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Billionaire Girls Club – By Billionaire Boys Club

There will be plenty to celebrate come next year when Billionaire Boys Club launches a full-fledged line for women, aptly named Billionaire Girls Club. When first conceived by Pharrell Williams and A Bathing Ape founder NIGO back in 2005, the goal was to offer Billionaire Boys Club-related … READ MORE

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HUMAN MADE By NIGO – Gallery & Store Taipei

Just a few short months following the opening of his HUMAN MADE flagship in Tokyo, NIGO has taken his fledgling heritage brand overseas for the first time and launched a combination gallery and retail space in Taiwan. Situated on the second floor of The Complete Studio, Taipei’s … READ MORE

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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 A Bathing Ape Classics: Second Edition, like much of the limited collection, offers an opportunity to see BAPE in a new light as a nimble start-up in the alley ways of Harajuku. As accurate facsimile … READ MORE

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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 A Bathing Ape (BAPE) and Star Wars, a series of graphic tees depicting various scenes from the first 3 Star Wars prequels. Cartoonish rendering of you favorite … READ MORE

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

As NIGO, the trailblazing streetwear designer behind A Bathing Ape, readies his newest venture, Human Made, to be sold overseas for the first time, NOWNESS accompanied him on a shopping trip to London’s Vintage Showroom. During the course of the interview, Nigo reveals that the vintage-inspired Human … READ MORE

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

The vinyl protagonists in Beastie Boys‘ most recent music video 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 NIGO‘s holding company, NOWHERE Ltd. and A Bathing Ape, the action figures … READ MORE

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BAPE x Transformers Special Collection

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

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BAPE x PORTER – Summer 2011 Collection | Preview

Previewed earlier, A Bathing Ape today announced its continue collaboration with YOSHIDA & Co. in the offering of the BAPE x PORTER accessories collection. While some doubts appeared when NIGO announced the sale of the long time street wear brand to Hong Kong’s I.T. Group. Reassurance came … READ MORE

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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

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BEAMS – Interview with NIGO

Nigo and 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 BEAMS, Nigo talks about his new venture through which … READ MORE

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BAPE Spring/Summer 2011 Collection Lookbook

The prognosis of its demise is a bit premature.  In fact, the recent sale of A Bathing Ape (BAPE) to Hong Kong’s I.T Ltd. Maybe a boost to the label.  It certainly will free up available time for Nigo and BAPE’s design team to revitalize parts of … READ MORE