Bape Web Store Announced

The apocalypse is upon us! Bape recently announced that they’d be opening up an online webstore, where presumably, you can go to purchase the latest from Nigo’s ultra-limited, overdesigned products at exorbitant prices. Bathing Ape pundits add that the independent company might be struggling to stay afloat in these times of economic struggle–what do you think? Is the digital store a calculated move, an attempt at maximizing profits in a time of financial downturn or has the brand finally decided to aid customers looking for product? Either way, I’m still wearing my FAPE “Ape Shall Not Kill Ape” polos I scooped on the ‘net from Taiwan. Via hs.