Journal

Behind the Scenes: Water + Wine Hosted by NYT Best-Selling Cookbook Author, Danielle Walker

Behind the Scenes: Water + Wine Hosted by NYT Best-Selling Cookbook Author, Danielle Walker

We collaborated with our friend Danielle Walker to share the story behind our Water + Wine initiative (featuring the Customizable Wine Tote being released for one week only in May). 

Behind the Scenes: Your Customizable Market Tote in Black, Now Available

Behind the Scenes: Your Customizable Market Tote in Black, Now Available

When visitors enter Magnolia Market in Waco, TX, they receive a long-handled Apolis tote to carry around as they shop. Now we're pleased to offer (for the first time ever online) this same Customizable Tote Market Bag in Black – so you can personalize it with the words of your choice! 

Film: Your Market Bag's Global Adventure

Film: Your Market Bag's Global Adventure

We're excited to share this fun animated video depicting the globe-trotting journey every market bag undertakes — from where you live, to a co-op in Bangladesh, to Apolis HQ in Los Angeles, and finally to your doorstep! Customize your bag at apol.is/custom

Retail: Le Bon Marché in Paris Features Apolis

Retail: Le Bon Marché in Paris Features Apolis

We decided to spend some time 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.

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: Hand-Painted Monogram by Emily J. Snyder

Collaboration: Hand-Painted Monogram by Emily J. Snyder

We're excited to partner with the wildly talented Emily J. Snyder to release an exclusive, limited-edition market bag featuring the monogram of your choice, beautifully hand-painted. 

Collaboration: Apolis + Clare Vivier Wine Tote, Coming May 27

Collaboration: Apolis + Clare Vivier Wine Tote, Coming May 27

We're excited to release our new Apolis + Clare V. Wine Tote for charity: water on Memorial Day, May 27th! Below is our 2014 interview with Clare before our LA speaking series, which you can watch here.

Collaboration: A New Partnership in Bangladesh

Collaboration: A New Partnership in Bangladesh

The success of the Apolis market bag has allowed us to start a brand-new partnership with the Oporajeo co-op in Bangladesh — and we're excited to tell you how it will benefit this community.

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. 

Community: Apolis Team Holiday Dinner

Community: Apolis Team Holiday Dinner 2018

Gathering with friends to sharing a meal is a beautiful way to celebrate the celebrate the holidays at the end of the year. So it was that Apolis' LA team gathered together on December 12th at Winsome in Echo Park.

Event: 2018 Retrospective

Event: 2018 Retrospective

Apolis Co-Founder, Shea Parton, shares three lessons he and his brother Raan learned in 2018, and which they plan to carry forward in 2019.

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

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.