adidas Originals by NIGO 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ 12 days ago
Following the official unveiling of Pharrell’s “Solid Pack” capsule, adidas Originals takes to the web to present its latest collaboration with another familiar polymath, NIGO. Having first heard of their partnership back in Februar...

adidas Originals by NIGO 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ 12 days ago
After getting a brief glimpse of the collection, courtesy of honeyee, adidas Originals presents its lookbook for its upcoming Fall/Winter 2014 collaboration with NIGO. Focusing on the range’s collection of apparel, the lookbook highlights every...

A First Look at the adidas Originals by NIGO 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ 12 days ago
Following it’s announcement earlier this year comes the first look at NIGO’s forthcoming collection with adidas Originals. Featuring both footwear and apparel, the drop looks to include takes on the likes of the ZX 500, Rivalry Hi, Shooti...

HUMAN MADE 2014 Fall/Winter “P. WILLIAMS” Sweatshirt

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 1, 2014
Current adidas Originals and Uniqlo cohorts NIGO and Pharrell come together under NIGO’s HUMAN MADE label for a Fall/Winter 2014 sweatshirt. Available in either grey or blue with a subtly-incorporated HM tag, the crewneck design simply features...

A Look Inside NIGO’s 2-5 Café

LifestyleComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2014
Following an initial look into the “Pharrell Burger,” we take a further look into the interior of NIGO’s 2-5 Café. The quaint little space takes an almost paradoxical approach by fusing modern aesthetics with earthy wooden installat...

Supreme vs. BAPE: Who’s the King of Collaboration?

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2014
The rise of modern day streetwear within the last two decades is undeniable. Its relevance in the fashion industry, unquestionable. However, it’s the intoxicating allure of brands collaborating with other entities that has pushed the sector to...

Sotheby’s “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Catalog

LifestyleComments ⋅ Aug 26, 2014
After an exclusive first look at some of the items in NIGO® & Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction, we are now treated with the accompanying catalog that details the full collection. The premium book features some words from Pharrell Williams and of...

NIGO Talks About Pieces for His Upcoming Sotheby’s “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Auction Part 3

VideosComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2014
Wrapping up our three-part series on NIGO’s upcoming auction for Sotheby’s, we present a particularly nostalgic item from his collection. This ’60s-era Batmobile variant is one of over 30 in his possession and features a unique navy...

A Look Back at Pharrell, Kanye West and Big Sean Alongside NIGO in A Bathing Ape’s Fall/Winter 2008 MOOK

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 21, 2014
A lot has changed in six years. The perceptible growth that street culture has experienced alongside its major players and influencers can be witnessed in many forms. Ties between hip-hop and streetwear have long-since been self-evident, yet have man...

NIGO Talks About Pieces for His Upcoming Sotheby’s “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Auction Part 2

VideosComments ⋅ Aug 18, 2014
Following our big reveal of NIGO’s collection for the upcoming #NigoOnlyLivesTwice auction through Sotheby’s, we’re back with a second item and certainly his most infamous. Conceived during his time working for ICECREAM and BBC, the...

NIGO Talks About Pieces for His Upcoming Sotheby’s “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Auction

VideosComments ⋅ Aug 15, 2014
NIGO presents the first of many rare items in his extensive collection soon to be offered on the block through international auction house Sotheby’s this fall. Titled “NIGO® Only Lives Twice,” among the pieces is the sculpture seen...

NIGO & Sotheby’s Hong Kong Auction: An Exclusive First Look at the Items

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 14, 2014
A man of impeccable taste and design as displayed through his designs and strong body of work, Japanese streetwear forefather NIGO has joined forces with Sotheby’s for an auction of massive proportions. Held in Hong Kong, we had the pleasure of...

Sotheby’s Launches “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Auction

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2014
Globally renowned art auctioneer Sotheby’s took to its Instagram feed and YouTube channel this morning to announce an auction that will undoubtedly bring chaos to the HYPEBEAST realm. In collaboration with streetwear pioneer and creative polymath NIG...

Switch Vol.32 No.7 “Packers Delight” featuring NIGO

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2014
For the latest issue of Switch magazine, the Japanese imprint explores the world of luggage with the help of a creative behemoth by the name of NIGO. Specifically titled “Packers Delight,” Vol.32 No.7 features 136 pages of toting goodness...

NIGO’s 2-5 Café

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jun 4, 2014
NIGO is a man of many hats, both literally and figuratively. Having recently taking the helm as creative director of Uniqlo’s UT line, designed a capsule collection for adidas Originals and Lee, directed a music video for Pharrell, and who knows what...