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
A BATHING APE® and DC have come together to release a new clothing collection inspired by the Batman and Superman comics, featuring T-shirts, hoodies, and sneakers.
BAPE® X DC BAPE STORE® MADISON AVENUE Grand Opening T-Shirt
Each item in the collection includes Batman and Superman motifs along with logos of both brands. DC fans will find the collection at the new BAPE STORE® MADISON AVENUE which is set to open in the US as well as select BAPE STORE® branches in Japan from January 2, 2021.
BAPE® X DC Items
T-shirts vary from the iconic Batman and Superman logos to full-print graphics from the DC comics.
BAPE’s signature sneaker brand BAPE STA™ is also part of the collection with two different designs capturing the colours of Batman and Superman.
All DC characters and elements © & TM DC Comics. (s21)
A BATHING APE® × DC
Release Date: January 2, 2021
Participating Stores: BAPE STORE® MADISON AVENUE, BAPEXCLUSIVE™ Aoyama, BAPE STORE® DSMG, BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS OSAKA, BAPE.COM
Buy Online: https://bape.com/pages/dc
Sanrio’s My Melody, Pompompurin, and Little Twin Stars Keep Your Face Masks Safe
10.December.2020 | FASHION
Sanrio released pre-sales of its new Sanrio Characters Mask Bags for face masks via the online shop Asunarosha on Wednesday (December 9).
Following the success of the Hello Kitty and Cinnamoroll face mask bags released in September, all of which sold out, Sanrio is adding new designs into the mix. The bags are washable and allow you to carry your mask around conveniently and hygienically.
My Melody, Pompompurin, Little Twin Stars (Kiki & Lala) | ¥700 Each (Before Tax)
The new designs include the popular characters My Melody, Pompompurin, and Little Twin Stars (Kiki & Lala).
Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll | ¥700 Each (Before Tax)
Hello Kitty and Cinnamoroll are also making a return so fans can pick from 5 different designs.
Sanrio Puroland is also releasing a cute collection of face mask and mask cases on December 18.
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Sanrio Characters Mask Bags
Pre-Sales: December 9, 2020
General Release: Early January 2021
Pre-Sale Purchase: https://asunaro.shop-pro.jp/?mode=cate&cbid=2500723&csid=17
Razer x BAPE® Announce New A GAMING APE® Collaboration
Japanese fashion brand BAPE® has announced a collaboration with the gamer lifestyle brand Razer which will roll out in Japan on December 5, 2020.
Razer™ is an award-winning technology company that designs and develops gaming hardware, software, and systems. First founded in 1998, today’s iteration of Razer was established in with headquarters in Queenstown, Singapore and Irvine, California, United States.
The collaborative collection includes accessories like the DeathAdder V2 Mouse, Goliathus V2 Mouse Mat, Opus Wireless Headset, and more, all coloured in BAPE’s signature camo print and featuring the brand’s Ape Head.
The collection also includes apparel like hoodies as well as a backpack, all of which blend together both brands’ designs.
The collection will be released at A BATHING APE® stores and online store in Japan on December 5, 2020 at 11:00 (JST).
RAZER x BAPE® ‘A GAMING APE®’
Release Date: December 5, 2020販売開始日：2020年12月5日（土）
BAPE.COM Official Website: https://bape.com/pages/razer
Sanrio Puroland Announces the Release of Sanrio Character Face Masks and Cases
Sanrio Puroland has announced the release of a new Sanrio character face mask and case collection on December 18, 2020.
Original Masks & Cases – Regular Sizes (6 Designs) | ¥1,650 Each (Tax Included)
The face masks and face mask cases feature cute designs of Sanrio characters including Dear Daniel, Badtz-Maru, Kuromi, My Sweet Piano, and Mocha.
Original Masks & Cases – Kids Sizes (3 Designs) | ¥1,320 Each (Tax Included)
There are also kids sizes with My Melody, Kuromi, and a character mix designs so parents and children can look cute together.
Mask Attachments (6 Designs) | ¥1,650 Each (Before Tax)
Sanrio also has a line-up of Hello Kitty, Dear Daniel, My Melody, Kuromi, Pompompurin, and Cinnamoroll attachments for the face masks.
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Sanrio Puroland Official Website: https://www.puroland.jp/
adidas Originals x BAPE® x UNDEFEATED Collaborate On New Sneakers
19.November.2020 | FASHION
adidas Originals, BAPE, and UNDEFEATED are re-firing their partnership this month with the release of the new ZX 8000 sneakers, as part of the A-ZX series, donning BAPE’s signature camo print.
They are also releasing an apparel collation which fuses classic and college looks. It’s an homage to street fashion that incorporates BAPE and UNDFTD’s branding.
Available in green and black, the new ZX 8000’s feature breathable nylon uppers with BAPE’s signature camo print and are coupled with suede overlays. Other details include branding found on the collar, tongue, laces, and heel.
