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Nuu Year, Nuu You


It’s the end of February – typically the time when those Valentine’s chocolates have weighed you down, the gym is starting to empty out of the New Year’s resolutioners, and your skin and hair has seen better days thanks to our cold Canadian winters. If you’re feeling a little laggy, it’s time to kick start those fitness, health, wellness, and diet goals to push you through all the way to the dreaded bathing suit season. For me, the easiest way to do that has always been to buy something as a motivational tool. If your NYR was to eat more greens, invest in a new cookbook about salads or side dishes. If you wanted to participate in at least one outdoor activity per week, look at your city’s wellness guide and see if there’s an eight-week program you can set an appointment for. And if you were hoping to work up a sweat 3-4 times per week (or more), why not reward yourself with a cute new workout ensemble? You know, the type of thing that not only performs well, but makes you look cute, and feel comfortable in your own skin – even if you’re panting like a winded puppy on the treadmill. Enter Nuu-Muu.

Nuu MuuThe idea behind Nuu-Muu is pretty straightforward: creators Ashley and Christine were pretty tired of the same ol’, same ol’ when it came to fitness gear. They joined forces to create a line of incredibly flattering and comfortable athletic dresses that celebrate femininity while providing the moisture-wicking and stretchiness sports performance features you’d expect. You can don a Nuu-Muu while going for a jog or hike, playing tennis, dance lessons, cycling, lifting weights, attending a fitness or spin class, or doing yoga – and still look stylish enough to simply throw on a denim jacket or leggings if you’ve got some errands to run in-between picking up the kids and stretching your muscles.

Nuu Muu BlueBeyond the flexibility of the dress, it also comes with built-in options. Nuu-Muu comes in sizes from XS all the way up to XXL, and is available in over a dozen fun prints that easily disguise any of those bumps & lumps you’re sweating to work off – or basic black, if that’s more your thing. With new styles added semi-annually, it’s definitely worth a repeat visit once you’ve invested in your first Nuu-Muu. Another incentive? They also come in two different styles, the classic Nuu-Muu ($70 USD), and the Ruu-Muu ($80 USD), which includes slimline pockets to tuck your absolute essentials in when pounding the pavement. The Nuu-Muu is lightweight enough that it layers super well, and of course, it covers your sports bra perfectly.

Mini Muu

The Mini-Muu ($45 USD) is also every parents’ dream dress: the bright, colourful prints will appeal to your daughters’ girly side, while the stain-and-tear-resistant fabric means she can indulge in her tomboy side and muck it up outside with nary a worry. The brand’s cheeriest prints are available in coordinating Mini-Muus so you and your girls can have a total mother / daughter moment during your community fun run or beach vacation.

Ruu MuuI want to address something important here though. Although the Nuu-Muu was crafted as a fitness wear alternative, after talking to the folks at Nuu-Muu I can tell you that many women have let these dresses take over their wardrobes. The incredibly supple material makes it an ideal choice for when you’re traveling and want to be comfy on the plane, or if you’ve got one of those crazy days where you’re volunteering at your kids’ track & field event and you know that even if you aren’t ‘exercising’, you’ll definitely be working up a sweat, or even if you’re just running around town / taking the dog for a walk / heading to the beach. In other words? It’s way more versatile than that formfitting yoga tank or bike shorts.

Desert landing pageSo how does one obtain a Nuu-Muu (or two)? The Nuu-Muu site lists all of their retailers, including a hearty sprinkling across Canada. If you’re not in a city that carries Nuu-Muu, you can also order online at completely reasonable rates – a surcharge of $3 applies to their regular shipping, meaning prices start at $8 if you’re buying just one dress.

Nuu Muu Bike

Of course, I couldn’t go on talking about how amazing, comfortable, and flexible these dresses are without offering one up as a giveaway. If you want to be strutting your stuff in a Nuu-Muu, here’s how to enter:

1) Leave a comment by March 15th with the Nuu-Muu (or Ruu-Muu) print you’d pick if you were the winner.

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around March 16th to select the winners, who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible to participate in this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: Join Team Nuu-Muu on Facebook and leave a comment about why you’re excited to try Nuu-Muu to earn yourself a bonus entry. Be sure to tell me you’ve done so + your FB username so I can credit your bonus entry!

Can’t wait? Don’t want to chance winning? I’ve got a SWEET coupon code for y’all – save $10 on your Nuu-Muu purchase (essentially free shipping) by typing in CANADA when you checkout.

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122 Responses to “Nuu Year, Nuu You”
  1. Julie G. says:

    Hopscotch, Pebbles & Storm are all appealing to me, can’t choose which one I prefer.

  2. Francine says:

    I like Water Lily

  3. Leah says:

    I’d choose Pebbles

  4. diane p says:

    I would pick Pebbles. Love these dresses!

  5. Crystal says:

    These look so comfy! The print names are so fun! I’m lovin’ the Nightshade :)

  6. Taps says:

    Ruby Ruu-Muu is my fav! Beautiful, never seen anything like this before for workouts!

