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HUMAN MADE 2012 Spring/Summer Collection Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ May 11, 2012
Contemporary Japanese outfitter HUMAN MADE returns for another season of workwear-inspired clothing as it promotes its latest lookbook for Spring/Summer 2012. Since its inception in mid 2010, the label turned out to be a medium for NIGO to express hi...

A Bathing Ape 2012 Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 20, 2012
From the recently released A Bathing Ape 2012 summer collection mook comes this closer look at some of the latest items from what is understood to be the last season that will see direct input from BAPE founder, NIGO. Many characteristics that we hav...

GRIND: HUMAN MADE 2012 Spring/Summer Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2012
Following on from our previous looks at the current HUMAN MADE season that featured Pharrell and Ayanokoji Sho, GRIND magazine brings us its interpretation of the collection. The choice for model this time around may initially confuse you, but the id...

EFFECTOR by NIGO “Darryl” Glasses

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 2, 2012
Tokyo-based fashion optics label EFFECTOR specializes in classically inspired, handmade eyewear. Their 2012 collection includes a wide range of design collaborations, including another addition from NIGO, formerly of BAPE fame. Called the “Darr...

HUgE: HUMAN MADE 2012 Spring/Summer Collection Editorial featuring Pharrell Williams

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 2, 2012
Another of NIGO’s longtime friends steps up to help promote the latest collection from his HUMAN MADE brand. N.E.R.D’s Pharrell Williams first met NIGO back in 2002 during a trip to Japan, and later worked together with the streetwear leg...

IMPOSSIBLE Film PX 70 Color Shade by NIGO

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 30, 2012
The limited PX 70 Color Shade Film by NIGO not only features IMPOSSIBLE’s latest Color Shade film formula, but also varying colorful frames which include yellow, orange, red, pink, lilac, dark blue, light blue, green, black and white while also boast...

SMART: HUMAN MADE 2012 Spring/Summer Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 27, 2012
NIGO will always be known as the man behind A Bathing Ape, but with that relationship almost at an end his new brand, HUMAN MADE, continues to gather momentum. This editorial, featuring Kishidan front man Ayanokoji Sho, throws a spotlight on some of...

Converse Addict by NIGO – A Closer Look

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 25, 2012
Fans of the Converse Addict series recently saw the release of its latest rendition, designed by NIGO. The previously showcased in a white colorway will now be up to the general public to decide if it holds any weight to the latest brown release. Muc...

NIGO x VERBAL “One Day Disco” @ LaForet Museum Harajuku

EventsComments ⋅ Mar 12, 2012
Fashion and culture landmark LaForet Museum in Tokyo is set to become the next host of Harajuku’s disco event “One Day Disco” alongside a number of special guests. The twin sisters behind Japanese brand Jouetie Ami and Aya will be i...

BAPE ARCHIVES by NIGO

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 9, 2012
Releasing April 1 of this year is the second official release chronicling the massive fashion juggernaut in the form of BAPE ARCHIVES by NIGO. In NIGO’s own words, “in 2008 Rizzoli published the official archive book A BATHING APE. If tha...

Converse Addict by NIGO

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 20, 2012
Japanese music producer, DJ and BAPE founder NIGO teams up with Converse’s Japan-exclusive Converse Addict line to produce a re-imagined version of the iconic Chuck Taylor sneakers. In two color options including white and brown, the shoe still featu...

COLD COFFEE: HUMAN MADE Online Store

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 23, 2011
NIGO’s latest fashion brand HUMAN MADE makes the jump into online retail with the launch of COLD COFFEE’s website. COLD COFFEE itself has been the physical flagship for the HUMAN MADE brand in Tokyo, employing retail protocols similar to...

A Conversation with NIGO

EditorialComments ⋅ Dec 20, 2011
HYPEBEAST recently had the privilege to sit down for a free-flowing conversation with one of biggest luminaries in the world of fashion: NIGO. Having already created a successful imprint with BAPE, he has now moved on to his vintage, Americana-inspir...

EFFECTOR by NIGO 2011 Holiday Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 16, 2011
NIGO, Japanese fashion pioneer and founder of Human Made, has collaborated once again with EFFECTOR EYEWEAR to release two new models of glasses. Inspired by mid-1980s fashion, the “Darryl” model is a slick retro-styled silhouette utilizi...

A Day With Craig Ford

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 23, 2011
Craig Ford has had a considerable impact on the London and British fashion scene. As an important visionary who brought the original BAPE STORE to London, he has also gone on to help develop the British brand presences’ of various respected str...