Sk8thing may not be a household name in most places on Earth but he is a fundamental player in the evolution of modern streetwear. Sk8thing has played a founding role BAPE®, Billionaire Boys Club/Ice Cream, WTAPS and most recently C.E. His graphic designs have graced countless T-shirts and collaborative pieces and he has worked with industry heavyweights like Pharrell and Hiroshi Fujiwara. The ever elusive Sk8thing is rarely seen in public without his face obscured by masks , bandanas or scarves. His style captured in these photographs shows his personal style is as dynamic as his designs.
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This year A Bathing Ape turns 20 years old. Honeyee features several interviews reflecting on how BAPE has evolved over the years. Key figures from BAPE’s development including C.E designer SK8THING, and architect/interior designer Wonderwall speak how how Nigo grew from an influental Ura Harajuku shop NOWHERE to becoming a major influence in worldwide fashion.
You can read the interviews on Honeyee.com
Some snaps from the opening reception of ‘Do your thing’ at White Columns curated by Rub n Tug (Thomas Bullock and Eric Duncan) this past Saturday. The exhibition runs until July 14 and features work from the artists including Ryan McGinley , Gavin Brown, Aaron Bondaroff , Leo Fitzpatrick, Dash Snow , SK8THING and more.