What becomes of a legend? As we see in todays fashion news, they continue forth being legendary. The founder and Tokyo based designer of A Bathing Ape (BAPE) Tomoaki Nagao, more commonly referred to as Nigo, has been newly appointed as Creative Director of Japanese retailers Uniqlo's UT line. The UT collection of the lifestyle brand focuses on limited edition t-shirts and special projects. Previous collaborators include Keith Haring, Andy Warhol and Terry Richardson. Nigo's contribution to the brand will be evident in the Spring/Summer 2014 collection in which he will be designing and over seeing the men's, women's and children's collections.
October 30, 2013