PUMA AND BAPE ®: THE COLLABORATION
By Crash redaction
PUMA BAPE ® LAUNCH FALL-WINTER 2015 COLLECTION
Puma and Bape ®, have just announced their partnership as a capsule collection for fall-winter 2015. Bape®, also known as A Bathing Ape®, is a Japanese streetwear label founded in 1993, which launched numerous trends and influenced musicians and artists worldwide. For their collaboration, the two iconic brands have mixed luxury and sportswear to create a unique collection, including the camouflage print, the brand’s trademark, into Puma sneakers and sportswear. Thereby, the original R698, an icon of the 1990s, gets a make-over with black camouflage print. As for the Blaze, it has been offered a complete facelift in a classic green. An all over camouflage-print look inspired from the soccer world has been presented as the key look of the collection, from the FC Replica Bape® T-shirt and matching shorts, to the training jacket usually worn by the soccer coaches. The sweat Bape® Shark, inspired from the main collection of the Japanese label, completes the textile line. A special logo Puma x Bape®, created esspecially for this partnership has been incorporated in each outfit. For the accessories, a sports bag Bape®, has also been produced in a highly durable polyester and in a classic green camouflage print. The collection will be first available exclusively in Bape® stores worldwide starting November 28th, then sold in selected shops from December 12th.