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A Bathing Ape Classics: Second Edition – Stadium Jacket | Available Now

Based on the very first collection circa 1995, the Stadium Jacket from http://us.bape.com” target=”_blank”>A Bathing Ape Classics: Second Edition, like much of the limited collection, offers an opportunity to see http://us.bape.com” target=”_blank”>BAPE in a new light as a nimble start-up in the alley ways of Harajuku. As … READ MORE


BAPE x Star Wars – Capsule Collection

Already, we can hear the drumming of composer John Williams’ theme song to Star Wars. Introducing collaborative capsule collection from http://us.bape.com” target=”_blank”>A Bathing Ape (http://us.bape.com” target=”_blank”>BAPE) and http://starwars.com” target=”_blank”>Star Wars, a series of graphic tees depicting various scenes from the first 3 Star Wars prequels. Cartoonish rendering … READ MORE


NOWNESS – NIGO Talks About His New Vintage Inspired Label: Human Made

As NIGO, the trailblazing streetwear designer behind http://bape.com/” target=”_blank”>A Bathing Ape, readies his newest venture, http://humanmade.jp/” target=”_blank”>Human Made, to be sold overseas for the first time, http://nowness.com/” target=”_blank”>NOWNESS accompanied him on a shopping trip to London’s http://thevintageshowroom.com/” target=”_blank”>Vintage Showroom. During the course of the interview, Nigo reveals … READ MORE


A Bathing Ape x Beastie Boys – Action Figures | Charity Sale

The vinyl protagonists in http://shop.beastieboys.com/” target=”_blank”>Beastie Boys‘ most recent music video http://freshnessmag.com/2011/07/19/beastie-boys-dont-play-no-game-that-i-cant-win-featuring-santigold-music-video-by-spike-jonze/” target=”_blank”>Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win certainly resurrected many interests, especially among collectors of vinyl action figures. A 2 year endeavor that involved http://blog.honeyee.com/nigo” target=”_blank”>NIGO’s holding company, NOWHERE Ltd. and http://bape.com” target=”_blank”>A Bathing … READ MORE


BAPE x Transformers Special Collection

To coincide with today’s lunar eclipse, http://bape.com” target=”_blank”>A Bathing Ape (or better known as http://bape.com” target=”_blank”>BAPE) unveiled its Transformers Special Collection. Scheduled along with the third and final installment of Transformers live-action movie, http://transformersmovie.com/” target=”_blank”>Transformers: Dark of the Moon, BAPE decorated a series of BABY MILO graphic … READ MORE


BAPE x PORTER – Summer 2011 Collection | Preview

Previewed earlier, http://bape.com” target=”_blank”>A Bathing Ape today announced its continue collaboration with http://yoshidakaban.com” target=”_blank”>YOSHIDA & Co. in the offering of the http://bape.com” target=”_blank”>BAPE x http://yoshidakaban.com” target=”_blank”>PORTER accessories collection. While some doubts appeared when http://blog.honeyee.com/nigo” target=”_blank”>NIGO announced the sale of the long time street wear brand to Hong … READ MORE


Freshness Week In Review: 2/27/2011 3/06/2011

The focus this week depends a bit on perspective; there were a number of notable announcements, spanning a number of themes. For the Cult of Mac, the biggest event this week was obviously Tuesday’s unveiling of the iPad 2, by Steve Jobs, who came off a leave … READ MORE


BEAMS – Interview with NIGO

http://blog.honeyee.com/nigo/” target=”_blank”>Nigo and http://bape.com/”>A Bathing Ape are names that are synonymous. Nigo has been the face of not only that brand, but also a culture force of street fashion in Japan and elsewhere. In his interview with Japanese retaielr http://beams.co.jp” target=”_blank”>BEAMS, Nigo talks about his new venture … READ MORE


BAPE Spring/Summer 2011 Collection Lookbook

The prognosis of its demise is a bit premature.  In fact, the recent sale of http://bape.com” target=”_blank”>A Bathing Ape (http://bape.com” target=”_blank”>BAPE) to Hong Kong’s https://ithk.com” target=”_blank”>I.T Ltd. Maybe a boost to the label.  It certainly will free up available time for http://blog.honeyee.com/nigo/” target=”_blank”>Nigo and BAPE’s design team … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 2/06/2011 2/13/2011

A week after news broke of the do-or-die sale of A Bathing Ape, Nigo is still in the news. Industry publication WWD ran the first post-sale interview with Tomoaki Nagao, aka Nigo, and this week also brought a preview of the Spring Summer 2011 lineup from the … READ MORE


Freshness Week In Review: 1/31/2011 2/06/2011

Mid-Winter isn’t the hottest time of year for retail, but it’s often a busy time of year for the business side of fashion: upcoming collaborations are announced, Spring/Summer collections are previewed, and of course there are multiple buyer’s shows. This past week included all of those, but … READ MORE