These Sturdy Face Masks Will Help You Brave the Cold
Good Housekeeping, October 2020
The added nose and chin straps on this otherwise sturdy cotton canvas face mask makes a world of difference.
Brand Spotlight: Aplat
aylabeauty.com , August 2020
It is easier to deal with maskne if you’re wearing a mask that’s more breathable — and maskne is less of an issue to begin with. Our favorites are designed and sewn by a cool San Francisco company called Aplat…
The Coolest Face Masks, According to Chefs in SF
Eater San Francisco, August 2020
Everyday eaters might only don masks for an hour or two, for a quick trip to the store or walk in the neighborhood, but essential workers had to get comfortable fast, especially cooks who work in hot kitchens.
30+ Fashion Brands Pivoting To Make Stylish Coronavirus Masks
Forbes, April 2020
For many fashion, handbag and accessories brands, the spread of COVID-19 has meant shuttering their brick and mortar shops and facing dwindling online sales.
9 retailers selling fabric face masks that are worth buying
USA Today, April 2020
To help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are recommending people wear homemade face coverings when in public…
Origami To The Rescue
IDSA Innovation, Summer 2020
When the COVID-19 crisis and order to shelter-in-place began, Aplat’s usual business and sales came to a halt. On March 17, 2020, all nonessential businesses and schools closed in San Francisco, including local factories and suppliers. Aplat’s studio too…
The Tote Bag for Precious Cargo
Bon Appétit, Holiday 2019
Àplat is so smart. It allows you to carry things horizontally: casseroles, cobblers, avocados and stone fruit and other things from the farmer’s market that you don’t want to stack up on each other and bruise.
54 Surprising, Delightful, and Weird Holiday Gifts
New York Magazine, November- December 2019
Typically, we share recommendations for the best products, period — it doesn’t matter when they came out as long as they are exceptionally useful, beautiful, surprising, or otherwise worth recommending.
The 39 Best Food and Kitchen Gifts for Cooks, Dinner Party Enthusiasts, and Everybody Else Who Loves Food
Epicurious, December 2019
Saving leftovers so often feels like an eco-unfriendly task, what with all the tin foil and plastic wrap and easily-disposable plastic containers. These organic cotton food covers, fitted with an easy drawstring, solve that problem.
Current Obsessions: Shadowland
Remodelista, October 2019
Browse Remodelista posts on Current Obsessions to get ideas for your home remodeling or interiors project. Highlighting a range of solutions using Current Obsessions across a variety of budget levels.
Six Easy Home Routines You Can Adopt To Help Our Planet
Imagine It Done, August 2019
Fresh foods like fruit, vegetables, and bread need to breathe to preserve freshness and prevent mold. Little known fact? Cotton is a breathable fabric, plastic is not. We recently discovered a fantastic company called Aplat...
Set for Spring: Travel Tote
cottagesgardens.com, April 2019
Inspiring tabletop and accessories, just in time for spring. Eco-chic designs from the Aplat Design collection are made from 100-percent organic cotton canvas that is washable and reusable.
Great Finds: Goody Bag
Fine Cooking, August/September 2018
This organic cotton canvas "poche a pain" is great for bread storage. Over time, loose flour from the bread forms a protective coating on the bag's interior to help keep loaves fresh.
Totally Deliver With This Denim Pie Carrier
wsj.com, March 2018
This sturdy, soft denim bag has an ingenious design that keeps round or square platters, pie tins or casserole dishes upright…
9 Pretty Products Made by Female Artisans
Rachel Ray Everyday, February 2018
Pick up one of these handcrafted accessories and you’re not just scoring something sweet for yourself—you’re also supporting talented female artisans
90 Great Hostess Gifts
realsimple.com, January 2018
Every good guest knows the golden rule: never show up empty-handed. But finding just the right thing for your gracious host can feel like an insurmountable task…
Aplat Totes on a Mission
San Francisco Chronicle, October 2017
In this day and age, when tote bags are a dime a dozen, squashed mindlessly inside cars and suitcases, Bertrand wants hers to be used, reused — and passed down like precious heirlooms.
The Find: Totes Smart
The Oprah Magazine, July 2017
We are so honored to have our Plat Culinary Tote featured as "The Find" in O, The Oprah Magazine. Check us out in the July issue on newsstands now.