Journal

3 Minute read | Pala Shares

B Corp month is in full swing, and this week the focus is all about ‘the workers’. Here at Pala we often celebrate the artisans …

4 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

We always look through the ‘people and planet’ lens for all our business decisions and consider how a change could enhance our social impact – …

7 Minute read | Creating Change

Now, many of you may be thinking this heading sounds a bit obvious, but with the health of our planet coming increasingly into focus, there …

5 Minute read | Creating Change

A big question with a very personal answer…

The definition of sustainability is largely agreed to be “the maintenance of an ecological balance” – in …

3 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

Well, I did promise some exciting news just around the 2021 corner and, so here it is! Right before the end of year buzzer there …

2 Minute read | Pala Shares

Well, that is 2020 almost done. A challenging year on so many levels for most of us I’m sure, but as the calendar flips over …

4 Minute read | Thoughtful Explorer

Ending a tough year on a high, we are delighted to announce that we have our second brand ambassador. We would like to introduce you …

3 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

When it comes to getting the word out about our sunglasses, we are proud to be stocked in many stores across the world.  We make it …

3 Minute read | Pala Shares

We share some ideas for how to make unwanted gifts a thing of the past

“It’s the thought that counts” might be a cliche used …

2 Minute read | Creating Change

Our Founder, John, explains why Pala will once again be taking a different approach to ‘Black Friday’.

Roll up, roll up, the sales are coming …

4 Minute read | Pala Shares

As we settle into a second lockdown in the UK, we asked our ambassador Amelia to share her thoughts and tips for maintaining good mental …

5 Minute read | Pala Collaborates

Please can you tell us what Kendal is all about and how it will run this November?

‘Kendal’ has grown into the world’s largest Film, …

8 Minute read | Everyday Activist

Ben Lecomte is a long distance swimmer, adventurer and environmental campaigner. Ben grew up in the south of France where his love for the great …

4 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

We wouldn’t be where we are without our stockists. For the next in our series of interviews with the business owners making waves in retail we …

8 Minute read | Everyday Activist

‘The wilderness is vital to mankind: for in the wilderness we strengthen our bonds with the earth and find peace with ourselves.’

Over the past …

5 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

We always shoot our campaigns to give you all a sense of adventure, and we are lucky enough to have been supported by some of …

5 Minute read | Pala Shares

Whether you are heading further afield this Summer or ready to explore places a bit closer to home, we know that a holiday is needed. …

< 1 Minute read | Thoughtful Explorer

Bring it back to nature. This season brings with it a renewed sense of purpose to protect our planet. With our latest collection of sunglasses …

4 Minute read | Pala Shares

There’s nothing like daydreaming about our next big travel adventure.  Sandy beaches, delicious cuisines, the perfect sundowner spot. We’ve teamed up with British suncare brand, …

5 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

We love our stockists like extended family, and there is nothing better than getting to have family all around the world. The next in our …

3 Minute read | Creating Change

Sounds fancy, but in fact it’s pretty simple.

Since moving away from crafting frames from actual tortoise shell (hence the now commonly used name for …

4 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

When it comes to getting our sunglasses out there, we are proud to be stocked in some stores across the world. The teams behind these …

4 Minute read | Thoughtful Explorer

When we set about building our team, we wanted to have more eyes and ears (and cameras!) on the ground all over the world to …

5 Minute read | Everyday Activist

Continuing to shed light on those amongst us who invest their lives to helping our planet, the next in our Everyday Activist series of interviews …

7 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

Research shows your brain’s internal clock runs more slowly as you age – which means the pace of life appears to speed up. I am therefore gratuitously …

4 Minute read | Thoughtful Explorer

We’re changing things up for the better. Our brand DNA has always been based around getting outdoors to soak up the best that nature has …

6 Minute read | Creating Change

Everywhere you turn currently, there are messages that change is needed, and fast. With the rising awareness in the global climate crisis, the unavoidable need …

6 Minute read | Behind The Scenes

When it comes to getting our sunglasses out there, we are proud to be stocked in some incredible brick and mortar stores across the world. …

2 Minute read | Creating Change

When the sun is out, the first thing we want to do is get outside. Sunscreen on, sunglasses in hand. It’s become a normal part …

6 Minute read | Everyday Activist

You may not know this about us but we are proudly based in Brighton, a community driven and liberal living city on the southern coast …

3 Minute read | Pala Shares

This summer Pala connected with the Bundeshandelsakademie 1 Salzburg Business School in Austria, who asked if we would be keen to host one of their …

5 Minute read | Pala Meets

Next up for PALA Meets is a cosy chat with Francesca Willow, the writer behind eco-conscious blog Ethical Unicorn. Her blog covers a range of …

3 Minute read | Pala Meets

Next up for PALA Meets is a chat with ethical fashion activist and speaker Benita Robledo, who also blogs at www.compassionfashionblog.com. She aims to demystify …

3 Minute read | Pala Meets

In this edition of PALA Meets, we’ve caught up with British traveller and photographer Beth Squire. Having studied photography to degree level, Beth now works …