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 Teams up With The Peninsula Boutique on a Limited Mooncake Gift Box
Food & Beverage 

BAPE Teams up With The Peninsula Boutique on a Limited Mooncake Gift Box

Get yours starting this weekend.

Watch Paul Pogba Take a Quick Tour of BAPE LAND While in Tokyo
Fashion

Watch Paul Pogba Take a Quick Tour of BAPE LAND While in Tokyo

#6 talks street.

J Balvin Teams Up With BAPE on Exclusive Camo Tee
Fashion

J Balvin Teams Up With BAPE on Exclusive Camo Tee

Available now at RSVP Gallery.

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

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Dior, BAPE, Saint Laurent and more.

mastermind vs A BATHING APE® JAPAN Drops New Items for SS19
Fashion

mastermind vs A BATHING APE® JAPAN Drops New Items for SS19

Featuring choice outerwear options.

BAPE Dresses Its Type 1 BAPEX With NATO Straps
Fashion

BAPE Dresses Its Type 1 BAPEX With NATO Straps

Decked out in black-and-gold.

BAPE Unveils New BAPESTA Colorways for SS19
Footwear

BAPE Unveils New BAPESTA Colorways for SS19

Heat up your summer rotation.

BAPE Drops Colorful Beach Collection for Summer
Fashion

BAPE Drops Colorful Beach Collection for Summer

Fun accessories for your next vacation.

BAPE Drops ABC CAMO Rain Poncho
Fashion

BAPE Drops ABC CAMO Rain Poncho

Ready for the drip.

BAPE & Medicom Toy Drop Full Capsule for SS19
Fashion

BAPE & Medicom Toy Drop Full Capsule for SS19

Featuring a new camo print.

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