A Bathing Ape founder, Nigo, an all around respected figure in fashion and streetwear, teamed up with adidas Originals back in February. Months passed and lovers of streetwear culture clamored for any info about the upcoming release, but the ambiguity ends today with the unveiling of the fall/winter 2014 collection.
With 25 seasons (and counting) under their belt, The Simpsons is the longest scripted show in television history. Japanese trendsetting brand, A Bathing Ape (BAPE) has been around for 20 years themselves.
Artists like Pharrell and Clipse may have put BAPE on the map, but it was Japanese fashion designer, DJ, and producer Nigo who founded A Bathing Ape. Having parted ways with his brainchild, the creative now services clothing mainstay Uniqlo as their Creative Director.
Two of streetwear’s powerhouse brands in A Bathing Ape (BAPE) and Stussy banded together to create the aptly coined “Ill Collaboration” collection. As if the title wasn’t mean enough, the two fashion staples reached out to a few young guys spearheading their own movements to appear in the lookbook.