Tag results for: Nigo

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Complex – Bape Star: NIGO’s Greatest Footwear Moments

Sure, NIGO makes BAPE and of course, the coveted footwear from the collection which runs from the Road Sta to the Bapesta and creepers. But, amongst the collection and all of the sneakers out there, which are NIGO’s favorite? Complex had put together a compilation of NIGO’s … READ MORE

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SILLY BAPE THING Lookbook

In essence, the newest chapter of BAPE stemmed from 3 core themes – encountering, collaborating, and finally evolving. While the former 2 have been a common practice since the label’s creation 17 years ago. The last concept, evolving, hasn’t been into practice till more recently with one … READ MORE

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NIGO x Effector – Effector by NIGO Collection

The father of the APE, NIGO of BAPE, has teamed up with Japanese eyewear maker, Effector to create to styles of glasses for those who need some corrective lenses or simply for those who enjoy rocking a hip, scholarly look. The new collaborative collection comprises of two … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 6/28/2010 – 7/2/2010

The wise has once said, time will seem to pass exponentially faster as one ages. Perhaps over here at Freshness, we have been plagued with the incurable problem of aging, and it is difficult to believe that 2010 is already half over. As June segues into July, … READ MORE

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NEIGHBORHOOD x BAPE BROTHERHOOD 2010 Collection | Available Now

The bond between people could go well beyond friendship, especially when toiled among difficulties of life.  The camaraderie resulted only be described by one word brotherhood, a meaning too familiar by 2 Harajuku pioneers, Nigo (BAPE) and Shinsuke Takizawa (NEIGHBORHOOD). Product of a longstanding tradition between the … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 5/10/2010 – 5/14/2010

Now that the Boston Celtics had proved to be a team above the Cleveland Cavaliers and captured the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the big question of the week now goes to, where will King James land? Perhaps the New York Knicks? Perhaps with the Chicago Bulls? The question … READ MORE

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Nigo – PASS THE BATON Vintage Store

During Japan’s go-go eras in the 80s and 90s, cottage industries, including marketing of vintage garments, thrived to satisfy Japanese consumers’ consummate quest for idiosyncratic styles and authenticity. That trend is returning once again, however, this time under a more inauspicious economic environment. Ever so adapting to … READ MORE

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A Bathing Ape x NEIGHBORHOOD – Bro.HOOD “NHBA” Collection | Preview

This week A Bathing Ape’s NIGO announced via his Twitter that BAPE and NEIGHBORHOOD would be collaborating again, under a new name of Bro.HOOD, the first collection is tentatively being called the “NHBA” Collection and will feature various items ranging from the typical t-shirts to sneakers. In … READ MORE

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Fresh Celeb: NIGO – BAPE x Daiwa – A Fishing Ape

Not that the camo will help NIGO blend into the Tokyo Bay waters, but the fresh camo get up NIGO is spotting from A Fishing Ape collaborative collection between BAPE and Japanese fishing gear maker, Daiwa, does make NIGO the most stylish fisherman there is. Decked out … READ MORE

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BAPE x United Arrows Mr. BATHING APE Collection

The much anticipated Mr. BATHING APE Collection from Japan’s A Bathing Ape (aka BAPE) and retail giant UNITED ARROWS is finally available to the general consuming public. Long been a representation of urban trends of Tokyo, BAPE branched out from its usual fare of outrageous prints and … READ MORE

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KAWS – Kimpsons Painting for Nigo

New York based artist KAWS has been a friend of A Bathing Ape (BAPE) founder Nigo for quite some time now and the two have collaborated on a number of products for BAPE over the years, thus it comes as no surprise that Nigo is able to … READ MORE