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INTERVIEW: ERIK FRENKEN OF AVELON

Based in Amsterdam, Avelon is all about the belief in Beautiful Different. We recently had the opportunity to speak with designer Erik Frenken about this belief, cutting his teeth at Alberta Ferretti and his tenure […]

INTERVIEW: HUGO MANUEL OF CHAD VALLEY

Over the summer we recapped Chad Valley’s (real name Hugo Manuel) set as part of our Northside Festival coverage. Last night Hugo was back in New York to support Chad Valley’s new mix-tape Peace and […]

MIXED MEDIUM: JESSE DRAXLER

Minneapolis-based visual artist Jesse Draxler is the latest feature in our Mixed Medium series. His visceral work transcends genre and medium and has been featured in Elle, Creem, and The New York Times. In his […]

INTERVIEW: DEFNE HUSREVOLGU OF OAK EXCLUSIVE SEVENTHIRTYONE

Defne wears SevenThirtyOne H jacket in black, and Nanushka Rafi sweatpant. Exclusive to OAK in the US, SevenThirtyOne is the result of chance meetings, road trips and personal tests. When Canadian designer Defne Husrevolgu arrived […]

SUPERMODEL DOCUMENTARY HOUR: SAMI SURMA

Sami wears OAK slouch rider jacket, Laura Siegel embroidered sweater, and Mykita / Damir Doma sunglasses (coming soon). Sami Surma is a self-proclaimed “sunglasses addict” from Minnesota. She just got back from shooting a Versace […]

INTERVIEW: WILLIAM WATSON

We recently stopped by the studios of OAK Exclusive William Watson where we were treated to a preview of his colorful Spring 2014 collection, and we were able to talk with the UK-born designer about […]

WHAT YOU HEARD: ‘Lost in the Deep OAK Forest’ MIXTAPE BY DEEP WOODS

Our newest mixtape comes to us from the renowned Deep Woods, who has been a fixture on the New York music scene for over twenty years. From his roots in the early 1990s House scene […]

INTERVIEW: LEITH TESTONI OF ZANEROBE / JUST IN: ZANEROBE

As legend has it, Zanerobe began as a bet between friends Leith Testoni and Jonathan Yeo over whether Testoni could design a better shirt than the so-called “hideous” one the two spotted on a stranger. […]

INTRODUCING: BRADY LANGE

Last week we gave you a teaser on our @oaknyc Instagram of the latest accessory arrival to OAK stores from Portland-based designer Brady Lange. Now, the half-moon bracelet, available in small and large, can be […]

MIXED MEDIUM: MAXIME BUCHI

For this edition of Mixed Medium, OAK’s own Cameron Cooper sits down with his friend and artist Maxime Buchi, a true Renaissance man of subculture, who he met some time ago on the streets of […]

INTERVIEW: TBA

TBA is back at OAK with six new styles that have already become customer and employee favorites. We recently had the chance to speak with Ty McBride and Melissa LaChance, the globetrotting creative team behind […]

INTRODUCING: COCO & BREEZY

Words by Conor Riley Photographs by Justin Fulton From jobs at the Mall of America, to their own Brooklyn-based company, twin sisters Coco & Breezy have built a successful brand of sunglasses, and created highly […]

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