Founded in 1993 in Tokyo, A Bathing Ape is one of the most elusive — and, so it follows, desirable — streetwear labels in the game. During the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, BAPE’s popularity hit fever pitch with hip-hop endorsements leading the charge. Represented by names like Pharrell and Kanye, A Bathing Ape was the label to wear.

The only problem? Accessibility. Until recently, ordering BAPE online was near impossible, unless you were willing to pay astronomical resale prices. With a very limited number of licensed retailers, many of whom only sold the label in-store, and most of whom sold out within the day, A Bathing Ape was seriously difficult to get hold of.

Good news, then, that we’re seeing the cult Japanese label’s availability growing by the day. From our very own sold-out collaboration to European store openings, A Bathing Ape collections are coming to a wardrobe near you very soon, so get with it. Better still, you can now cop A Bathing Ape at SSENSE.

The Canadian retailer sets the standard across the net, and with one of the widest-ranging BAPE offerings outside of official BAPE stores, it’s a front runner for the label. We’re particularly taken by the homeware & lifestyle selection. From china plates to beach towels and rugs, you can line your whole life with the sought-after camo. We’ve been waiting a long time for this, we’re not holding back.

Shop some of our BAPE highlights below.

Big Ape Head T-Shirt

Camo Side Big Ape Head Relaxed T-Shirt

Camo Side Big Ape Head Relaxed T-Shirt

$130

BAPE

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A big tee with a big ape head on the side. Perfect.

Camo Basketball Shorts

Camo Wide Basketball Shorts

Camo Wide Basketball Shorts

$240

BAPE

Buy at ssense

Somewhere between luxury streetwear, sportswear, and loungewear, you'll find this pair of wide-leg basketball shorts.

3-Pack Camo Face Masks

Multicolor ABC Camo Face Masks

Multicolor ABC Camo Face Masks

$70

BAPE

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This 3-pack of signature camo face masks comes with one green, one blue, and one red face covering.

Python Bapesta Sneakers

Python Sta Sneakers

Python Sta Sneakers

$295

BAPE

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The A Bathing Ape Bapesta Sneakers are truly iconic. The low-top basketball silhouette takes after the Nike Air Force One but features the brand's logo star in place of the Swoosh.

Snowboard Jacket

Camo Snowboard Jacket

Camo Snowboard Jacket

$485

BAPE

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Sure, we're going into summer, but that's the best time to cop your next-season winter jacket and this snowboard jacket is ideal.

ABC Plate

Camo ABC Plate

Camo ABC Plate

$85

BAPE

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Dining on A Bathing Ape? A serious dinner-party flex.

ABC Shark Rug

Camo ABC Shark Rug

Camo ABC Shark Rug

$270

BAPE

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Featuring another of the label's go-to signatures, this Shark Rug is a perfect centerpiece for your room.

1st Camo Beach Towel

1st Camo Beach Towel

1st Camo Beach Towel

$155

BAPE

Buy at ssense

Emblazoned with A Bathing Ape's first camo, this beach towel is sure to separate serious streetwear fans from civilians.

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