A BATHING APE®, also known as BAPE®, was established in Tokyo in 1993
and has remained a leader in the street fashion scene since the brand’s
inception. Thus far, the brand has produced iconic graphics, patterns
and characters such as “APE HEAD”, “BAPE® CAMO”, “BAPE STA™”, “SHARK
HOODIE”, and “BABY MILO®”. BAPE® has expanded from a men’s line to
create ladies’ and kids’ items to provide fashionable clothing for fans
of any gender or age group and developed into an international brand
with stores throughout Japan, in the United States, the United Kingdom,
Hong Kong, China, and other regions in Asia. The brand continues to
create trends for a widespread audience and was constantly requested to
make BAPE® items available worldwide.
Hence the opening of BAPEONLINE, a global webstore aimed at making it
possible for overseas BAPE® fans to buy items from the brand. The
service is currently available for customers in Europe* and is planned
to expand to a more worldwide presence in the future.
*BAPEONLINE is available to customers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark,
Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands,
Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
To celebrate the start of BAPEONLINE, a special edition t-shirt is
currently available for a limited time. Customers who purchase an item
from the webstore will receive a complimentary sticker (available while
NOWHERE Co., Ltd. was established in Harajuku, Tokyo in April 1st,
1993 and created the fashion brand, “A BATHING APE®” during the same
year. It continues to expand business with BAPE STORE®, BAPEXCLUSIVE™,
BAPE KIDS®, and A BATHING APE PIRATE STORE® locations worldwide.
For more information about this press release, please contact:
Makiko Osada, 81-3-5410-6310