A Bathing Ape

BAPE

Streetwear
Founded - 1993
Headquarter - Tokyo, Japan

A Bathing Ape, also known as BAPE, is a Japanese streetwear brand founded in 1993 by NIGO. It encompasses men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, as well as a variety of accessories and lifestyle items. In 2011, it was announced that Hong Kong-based fashion conglomerate I.T Group purchased the brand for $2.8 million USD, and by 2013 NIGO had stepped down from the brand’s creative helm.

A Bathing Ape, also known as BAPE, is a Japanese streetwear brand founded in 1993 by NIGO. It encompasses men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, as well as a variety of accessories and lifestyle items. In 2011, it was announced that Hong Kong-based fashion conglomerate I.T Group purchased the brand for $2.8 million USD, and by 2013 NIGO had stepped down from the brand’s creative helm.
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Streetwear
Founded - 1993
Headquarter - Tokyo, Japan
BAPE Unveils Full Collaboration With Dr. Martens
Fashion

BAPE Unveils Full Collaboration With Dr. Martens

Including iconic footwear models and apparel.

Mr. Bathing Ape Unveils Clean Seasonal Essentials for Spring/Summer 2018
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Mr. Bathing Ape Unveils Clean Seasonal Essentials for Spring/Summer 2018

Featuring the label’s mustachioed Ape head.

BAPE Gives Shark Hoodie a Check Camo Makeover
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BAPE Gives Shark Hoodie a Check Camo Makeover

Two new takes on the classic piece.

BAPE Teams up With Japanese Ninja Hattori-Kun on an Anime-Packed Capsule
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BAPE Teams up With Japanese Ninja Hattori-Kun on an Anime-Packed Capsule

Appearing alongside Baby Milo.

BAPE Debuts Space Camo Shark Hoodie
Fashion

BAPE Debuts Space Camo Shark Hoodie

With glow-in-the-dark functionality.

BAPE & Majestic Present a Special Edition Sportswear Capsule
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BAPE & Majestic Present a Special Edition Sportswear Capsule

Varsity jackets and baseball jerseys.

BAPE Lights up Winter With Glow-In-The-Dark Camo Masks
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BAPE Lights up Winter With Glow-In-The-Dark Camo Masks

Groovy.

AAPE Unpacks a Limited Edition Holiday 2017 Capsule
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AAPE Unpacks a Limited Edition Holiday 2017 Capsule

Tonal black garments with signature AAPE branding.

8 Product Drops You Don’t Want to Miss This Week
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8 Product Drops You Don’t Want to Miss This Week

New Year, new you.

BAPE Unleashes Shark Hoodie-Inspired Face Masks
Fashion

BAPE Unleashes Shark Hoodie-Inspired Face Masks

Cold weather ready.

2013

Celebrated 20th anniversary

2011

Hong Kong fashion conglomerate I.T Group acquired BAPE

2007

Collaborated with Kanye West

2006

Opened BAPE STORE in Central, Hong Kong

2004

Launched Shark Full ZIp Hoodie
Opened BAPE STORE in Soho, New York

2003

Collaborated with adidas BAPE 10th Anniversary Part feat. Pharrell, Clipse, and Fam-Lay
Collaborated with Pharrel William's record label STAR TRACK

2002

Opened first A Bathing Ape store in London

2001

Launched BAPE X PEPSI Campaign

1998

Opened first A Bathing Ape store “BUSY WORK SHOP” in Harajuku

1993

Launched the first A Bathing Ape t-shirt series
Founded by DJ Nigo
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