A Bathing Ape

BAPE

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.

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
BAPE Expands Its FW18 Accessory Lineup
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BAPE Expands Its FW18 Accessory Lineup

Cozy gear for the colder months.

BAPE Reveals New 'Naruto' Collaborative Capsule
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BAPE Reveals New 'Naruto' Collaborative Capsule

Featuring characters from ‘Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.’

UNDEFEATED Celebrates New Shanghai Store With BAPE Capsule
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UNDEFEATED Celebrates New Shanghai Store With BAPE Capsule

“World gone mad. Sport is war.”

A Closer Look at the BAPE x adidas UltraBOOST "Black Camo"
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A Closer Look at the BAPE x adidas UltraBOOST "Black Camo"

Expected to release in 2019.

Dogs Collide With Monkeys at Baby Milo's Pets Collection Pop-Up
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Dogs Collide With Monkeys at Baby Milo's Pets Collection Pop-Up

Exclusive items and more.

BAPE & Baby Milo Go Miniature With nanoblock
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BAPE & Baby Milo Go Miniature With nanoblock

Full apparel collection included.

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
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8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring Palace x Ralph Lauren, Supreme, BAPE, and visvim.

BAPE China Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary With Exclusive Capsule
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BAPE China Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary With Exclusive Capsule

Shark Hoodie masks included.

First Look at the BAPE x Bell & Ross Exclusive Camo Timepiece
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First Look at the BAPE x Bell & Ross Exclusive Camo Timepiece

The watchmaker also teased a camo racing plane.

A BAPE x NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas NMD TS1 Surfaces
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A BAPE x NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas NMD TS1 Surfaces

Coming together once again.
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