Japanese lifestyle and streetwear fashion brand BAPE (A Bathing Ape) was founded in 1993 by fashion designer, DJ, record producer and entrepreneur Nigo. Today, the widely popular brand is running 19 stores in Japan, including the Bape Gallery space, used for various events and art shows sponsored by Bape.
Known for its frequent collaboration with other brands and characters from popular media, the brand uses these designs throughout the Bathing Ape range, on goodies, accessories, hoodies, jackets, T-shirts and shoes.
We bring you the best BAPE collaborative hoodies from the Fall Winter 2021 season:
A BATHING APE® X Medicom Toy Camo BE@R Shark Half Full Zip Hoodie
For their latest offering, BAPE® has collaborated with Tokyo based toys and action figures company MEDICOM TOY on a capsule collection, consisting of an eight tees, two hoodies and two sneaker styles. Featuring a BE@RBRICK camo pattern, a new collection mixes the signatures of both companies.
The popular Shark Hoody is now available with original details from this collection, and comes in a two-tone design of MCT CAMO black and blue, and the Shark hood with BE@RBRICK’s ear motif.
A BATHING APE® X Hajime Sorayama Shark Full Zip Hoodie
Multidisciplinary artist Hajime Sorayama has once again collaborated with A Bathing Ape on another wildly popular capsule collection that mixes his futuristic vibe with the eye-catching BAPE® and A BATHING APE® lettering. It was inevitable that a second capsule will extend the success of the first collaboration and meet the demand for even more of this shiny fashion of tomorrow.
This hoodie in white features Sorayama’s signature silver foil, that immediately exhibits the glittering unity of this style and leaves so much to explore in the details.
A BATHING APE® X Ghostbusters Camo Full Zip Hoodie
The first collaboration between BAPE and the world-famous science fiction comedy movie Ghostbusters happened In the summer of 2009, and immediately became popular among the fans of the movie. Now, 12 years later, the giant has once again released the joint collection that includes a range of graphic tees, hoodies and a sneaker style.
This hoodie features a BAPE X Ghostbusters camo print, a full zip front; ribbed cuffs and hem; a camo print hood and a joint logo patch at the left chest.
A BATHING APE® X OVO Woodland Camo Shark Reversible Full Zip Hoodie
Drake’s clothing brand OVO® has partnered up with BAPE® on the second capsule, launched with the FW2021 collection. It features co-branded signature pieces that draw inspiration from the BAPE’s fall season, incorporating the iconic OVO® owl woodland camouflage print, and BAPE’s timeless patterns.
This black cobranded hoodie features a camo hood, overlaid with a repeating print of OVO’s owl logo, topped off with BAPE’s toothy shark, as well as a big OVO logo on the hood, and a small one on right cuff, as well as BAPE logo on the left cuff.
A BATHING APE® X Pink Panther Pullover Hoodie
For Fall Winter 2021 season, A BATHING APE® and the American media franchise “Pink Panther” have teamed up for a unique collaboration featuring their iconic characters and graphics. The collection also features the natural enemy of the Pink Panther, “Inspector Clouseau,” and mixes the iconic design of BAPE®︎ with an animated world view.
The hoodie features the Pink Panther sitting on a brilliant ABC CAMO diamond print on the back, and the Pink Panther laying on “A Bathing Ape” lettering on the front. It comes in two colors – black and gray.
A BATHING APE® X MO’WAX X UNKLE Bape Camo Zip Hoodie
The British trip hop/hip-hop collective UNKLE and music label MO’ WAX has unveiled a new collaboration with BAPE – the capsule collection named “Original Headz”. Paying tribute to several iconic illustrations of the British group, the collection includes 10 pieces – a bomber, shark hoodie, fleece crewneck, several short sleeve t-shirt options, as well as a Bapesta sneaker inspired by the 2003 iteration designed in a UNKLE x FUTURA x BAPE triple collaboration.
This hoodie comes in camo print, with signature shark teeth on the hood, as well as the black cuffs and hem.