A Bathing Ape x Ebbets
Japanese street wear brand A Bathing Ape have teamed up with vintage inspired brand Ebbets, founded in 1988 Ebbets have painstakingly produced historically researched sportswear, some of which date as far back as the 1800's. NIGO® the founder of A Bathing Ape as we all know has a passion for vintage apparell and has one of the most extensive collections of vintage Americana sportswear in the world, which has in turn ispired him to launch the brilliant Human Made line.
This Autumn we see the launch of the first ever BAPE® and Ebbets collaboration. The limited edition Made in USA ball cap bears all the hallmarks of the traditional Ebbets mid-century classic combined with the authentic BAPE attitude and detailing which goes rather well with the theme for BAPE® Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection "Old time classics", The cap comes with heaps of detailing and features which should be a treat for any BAPE® aficionado and vintage-inspired fans alike. The cap is put together in a rich navy blue wool broadcloth. The cap is also the first product to feature new company logo designed by the super-talented Sk8thing. The cap features the word ASNKA in old school sports fonts spanning its full circumference instantly recognisable to any BAPE® historian as an anagram for "APE SHALL NEVER KILL APE" Check out BAPE's Autumn/Winter online at Bape.com.
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