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ABOUT US

discover our brand, our story, our inspirations

Who are we?

We are hopeless optimists. We believe that high quality and environmental responsibility go hand in hand and that style is timeless. Our garments are made by hand in workshops that respect safe work conditions.

The name

CANOPEA refers to the upper level of the tropical forest. This ecosystem, rich in biodiversity, captures the majority of solar energy, allowing for younger plants to grow safely protected by elder trees. This is the energy that we aim to transmit to our children, while making sure they remain safe.

Eco-friendly

Made in Europe in small workshops, our swimwear is made from Econyl®, a recycled fiber. Tested over 200 hours in laboratory, our rash guards are chlorine, seawater and sun cream resistant. Made from high-quality European fabrics, they are rated UPF 50+ without any chemical filter, offering the best protection according to the Australian norm, the international reference for sun protection, while being kind to the skin and the environment.

Our style

Working with subtle yet saturated colors, we are inspired by a different era, when simple lines dominated and style triumphed. Our exclusive designs embrace a mix of clean-cut vintage with a twist of fun and colors, such as the ribbon hidden inside the placket of our rash tops or large colorful bows on a neck. Everything is made to combine comfort and beauty, while reducing the lines to the bare minimum.

Behind the brand

Created in 2016 by Constance, a French mom of three living in Paris. After graduating from Parsons School of Design and following ten years in communication, Constance started CANOPEA after struggling to find beautiful, simple, quality sun protective swimwear for her children. The brand met instant success online and now ships to over 30 different countries worldwide and can be found in boutiques across Asia, America and Europe.

FOLLOW US ON

Instagram

  • WE NEED YOUR ADVICE✨
Head over to our story to vote for one of our colors for the 2021 collection. 
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Rdv en story pour donner votre avis sur une des nouvelles couleur de la collection 2021. 🎨 
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📷 @masseriadagilupi 
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#sunshineawaits #sneakpeak #sunshinestateofmind #uvswimwear #kidsfashion #uvswimsuits #kidsfashiontrends #nextseason #colorpalette #fashioncolors
  • A SPECIAL THANK YOU 🙏🏻 
Un grand merci pour toutes les candidatures reçues pour le casting et notre concours photo. Nous avons du faire un choix difficile mais pour vous remercier de votre temps et de votre fidélité nous vous avons glissé une petite surprise dans vos mails. ✨
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Thank you for all your entries over the past month for both our casting and photo contest. It’s been a tough choice but we are so grateful to have such loyal customers like you. To thank you, we are slipped a little something special in your e-mails. ✨
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#sunprotectiveswimwear #maillotdebainenfant #maillotdebainfille
#childrenswimsuits #childrenswimsuit #girlswimsuit #girlswimwear 
#kidsswimwear #kidsfashion #childrenswimwear #ecofriendlyswimwear #upf50swimwear #ecofriendlyswimwear #ecofriendlyfashion #upf50plus #uvswimwear
  • SUNNY DAYS AHEAD 🌿
On dirait que l'été n’est pas prêt de nous quitter... bonjour le soleil. ☀️Avez-vous prévu des week-ends sympas à venir ? 👇🏻
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It doesn’t seem like summer is ready to leave quite yet… hello heat wave. Do you have any fun weekend plans in the coming month ?👇🏻
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📸 @casatrafalgar 
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#mytinyatlas #findyourspain #lifeofspain #slowlife #slowlifestyle #simpleliving #summerdreaming #charmingplaces #canopeaparis #uvswimwear #pueblosblancos #wheretofindme
  • THANK YOU ✨
Many thanks to all of you who made our collab with @tartine.et.chocolat a big success. We are dreaming of next years collection, which brand would you like to see us collaborate with next? 👇🏻
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Un grand merci à tous ceux qui ont fait de notre collab avec @tartine.et.chocolat un grand succès. Nous rêvons de notre prochaine collab, avec quelle marque aimeriez-vous nous voir collaborer ?👇🏻
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📸 Caroline pour @smilzz_france 
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#canopeaparis #tartineetchocolat #collaboration #upf50plus #bathingsuitseason #modeenfant #maillotdebainenfant #bathingsuitshopping #kidsfashionlifestyle #kidsfashionforall #slowfashion #marquefrançaise #frenchtouch #beachlife #sunshineawaits #frenchlabel #protectiveswimwear #kidsfashionblogger #girlsswimsuit
  • NEW ROUTINES🍂
While we are settling into our back-to-school rhythms, our hearts are still at the beach☀️
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Alors que nous reprenons nos rythmes, nos cœurs sont encore à la plage.
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📸 @casatrafalgar 
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#backtoschool #cestlarentree #sunshineawaits #newroutine #newroutines #sunnyday #hellofall #canopeaparis
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