Posts tagged “a bathing ape

Fashion 101: How A Bathing Ape Got It’s Name

NIGO points to the 1968 film Planet of the Apes as a source of inspiration. Additionally, in speaking with CNN back in 2006, he commented that “it was meant to be sarcastic. The name ‘A Bathing Ape’ is short for a Japanese saying ‘a bathing ape in lukewarm water.’ It’s a reference to the young generation being spoiled, pampered and too complacent.” Thus, the name is a slight jab/critique on the laziness and opulence of the generation of youths who consumed his products.

BAPE “Ape Face Knit” Balaclava

We LOL’d at the first sight of BAPE’s newest addition, but the more we looked at it, the more ingenious of an idea it became. The “Ape Face” knit balaclava comes to us by way of BAPE’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Take your BAPE addiction a step further with their latest accessory piece which is out now at BAPE accounts worldwide.

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A Bathing Ape x Stussy – Fall/Winter 2013 “Ill Collaboration” Collection Lookbook


The official lookbook for A Bathing Ape and Stussy’s “Ill Collaboration” collection has been unveiled.  We’ve seen quite a few collaborations with these two brands with other clothing lines so it makes sense for us to see them come together for this collection. As with many collaborations, key aspects from each respective line has been taken and combined together on one piece such as the BAPE logo and camo designs merging with Stussy’s typography.

In this drop you will see an assortment of t-shirts, hoodies, shirts, pants, varsity jackets etc. that will be available at all BAPE and Stussy flagship stores and accounts.

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A Bathing Ape x Stussy Fall/Winter 2013 “Ill Collaboration” Announcement

A Bathing Ape x Stussy Fall/Winter 2013 “Ill Collaboration” Announcement

Check out this teaser image from Stussy and A Bathing Ape titled “Ill Collaboration”. This can only mean that we’re going to get yet another collab from these two brands soon. The image shows a desert camo background with the BAPE head logo and Stussy double “S”. Check back with us for more info regarding this venture.

A Bathing Ape Fall/Winter 2013 Lookbook


A Bathing Ape releases it’s latest offering showcasing their Fall/Winter 2013 collection. Varsity jackets, bombers, printed shirts and fur backpacks can be seen throughout this drop plus more. Tonal camo has been a design aesthetic that has distinguished BAPE from all other brands and they stay true to form with this collection as well.

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Bape Indigo Spring/Summer 2013 Capsule Collection


A Bathing Ape gives us all a preview of their new Indigo Capsule Collection for Spring/Summer 2013. This time around, BAPE is concentrating on denim and indigo washes, which can be seen on various items such as jeans, jean jackets, t-shirts, shirts, and even the infamous Shark Hoodie. A Bathing Ape also collaborates with Porter on a waist bag and a pouch, each featuring panels made from raw denim.

The Bape Indigo Spring/Summer 2013 Capsule Collection will release on April 22, 2013, from Zozotown.

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A Bathing Ape Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook


A Bathing Ape shows us their seasonal collection lookbook fresh for Spring/Summer 2013. The camo patterns are still in full affect as well as a few surpises such as collabs with Ebbets Field Flannels, George Cox, Gitman Brothers, Kangol, Champion and others.

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