NIGO

Nigo

Founder of A Bathing Ape and Human Made
Tomoaki Nagao, also known as NIGO is a Japanese fashion designer and founder of A Bathing Ape (BAPE) and BAPESTA. Currently, he is the creative director of Uniqlo’s UT division, focusing on graphic T-shirts. He also co-founded Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream with Pharrell Williams.

1993

Founded BAPE

2003

NIGO co-founded Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream with Pharrell Williams

2013

NIGO stepped down from BAPE, then appointed as creative director of Uniqlo UT.
HUMAN MADE Pays Tribute to Star Trak With Collaborative Apparel Collection
Fashion

HUMAN MADE Pays Tribute to Star Trak With Collaborative Apparel Collection

Co-branded layering pieces, accompanied by a pre-order for new accessories.

HUMAN MADE Drops Three Fall-Ready Military-Inspired Garments
Fashion

HUMAN MADE Drops Three Fall-Ready Military-Inspired Garments

Featuring a light parka, flight vest and field jacket.

A Closer Look at the HUMAN MADE x WTAPS Capsule
Fashion

A Closer Look at the HUMAN MADE x WTAPS Capsule

Inspired by military surplus.

Pharrell & NIGO Dish out New HUMAN MADE x adidas Designs in This Week's Best Footwear Drops
Footwear 

Pharrell & NIGO Dish out New HUMAN MADE x adidas Designs in This Week's Best Footwear Drops

Along with collaborations from Kiko Kostadinov x ASICS, Stüssy x Clarks, Snow Peak x New Balance, and many more.

Girls Don't Cry & HUMAN MADE Unveil Collab for Verdy Harajuku Day
Fashion

Girls Don't Cry & HUMAN MADE Unveil Collab for Verdy Harajuku Day

The first reveal for the exclusive-filled event.

Pharrell and NIGO Deliver Three Collaborative HUMAN MADE x adidas Hu Sneakers
Footwear

Pharrell and NIGO Deliver Three Collaborative HUMAN MADE x adidas Hu Sneakers

Remixing the Hu NMD, Tennis and Solar Hu models.

Nigo Opens the Doors To His Atelier To Show off His Archive
Fashion

Nigo Opens the Doors To His Atelier To Show off His Archive

Everything from rare clothing, expensive jewelry, iconic art and sought after collectible toys.

HUMAN MADE & Girls Don't Cry Continue Collaborative Efforts With Limited "1928 Kyoto" Capsule
Fashion

HUMAN MADE & Girls Don't Cry Continue Collaborative Efforts With Limited "1928 Kyoto" Capsule

Featuring hoodies, a t-shirt, and a bevy of accessories.

AAPE by A Bathing Ape Announces Paris Store Opening
Fashion

AAPE by A Bathing Ape Announces Paris Store Opening

Coming to the French capital soon.

Uniqlo UT Unveils Female-Focused "RISE AGAIN BY VERDY" SS19 Capsule
Fashion

Uniqlo UT Unveils Female-Focused "RISE AGAIN BY VERDY" SS19 Capsule

The fast-rising creative joins NIGO and Emma for the collection.

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