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EFFECTOR by NIGO 2010 Fall Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 23, 2010
A Bathing Ape founder NIGO previews two upcoming eyewear designs done in collaboration with EFFECTOR. The models include a thick-rimmed optical version, the Charles as well as a more casual sunglass style, the Holly. Both styles will include mult...


StyleComments ⋅ Sep 22, 2010
BEAMS will be playing host to an upcoming HUMAN MADE pop-up shop from the duo of NIGO and designer Sk8thing. Following a “Past and Future” theme, the shop looks to carry a new collection, titled “WHERE ARE YOU IN THE 2010′...


StyleComments ⋅ Aug 17, 2010
SILLY THING founder and the OBSCURA magazine editor-in-chief TK detailed a recent photoshoot which should serve as a partial foreshadowing to an upcoming collaboration with A Bathing Ape. Involving A Bathing Ape founder NIGO, the shoot was photog...

NIGO for Effector Eyewear Preview

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 4, 2010
NIGO announces an interesting development via his twitter, as the BAPE founder previews what looks to be an early peek into his design for Effector Eyewear. The frames take on a thick plastic look with what seems to be a matte black finish. No fu...


UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 7, 2010
A Bathing Ape founder NIGO has just announced via his Twitter an upcoming label involving fellow Ura-Hara brand NEIGHBORHOOD and Shinsuke Takizawa. Titled Bro.HOOD, stay tuned for more details and previews into the upcoming diffusion line.


UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 26, 2010
NIGO® previews his store section within the PASS THE BATON retail showcase, taking place in Omotesando Hills on April 28th, 2010. The entire set up looks to feature a wide assortment of consignment product, with the shop design created by Wonderw...

A Bathing Ape 17th Anniversary NIGO BAPE HAND PRINT TEE

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 23, 2010
As part of the upcoming Golden Week festivities in Japan, NIGO has organized a special NIGOLDENWEEK series of activites. Among the events is a NIGO’S WORKSHOP in which the following tees will be hand printed based on A Bathing Ape’s 1...


UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2010
Since the inception of the BAPE GALLERY, we’ve seen different artistic mediums occupy the space. From the furniture-based BAPE Study Exhibition, the latest showcase treads along one of A Bathing Ape’s most familiar signatures. The CAM...

Baby Milo® by Sanrio Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2010
Following up with February’s announcement of the partnership between Bape’s Baby Milo and Sanrio (the masters behind Hello Kitty), here’s a look at the first drop of the collaboration. Featuring an overwhelming amount of outdoor...


UncategorizedComments ⋅ Mar 3, 2010
Speaking about the brand’s forthcoming formal line “Mr. Bathing Ape”, BAPE’s founder NIGO appears in and on the front cover of the latest issue of Japanese publication EYESCREAM. The “Tokyo Fashion” issue includes not only an interview with...

Wonderland 2010 March Issue featuring NIGO

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Feb 10, 2010
The March 2010 issue of European publication Wonderland Magazine provides an in-depth interview into the latest venture from NIGO, widely known as a Japanese streetwear icon and founder of A Bathing Ape. The feature can be seen below, with photog...

Interview with NIGO® and Tetsu Nishiyama of URSUS BAPE

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 6, 2010
Dazed Digital recently had a chance to chat with a couple of this generation’s most prolific Japanese streewear designers, in NIGO® of A BATHING APE® and Tetsu Nishiyama of WTAPS fame. Joining forces last year, both developed a new line fro...


FeaturesComments ⋅ Dec 29, 2009
Gaining further insight into the upcoming collaborative project between A BATHING APE® and AMBUSH® Design, we sit down with the legendary Japanese designer NIGO® as well as VERBAL & YOON for an insightful chat session.

Bapexclusive Kyoto: Closer Look

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 12, 2009
Here’s a closer look at Bapexclusive Kyoto store, which opened today. Perhaps the most outlandish figure is the Terra Cotta warrior style PONR life-sized figures. Having preview this store a few days ago, these updated shots show the store to be...

Billionaire Boys Club/Ice Cream ‘Satellite’ Store

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 11, 2009
While having a string of success in Europe where its collections are stocked in some of the most highly regarded boutiques – including colette (Paris) and Firmament (Berlin) and department stores including Harvey Nichols and Selfridges, the...