Journal

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Seven

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Seven

On Day Seven of his Bangladesh journey, Shea Parton takes a motorcycle ride with a Bangladeshi college student, learns how the Apolis market bag contributes to local education, and realizes he needs to dial back his signature bear hug. 

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Six

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Six

On Day Six of his trip to Bangladesh, Shea Parton shares the story of one of the moms who craft Apolis' market bags, as well as why the Bangladeshi jute needs to be on your top ten list of plants.

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Five

Travel: Bangladesh Expedition - Day Five

On Day Five of his trip to Bangladesh, Shea Parton receives a warm welcome from the mothers who make Apolis bags, hears the uplifting backstory of Saidpur Enterprises' manager, and accidentally makes the world's worst market bag.

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.