Journal

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.

Event: Apolis Black Friday Improve Lives

Event: Apolis Black Friday Improve Lives

While I was visiting Bangladesh a few months ago, I asked workers at Saidpur Enterprises (the co-op which makes our market bags) how we could help them.

Event: Entrepreneurship Workshop by Apolis Co-Founders in Seattle

Event: Entrepreneurship Workshop by Apolis Co-Founders in Seattle

On November 15th, Shea and Raan Parton had the great pleasure of leading a skill-building workshop at Glasswing Shop, Apolis' Seattle retail partner. 

Community: TOMS Shoes founder, Blake Mycoskie

Community: TOMS Shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie

On October 9th we caught up with TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie at his Venice flagship, and asked him a few questions about entrepreneurship, the future of socially motivated business, and what he sees coming down the line in marketing.

Film: Apolis Bangladesh Project

Film: Apolis Bangladesh Project

In August 2017, Apolis Co-Founder Shea Parton traveled to Bangladesh to document the artisans of Saidpur Enterprises, makers of our market bag. Apolis is excited to now share the resulting short film, shot by award-winning photojournalist Atish Saha.

Event: Scholarship Reception at Apolis: Community Centre in Soho, NY

Event: Scholarship Reception at Apolis: Community Centre in SoHo, NY

On October 26th, Apolis: Community Centre in SoHo, New York, had the pleasure of hosting a  reception for the previous finalists of Joe's Blackbook Scholarship, which recognizes students in the areas of men's and women's fashion design.

Event: Entrepreneurship Workshop by Raan Parton, Co-Founder of Apolis

Event: Entrepreneurship Workshop by Raan Parton, Co-Founder of Apolis

On September 18th, we had the pleasure of hosting our fifth skill-building workshop at Apolis: Community Centre in SoHo, New York. 

Film: Bangladesh Project Preview

Film: Bangladesh Project Preview

We're excited to share a preview of our upcoming short film showing the story behind Apolis' best-selling Market Bag.

Community: Apolis Relocates to Alchemy Works in LA's Arts District

Community: Apolis Relocates to Alchemy Works in LA's Arts District

Apolis' flagship LA location is undergoing renovations, so in the meantime, we've opened a new pop-up shop inside our sister store Alchemy Works (826 E. Third Street in LA's Arts District). 

Event: Writing Workshop by Kyle Westaway, Author of "Profit & Purpose"

Event: Writing Workshop by Kyle Westaway, Author of "Profit & Purpose"

On August 17th, we had the pleasure of hosting our fourth skill-building workshop at Apolis: Community Centre in SoHo, New York.