Aplat Totes on a Mission

San Francisco Chronicle, October 2017

She is known as “the bag lady.’’ But to Shujan Bertrand, there is no higher compliment.


Maker Spotlight: Shujan Bertrand, August 2017

Q&A with Aplat founder, Shujan Bertrand. Shujan talks about how she starting making and what she plans to make next.


These Carriers Will Get Food to Potlucks in Style, June 2017

If you're hosting, a summer potluck party is basically the easiest way to entertain. If you're a guest, though, the hard part falls on you. 


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. 


Form, Function & Color

Fine Cooking, August-September 2017

A roundup of our favorite useful and beautiful products—many sustainable, too.

Aplat Metropolis Magazine Article

From Farm to Factory

Metropolis, February 2017

The tote bag seems like one of the few items for which it isn’t necessary to reinvent the wheel. Not so for Shujan Bertrand…


Best New Product Finalist

NY NOW Market showcases environmentally-conscious and socially-responsible products and producers from around the world and Aplat was selected as a "Best New Product" finalist. This award category recognizes products that truly push the envelope delivering superior, stunning and on-trend products leading in home, lifestyle and gift.


Aplat is a Real Simple Best Gift

"We are thrilled to be a Real Simple Best Gift, Real Simple is the go-to guide for great ideas and we’re happy to be in such good company. We love providing a beautiful, well-made solution for everyone’s holiday list!"

-Founder, Shujan Bertrand


What Do You Crave?

"Art de Vivre with Aplat" by Christine Carlson

Sharing is at the core of everything I strive to do. Whether it’s a recipe, a meal, a story (through words or images), I’m sharing a bit of myself through the food I create, through the photography and ramblings contained within this blog.


The busy girl’s answer to the bag craze...both functional and cool, a playful and sophisticated take on simplicity.
— San Francisco Chronicle
Whatever you use them for, these are arguably the most elegant yet functional totes you’re likely to find, and they’re going to make your summer party-going an absolutely stylish breeze.
— Brit + CO
Aplat Culinary Totes make carrying pots and plates to dinner actually feel chic.
— Cottage & Gardens
A bag to carry your favorite stew to your mom’s house. I don’t need it, but I love it.
— Swissmiss
Here’s a gift for all those avid pie bakers out there. Instead of a basket or box, they can tote that freshly made pie to a dinner party in a cloth carrier. Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?
— Los Angeles Times
Your famous potato salad deserves to arrive at the barbecue in style. Slide it into the Plat culinary tote from àplat, a convenient canvas sack that will keep your casserole dish or pie plate upright in one hand so can carry a bottle of Chardonnay in the other.
— The Oprah Magazine
When I saw this tote for the first time, I was blown away. It’s always a hassle bringing over a fresh-out-the-oven baking dish or pie to a friend’s place. You can’t carry it properly in a grocery bag, or any other bag for that matter. The àplat tote’s clever design keeps the pan flat while providing handles to carry it around. If there’s a special baker in your life, this is for them!
— Confetti Kitchen
Bringing pumpkin pie for a dinner party requires special bag, especially when you have to carry it while riding a bike. Aplat tote carries your pie perfectly!
— Diva Spotter

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