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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...

The Observer: HUMAN MADE: BATHING APE’S BOY WONDER GOES VINTAGE

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2011
Much talk has surrounded A Bathing Ape founder NIGO’s latest fashion endeavor with HUMAN MADE. The brand who combines archival style with critically acclaimed quality thanks to Warehouse enters as an interesting brand. Given the positioning of...

COLDCOFFEE: NIGO’s New Store in Tokyo

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2011
HUMAN MADE, the collaborative fashion label between eclectic designers NIGO and Sk8thing, have debuted its first flagship store in Tokyo last week. Intriguingly entitled COLDCOFFEE, the shop has found a home in the fashion hub of Shibuya, Tokyo and e...

NIGO: Human Made

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2011
New from NOWNESS comes an interview with A Bathing Ape founder and all-around Japanese pop culture guru NIGO on his Human Made vintage line, available overseas now for the first time ever. Sourced from entirely pre-1960s Americana-inspired items, Hum...

A Bathing Ape APEGON Project

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 24, 2011
For some time, A Bathing Ape has been an advocate for Japan’s pro wrestling circuit. Having sponsored wrestlers as well as creating new personas, APEGON was the brainchild of NIGO who bursted into the ring last year. A Bathing Ape now gives...

EFFECTOR by NIGO “Phil” Glasses

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 28, 2011
EFFECTOR by NIGO, a label established in collaboration with the BAPE founder, has just released this brand new style of glasses for Spring/Summer 2011. Called “Phil,” the sunglasses were cut from an 8mm acetate sheet and are a modern...

NIGO Introduces His Office for MR PORTER

CultureComments ⋅ Feb 22, 2011
To celebrate the official launch of MR PORTER, a new online shopping destination for men that was created by the founders of Net-A-Porter, the website features an interview with Japanese design hero NIGO. At his design studio in Tokyo, NIGO revea...

WWD: NIGO Opens Up About BAPE

CultureComments ⋅ Feb 7, 2011
In an article from WWD, NOWHERE CO., LTD. and A Bathing Ape founder NIGO goes under the microscope for the first time since the sale of his company to Hong Kong’s I.T. Some of the topics include NIGO’s self admission regarding his ina...

Effector by NIGO – White “Charles” Glasses

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 29, 2011
The Effector by NIGO collection releases a new colorway of the Charles for this season. The Effector by NIGO collection originally began last year with two models including a black version of the Charles. The frame design itself features a classi...

NIGO: NOW HERE in China

FeaturesComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2011
Late last month, A Bathing Ape took another big step into China as NIGO was on hand to open his latest store in Beijing. Created in conjunction with I.T, the BAPE STORE Beijing location joins two previous retail locations in Shanghai and Hong Kon...

HUMAN MADE by NIGO and Sk8thing Website Update

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2010
Following several previews, NIGO announces an update to the HUMAN MADE website. Showcasing products in yet another creative form, the looks from this collection between NIGO and Sk8thing are on display in a quirky, vintage American style. The sit...

NIGO®’s NIGOLDEN Book Store

LifestyleComments ⋅ Nov 28, 2010
Known more for being the purveyor of street wear and culture, the Bathing Ape founder NIGO has been a devoted book enthusiast for many years. Having recently ventured into vintage store concept with his Pass the Baton shop, NIGO now turns his att...

honeyee: PAUL MITTLEMAN×NIGO

CultureComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2010
A comprehensive feature has just been published on honeyee involving the two creative minds behind the recently seen A BATHING APE x Stussy holiday collection. An in-depth interview picks the brain of both NIGO and Stussy’s creative directo...