  7. Julie says:

    These look so comfortable! My favorite is the Water Lily!

  8. Christine S says:

    I love the Nightshade one.

  9. Stacey says:

    I love the Nightshade print!

  10. Jennifer Deol says:

    I like Fruit Punch or Zap in XL! I can hardly wait for Spring now.

  11. I would pick Nightshade but I like Mirage too.

  12. pacificnxnw says:

    I’d pick the Storm Ruu-Muu, I love it!

  13. Jennifer C. says:

    I would pick the Pebbles Nuu-Muu!

  14. Holly H. says:

    Hard to pick but because I have to I’d choose the Storm Ruu-Muu.

  15. Linda A says:

    I would choose Bam Bam

  16. Suzanne says:

    I would choose Hopscotch

  17. Joan G says:

    Great idea – I’d prefer the Pebble Nuu-Muu.

  18. Juliee says:

    I love the Nightshade one.

  19. Alison Braidwood says:

    I would choose Nightshade, although there’s no pattern I don’t like. They’re all really pretty.

  20. kittypride says:

    I like the fruit punch pattern

  21. darlene boyle says:

    X-DRESS

  22. Karen Austin says:

    Pebbles! I love Nuu-Muu and wear my Muus all the time! I am in the Nuu Muu facebook group.
    Karen Austin

  23. Deb says:

    Pebbles Ruu Muu. I already own several and they are the best for races and for light weight travel. Can’t say enough good about them.

  24. linnett says:

    Love the Water Lily style

  25. Amy Heffernan says:

    I would SO love to win one of these. They are all stunning. Like the Water Lily style the best! TY!

  26. Donna L. says:

    My fave is the Storm Ruu-Muu

  27. beewbedard says:

    Joined Team Nuu-Muu on Facebook – Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard
    I TOTALLY love their clothes- thanks for introducing us to them :)

  28. Chantelle says:

    Camoflash Ruu-Muu is for me.

  29. kolagirl says:

    I would go for Breeze…I need more beautiful colours in my life! Thanks!
    I’ve sent a request to join group, will post comment as soon as I’m accepted.
    Sharon Marie Cosby – facebook

  30. JENNIFER HART says:

    I WOULD CHOOSE THE DESIGN SAHARA IN CLASSIC-THANKS!

  31. shannon gowlett says:

    like yhe nightshade

  32. I would pick the Top Secret Ruu-Muu!! So cute!
    rebthecatsitter at gmail dot com

  33. I joined Nuu Muu on Facebook! (Rebecca Roberts) The clothes are just so cute and original!!
    rebthecatsitter at gmail dot com

  34. Karen Young says:

    I would choose Bam Bam – very colorful and energetic!

  35. I love these clothes. The top secret ruu-muu…love it

  36. Barb says:

    Love them

  37. janicourj says:

    I love the storm, but will probably order a couple of them thanks….Facebook comment Janice E Cournoyer

  38. Victoria Ess says:

    These are so cute!! I’d like the X-Dress!

  39. Julia says:

    Mmmm, hard to pick, but I’d say “Breeze”

  40. Love the ruu muu, i always need a pocket! Until they come up with something darker I’ll go with the little black ruu muu!

  41. Breeze, Pixie or Sahara… Tough call between those three… Maybe Breeze?

  42. Elizabeth says:

    I like the breeze

  43. lisa bolduc says:

    i would pick the pebbles one

  44. S. Hirano says:

    They all look great, how do I choose. Blue is my favourite colour so I will choose Sapphire. If I don’t win, I think I will have to order one or two for myserf. I think they look great!

  45. Susan says:

    Pebbles is my favorite.

  46. Kelly says:

    I would love the “breeze” Ruu Muu. I think they are all super comfie and bright and make me happy when runing. I own two already.

  47. I’d pick the Poppy print.

  48. shali says:

    I love the fruit punch , especially for the coming of Spring . the fitting and the style is some thing I can wear all by it self or with my tights or even jeans !! I like this flexibility .

  49. Colleen Miller says:

    I love the Mirage print! I am definately crossing my fingers!

  50. shelsbels says:

    I would pick X-Dress Ruu-Muu

  51. A W says:

    What a great combination of cute style and practical fabric. Love the pockets. I’d go for the night shave.

  52. R. Chestnut says:

    I like the Pebbles and Mirage print. The mini-muu is adorable! My daughter would love that!

  53. kathy wilson says:

    X-DRESS

  54. lay says:

    i LOVE the black pebbley one. it’s pretty! the kids ones are really cute too. they can play all day in it.

  55. Pamalot says:

    I would choose the sapphiren Ruu-Muu

  56. jennifer da silva says:

    I love the fruit punch!

  57. Lisa says:

    I lIke Breeze.

  58. Erika E says:

    I like Ruby.

