Mark Mcnairy and A Bathing Ape have renewed their work together with this impressive rendition of a classic saddle shoe. Featuring a lightweight canvas upper highlighted by the BAPE Green 1st Camo colorway. In addition the textured leather midsection in black provides a nice contrast along with the white welted sole
Intersection DK magazine highlights items from the Mr. Bathing Ape 2011 fall/winter collection alongside the luxurious Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe in this latest editorial. In the stylized photos we get a glimpse of some of the 3-piece suits from Mr. Bathing Ape matched up with the brands signature Ape camo ties. More casual cardigans and checked shirts are also featured, showing the range of items available in the collection. The Mr Bathing Ape 2011 fall/winter collection is available now from select stockists.
Back in the late 90s/early 2000s A Bathing Ape made a name for itself on the back of surprise collabs with more staid and serious brands, inverting their familiar wares with a quirky Japanese inventiveness and that ubiquitous ape head print. 2011 has been something of a back-to-basics year for Bape with the collabs coming through thick and fast. The latest label to be Baporized is Sperry Top-Sider whose sturdy Seamate cops some creamy yellow and tan camo canvas uppers. Check them out at Bape.com.
The original Beastie Boys x A Bathing Ape Hello Nasty era action figures are back! Fresh from starring in the Beasties' latest clip, Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win, a small number of these scarce collectibles have been snuck into the Beastie Boys online store, with proceeds from each sale going to the the Pablove Foundation and Alex's Lemonade Stand charities which care for kids with cancer. Complete with metal sardine tin, Japanese reflective vests, mics and more, these don't come cheap but a they're a must for the true Beasties connoisseur check em out