A Bathing Ape® × Coca-Cola Second Capsule Collection on sale from October 22nd!
20.October.2016 | FASHION
A Bathing Ape® has teamed up with Coca-Cola to release a capsule collection line this month. This is the second collaboration between the two companies, fusing original Bape® camouflage apparel with Coca-Cola’s logo written in different languages.
The new line also features the previously well-received ape head drinking from a Coke bottle. There’s all kinds of things up for grabs in this collaborative line-up. In addition to a variety of t-shirts and hoodies, you will also be able to get your hands on an apron, a glass, and much more. Moreover, people who spend over ￥30,000 (tax included) in one purchase will receive a special novelty frisbee as a present. Please be aware that frisbees are limited in stock and will not be available again once all have sold out.
The items will be available at A Bathing Ape® stores nationwide from Saturday October 22nd (not available at BAPE STORE® Shibuya or BAPEXCLUSIVE™ Aoyama).
A Bape Store® pop-up shop will be appearing in Harajuku for a limited time of 9 days from October 22nd to October 30th. Those who get there early will receive a free bottle of Coca-Cola (190ml). If you’re nearby Harajuku during the limited period, please be sure to visit.
※Please be aware that the free Coca-Cola is limited and won’t be available again once all have been handed out.
A BATHING APE® x COCA-COLA POP UP STORE in BAPE STORE® Harajuku
4-21-5 3rd Floor, Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001
OPEN: 11:00 – CLOSE: 20:00
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My Melody and Kuromi Bubble Tea to be Served at Pearl Lady in Japan
18.October.2020 | FOOD
Bubble tea chain Pearl Lady, which is celebrating its 17th anniversary this year, is teaming up with Sanrio for the second time to release two new drinks themed on the popular characters My Melody and Kuromi on October 16, 2020. My Melody and Kuromi are also celebrating their 45th and 15th anniversaries respectively.
Black Lemonade | Strawberry Milk Tea (w/ Novelty) – ¥500 Each (Tax Included)
The two beverages are Sweet Strawberry Milk Tea, which is inspired by the cute My Melody, and Black Lemonade, which is based on her rival Kuromi.
When ordering either of the drinks at Pearl Lady, customers will also get one of 6 possible badges as pictured above. One of the designs is a secret, so you’ll need some luck if you want that one.
Demon Slayer Confections Slash Their Way Into Lawson Convenience Stores in Japan
Bandai Candy’s character-inspired Japanese confectionery series Tabemas collaborating with the popular TV anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba to release two confections themed on the show’s main characters Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado as well as a collection of tarts. The sweet treats will hit the chilled desserts corner of Lawson convenience stores in Japan on October 20, 2020.
Tabemas x Demon Slayer
Tabemas x Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Tanjiro Kamado/Nezuko Kamado) – ¥264 Each (Before Tax)
The tarts feature all the little details of the beloved characters, from the scar on Tanjiro’s forehead and his earrings to the bamboo pipe in his sister Nezuko’s mouth and her hair adornment. It also captures the designs of their clothes. Both are filled with Japanese red bean paste with Tanjiro being chocolate flavoured and Nezuko strawberry flavoured.
Demon Slayer Tarts
Demon Slayer Tarts | ¥231 (Before Tax)
An assortment of biscuit base tarts laced with caramel mousse. The tart designs feature a range of popular characters from the anime series including the Kamado siblings, Zenitsu, Inosuke, Shinobu, and Tomioka.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a manga series by Koyoharu Gotouge serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump. The popular series has over 100 million copies in circulation and spawned a hit anime series last year. The upcoming anime film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train, which is being animated by ufotable, is set for release tomorrow on October 16, 2020 will serve as a direct sequel to the 2019 anime series.
Tabemasu x Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Tanjiro & Nezuko Confections
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Tarts (Caramel Flavoured)
AAPE x League of Legends Collaboration Reveals Apparel Collection
AAPE BY *A BATHING APE® launched a new apparel collection in collaboration with League of Legends, the hugely-popular video game first released by Riot Games in 2009 that has gone on to be one of the biggest games on the market and a leader in the world of E-sports.
The collection is split into two concepts. The first is inspired by the ‘True Damage Yasuo Prestige Edition’ which features a gold colour sonte lined with black embroidery. The line-up for the design includes a jacket, T-shirt, cargo pants, belt bag, and sneakers. The jacket, pants, and bag use a golden reflector, while the T-shirt is laced with gold leaf. Additionally, the collection will release alongside the ‘True Damage Yasuo Prestige Edition’ skin.
