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BAPE Collector Items

Last week we mentioned Creative Director Nigo’s departure from the legendary street line A Bathing Ape (aka BAPE). We’re noticing a few rare gems in the eBay closet for those avid collectors of his era, namely this collaboration with Comme des Garcons. The shirt is brand new and unused. Who doesn’t like camo and hearts? Only a few left here

 (Photo: Courtesy of eBay seller xclothing. Text by Jauretsi)

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A Farewell to Nigo
In the past we’ve drooled over BAPE toys and limited edition items found on eBay. Since 1993, A Bathing Ape’s Creative Director Nigo was the soul of the company. All good things come to an end. “As of April 30, 2013 the term of my contract with I.T Limited (the new owners of A Bathing Ape since January 2011) as Creative Director has concluded” writes Nigo. “This brings to a close my 20 years of work creating and designing A Bathing Ape.” Sniff. Sniff. Even artist KAWS made this beautiful painting in homage of his dear friend. Nigo will now exist in the land of freelance creator. 
Expect to see all of Nigo’s work at BAPE fly off the shelves at eBay. We suggest you jump on it asap. 
 (Painting by ©KAWS. Text by Jauretsi)

A Farewell to Nigo

In the past we’ve drooled over BAPE toys and limited edition items found on eBay. Since 1993, A Bathing Ape’s Creative Director Nigo was the soul of the company. All good things come to an end. “As of April 30, 2013 the term of my contract with I.T Limited (the new owners of A Bathing Ape since January 2011) as Creative Director has concluded” writes Nigo. “This brings to a close my 20 years of work creating and designing A Bathing Ape.” Sniff. Sniff. Even artist KAWS made this beautiful painting in homage of his dear friend. Nigo will now exist in the land of freelance creator. 

Expect to see all of Nigo’s work at BAPE fly off the shelves at eBay. We suggest you jump on it asap. 

 (Painting by ©KAWS. Text by Jauretsi)

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Toy Collecting with BAPE
By Jauretsi 
BAPE founder Nigo is a big fan of apes. His penchant for primates began with naming his company off the 1968 film, Planet of the Apes. The name is a reference to the phrase “A Bathing Ape In Lukewarm Water.” Since choosing that title, Nigo has built one of the hippest global empires, with a career that includes a stint as co-owner and head designer of Pharrell Williams’ clothing brands Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream. In short, BAPE products are the types of things cool kids wait in line around the block for — be it in Japan or New York. 
The Bearbrick 3-piece BAPE set (pictured above) starts bidding at approximately $93. A slew of other BAPE gems — from hoodies to pillows — are floating on eBay as well, all ready to be gifted this holiday season. To check out the latest products and news, visit the US BAPE site so you don’t miss a beat. 
(Photo: Courtesy of eBay)

Toy Collecting with BAPE

By Jauretsi 

BAPE founder Nigo is a big fan of apes. His penchant for primates began with naming his company off the 1968 film, Planet of the Apes. The name is a reference to the phrase “A Bathing Ape In Lukewarm Water.” Since choosing that title, Nigo has built one of the hippest global empires, with a career that includes a stint as co-owner and head designer of Pharrell Williams’ clothing brands Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream. In short, BAPE products are the types of things cool kids wait in line around the block for — be it in Japan or New York. 

The Bearbrick 3-piece BAPE set (pictured above) starts bidding at approximately $93. A slew of other BAPE gems — from hoodies to pillowsare floating on eBay as well, all ready to be gifted this holiday season. To check out the latest products and news, visit the US BAPE site so you don’t miss a beat. 

(Photo: Courtesy of eBay)