Kenzo’s fall/winter 2022 collection marks fashion designer Nigo’s debut at the historical Japanese brand, founded by the late Kenzō Takada. A streetwear legend and the name behind A Bathing Ape (better known as Bape), Nigo speaks to Japanese and international streetwear enthusiasts alike through his signature camouflage-covered pieces and cult-favourite designs.
Last year marked a new beginning for the luminary after luxury conglomerate LVMH appointed him as the successor of former Kenzo artistic director, Felipe Oliveira Baptista. A fan and avid collector of Kenzo’s designs since childhood, heading the house seemed like a natural step in Nigo’s already illustrious career in fashion. Sharing a similar vision of blending high fashion with the accessibility and ease of streetwear as his predecessors at the brand, expect to see Nigo’s inimitable take on East-meets-West.
Nigo’s debut at Kenzo has garnered excitement even amongst his superstar peers such as A$AP Rocky and Pharrell, who posted a heartwarming video on Instagram in support of his friend’s new venture. Be among the first to tune in to Kenzo’s fall/winter 2022 collection live stream on Sunday, 23 January at 6pm Singapore time below.