  59. alisa clarke says:

    I would chose Pebbles

  60. nicolthepickle says:

    Wow, these look really great! I really like the Sahara one!

  61. Wendy says:

    Can’t find the print, but I love the one shown above the kids pictures.. It would make amazing travel attire too!

  62. Pat E. says:

    Storm . Breeze, Nightshade – it would depend on my mood.

  63. Marlene V says:

    I really like the X-Dress

  64. Cheri Gallant says:

    I love the Nightshade

  65. mousecat says:

    I’d choose Fruit Punch print!

  66. Leslie Ashton says:

    Bam Bam!

  67. KellyLS says:

    I love all of these! Waterlily is a favourite of mine – pretty colours!

  68. Susan says:

    What a great line! I would choose Breeze as I love blue!

  69. SONJA says:

    Storm Ruu-Muu

  70. Margo Boult says:

    Nightshade, Bam Bam, Water Lily, or any one of the designs, I’m not fussy!! They are all awesome. I joined Nuu Muu – Margo Boult

  71. gary dunford says:

    love the waterlily design ,,, but they are all so very nice

  72. natalie cormier says:

    they look so comfortable i would love to own one.

  73. lucy says:

    waterlily is so nice…..

  74. debra says:

    i would choose pebbles

  75. Anna says:

    These would be great for travelling! I like Storm

  76. varietyflair says:

    I would like the blue one with the geometic flower petals thanks

  77. Suzie M says:

    I like Hopscotch

  78. Sean Pynaert says:

    the red floral one

  79. Nightshade, mirage, or the x-dress

  80. Ashley O says:

    Mirage Ruu-Muu, Pebbles, Coco & Top secret :)
    ARE MY FAVORITES

  81. Ashley O says:

    Joined Team Nuu-Muu on Facebook Waiting for request confrimation :)
    Would love to feel comfortable & confident while working out! And this would help for sure!!!

  82. Trisha says:

    I love the Violette pattern! Not sure if I would go for the pocket or not yet…

  83. Sara Macdonald says:

    Hard to choose! I’m torn between Pebbles and Bam Bam! Cute dresses!

  84. Jaclyn says:

    I love this idea! Hard to narrow it down to one print, but I would choose Breeze!

  85. KellyP says:

    So hard to choose just one fav but I love Top Secret but Fruit Punch is awesome too!

  86. Annie Demill says:

    So hard to choose but I love Breeze.

  87. Annie Demill says:

    forgot to say I joined team NuuMuu on facebook. Facebook name Annie Demill

  88. Jessica says:

    i LOVE “Pebbles”

  89. Linda says:

    Would love to try one to see if I should buy even more. Can’t decide between Pebbles, Sapphire or Fruit Punch !

  90. Crystal Kordalchuk says:

    What a cute idea! Especially for Summer time outings!

  91. Leah says:

    I like storm

  92. Sherri F says:

    I love the Storm!

  93. Jennifer R says:

    Pebbles is nice!

  94. Nicole H. says:

    I would choose Water Lily. These are great products btw.

  95. April Campbell says:

    I like the pink, top right.

  96. Tegan says:

    Storm for sure!

  97. Kathy Renaud says:

    Love, love, love these dresses, they are the only thing I wear for running noeW, also for biking, kayaking, traveling etc, about to pack 5 to take with me on a Caribbean cruise! I would pick storm for my first addition from the new line! Yeah! Joined Nuu Muus they are very supportive group! :)
    Kathy Renaud

  98. Sara says:

    The Ruu-Muu print I like is Camoflash.

  99. 3angels3 says:

    I would choose the Pebbles.

  100. CarolynW says:

    Bam Bam is so pretty!

  101. CarolynW says:

    entered on FB as contestcarolyn

  102. Megan Young says:

    I would choose Storm

  103. sandra mitchell says:

    Mirage for me

  104. Ali Grotkowski says:

    Storm!

  105. Lindsay Laur says:

    I’m torn between the Fruit Punch & Pebbles! But I’m SO going to like their FACEBOOK page!

  106. lindsay d. says:

    these look really comfy and easy to throw on with any bottom. i like the camoflash ruu muu!

  107. Linda Gilmour Kessler says:

    I love waterlily!

  108. Linda Gilmour Kessler says:

    And I’ve joined the nuu muu Facebook page.

  109. aimee says:

    i like the camo one

  110. Carolyn says:

    My choice would be Pixie or Fruit Punch

  111. Kaylee says:

    Nightshade is my favourite!

  112. Jennifer says:

    im loving the Nightshade one its just beautiful.

  113. Natalie says:

    Ahhh the “Top Secret” Ruu Muu is to die for! Definitely choose that one!

  114. Karla Ziegler says:

    I love this idea!! I get tired of the same old workout clothes! I don’t know which one I like the best but Pebbles, Storm or Breeze would be great. I’ve also joined the Facebook group. ;)

  115. Vanessa says:

    I would pick Storm!

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