A Bathing Ape

A Bathing Ape

Streetwear
Founded - 1993
Headquarter - Tokyo, Japan

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.

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.
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Streetwear
Founded - 1993
Headquarter - Tokyo, Japan
BAPE Infuses 1ST CAMO Shark Hoodie Jacket With WINDSTOPPER®
Fashion

BAPE Infuses 1ST CAMO Shark Hoodie Jacket With WINDSTOPPER®

Fight off breezy spring weather.

BAPE Reworks Tradition With Souvenir Hanten Jacket
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BAPE Reworks Tradition With Souvenir Hanten Jacket

Satin detailing, BAPE style.

BAPE's Exclusive LA Capsule Is an Homage to the Golden State
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BAPE's Exclusive LA Capsule Is an Homage to the Golden State

Sunny.

Dover Street Market Recruits NikeLab, Noah, BAPE & Many More for "Year of the Dog" T-Shirt Capsule
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Dover Street Market Recruits NikeLab, Noah, BAPE & Many More for "Year of the Dog" T-Shirt Capsule

The collaborator list also includes Stüssy, Better™, Bianca Chandon, Doublet, Dreamland Syndicate, Richardson, Undercover and more.

BAPE Teams up With mastermind JAPAN on an Exclusive LA Collection
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BAPE Teams up With mastermind JAPAN on an Exclusive LA Collection

Apes and skulls.

BAPE Readies a Special Regional Collection for Los Angeles Store Opening
Fashion

BAPE Readies a Special Regional Collection for Los Angeles Store Opening

Palm trees and apes.

A Closer Look at the BAPE x adidas Dame 4 "Green Camo"
Footwear

A Closer Look at the BAPE x adidas Dame 4 "Green Camo"

The most-hyped basketball silhouette yet?

BAPE Releases Vibrant Gradation Camo Collection
Fashion

BAPE Releases Vibrant Gradation Camo Collection

New flex.

BAPE to Drop New Full-Zip Tiger Hoodies
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BAPE to Drop New Full-Zip Tiger Hoodies

One of the Japanese streetwear label’s popular staples.

BAPE Introduces New 1st Camo Type 1 BAPEX Drop
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BAPE Introduces New 1st Camo Type 1 BAPEX Drop

With glow-in-the dark functionality.
BAPE Unleashes a Camo-Heavy 2017 Fall/Winter Collection
Fashion

BAPE Unleashes a Camo-Heavy 2017 Fall/Winter Collection

Getting you ready for the colder months ahead.
BAPE Is Set to Release Its Indigo Collection for 2017 Spring/Summer
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BAPE Is Set to Release Its Indigo Collection for 2017 Spring/Summer

Shark and APE head wares swathed in deep blue.

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
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