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(Image courtesy of Fairfax by Night)

(Image courtesy of Fairfax by Night)

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Zoo Portraits 

This series of portraits, taken by Barcelona-based photographer Yago Partal, features bears, bulls, and beagles dressed and ready to impress. Each chosen outfit lends the animal a distinct personality: a precious giraffe from the Upper East Side, a koala bear with an affinity for beaches, an awkward monkey — all of whom are certainly passport ready.

(Photos courtesy of Yago Partal. Text by Jenny Bahn) 

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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)