requires no pesticides, fertilizers, or irrigation. It also grows rapidly and improves the quality of the s...

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The Aesthetic Art of Self-Care

The Aesthetic Art of Self-Care

Sundays have always been special for me! Late mornings, greasy food, and an overall relaxed mood. But this past Sunday, I woke up with the rising sun, brewed a fresh cup of coffee, and admired the ...

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What is in Your Underwear?

What is in Your Underwear?

Did you ever wonder when women started wearing underpants? If not, then you have a whole lot of history to explore. Precisely, the history of privilege, classism, modesty, feminism, eroticism, and ...

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Celebrating Moms and the Environment

Celebrating Moms and the Environment

Mother's Day - the day when we finally thank our mothers for all they do for us, is just around the corner! While thinking about the nurturing care of mothers, we couldn't help but reflect on the c...

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How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe?

How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe?

In our last blog post, we talked about fast fashion and its impact on the environment. We also talked about the ways you can shop to reduce your carbon footprint. Today, we take our talks on the s...

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Fast and Furious: How Fast Fashion is Hurting the Environment?

Fast and Furious: How Fast Fashion is Hurting the Environment?

Fast fashion trends are ever-changing and we indulge in them without thinking of their long-term impact on the environment. Before we get to how fast fashion hurts the planet, let’s understand what...

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Blue Canoe Spring Collection: What is New this Season?

Blue Canoe Spring Collection: What is New this Season?

Discover New Fabrics and Styles It is that time of the year again when everything comes back to life after a dormant winter. Yes, it is spring again! Have you ever wondered how spring got its name?...

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Bras and Feminism: When Comfort Meets Freedom

Bras and Feminism: When Comfort Meets Freedom

After a long, tiring day, what is the first thing you do when you get home? Come on, admit it! You reach inside your blouse, unhook your bra and fling it in the air like a frisbee. (You don't have ...

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Wear Your Plants: Slay the Look, Save the Environment!

Wear Your Plants: Slay the Look, Save the Environment!

Today as we battle climate change, the use of organic clothing made from plant fibers has made its way back. Not only is organic clothing good for the environment but it’s also kinder to the skin. ...

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The Blue Canoe Story

The Blue Canoe Story

I’d like to share with you how I started my company, Blue Canoe. In all honesty I’ve always felt a bit like it started me, but I’ve heard that same sentiment from other founders of homegrown compan...

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Ditch Those Panties!

Ditch Those Panties!

Toss those everyday clothing items that are bad for your health You may not be ready to join a nudist colony, but you might consider trading out some of your everyday clothing items.  Why?  They co...

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From Fossil Fuel to Fashion

From Fossil Fuel to Fashion

Have you ever wondered where your clothing comes from and where it goes when you're done with it?  Unfortunately, for the majority of fashion, the news is not good. But you can help change that. Be...

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Interview with founder, Laurie Dunlap

Interview with founder, Laurie Dunlap

Transcribed from an interview with Blue Canoe founder, Laurie Dunlap  Tell me about how Blue Canoe started.  I started Blue Canoe by the seat of my pants while I was homesteading with my family in ...

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Cotton for yoga

Cotton for yoga

Yoga is Cool – In Cotton Yoga is so cool, but did you know that your yoga clothes could be contributing to global warming?  Oil refining is the most prevalent cause of global warming, and many synt...

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Tips for a Comfortable Stay-at-Home Lifestyle

Tips for a Comfortable Stay-at-Home Lifestyle

Tips for a Comfortable Stay-at-Home Lifestyle Even as stay-at-home guidelines are loosening, many of us are still working from home and playing at home as well. It’s a challenging time when our lif...

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What is Sustainable Fashion?

What is Sustainable Fashion?

What Is Sustainable Fashion? Most people don’t realize this, but mainstream fashion is one of the largest contributors to worldwide pollution—second only to the fossil fuel industry. The use of ani...

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Plant-Based Fashion: What it means for you and the world around you.

Plant-Based Fashion: What it means for you and the world around you.

Yes, most of us already are well-aware of the importance of plant-based food, but did you know that plant-based fashion is also trending? Plant-based fashion is a trend that has been direly needed ...

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