Category Archives: apolis activism

Moving Pictures: Apolis Vietnam Expedition Film.

In addition to working at the factory day in and day out, factor in two 60’s era Russian made motorcycles, 1,500 miles put on them, eleven break downs, torrential rains, several near death experiences, very nearly having passports confiscated by … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Tomorrow: Apolis Vietnam Expedition Film Release.

In the name of walking the walk, good buddy Raan Parton of Apolis spent a few weeks last month motorcycling through the cities and country sides of Vietnam. The expedition presented a prime opportunity to field test some of the … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Diaries: Apolis Vietnam Expedition.

Seems as if there’s wanderlust in the air. In the spirit of travel and adventure, Global Citizen Raan Parton, of Apolis, is heading out on what sounds like one hell of an epic field trip(next time, fellas).Motorcycling through the Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Essentials: Apolis Activism.

Great friends and all around great dudes, brothers Raan and Shea Parton(L. and R., respectively) of Apolis Activism let GQ in on their 10 Essentials for SoCal living. Check it out HERE.

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Shred-Proof: Apolis + Kanvas by Katin. continues their collaboration with Kanvas by Katin, the fifty year old boat cover turned board short makers in Surfside, CA. The Chambray swim trunk made by Katin in Southern California. And as the Apolis guys aptly demonstrate, they’re shred-proof. … Continue reading

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Profiling Modern Activism: Apolis + Rod Arnold of charity: water.

Back in March, I teamed up with my buddy Shea Parton from Apolis Activism and a small team to produce a few profiles on modern activism in action. The first was Michael Daube of Citta International. The second, and just … Continue reading

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In the Air: Head to Toe, Spring.

*Vintage BSA Rucksack(LA Flea Market)*Canon SD780/ACL&Co. sm zipper bag/Pentel auto pencil*Field Notes/ACL&Co Cigarette pouch*Timex easy reader/Postalco notebook/Parker Jotter*Striped Oxford Cloth 5 panel cap*Ray Ban Wayfarers*Velva Sheen Pocket Tee*Wrangler jean jacket*Apolis plaid camp shirt*Billykirk zipper wallet*Leather Man LTD ring belt*Case Sod … Continue reading

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Spring Layers: Shirt Jac’in.

Yeah, it’s been in the 80’s the past few days, but it ain’t summer yet. Enter the shirt jac, or over shirt, however you want to refer to it.Below, a few of my go-to’s. 1)Engineered Garments poplin BDU w/ Apolis … Continue reading

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On the Subject of: A Day Well Spent.

Some additional photographs from Loose/Luggage,videographer/photographer Adam Sjoberg’s site from our day spent chronicling modern philanthropy for Apolis. Adam shot the video on Michael Daube and took photos throughout the day. CLICK OVER to his site to have a look at … Continue reading

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Epic Field Trip pt. II: Apolis Profiles, NYC.

When Shea Parton emailed and asked me to lend a hand on a couple of profiles he was coming into NYC to shoot, I accepted without hesitating. If for no other reason than the Parton brothers are some of the … Continue reading

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