Journal

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Four

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Four

On Day Four of his trip to Bangladesh, Shea Parton rushes to make a flight in time, visits the factory which produces Apolis' market bags, and sees firsthand how business can transform a community for the better.

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Three

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Three

On Day Three of his Bangladesh journey, Apolis Co-Founder Shea Parton surfs the world's longest beach, meets some enthusiastic local surf kids, and discovers a reason to throw shakas less frequently.

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Two

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Two

Apolis co-founder Shea Parton shares Day Two from his trip to Bangladesh, in which he learned more about Fair Trade certification, Bangladeshi mice, and local manufacturing.

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day One

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day One

For the next ten days, Apolis co-founder Shea Parton will be documenting the stories behind our Market Bag in Bangladesh. 

Event: Creativity Workshop by Jabril Power, Author

Event: Creativity Workshop by Jabril Power, Author

On July 26th, we were proud to host our third skill-building workshop at Apolis: Community Centre in Soho, New York.

Film: Fitness & Community at Apolis: Common Gallery

Film: Fitness & Community at Apolis: Common Gallery

On June 22, we had the pleasure of partnering with Equinox to host our 11th speaking series event, with all ticket sales benefiting the CFDA Foundation.

Event: Fitness & Community Recap

Event: Fitness & Community Recap

On June 22, we had the pleasure of partnering with Equinox to host our 11th speaking series event, with all ticket sales benefiting the CFDA Foundation.

Event: Storytelling Workshop by Filmmaker Christian Padron

Event: Storytelling Workshop by Filmmaker Christian Padron

On June 8th we were proud to host a viewing of "The Veil" a short film by Christian Padron at Apolis: Community Centre located in Soho, New York.

People: Jeremy Koreski, Photographer Update

People: Jeremy Koreski, Photographer Update

We first met the British Columbia native Jeremy Koreski in 2013 through a close friend of ours. Recently, we got the time to catch up with Jeremey and hear about a recent project he is working on.

Film: USA Project, T-Shirt Manufacturer

Film: USA Project, T-Shirt Manufacturer

Recently, we moved our entire T-Shirt production to our home town of Los Angeles, CA. These shirts are sewn in LA using the highest social and environmental standards.

Advocacy: Bangladesh Mothers

Advocacy: Bangladesh Mothers

As Mother's Day approaches, we want to recognize the incredible group of moms who are at the heart of this project in Bangladesh.

Event: Black Tux Opening at Apolis: Community Centre in Soho, NY

Event: Black Tux Opening at Apolis: Community Centre in Soho, NY

In opening our New York store 8 months ago, our goal was to create a retail space that New Yorkers would find useful and engaging.

Event: CFDA Member Meeting at Alchemy Works

Event: CFDA Member Meeting at Alchemy Works

On April 6th, Apolis founders Shea + Raan Parton had the opportunity to attend a CFDA member meeting held at Alchemy Works, located in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles.

Advocacy: Bangladesh Impact Update

Advocacy: Bangladesh Impact Update

Celebrate with us the recent distribution of school supplies to students in the nilphamari district of the Rangpur Division of Bangladesh. This is where our Market Bags have been woven and constructed since we began our Bangladesh Project at the beginning of 2009.

Event: Worldwide Instagram Meet-Up at Apolis

Event: Worldwide Instagram Meet-Up at Apolis

On March 24-26, we were proud to team up with Instagram to be a host site for their 15th World Wide Instagram Meet.