Archive for the ‘designers’ Category

OAK COLLECTION: SHOES

Earlier this fall we introduced you to the OAK platform sneaker and Ash boot, and now we’re bringing you four new shoes from OAK Collection, all named after streets in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and guaranteed to […]

STUDIO SESSION: LAURA SIEGEL

Photographs by Sean Penhall After living in New York for 8 years designer Laura Siegel recently relocated her studio to the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI), a breeding ground for emerging designers. The building, once used for […]

WAYS TO SAVE: OAK BLACK FRIDAY SALE SHOPPING GUIDE

The OAK Black Friday Sale begins at midnight tonight (and is on until 11:59PM on Monday 12.02), and to make sure you’re totally prepared, we’ve put together a shopping guide on how to save three […]

WHAT THEY WERE THINKING: JEREMY LAING

Jeremy Laing is giving us a behind-the-scenes look at his FW13 collection for our latest edition of What They Were Thinking. Check out the evolution of five of this season’s styles, from the designer’s sketches […]

OFF THE WALL: ISA GENZKEN AT MOMA

This weekend we made our way up to the MoMA to check out the Isa Genzken Retrospective, the most extensive collection of the German artist’s work in the 40 years she’s been creating her signature […]

INTRODUCING: MARIOS

Founded by designers Mayo Loizou and Leszek Chrnielewski, MARIOS began in Japan 2001 with the two on a quest for texture. After opening a flagship store in Tokyo in 2005, the team moved operations to […]

INTRODUCING: MIGUEL PENA

JJ wears Miguel Pena Lacquered dress (available at OAK 28 Bond St.), Miguel wears OAK combo racer jacket. We are extremely proud to present one of our own, Miguel Pena, debuting his first collection at […]

OAK RECOMMENDS: SLDT

Photo Credit: Erwin Caluya This weekend we’ll be heading to one of two performances from the Salvatore LaRussa Dance Theater or SLDT, for which OAK’s own Cameron Cooper (along with Abraham Lopez) designed costumes for […]

STUDIO SESSION: ANN-SOFIE BACK

Located in the “art director swamp” district of Stockholm, the Ann-Sofie Back studios were once a private garage, and later a storefront for the Danish brand Soulland before ASB took over. The space itself is […]

INTRODUCING: JEREMY LAING

Toronto-based Jeremy Laing approaches his collections with a self taught design method he developed as an apprentice with Alexander McQueen. OAK is proud to welcome six select styles from Jeremy Laing’s FW13 collection – including […]

STUDIO SESSION: SIR NEW YORK

Last week, we dropped by the new studios of SIR New York just outside of Brooklyn in Ridgewood, Queens. The massive loft-space, also home to Knickerbocker Manufacturing Company welcomes visitors with an indoor half-pipe, while […]

PERFORMA 13: RAINER GANAHL “COMME des MARXISTS”

Citing Karl Marx and the symbol of the hammer and sickle as a contemporary analysis of how capitalism works, New York based artist Rainer Ganahl presented Comme des Marxists last night at White Columns in the […]