The second concept is inspired by the DJ dress worn by Yasuo in the True Damage music video. This line-up has an oversized and loose hip-hop vibe to it and includes a pullover hoodie, crew neck sweater, baseball cap, and more.
AAPE BY *A BATHING APE® X LEAGUE OF LEGENDS
Released: September 26, 2020
Available: AAPE STORE Harajuku / AAPE STORE Shibuya / AAPE STORE Hankyu Men’s Tokyo / AAPE STORE Osaka
AAPE.COM Product Page: https://aape.jp/news-details/?uid=Mjgx
A Bathing Ape Reveals BAPY® ‘Homely Romance’ 2020 Autumn/Winter Collection
08.September.2020 | FASHION
A Bathing Ape brand BAPY® released its “Homely Romance” themed 2020 autumn/winter collection on Tuesday (September 8)which takes inspiration from clothes worn in classy Victorian era residences.
The collection weaves a contemporary silhouette onto its luxury line, which includes a poplin shirt, lace denim dress, and more.
Prints include checked, which is a winter essential, as well as Renaissance-style wallpaper, both of which enhance the theme of the line. The BAPY® brand logo is branded on with pearls and rhinestones to give an elegant touch to each item. The items also incorporate satin and chiffon to preserve comfort and add that high quality feel.
The chic knitted jumper is the perfect choice for wintertime. It has frills on the sleeves and shoulders, and the buttons are concealed by the satin to further elevate that elegance. Its coloured in caramel and mint green and branded with the “B” logo.
The collection was released at the BAPY® Harajuku store on September 8, 2020.
BAPY® 2020 Autumn/Winter Collection
Released: September 8, 2020
Official Website: https://bape.com/blogs/news/bapy-2020aw-collection
Japanese street fashion brand A BATHING APE® is collaborating with Clarks Originals—a luxury footwear company founded in the UK in 1825—for the first time to release a new shoe collection at BAPE® stores in Japan, their official website, and the official Clarks online store on August 8, 2020.
Clarks Originals combine traditional British shoe manufacturing craftsmanship with innovative techniques. The popular shoes can be credited with helping to establish street culture. Their iconic Wallabees and Desert Boots are considerate of the brand’s roots while still adapting to contemporary society and fashion. Now, Clarks Originals is coming together with A BATHING APE® for the very first time.
The collaboration celebrates the 70th anniversary of iconic Clarks’s Desert Boots which were first released in 1950. The boots feature branding from both companies with original details laced through the designs.
The Wallabees design features lightweight shark outer soles with the upper featuring BAPE’s® classic camouflage print and Charles F. Stead suede leather. The Desert Boot design has different BAPE® artwork printed on both leather uppers.
Modelling the footwear in the promotional material is professional footballer Raheem Sterling who plays for Manchester City.
These collaborative shoes from two instantly-recognisable brands are must-gets for your wardrobe.
Release Date: August 8, 2020
Enquiries: BAPE STORE® Shibuya
Product Page: https://bape.com/apps/special/clarks/
A BATHING APE® and COMME des GARCONS to Release Second Exclusive Collection
20.July.2020 | FASHION
A BATHING APE® and COMME des GARCONS have joined hands once again to release a new collection which will be exclusive to BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS Osaka from July 23, 2020.
After the opening of the new BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS Osaka store and the relocation and revamp of COMME des GARCONS Osaka in April this year, followed by the successful first collaboration between the two brands last month, BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS Osaka is announcing an exclusive new limited collection.
Motifs of the two brands were incorporated into the first collection to create the COMME des GARCONS CAMO.
This time around, designs have been made simpler and chic, with the familiar APE HEAD and COMME des GARCONS branded on the line-up which includes a T-shirt, long-sleeve striped T-shirt, and a zip-up hoodie.
The simple designs make this collection versatile and therefore makes each item enjoyable for pretty much any occasion. Like the first collaboration, the labels have been custom made too, lending a premium feel to the collection.。
This is a collection not to be missed, forged by the minds of A BATHING APE® and COMME des GARCONS.
Release Date: July 23, 2020
Store: BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS Osaka
Product Page: https://bape.com/apps/special/commedesgarcons_osaka/
Get Ready For Summer with mikko illustrations and HONEY SALON’s Collection
09.July.2020 | FASHION
Fashion brand HONEY SALON, which was developed by Stripe International Inc., is releasing a new line of items in collaboration with mikko illustrations. mikko illustrations is famous for their charming illustrations of women with sexy flair. The new line of items will be released from July 4, 2020.
