Tag results for: Nigo

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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

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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

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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

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Freshness Week In Review: 1/09/2011 1/15/2011

Yes, there was another major snowstorm this week, but most places took it in stride and moved on. In Freshness culture, it was a pretty busy week in Nike world (which isn’t that remarkable in and of itself). The Swoosh announced releases covering SB, ACG, Jordan, and … READ MORE

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BAPE Pirate Store London

The swashbuckling adventure continues as A Bathing Ape Pirate Store finds its way to the City of London. First time appearance on the continent of Europe, the BAPE Pirate Store London will be offering hard to find items at discounted prices. In addition, the temporary retail concept … READ MORE

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A Bathing Ape x Stussy Survival Of The Fittest | Final Delivery Available Now

By now, there is no need of introduction on this collaboration, Survival of the Fittest Collection from Stussy and A Bathing Ape. And as the world usher in the year 2011 over the weekend, so did most Stussy Chapter Stores and BAPE retail locations with the final … READ MORE