A Bathing Ape (or BAPE), founded in 1993 by entrepreneur Nigo, is a Japanese clothing brand that sells lifestyle and street wear for men and women. Though based in Tokyo, the BAPE clothing line’s popularity has extended overseas due to celebrities like Pharrell Williams and Jay-Z wearing and raving about the brand.
A Bathing Ape has locations all over the world, but the best places to find the brand in Tokyo are at their Harajuku and Shibuya locations. BAPE clothing and accessories often feature pop culture icons from things like Nintendo, Sponge Bob Squarepants and Marvel comics, though they produce many of their own unique designs.
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