About mikko illustrations
Charming, nostalgic with a touch of sexiness, mikko illustrations welcomes you to the adorable everyday life of a girl. mikko illustrations started off as a freelance illustrator in 2013. Their illustrations appeared in women’s magazines, on websites and in apparel collections. They have also showcased their portraits and original merchandise at a number of exhibitions.
mikko illustrations and HONEY SALON Collaboration Collection
“An extraordinary girl like a sweet cherry” is the main concept of the collaboration. The sexy illustrations are also inspired by the retro and sexy 80’s pin-up model. The collaboration items include t-shirts and skorts (skirts with shorts underneath). There are also tote bags, and two kinds of pouches. The design seen above shows an adorable girl striking a pose with a cat helping itself to her scrumptious dessert.
sweetest cherry Puff Sleeve Shirt: ¥5,900 (Before Tax) Colours: White/ Light Pink
The illustration featured on this shirt shows the adorable young woman putting on her makeup while her mischievous cat seizes the opportunity to steal the cherries on her drink. The design is in full colour and in vintage style. Dainty and light material is used to make the puff sleeves which are decorated with ribbons to finish the vintage girly look. The skirt the girl is wearing in the illustration inspired the design for the gingham skorts in the collection.
sweetest cherry Gingham Skorts: ¥9,000 (Before Tax) Colours: Red/Black
The skorts are lined with a collaboration-limited gingham pattern. A beautiful ribbon hides the elastic that beautifully embraces the waistline while adorable round buttons decorate the front. Tuck in your top to enjoy this look. The high waist skort can be worn with the top for a beautiful silhouette.
sweetest cherry Compact Tote Bag: ¥4,800 (Before Tax) Colour: Ivory/ Pink
The tote bag comes with a useful pocket, making it easy to carry and use as one pleases. It is perfect for carrying a mini purse, train card and essential items to enjoy a day out. The back pocket design is adorable and cherry-themed. The tote bag is made from light satin, making it perfect for any kind of trip.
sweetest cherry Frilly Pouch: ¥2,900 (Before Tax) Colour: Ivory/ Pink
Every time you pull out this soft, frilly satin pouch, your heart will be overwhelmed by the kawaii world of mikko illustrations. This two-coloured pouch is fastened together with a heart-shaped charm. The round shape makes it easy to organise and easy to use.
sweetest cherry Multi-Pouch: ¥3,000 (Before Tax) Colour: Ivory/ Pink
The multi-pouch is made from water resistant fabric and shows off an original design. This pouch is perfect for your toothbrush and toothpaste, cosmetics, hair comb, handkerchief, mask and much more. A snap faster is affixed to close the pouch, making it easy to access.
If you want to get your hands on some of the items in this collection, head to Laforet Harajuku. These items will be sold from July 4 to July 17, 2020. Not only can you get your hands on these collaboration items here, but also many other items which feature original designs by mikko illustrations. Spend more than ¥13,000 (tax included) on mikko illustrations items and you will be given a ticket granting entry to a campaign where mikko illustrations creates digital portraits of participants.
As we’re celebrating summer, this is the perfect opportunity to spice up your wardrobe.
mikko illustrations X HONEY SALON Collaboration
Release Date: July 4, 2020
Avaialble At: HONEY SALON Shops across Japan ( Laforet Harajuku, Lumine EST Shinjuku, EST Umeda)
Online (STRIPE CLUB): https://stripe-club.com/honeysalon/
Dragon Ball Z Clothing and Accessory Collection to Drop in Collaboration With BAPE®
A BATHING APE® is teaming up with Dragon Ball Z to release a special collaborative collection of attire and accessories on June 27, 2020 at all BAPE STORE® branches in Japan, BAPE.COM, and ZOZOTOWN.
BAPE® last collaborated with Dragon Ball for the release of the hit anime film Dragon Ball Super: Broly. The design for the the new collaboration takes inspiration from the company’s mascot character BABY MILO®.
The collection includes a T-shirt, hoodie, denim jacket, and other must-grab items.
Release Date: June 27, 2020
Enquiries: BAPEXCLUSIVE™ AOYAMA (TEL: 03-3407-2145)=
Product Page: https://bape.com/apps/special/dragonballz/
Get Your Hands On BAPE® and COMME des GARCONS’ New Collaboration Collection
16.June.2020 | FASHION
Japanese fashion label COMME des GARCONS OSAKA moved to Midosuji in Shinsaibashi, Osaka in April and had a brand new interior makeover. The interior was designed by world-leading fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, who founded COMME des GARCONS in 1969.
The shop is completed with a BAPE STORE® located on the floor 1, earning its name BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS OSAKA. A BATHING APE® (BAPE®), which sprouted in Tokyo in 1993, continues to set the latest fashion trends which are compatible with a range of fashion styles from around the world.