The apparel collection arrives in the same colours as the sneakers, green and black, with a line-up ranging from T-shirts to jackets. The varsity jacket features a woollen body with leather sleeves, BAPE’s camo once again, and company logos.
The adidas Originals ZX 8000 and BAPE x UNDFTD collaboration will be released at A BATHING APE® stores, BAPE’s official website, Undefeated stores, and their official website on November 14.
adidas Originals x BAPE® x Undefeated
Release Date: November 14, 2020
BAPE® Official Website: https://bape.com/pages/undefeated20
BAPE® Teams Up With Pokémon To Release A Brand New Clothing Collection
Japanese fashion brand BAPE® is collaborating with Pokémon to release a new collection on October 31, 2020.
BAPE® has collaborated with a number of famous entertainment franchises, creating genderless fashion enjoyed by fans all over the world. The new Pokémon collaboration is undoubtedly going to be a big hit to take the world by storm.
The new collection features everyone’s favourite Pokémon including Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Eevee, Snorlax, and many more. With a touch of BABY MILO® style designs, these original graphics are what every Pokémon fan desires.
From T-shirts and tops to tote bags and keyrings, there is a large range of Pokémon-themed items that are catered to men, women and children.
Check out this adorable Pikachu hoodie with ears!
Having a strong root in Japanese culture, BAPE® and Pokémon’s collaboration continues to enrich the art and fashion culture of Japan. This unique collection should definitely be on your wishlist.
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A BATHING APE® Pokémon COLLECTION
Release Date: October 31, 2020
Available At: A BATHING APE® Clothing Stores, Online Store
Official Collaboration Website: https://bape.com/pages/pokemon2020
A BATHING APE® x COMME des GARCONS to Release Autumn/Winter Collection On October 24
COMME des GARCONS is a worldwide-famous Japanese brand that was launched in 1969 by fashion designer Rei Kawakubo. A BATHING APE® is also an internationally-popular Japanese fashion brand which first began in Tokyo in 1993 and has since led street fashion culture.
Both companies are coming together once again to release their third collaborative collection together on October 24, 2020.
The main colours of their collaborations to date have focused on black and white, but for this autumn/winter collection, they are adding to the monotone line-up with a two-coloured zipper hoodie and a red variant.
The collection will be released exclusively at BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS OSAKA on October 24, 2020.
A BATHING APE® x COMME des GARCONS
Release Date: October 24, 2020
Enquiries: BAPE STORE® COMME des GARCONS OSAKA
Product Page: https://bape.com/pages/cdg20aw
Face Masks Made From Recycled Organic Cotton to be Released at Muji
11.October.2020 | FASHION
Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. has announced the release of three cloth face masks—made from recycled organic cotton obtained from leftover materials during the manufacturing of autumn and winter apparel—which will be released at Muji stores across Japan from mid-October this year.
Face masks have become an essential part of peoples’ daily lives across the globe, with many people now opting for reusable cloth masks over disposable ones due to their reusability by simply washing them, feeling soft on the face, and reducing waste.
Muji too is on board this more environmentally-friendly approach and released reusable three-layered face masks back online in May.
Face Mask (Fleece) – ¥999 (Tax Included)
Face Mask (Flannel) – ¥999 (Tax Included) / Face Mask (Corduroy) | ¥999 (Tax Included)
Muji’s new masks will release in fleece, flannel, and corduroy designs.
All the masks are made from organic cotton leftover from Ryohin Keikaku manufacturing their hoodies, shirts, trousers, and other clothing items for the autumn/winter season.
Reusable Face Masks (Fleece/Flannel/Corduroy)
Release Date: Mid-October 2020
Available: Muji stores in Japan
Product Page: https://www.muji.com/jp/ja/store/cmdty/detail/4550344279700
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
Sanrio’s Cute Face Mask Bags Keep Your Mask Safe With Hello Kitty and Cinnamoroll
11.September.2020 | FASHION
Pre-sales for Sanrio’s new face mask bags opened on Wednesday (September 9) on Asunarosha’s online shop. There are two bag designs, one with Hello Kitty and another with Cinnamoroll.
Hello Kitty Face Mask Bag ¥700 (Before Tax) / Cinnamoroll Face Mask Bag ¥700 (Before Tax)
Now you can store your masks safely and hygienically wherever you go and make it look cute.
The bags are made from TPU plastic and combines the strength of plastic with the lightweightness of silicone, so your mask won’t get dusty and even if the bag gets wet or dirty, the face mask stays safe and in tact.
The bags also take on an adorable rainbow colour when the light hits them, adding a bit of fun to the face mask routine.
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Hello Kitty Face Mask Bag / Cinnamoroll Face Mask Bag
Pre-Sales: September 9, 2020
Shipping: From September 14, 2020
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/