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.
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.

Verdy Hints at Upcoming Uniqlo UT Collaboration
Fashion

Verdy Hints at Upcoming Uniqlo UT Collaboration

With a special teaser from creative director NIGO.

NIGO and Pharrell Create "Storm Cowboy" Sake
Food & Beverage

NIGO and Pharrell Create "Storm Cowboy" Sake

Available at the new HUMAN MADE 1928 store in Kyoto.

NIGO Believes 'Star Wars' Is Better Than 'Star Trek'
Design  

NIGO Believes 'Star Wars' Is Better Than 'Star Trek'

A look back at our classic interview with George Lucas’ biggest fan.

The Futuristic Y-3 RUNNER 4D II Takes the Spotlight in This Week's Footwear Drops
Footwear  

The Futuristic Y-3 RUNNER 4D II Takes the Spotlight in This Week's Footwear Drops

Along with collaborative silhouettes from Alife, Pharrell, HUMAN MADE, NEIGHBORHOOD and more.

Here’s the Full ‘Star Wars’ x UNIQLO UT Collaboration
Fashion

Here’s the Full ‘Star Wars’ x UNIQLO UT Collaboration

Designed by NIGO, Jun Takahashi and Tetsu Nishiyama.

NIGO Teases 'Star Wars' x Uniqlo UT Collaboration with All-Star Designers
Fashion

NIGO Teases 'Star Wars' x Uniqlo UT Collaboration with All-Star Designers

Designed by himself, UNDERCOVER’s Jun Takahashi and WTAPS’ Tetsu Nishiyama.

There's Now a Release Date for The adidas Pharrell x HUMAN MADE Solar Hu Glide
Footwear

There's Now a Release Date for The adidas Pharrell x HUMAN MADE Solar Hu Glide

Featuring a blue HUMAN MADE logo.

BespokeIND Patches Custom Nike Air Force 1 With Classic Swoosh Renditions
Footwear

BespokeIND Patches Custom Nike Air Force 1 With Classic Swoosh Renditions

With logo references from NIGO, Virgil Abloh and Tyler, the Creator.

NIGO Teases Another HUMAN MADE x adidas Sneaker Collaboration
Footwear

NIGO Teases Another HUMAN MADE x adidas Sneaker Collaboration

No word yet regarding a release.
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