BAPE VS UNKLE/MO WAX - Original Headz

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BAPE VS UNKLE/MO WAX - Original Headz
2021 BAPE x UNKLE logo.jpg
Year2021

In March 2021 A Bathing Ape (BAPE) Japan announced a new collaboration with UNKLE titled "Original Headz", for release on Saturday, March 20, 2021.[1]

The collection included clothing such as t-shirts, a jacket, and hoodie, as well as shoes. All featured a mixture of Bape and UNKLE camo designed by Ben Drury and James Lavelle, and based on the designs of Futura.

Press Release

The following press release was made avilable alongside prices and images by PR Times. An English translation was created using Google Translate.[2]

本コラボレーションは「Futura2000」のデザインした「UNKLEオリジナルポイントメン」、キャラクターや「UNKLE sounds」ロゴ、そして1999年にBen DruryとJames Lavelleによってデザインされた「Psyence Fiction」ロゴ、「original headz slogan」 また 当時、グラフィックトレンドの一つであったカモ柄をデザインに落とし込んだ「M.W.A (MO WAX ARTS ) CAMO」などのデザイン要素をフィーチャーしたコレクションに仕上がっています。

「Futura 2000」は当時「MO WAX 」や「UNKLE」とコラボレートし、アートワーク、グラフィックをデザイン制作していました。「M.W.A CAMO」は「MO WAX」と「UNKLE」のアイデンティティを表す象徴的なデザインテーマとなっています。今回発売されるスニーカーは2003年にBAPE®とタッグを組んだ際のUNKLE / BAPESTA™のデザインをベースにアップデートを図っています。

アイテム発売日:2021年3月20日(土)

A BATHING APE® VS UNKLE/MO WAX "Original Headz"コレクションは、2021年3月20日(土)に全国のA BATHING APE®正規取り扱い店舗及び、US.BAPE.COM、BAPE.COM WEB STORE、ZOZOTOWNにて発売されます。

This collaboration includes "UNKLE Original Point Men" designed by "Futura 2000", characters and "UNKLE sounds" logo, and "Psyence Fiction" logo designed by Ben Drury and James Lavelle in 1999, "original headz slogan" and at that time. , The collection features design elements such as "MWA (MO WAX ARTS) CAMO", which incorporates the camo pattern, which was one of the graphic trends, into the design.

"Futura 2000" collaborated with "MO WAX" and "UNKLE" at that time to design and produce artwork and graphics. "M.W.A CAMO" is a symbolic design theme that expresses the identities of "MO WAX" and "UNKLE". The sneakers to be released this time are updated based on the design of UNKLE / BAPESTA ™ when they teamed up with BAPE® in 2003.

The A BATHING APE® VS UNKLE / MO WAX "Original Headz" collection will be available at A BATHING APE® regular stores nationwide on Saturday, March 20, 2021, as well as US.BAPE.COM, BAPE.COM WEB STORE, and ZOZOTOWN.

Collection

  • UNKLE MWA CAMO M-51 HOODIE JACKET ¥49,800 +TAX
  • UNKLE MWA CAMO MA-1 ¥49,800 +TAX
  • UNKLE POINTMAN LOGO RELAXED CREWNECK ¥21,000 +TAX
  • UNKLE X BAPE® TEE ¥8,000 +TAX
  • UNKLE POINTMAN LOGO TEE ¥8,000 +TAX
  • UNKLE x BAPE WIDE FULL ZIP HOODIE ¥34,800 +TAX
  • UNKLE BAPE STA ¥28,000 +TAX[3]

Gallery

External Links

Bape Orginal Headz website

Press Release, Images, and Prices on PR Times

Announcement on BAPE Japan Instagram

Announcement on UNKLE Instagram

References