In 2005, Pharrell entered the streetwear market with his own Billionaire Boys Club/Ice Cream imprint in partnership with A Bathing Ape's founder Nigo, who he had a good rapport with. In fact, the super producer was one of the reasons BAPE was such a bit hit in the U.S. when it launched here in 2004. Ever since then, you couldln't really mention one without the other, and now the two brands are getting together for a small capsule collection.
As part of BAPE’s ongoing 20th celebrations, the duo introduce three new T-Shirts. This certainly isn’t the first time they are working together, but it’s nice to see the relationship is still strong even with Nigo's departure from BAPE. Each tee features both brands' logos mashed up together in simian space explorer designs.
Don’t be the only one saying, “man, I wish I copped those” when they put this in another anniversary timeline video. Look for the drop Nov. 23 at select BAPE stores.