I Know Nigo club becomes the street's most coveted piece
If you consider yourself a streetwear fan then you gotta know Nigo's legacy, who launched Bape back in 1993 before "street style" became a mainstream phrase.
One of the first to position streetwear in a luxury context, he helped pave the road to what the style exists as today. His experimental process and willingness to bridge high-end and lowbrow aesthetics revolutionized what ultimately would become the streetwear culture we know today, synthesizing diverse cultural references into exclusive never-been-done-before pieces.
After decades in fashion, you can bet that Nigo has experienced wave after wave of passing trends and can recognize a transcendent style when he sees one, accounting for his affinity toward the quintessential varsity bomber silhouette that refuses to go out of style generation after generation ― much like the patina on the classic leather details, the style only seems to get more meaningful with age. The silhouette's timeless nature and versatile material made the perfect canvas for the industry legend to create a highly exclusive piece for his latest Human Made x Girls Don't Cry collection ― gifted to only a few of today's recognized street style icons within Nigo's tight circle.
The limited version of the classic varsity fit features a pastel pink body accented with cream colored leather sleeves. Embroidered details decorate the piece and declare the coveted status of each recipient on the back: "I Know NIGO." Close members who have been spotted stunting the exclusive piece include A$AP Rocky, Pharrell, Virgil Abloh, Kid Cudi, Lil Uzi, and Tyler, the Creator ― unfortunately, the rest of us will be limited to the publicly sold version featuring a black and red colorway.
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