West to design for fashion label
IANS [ Fri, Apr 5, 2013 ]
- Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Celebrities including rappers Kanye West and Pharrell Williams will test their design instincts for a limited edition collection for Japanese clothing company Bathing Ape's 20th anniversary.
The hip-hop stars are among 20 artists taking part in the project and each collaborator has created their own interpretation of the label's signature Ape Head image, which will be printed on canvases and T-shirts, reports dailystar.co.uk.
The initial collection will be exhibited at the Garden Gallery Tsutaya in Tokyo, Japan for three days, starting April 27 before being rolled out alongside promotional products across stores worldwide.
Bathing Ape was founded by Japanese musician Nigo, who is also a co-owner of the Billionaire Boys Club clothing line with Williams.