NIGO

Nigo

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.

Date of Birth December 27, 1970
Industries Streetwear, Footwear
Headquarter Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
HUMAN MADE Gets Crafty With New Paper Mache Duck
Design

HUMAN MADE Gets Crafty With New Paper Mache Duck

Vintage American kitsch.

HUMAN MADE Channels Vintage Americana With New Spring/Summer 2018 Rings
Fashion

HUMAN MADE Channels Vintage Americana With New Spring/Summer 2018 Rings

Engraved and hand painted.

NIGO Continues IQOS Collaboration With Camouflage Collection
Design

NIGO Continues IQOS Collaboration With Camouflage Collection

Step up your vape game.

HUMAN MADE's Spring/Summer 2018 Memorial Jacket Is Now up for Grabs
Fashion

HUMAN MADE's Spring/Summer 2018 Memorial Jacket Is Now up for Grabs

“Everything is Human Made.”

A Look Inside HUMAN MADE's New Tokyo Flagship, "OFFLINE STORE" by NIGO®
Fashion

A Look Inside HUMAN MADE's New Tokyo Flagship, "OFFLINE STORE" by NIGO®

Repurposing an old medical clinic.

NIGO's CURRY UP Restaurant Opens New Tokyo Location
Food

NIGO's CURRY UP Restaurant Opens New Tokyo Location

In the Nakameguro district.

NIGO & G-SHOCK Team up on a Pair of Bold Designs for the Watch Brand's 35th Anniversary
Fashion

NIGO & G-SHOCK Team up on a Pair of Bold Designs for the Watch Brand's 35th Anniversary

Strictly limited to 35 each.

HUMAN MADE Presents Spring/Summer 2018 Lookbook
Fashion

HUMAN MADE Presents Spring/Summer 2018 Lookbook

15 seasons for the cult Japanese brand.

HUMAN MADE Releases New Special Book Catalog
Fashion

HUMAN MADE Releases New Special Book Catalog

Includes an exclusive tote bag.

NIGOLD® by UNITED ARROWS Presents a New, Composed Collection for Fall/Winter 2017
Fashion

NIGOLD® by UNITED ARROWS Presents a New, Composed Collection for Fall/Winter 2017

NIGO and UNITED ARROWS merge casual fabrics with tailored clothing.

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.
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