The opening of the two new shops will be celebrated on June 20, 2020 with the release of the brands’ first ever collaboration items.
The new collection incorporates BAPE®’s original “CAMO” design with both brand names. The new “COMME des GARCONS CAMO” items mark a significant moment in BAPE®’s history. The collection includes specially-made name tags and both brand logos to boast the collection’s premium-quality design.
The compressed “shrink T-shirts”, which is one of BAPE®’s most iconic items from the 90’s, will also be released. These shirts are compressed to fit in the palm of your hand and became a famous collector’s item among BAPE® fans. From spray cans to blaster guns, various shapes of these “shrink T-shirts” were developed. For this collaboration, the shirts are in the shape an ape’s head.
BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS OSAKA’s exclusive collection will be launched on June 20, 2020 so don’t miss out!
How to purchase from the collection
If you wish to purchase something from this collection, you need to fill out a lottery form.
Form link: https://forms.gle/Nb9pDVEXCBKfbcGF7
Participation Period: June 16, 2020 (11:00am) ー June 18, 2020 (3:00pm)
*You can apply via this lottery during the dates and times stated above.
* It may not be possible to use a mobile phone email address to take part.
Terms and Conditions
・ Only those who have been selected will receive a numbered admission ticket or potential admission ticket by e-mail.
・The admission ticket does not guarantee purchase. Please note that even if you have an admission ticket, you may not be able to purchase your desired product.
・After all the customers with numbered admission tickets have entered the store, those who have the potential admission tickets will be allowed entry. Customers with potential admission tickets may not be able to purchase products.
・You will be asked to present a form of photo ID (passport, driver’s license, or my number card) and your submitted lottery form. You must present your photo ID to make a purchase.
・Only one item per model can be purchased per person. Please note that no returns or exchanges can be made after purchase.
・Sales will be refused to anyone who causes trouble, fails to follow the instructions of security guards and staff, or attempts to make a purchase on behalf of someone else.
Collection Launch Date: June 20, 2020
BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS OSAKA
Floor 1 COMME des GARCONS OSAKA, 4-4-21, Minamisenba, Chuo Ward, Osaka
Special Edition Website: https://bape.com/apps/special/commedesgarcons/
BAPE® Releases Face Mask Case For Storing Your Mask
24.May.2020 | FASHION
A BATHING APE® released its new face mask case on Saturday (May 23) for people to hygienically put away their face masks, whether to store away or for on the go. The cases will be given to everyone that purchases something from the BAPE STORE® or BAPE.COM in Japan.
The case features BAPE’s iconic APE HEAD design. It’s made from PVC and so can be hand washed so people can safely and hygienically store their face masks. The case can of course be used to store hand sanitiser or hand wipes too.
BAPE® MASK CASE
Release Date: Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
Available: BAPE STORE® and BAPE.COM in Japan to all customers. One case per transaction. Available while supplies last.
Product Page: https://bape.com/blogs/news/bape-mask-case
Coca-Cola to Release New Bottle Designs in Collaboration With BAPE®
Coca-Cola System is joining monkey paws with A BATHING APE® to release two new bottle designs in limited quantities throughout Japan on May 25.
The designs come as part of Coca-Cola’s slim bottle line which was first released in Japan back in 2015. This is the first time the slim bottles have collaborated with a fashion brand. There are two designs: the classic BAPE® ape and BABY MILO.
Left: Coca-Cola Slim Bottle BAPE® Design / Right: Coca-Cola Slim Bottle BABY MILO Design
A BATHING APE® has collaborated with Coca-Cola in Japan twice in the past since 2014. The slim bottles are 250ml for that quick refreshing hit, and are made from aluminium to keep your drink cold. It features the same stylish shape as Coca-Cola’s glass contour bottles.
Coca-Cola’s bottles have high design concepts having collaborated with the Olympics and FIFA World Cup, and in Japan they release seasonal bottles as well as bottles with tourist hot spots.
Coca-Cola Slim Bottle BAPE® Design
Coca-Cola Slim Bottle BABY MILO Design
Release Date: May 25, 2020
Official Website: https://www.cocacola.jp/
A BATHING APE® is set to open preorders for brand new products on their official online shop BAPE.COM. BAPE® items exclusive to the official online shop that drop every Saturday will now be available on Fridays. Customers refraining from visiting the store in person can take advantage of BAPE®’s free shipping campaign which has been extended until May 11, 2020.
The latest news and updates on BAPE®, AAPE, BAPY®, BABY MILO® STORE, online store-limited items and much more can be found on A BATHING APE®’s official online shop.