FOUNDER, NOELLE SHARP, IS A TEXTILE DESIGNER AND ARTIST, BORN AND RAISED IN UTAH AND MONTANA. SHARP HAS LIVED, RESEARCHED AND DESIGNED TEXTILES IN CALIFORNIA, UTAH, MONTANA, MANHATTAN, DETROIT, CHICAGO AND ICELAND.

SHE RECEIVED HER BFA IN FIBER MATERIAL STUDIES FROM THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO IN 2011.

RATED BY USA TODAY AS AMERICA’S #5 TOP AMERICAN MAKER IN 2016

 

APORTA IS A DESIGNER TEXTILE, KNITWEAR AND ACCESSORIES

COMPANY FUELED BY EXCELLENCE INCRAFTSMANSHIP AND QUALITY OF LIVING.
FOUNDED BY ARTIST|DESIGNER, NOELLE SHARP IN 2012. ALL PRODUCTS ARE PRODUCED BY HAND BY SHARP. APORTA FIBERS ARE HANDPICKED TO ENSURE ALL PRODUCTS ARE OF THE HIGHEST CALIBER. APORTA HONORS THE TRADITION OF HONEST, HARD WORK.

LOCAL RESOURCES AND ARTISANS. NEVER OUTSOURCED. NEVER IMPORTED. APORTA BELIEVES YOU DESERVE TO USE SURROUND

YOURSELVES WITH EXCEPTIONALLY FINE CRAFTED PRODUCTS.

 

WE ARE THE WANDERERS, THE OLD ONES, CLOSE WITH NATURE, VIKINGS, NOMADS, INUITS,  HUNTERS, GATHERERS, MYSTICS AND MAKERS. WE WALK ALONE, THE ROAD SHOWS US WHERE TO GO. THROUGH TIME WE CARRY ON US OUR CLOTH. ITS PROTECTION ENSURES A LONG LIFE. WE COME FROM OUR ANCESTORS;

THEY PRODUCED THE FIRST THREAD THAT WOULD PROTECT US THROUGH THE VOYAGE. IT IS OUR HEIRLOOM. APORTA IS THE DOOR. YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO WALK THROUGH.

NO MATTER WHERE THE DOOR TAKES YOU, CARRY YOUR CLOTH WITH YOU. CHOOSE WISELY. IT WILL BE WITH YOU UNTIL THE END