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
A BATHING APE® x COMME des GARCONS Launch Second Collaboration
07.April.2021 | FASHION
After one year since their first collaboration, A BATHING APE® and COMME des GARCONS released their second collection at BAPE STORE® and COMME des GARCONS OSAKA on April 3 featuring a new line-up that emphasises everything quintessential about both brands.
The collection includes full-zip hoodies, sweat shorts, tapered pants, and more, all branded with BAPE and GARCONS’ logos and serving hard, casual vibes. The brands released a look-book as pictured below with a simple yet aesthetic style.
A BATHING APE® x COMME des GARCONS
Released: April 3, 2021
Where: BAPE STORE® / COMME des GARCONS OSAKA
BAPE Official Website: https://bape.com/
A BATHING APE® Releases Collection in Collaboration With BE@RBRICK
03.April.2021 | FASHION
A BATHING APE® turned 28-years-old on April 1. Every year when their anniversary season comes around, the Japanese brand releases some kind of celebratory item. This year, BAPE® is teaming up with MEDICOM TOY to release a special collection in collaboration with BE@RBRICK. The line-up is a collection t-shirts and BE@RBRICK bears in eight patterns which will be released in batches.
The first t-shirt batch will drop on April 3 at A BATHING APE stores and their online store while the BE@RBRICK bears will release at MEDICOM TOY shops and their online store.
A BATHING APE® 28th Anniversary
Release Date: April 3, 2021
Buy Online: https://bape.com/pages/bearbrick-bape-camo-1
A BATHING APE® Releases UNKLE/MO WAX “Original Headz” Collection
21.March.2021 | FASHION
BAPE will releases its new A BATHING APE® VS UNKLE/MO WAX “Original Headz” collection in Japan as well as via the brand’s US site on March 20.
UNKLE BAPE STA™ | ¥28,000 (Before Tax)
UNKLE X BAPE® TEE | ¥8,000 (Before Tax)
UNKLE POINTMAN LOGO TEE | ¥8,000 (Before Tax)
UNKLE POINTMAN LOGO RELAXED CREWNECK | ¥21,000 (Before Tax)
UNKLE x BAPE® WIDE FULL ZIP HOODIE | ¥34,800 (Before Tax)
UNKLE MWA CAMO MA-1 | ¥49,800 (Before Tax)
UNKLE MWA CAMO M-51 HOODIE JACKET | ¥49,800 (Before Tax)
James Lavelle (UNKLE)
BAPE describes this collection of sneakers, sweatshirts t-shirts, and more as: “Featuring UNKLE original point men, UNKLE sounds (both by Futura 2000 ) and Psyence fiction logos, original headz slogan and M.W.A (MO WAX ARTS ) camo, which was designed in 1999 by Ben Drury and James Lavelle featuring elements by Futura 2000 (who was collaborating with MO WAX and UNKLE, creating artwork and graphics), inspired by the graphic camouflage trend of the time, the M.W.A camo has become a constant theme throughout MO WAX and Unkle’s identity.”
A BATHING APE® x Tom and Jerry Collection Releases in Japan
13.March.2021 | FASHION
BAPE is set to release a clothing collection in collaboration with Tom and Jerry, which celebrated its 80th anniversary last year, on Saturday (March 13).
The fun collection features a variety of designs including BAPE’s signature “ABC CAMO” as well as Tom and Jerry coming together with the brand’s own character BABY MILO as well as their main logo, the ape head, being made out of cheese.
TOM AND JERRY and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. (s21)
©2020 Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.
BAPE® Collaborates On adidas Originals Superstar Models
27.February.2021 | FASHION
BAPE® has teamed up with adidas Originals once again for a 2021 Spring/Summer Collection which includes the release of a collaborative model of Superstar model sneakers at A BATHING APE® stores and online on Saturday (February 27).
The Superstar sneakers come in two colour variations. This includes a fusion of the BAPE signature “STA” and adidas Originals’ iconic three stripes. The heels bear both brand’s logos.
There’s also a camo design of black and white contrast which pays respect to the OG Superstar models released in 1969 known as the “Celean & Celassic.” The sneakers are also laced with red and blue mystic tones.
BAPE® x Sesame Street Collaboration Includes T-Shirts, Hoodies, and More
A BATHING APE® launched another collection with Sesame Street on Saturday (February 27) via their online store and ZOZOTOWN featuring a line-up of men’s, women’s, and kids items for the whole family to coordinate.
This collaboration features familiar faces from the Sesame Street series including Elmo, the Cookie Monster, and Big Bird together with BAPE’s own BABY MILO®. The T-shirts are also styled in the same colour as their respective Sesame Street characters.
This stylish collection is a must-grab for fans of the show.
BAPE® x SESAME STREET
Released: February 27, 2021
Product Details: https://bape.com/pages/sesame-street
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
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
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.
©1995-2020 Nintendo/Creatures Inc./GAME FREAK inc.
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
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