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Nigo to the 'Net

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It's been 16 years since Nigo founded his brand A Bathing Ape, or BAPE for short, and this week is their first foray into online sales in the US. "The Japanese streetwear giant has finally brought its massive overseas following to the states, with the official opening of their online store. So far they have a lower amount of Spring/Summer product in-stock than the Japanese site, although frequent updates can be expected very soon." There goes the exclusivity once flaunted by BAPE devotees. [Hypebeast]