The Billionaire Boys Club x Mark McNairy boots are McNairy's latest pair of collaborative shoes after teaming up with Pro-Keds, DQM, Haven and Timberland. The boots feature perforated leather on the upper, a durable rubber sole and signature "B" detailing on the tongue for BBC. Grab the boots in two colorways of blue or red online now at colette.
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
HUMAN MADE 2012 Spring/Summer Collection Editorial featuring Pharrell Williams
Another of NIGO’s longtime friends steps up to help promote the latest collection from his HUMAN MADE 2012 Spring/Summer Collection. N.E.R.D’s Pharrell Williams first met NIGO back in 2002 during a trip to Japan, and later worked together with the streetwear legend to create Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream clothing lines. Read more
NIGO, A Bathing Ape founder has long been in the forefront of street culture in Japan with the label having pioneered much of what we know as Ura Harajuku. This book documents many of the influential and groundbreaking products that have ever come from the label which started back in 1993. Read more
NIGO continues to impress with his new label and the HUMAN MADE Spring/Summer 2012 Collection further cements the label within he street culture scene. American vintage clothing cotinues to be the source of inspiration while NIGO defines the label within his unique critique.
Last but not least Lookbook of the new Spring/Summer Bape
collection is the Ladies one. The selection of items is varied and have a great versatility, so the majority of the pieces can mixed and matched with each other. The collection will be released early January in all Bape stores.
Okay like last week I mentioned that Nigo had tweeted a picture of an vintage Optimus Prime pimped out in Bape. Now comes official confirmation that this 80's era Ape camo Convoy will be coming out on July 29th! Authentic right down to the OG box, the release is accompanied by a stack of Baby Milo x Transformer tees plus a few Bapexclusive store rarities. In a year where Bape has reclaimed some its blog cred it will be interesting to see if this release strikes with the same impact as their Marvel collab of 2005.
It's been an extra busy year down at the Busy Workshop. Having sold A Bathing Ape, Nigo has been renewing his brand with a string of fresh collabs and side projects. Just in time for the brand new Transformers movie, Nigo has tweeted these pics of a classic 80s era Optimus Prime/Convoy clad in full Bape camo. Is it a one off custom or something bigger? check out the new Transformer Trailer as well