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Ten things you didn’t know about the bape monkey
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Ten things you didn’t know about the bape monkey

BAPE, short for A Bathing Ape, has been one of the most popular streetwear brands on the market since its inception in 1993, but it didn’t gain widespread popularity until 1999 when it was worn by Pharrell and other celebrities. Here are ten things you probably didn’t know about this iconic company and its products. Founder Nigo, The Man Behind BAPE Hoodie: Nigo started his first clothing store in Harajuku, Tokyo at the age of 19. Always fascinated by vintage clothing and American urban subcultures, Nigo focused on brands such as Rocawear, Ecko Unltd., Mitchell & Ness, and Triple 5 Duše. History A Bathing Ape (A BATHING APE), founded in 1993, is a Japanese clothing brand specializing in hip hop fashion. The brand offers a wide range of products from t-shirts to sneakers, accessorie...