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Going Nowhere – An Interview with Jun Takahashi and Nigo

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jun 1, 2009
Dazed Digital recently sat down with Japanese fashion icons, Jun Takahashi (Undercover) and Nigo (A Bathing Ape), for a brief discussion about their retail venture, NOWHERE. With Dover Street Market being the only UK stockist of A Bathing Ape, t...

NOWHERE “Sixteen Chicks” T-shirt

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 4, 2009
Having original plied his trade with Jun Takahashi and their NOWHERE retail venture in Harajuku, Nigo’s recent stepping down from A Bathing Ape as president has freed up some time for other projects including a re-visitiation of NOWHERE. NO...

honeyee Think Piece: Interview with KAWS

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 2, 2009
With OriginalFake’s 3 year anniversary this year, honeyee (Google Translate) interview the man behind the brand and massively popular artist KAWS regarding this year’s focus and approach. The short interview includes talks on BapeR...

NIGO® Post Announcement Interview for WWD for Japan

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 7, 2009
In the first interview following the stepping-down of Nigo as head of A Bathing Ape, he offers some information behind the move in the latest issue of WWD for Japan. Claiming that company re-structuring is common practice, it seems as though not...

A Bathing Ape Hong Kong 3rd Anniversary Party Recap

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 6, 2009
Over the weekend, Bape celebrated their 3rd anniversary since the opening of the Japanese brand’s Hong Kong Chapter Store in 2006. Along with several celebs in attendance including 2R, Theresa, Miki, Wyman, and Juno, the event was an intima...

EYESCREAM May 2009 Issue featuring Hiroshi Fujiwara & NIGO – A Closer Look

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 6, 2009
Hitting newsstands a few days back, EYESCREAM’s May 2009 issue boasts one of the magazines most prolific covers, graced by streetwear guru Hiroshi Fujiwara and A Bathing Ape’s NIGO. We now get a closer look into the anticipated spread...

Mercedes Benz AMG 300SL for NIGO Full Look

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2009
Originally hinted at a few days ago, NIGO pops the top off of his latest and greatest toy, an iconic Mercedes Benz SL300 Gullwing with a transplanted AMG 6.0L V8 engine. Enthusiasts alike will probably already feel that the modernized powerplant...

Nigo Cedes Roles at A Bathing Ape

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2009
Reliable fashion source WWD reports that A Bathing Ape’s general Nigo looks to be stepping down from his role as president and director for the legendary Japanese streetwear brand, founded in 1993. Nigo will remain a majority owner of Nowhe...

EYESCREAM May 2009 Issue featuring Hiroshi Fujiwara & NIGO

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2009
Trend setter Hiroshi Fujiwara and A Bathing Ape’s NIGO graces the cover of EYESCREAM’s May 2009 Issue. Also featured in the latest issue will be interviews with Hiroki Nakamura, BIG-O, DJ Daruma and more. Brands being featured will be N.H...

Mercedes Benz AMG 300SL for Nigo

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Mar 24, 2009
Bape founder Nigo’s baller-status is pretty much next-level from previous looks into his house and car collection (pink camo Bugatti Veyron comes to mind). It looks as though Mercedes Benz and their tuner AMG division have put together a sp...

EYESCREAM 2009 May Issue featuring Nigo & Hiroshi Fujiwara

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Mar 8, 2009
The cover of May’s issue of EYESCREAM Magazine will feature legendary Japanese entrepreneurs/designers Nigo and Hiroshi Fujiwara. Since they are ahead of the trend, expect the May issue to hit your local Japanese bookstore in April 2009....

Nigo’s The Simpsons Inspired KAWS “Kimpsons” Painting

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Feb 6, 2009
A Bathing Ape head honcho, Nigo, gives a look into a personal KAWS painting of his. From the looks of it, the giant work seems to be a commissioned piece done up by the famed New York artist, KAWS. Check it out! Source: Nigo [gallery column...

Dover Street Market x NOWHERE Grand Opening

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 17, 2009
Transported from its original days in the 90s, NOWHERE represented an early base of operations and retail point for what would become two of Japan’s most recognizable figures and integral parts of the Ura-Hara movement. Re-opening in London...

NOWHERE Items at Dover Street Market by Nigo & Jun Takahashi

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 13, 2009
The joint effort of NIGO (A Bathing Ape) and Jun Takahashi (Undercover) will see an opening at London’s Dover Street Market this coming Saturday. Resurrecting the NOWHERE name, both friends and collaborators will open up a pop-up shop in ce...

Nigo Signing Event for Nowhere London at Dover Street Market

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 9, 2009
To celebrate the opening of NOWHERE London at Dover Street on January 17th, 2009, A Bathing Ape will hold an in-store signing event with the general himself, NIGO. Only A BATHING APE’s 15 Year Anniversary Book purchased at the store will be...