The icon of global luxury meets the renegade of Japanese streetwear to celebrate music and mobility with a capsule collection of leather goods, apparel, and accessories. MCM X A BATHING APE® (BAPE®) mines the two brands’ shared design influences – opulence, the street, music, pop culture – to invent new fashion statements for the modern streetwear disciple.
The MCM X A BATHING APE® apparel collection is characterized by a fearless play with pattern and the fusionof BAPE®’s iconic shark and camo motif with MCM’s signature Visetos. The Track Jacket, plus matching TrackPants feature an allover camo print with MCM Visetos or logo details channelling the bold attitude and overtlyrich design language of the 1980s. The Milo Sweater, meanwhile, proudly boasts the collaboration’s logo – aBAPE® ape rendered in classic MCM tones of cognac and brown. An assortment of graphic slides, T-shirts andkeychains rounds out the full offering.
In accessories, BAPE®’s artful yet playful shark motif featuring an open, grimacing shark’s mouth is emblazonedupon classic cognac Visetos. MCM’s most iconic pieces – the Backpack, the Large Wallet, the Mini Wallet,and the Weekender Bag– undergo a graphic transformation with shark graphics, bold logos, and other fierce,animalistic patches. Sumptuously detailed, the Camo Backpack features gold metal hardware, black webbedstraps, and black leather piping, and is finished with gleaming gold metal collaboration plaque.
Color, confidence, music, mobility, pattern – with this collection, MCM and BAPE® unite to celebrate these codes. Both labels having made history on its own by their natural proximity
to streetwear movements, the two style icons define the present together. With MCM X A
The capsule collection will be exclusively available at Harbour City MCM stores from October 26.