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ibought Vol.5 featuring NIGO

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 9, 2014
ibought launches vol.5 with the all-encompassing streetwear guru NIGO on its cover. Conceived as an informative guide to the latest in fashion, art and culture, the Japanese magazine is a go-to print for relevant news in our industry, having previous...

Pharrell Williams is the New Face of Uniqlo UT

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 4, 2014
Following the announcement of  close friend and longtime collaborator NIGO’s new role as Uniqlo UT’s creative director, Pharrell Williams has been announced as the new face of Uniqlo UT. Hot off the heels of Pharrell’s performance a...

adidas Originals Announces Partnership with NIGO

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 25, 2014
More big moves from the man behind the “big ape head” as NIGO and adidas Originals have officially announced a new partnership. The prolific designer continues to write his post-BAPE story, having just released HUMAN MADE’s spring/s...

HUMAN MADE 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 31, 2013
It’s been a big year in the news for NIGO, with the legendary creative celebrating everything from a new position with global retailer Uniqlo to the 20th anniversary of his first brand. NIGO’s HUMAN MADE label has also grown, seeking to d...

The Story of A Bathing Ape: 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Book

CultureComments ⋅ Dec 23, 2013
Bringing a close to its 20th year in business, NIGO’s brainchild clothing brand will release The Story of A Bathing Ape: 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Book as a retrospective to all of its great accomplishments. Not only will the special edi...

A Conversation with Toby Feltwell on C.E, Advising NIGO & More

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 17, 2013
In a rare interview appearance, Toby Feltwell – the creative director of Japanese brand C.E – sits down with web imprint The Fashion Post to shed some light on his comprehensive career. In part one of his introspective piece, Feltwell explains how hi...

NIGO on Being Uniqlo UT’s First Creative Director

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 5, 2013
Highsnobiety recently sat down with NIGO to discuss his new role as Uniqlo UT’s creative director. Uniqlo’s first creative director for its LifeWear line, NIGO bring with him a stellar resume and a lifetime’s worth of experience in...

NIGO Features in the WTAPS “Clothes Make The Man” Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2013
Looking to the iconic visage of NIGO for its latest photo editorial, Japanese militarist brand WTAPS shows us that “Clothes make The Man” with this latest offering of visuals. Encompassing a range of casual pieces, knitwear, outerwear and...

NIGO Named Creative Director of Uniqlo UT

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 30, 2013
In the months following his high-profile departure from his own founded brand A Bathing Ape, NIGO insisted that he would pursue developing his HUMAN MADE label, and perhaps even retail development. Left out of his description was a new gig with Japan...

HUMAN MADE 2013 Spring/Summer Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2013
Having moved on from A Bathing Ape, NIGO presents HUMAN MADE’s 2013 spring/summer lookbook. Once again taking an Americana-inspired heritage approach that stands in stark contrast to BAPE’s streetwear influences, the collection – hi...

A Bathing Ape 2013 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2013
A Bathing Ape certainly delivers their patented freshness with a new lookbook showcasing their Fall/Winter 2013 collection. Included in the range is an assortment of varsity, bomber and quilted jackets; cable knit sweaters; Western shirts; and printe...

NIGO on A Bathing Ape and What the Future Holds

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 11, 2013
The legendary NIGO recently sat down with WWD to share his thoughts on A Bathing Ape post-NIGO as well as what the future holds for him. Two years since Hong Kong-based fashion conglomerate I.T. bought A Bathing Ape and with the brand celebrating its...

NW20 Exhibition @ BAPE GALLERY KYOTO

StyleComments ⋅ May 28, 2013
After making its debut at Shibuya’s Daikanyama T-SITE Garden Gallery TSUTAYA – an event that saw more than 1,500 visitors in just three days – NOWHERE / A Bathing Ape’s 20th anniversary NW20 Exhibition is set to make its way t...

NIGO Announces Final Season as Creative Director for A Bathing Ape

StyleComments ⋅ May 25, 2013
Since the surprising news broke a few years ago via WWD that A Bathing Ape founder NIGO would be stepping down from his role and handing over the ownership rights to I.T Limited, the Japanese designer and entrepreneur has since remained at the helm a...

A Bathing Ape’s NIGO Expands Into Music Videos with Japanese Group “1966QUARTET”

MusicComments ⋅ May 3, 2013
Modern renaissance man NIGO seemingly has his finger in every piece of the proverbial pie. From clothing to food, art, design and music, it seems nothing is safe from NIGO’s creative Midas touch. That being said, his latest project comes as a b...