If all that pops into your head when you think of A Bathing Ape is pink camouflage and all-over mushroom print hoodies, then be prepared to re-evaluate your assumption. Aside from the hip-hop scene’s brief infatuation with the legendary Japanese streetwear brand, BAPE is an acclaimed and iconic label. Never afraid to be different and always willing to step outside the box, BAPE is a much needed mainstay in a scene that can often fall victim to droughts in innovation due to labels endlessly copying eachother.
This is the second time that the Pirate Store has opened in London and fans of the brand will have the opportunity to purchase exclusive and hard to find items at reduced prices. As expected, the best pieces are likely to go early – so make sure you get there ahead of the hype-wagon!