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NOWHERE / A Bathing Ape 20th Anniversary Event Recap

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 30, 2013
Continuing to celebrate its 20th anniversary this month, NOWHERE / A Bathing Ape hosted an event at the Daikanyama T-SITE Garden Gallery TSUTAYA in Shibuya, Tokyo. Over the weekend, the brand showcased a collection of works by 20 of the biggest names...

NOWHERE / A Bathing Ape 20th Anniversary Collaborations with Kanye West, Pharrell, Futura & More

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 26, 2013
First announced earlier this month in what, at first, appeared to be a cruel April Fools’ Day joke, NOWHERE / A Bathing Ape have now unveiled the full range of collaborative 20th anniversary tees. Created in conjunction with heavy-hitters like...

NIGO to Put His Rare Toy Collection Up for Auction

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2013
It’s to be expected that over the course of NIGO’s career, which spans over 20 years, that he might have collected some rare items along the way. The BAPE founder now unveils some collector’s items from his toy collection, putting t...

Coca-Cola x HUMAN MADE Installation at PRESENT LONDON

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2013
Continuing our extensive coverage on Coca-Cola’s collaborative range with NIGO’s HUMAN MADE brand, we head west from a Tokyo launch party to highlight retail space PRESENT LONDON’s decorative installation for the aforementioned heri...

NIGO Discusses Coca-Cola x HUMAN MADE Collection and Plays with Coke Cans

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 1, 2013
HUMAN MADE designer NIGO and BEAMS men’s creative director Hiroshi Kubo present a new line of Coca-Cola-branded spring apparel under the HUMAN MADE label. The connoisseurs of vintage Americana both reminisce about the pleasures of enjoying the...

Coca-Cola x HUMAN MADE x BEAMS 2013 Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 1, 2013
Japanese street culture icon NIGO unveil a new line interpreting 20th century vintage Coca-Cola wear with modern-day flair. This conceptual line will launch on the former A Bathing Ape creator’s spin-off line, HUMAN MADE – the next chapte...

PX 600 Silver Shade Edition by NIGO

TechComments ⋅ Dec 21, 2012
Inspired by the classic design of military apparel, NIGO combines a crisp green frame and sleek black and white photo material for a calm and stylish analog instant experience for IMPOSSIBLE. NIGO created the PX 600 Silver Shade edition and commented...

GRIND: Tokyo Creators Wear HUMAN MADE

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2012
To help highlight some of the garments from NIGO’s latest HUMAN MADE collection, GRIND magazine has enlisted the help of some well-known names in the Japanese fashion industry. Nicknamed the “Tokyo Creators,” the group includes designers, music...

HUMAN MADE 2012 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 11, 2012
Americana-obsessed label HUMAN MADE returns for Fall/Winter 2012 with an all-new lookbook and familiar face. Once again drawing inspiration from vintage American workwear and ’50s influences, the lookbook features another appearance by co-found...

ATELIER by NIGO

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 22, 2012
Providing the most in-depth look yet at NIGO’s vast personal collection of rarities and relics is the upcoming ATELIER by NIGO book from Casa Books and Magazinehouse. Due out later this year, the book will span 192 pages and highlight the 42-ye...

A Rare Glimpse into NIGO’s Personal Collection Space in the New ObscuraVision

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2012
Lifestyle publication Obscura Magazine has proudly kicked off their freshly-minted production/video channel ObscuraVision by featuring a rare glimpse into A Bathing Ape/Human Made founder and pop culture icon NIGO’s personal collection space. There,...

Inventory Magazine Issue 07

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 8, 2012
Biannual Vancouver publication Inventory Magazine rolls out its 7th issue featuring Takashi Tateno – the man behind cult Japanese brand Workers – as well as featured editorial with industry icon NIGO. The issue also features contributions...

NIGO Talks Vintage Scavenging While Modeling His Own Wares

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2012
Despite being best known as the founder of A Bathing Ape, NIGO has always maintained an insatiable appetite for mid-20th century menswear and vintage garments. The designer’s passion for all things classic has served him well in the past, enabl...

Mr. Bathing Ape 2012 Fall/Winter Lookbook featuring NIGO

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 24, 2012
The creation of the diffusion label Mr. Bathing Ape certainly cemented the brand’s multi-level approach to fashion. Signaling a full vertical encompassing towards men’s fashion, Mr. Bathing Ape has however not disappointed in its injectio...

STATUS Magazine August 2012 “Hustle” Issue featuring NIGO

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 4, 2012
Influential Japanese creative NIGO is the focus of STATUS Magazine’s latest issue for August 2012 which bases itself around the theme of “Hustle.” STATUS teamed up with respected Japanese photographer Keiichi Nitta for the cover, as...