Shop the Original Market Bag: Apolis® Artist Edition

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To celebrate National Farmers Market Week (Aug. 1-7) we're proud to announce the Apolis Artist Edition Market Bags! Each bag is sequentially numbered 1/200 and you are able to customize your bag with chain stitch embriodery. Add your favorite phrase, family name, your brand's motto, or even your favorite city!
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Meet the artist.

Jimmy Thompson lives and works in Los Angeles. The immediacy and impressionistically bold nature his pastel drawings evokes is portrayed here for Apolis, featuring a Farmers Market scene from a recent trip to France and close ups of real veggies.

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Say it with embroidery.

Your custom text in hand-stitched lettering available on two different images.

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Help break a poverty cycle.

Your handcrafted bag, made by Bangladeshi mothers who receive Fair Trade certified wages, annual profit dividends, and a retirement fund. Follow Apolis on Instagram for a new weekly story about how your bag is breaking a poverty cycle.

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Gifting to someone special?

Add our Apolis Signature Customizable (and re-usable) Gift Wrapping.

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Bags designed to last you a lifetime.

Every market bag is handcrafted in Bangladesh, creating Fair Trade-certified wages, annual profit dividends, and a retirement fund for artisans.
Spill-proof inner liner.

Fill it up with ice, groceries, and pretty much anything else life throws your way.

Soft leather handles.

Choose short or long handles (or both!) for easy carry throughout the day.

Customizable bag.

Make it yours, or theirs, with unique and personalized, embroidered text.

Make everyday carry fun again.

"That tangible connection to a human, not a factory, he notes, illustrates the potential of business to help – even in a complicated, and corrupt business like fashion – and customers appreciate that."
I love the fact that you can customize your bag. In a world where we are so addicted to technology, their idea is to create social change & to get people to open up & converse more with each other.

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Ready for a new lifestyle?

How many times have you left the house carrying too much? Or filled the smallest bags only to have everything fall out? Have you wished for a nicer looking bag for that perfect picture?