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.

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

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring BAPE, ‘Blonded,’ Saint Laurent, Nike ACG and more.

The Best Lunar New Year Collections
Fashion 

The Best Lunar New Year Collections

See how Nike, Off-White™, Gucci and more are celebrating the Year of the Rat.

BAPE & CASETiFY Team up on "1st CAMO" & "ABC CAMO" iPhone Cases
Fashion

BAPE & CASETiFY Team up on "1st CAMO" & "ABC CAMO" iPhone Cases

Celebrating the iconic patterns.

BAPE Drops New China Jacket for Chinese New Year
Fashion

BAPE Drops New China Jacket for Chinese New Year

A reinterpretation of the traditional piece.

BAPE's "ABC CAMO" Returns to the Iconic BAPESTA
Footwear

BAPE's "ABC CAMO" Returns to the Iconic BAPESTA

Part of the 20th-anniversary releases for the footwear style.

Dr. Martens Launches 1460 Remastered Project With BAPE Collaboration
Footwear

Dr. Martens Launches 1460 Remastered Project With BAPE Collaboration

Celebrating 60 years of the silhouette.

BAPE and Seiko Unveil Diver's Watch in Black/Gray Camo
Fashion

BAPE and Seiko Unveil Diver's Watch in Black/Gray Camo

A sleek design for the classic timepiece.

BAPE BLACK Revitalizes Two Classic Reebok Silhouettes in New Footwear Collab
Footwear

BAPE BLACK Revitalizes Two Classic Reebok Silhouettes in New Footwear Collab

Both available in black or gray.

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

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring BAPE, Stüssy, Raf Simons, Gucci and more.

BAPE Taps Pusha T for Latest BAPE HEADS-Inspired Capsule
Fashion

BAPE Taps Pusha T for Latest BAPE HEADS-Inspired Capsule

Featuring designs from the artist.

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