Journal

Retail: Apolis Open in Tokyo

Retail: Apolis Open in Tokyo

Apolis' connection to Japan is being taken to the next level with a brand-new partnership that will kick off its first collection in 2019. It’s fitting then, that as we prepare to fully launch next year, we had the opportunity to set up a pop-up store hosted by our friends at Trunk Hotel this October. 

Retail: Le Bon Marché in Paris Features Apolis

Retail: Le Bon Marché in Paris Features Apolis

We decided to spend Aug. 30th – Sept. 7th in Paris, France, to celebrate the collection of Apolis market bags being featured at the ‘Los Angeles Rive Gauche’ Pop-Up shop at Le Bon Marché.

Event: Apolis Black Friday Improve Lives 2018

Event: Apolis Black Friday Improve Lives 2018

On Black Friday, November 23rd, 2018, Apolis advocates help raise $10,000 USD to buy a new generator for the Bangladeshi co-op which makes the market bag. This doesn’t just help the actual female artisans being employed — it also benefits their families and the surrounding community.

Community: Apolis Outing to Patagonia HQ

Community: Apolis Outing to Patagonia HQ

On November 14th, 2018, I visited Patagonia's headquarters in Ventura, CA, in order to connect with new people, hear fresh perspectives, and gather ideas for potential future endeavors.

Event: Sustainability Panel Discussion in Los Angeles

Event: Sustainability Panel Discussion in Los Angeles

On August 22, we had the pleasure of partnering with Joe's Blackbook to present a discussion on sustainability at our Alchemy Works location in downtown LA's Arts District.

Product: Italian Raw Indigo Wool Exclusively Developed for Apolis

Product: Italian Raw Indigo Wool Exclusively Developed for Apolis

With our recent restock of our Indigo Wool Chore Jacket, we wanted to share the laborious process of creating the exclusive Apolis indigo wool in Italy for the past eight years.

Behind-the-Scenes: Locally Dyed Indigo Market Bag

Behind-the-Scenes: Locally Dyed Indigo Market Bag

The newly released Customized Light Indigo Market Bag and Customized Dark Indigo Market Bag is a collaboration with an indigo-dyeing studio on Los Angeles’s Eastside. 

Community: How to Customize Your Bag at Home

Community: How to Customize Your Bag at Home

We want to share how you can customize your Market Bag at home. After all, we believe that you value long-lasting products with a unique personality, and a bag you yourself wrote on is about as personalized as you can get.

Collaboration: Apolis + Geoff McFetridge

Collaboration: Apolis + Geoff McFetridge

Apolis has teamed up with the acclaimed Los Angeles artist Geoff McFetridge to introduce a truly one-of-a-kind, limited-edition market bag with an LA-themed design

Collaboration: Apolis + Beverly Hills Hotel

Collaboration: Apolis + Beverly Hills Hotel

Apolis is thrilled to collaborate with the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, a legendary Hollywood hangout which has been around for over a hundred years. Apolis is honored to have produced a one-of-a-kind market bag featuring the logo of one of the most famous hotels in the world

Community: Apolis Office Outing

Community: Apolis Office Outing

The Apolis LA Retail Team had the honor of volunteering at Union Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter less than one mile from Apolis' flagship store in downtown LA.

Collaboration: Apolis + Crooked Calligraphy

Collaboration: Apolis + Crooked Calligraphy

Apolis is excited to partner with Shinah Chang of Crooked Calligraphy to release an exclusive, limited-edition market bag featuring the message of your choice handwritten in beautiful calligraphy. Not only does this make for a great bag, it makes for a great gift as well!

Event: Santa Barbara Relief Bags to Improve Lives

Event: Santa Barbara Relief Bags to Improve Lives

On January 14th and 28th, the Apolis community helped raise over $30,000 to benefit the families affected by the devastating mudslides in Shea and Raan Parton's Santa Barbara hometown of Montecito.

Event: 2017 Retrospective

Event: 2017 Retrospective

2017 is over, and looking back, Apolis Co-Founder Shea Parton shares some lessons learned and some guiding precepts going forward in 2018.

Community: Apolis Team Holiday Dinner

Community: Apolis Team Holiday Dinner

There's just something about sharing a meal together, isn't there? That's why we especially enjoy sharing a celebratory meal with the Apolis team at the end of the year, reflecting back on 2017.