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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …