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Human Made x Studio Seven Denim Teddy Jacket Indigo

November 2, 2017

Japan-based Studio Seven joins forces once again with Nigo’s Human Made this season, continuing a longstanding partnership. Built with both style and substance in mind, this Teddy jacket boasts a crisp cotton denim construction and is detailed with faux leopard print to the shoulders, chest and collar. Branded buttons and waist adjustments team with a [...]

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BAPE x My Melody Collection Announced

August 22, 2016

A Bathing Ape has a history of pairing up their adorable Baby Milo mascot with Sanrio’s Hello Kitty. The lifestyle brand is now integrating a new Sanrio character, My Melody, for their newest collaboration. The teaser was just released and we don’t have any details, but we’re sure several t-shirt designs, a hoodie, and hopefully [...]

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A Bathing Ape Bapesta Mid “Wheat”

July 16, 2016

A Bathing Ape looks towards fall with a new edition of the newly resurgent Bapesta Mid, with clear implications to the “Wheat” theme originally conceptualized by Nike. The mid-cut silhouette with adjoining top strap is seen in a light brown monotone aesthetic. Bape’s logo appears at the side paneling with a corresponding gum-like midsole and [...]

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Human Made Reversible Yokusuka Jacket

February 18, 2016

As with many Human Made products, the Reversible Yokosuka Jacket is inspired by vintage sources. The jackets alternatively known as Souvenir Jackets from Japan were prominently created during the post-WWII era; Soldiers stationed in the Yokosuka Naval base had jackets adorned with Japanese imagery as souvenirs of their tour. Cut from sheen finished Rayon, HM [...]

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adidas by NIGO Campus 80s White/Green

February 7, 2015

One-third of the adidas Big Three that includes Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, creative/streetwear designer NIGO is well into his partnership with adidas Originals will several releases already under his belt. Further, select pieces of his Spring 2015 offering are already in stores, including the adidas by NIGO Campus 80s White/Green. Dressed a white base [...]

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New Arrivals from Human Made

January 28, 2015

The latest delivery of new garments from NIGO’s vintage inspired label- Human Made have just dropped. Utilizing his extensive knowledge and interest in vintage goods, NIGO creates new designs that look and feel authentically classic. The latest drop includes a new selection of the brands highly sought after graphic tees, along with the impress N2G [...]

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Tyler, The Creator & NIGO Cover Ollie Magazine’s July 2013 Issue

June 18, 2013

In an interesting get together, Tyler, The Creator has met up in Japan recently with ex-Bape head NIGO. Japanese magazine Ollie caught up with the two and produced a nice photo spread. Tyler gets to wear some of the larger jewelry pieces from NIGO’s collection. Some of you may recall him wearing those quite often [...]

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NIGO Announces His Definitive Departure from BAPE

May 31, 2013

In a personal note a few days ago, NIGO, the founder of Japanese streetwear brand A Bathing Ape aka BAPE, announces his departure from the brand. In February 2011 news came out that NIGO had sold 90% of the Bape brand to Hong Kong’s I.T. After almost 20 successful years in the business, NIGO said [...]

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Human Made x Coca-Cola Capsule Collection by NIGO

March 25, 2013

Taking inspiration from vintage Coca-Cola vendor wear, Japanese designer Nigo has unveiled a new line of menswear that reinterprets iconic work wear from the 20th century. Nigo is launching the collection with Japan’s most iconic boutique, Beams, under his newest label, Human Made – the successor to his highly sought after Ape collection. “I have [...]

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Bape Shark Ape Sta

January 31, 2013

Bape brings one of its most iconic designs to the Ape Sta sneaker silhouette for Spring 2013. The shark graphic is placed all over the sneaker, which is split into a solid black and navy part and a camouflage part. The sneaker comes in two colorways and is now available from Bape stores. words by [...]

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IMPOSSIBLE for BAPE Exhibition @ BAPE GALLERY KYOTO

September 13, 2012

A follow-up of sorts to the IMPOSSIBLE by NIGO exhibition that appeared at the likes of Taipei’s HUMAN MADE Gallery and IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT SPACE TOKYO, IMPOSSIBLE for BAPE is due to make its debut at BAPE GALLERY KYOTO later this month. Put together by NIGO, the exhibition will feature works from the BAPE founder himself [...]

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150/15 Prints by Darcel for colette: Kaws, Pharrell, NIGO, Kanye West, Daft Punk & More

February 28, 2012

Darcel is back and has created 150 prints for his latest exhibition at Parisian concept store colette. Everybody from the fashion world, press, art sector, music business and more was featured in this latest series of prints by the artist for the 15th anniversary of colette. Included are Kaws, NIGO, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Pedro [...]

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