After a successful debut collection released in 2020 that sold out quickly, gaming company Razer and Japanese streetwear label BAPE are once again joining forces for Razer’s largest collaborative collection ever. As with the first collection, the assembly will feature exclusive clothing and gaming peripherals.
“Based on the success of our first collaboration, we knew we needed to set a high benchmark, so we made it a priority to move beyond our community with this new collection,” said Addie Tan, Associate Director of Business Development at Razer . “This time we’re really giving our fans more designs, more colorways and more innovation. Expect to turn some heads this summer in the limited edition A Gaming Ape collection that truly spans the two worlds of gaming and fashion.
The wearable offering is highlighted by M2 BAPE STA sneakers featuring BAPE’s shark design on the soles and Razer’s three-headed snake logo prints. The upper is found in a black base with BAPE prints and glow-in-the-dark Razer green accents are scattered throughout the silhouette.
Clothing options are highlighted by full-zip shark hoodies and BAPE’s WGM (World GoneMad) motif, basketball sweat shorts, snapback caps, and a range of Gaming Ape t-shirts featuring Gaming Ape heads wearing Razer’s Kraken headsets,
Rounding out the collection are limited edition peripherals, including a 15.6-inch waterproof laptop sleeve with a built-in mouse pad, 3M™ cast vinyl Razer skins, a co-branded Razer BlackWidow V3 keyboard and IsKur X gaming chairs. in black. ” and “Quartz”
“Gaming has become a global cultural phenomenon and many global artists and celebrities are embracing it. We expect this trend to continue and have a major impact on the fashion industry in the future,” said Akihiro Fukui, General Manager of Brand Business at A Bathing Ape. “Our partnership with Razer, the leading lifestyle brand for gamers, forges a strong synergy that combines and leverages the strengths of both companies. With A Gaming Ape, we believe we have created a legacy to stay.”
The Razer x BAPE Collection will be available on July 22 at 10pm ET on the Razer website, RazerStore London, and select stores worldwide.
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