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WHAT THEY WERE THINKING: DANIEL SILVERSTEIN

For this edition of What They Were Thinking, we’re giving you an exclusive look at the sketches that began Daniel Silverstein’s FW13 collection. From insects to the human ribcage, see how Daniel brought his anatomical […]

VIDEOAK: HOW I WEAR IT – JEN

LA transplant, and OAK employee, Jen talks her Lana Del Rey costume from her last Halloween in Hollywood, her sporty, sexy style, and shows us how she wears the OAK Double Front Varsity in our […]

MIXED MEDIUM: TYLER SPANGLER

For this edition of Mixed Medium we talk with California-based artist Tyler Spangler about his dreams of wallpapering government property, his three week stint as an illegal punk show promoter, and why this Halloween will […]

OAK FALL ANTHEM: LOU REED “PERFECT DAY”

Lou Reed’s career was nothing short of prolific. From his work with The Velvet Underground, to his solo albums, he became a legend of both rock and New York City, and his music continues to […]

OFF THE WALL: JEAN PAUL GAULTIER AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM

With Halloween less than a week away, it seems appropriate that Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk opened today at Brooklyn Museum. After all, JPG has outfitted tours, music videos and performances […]

JUST IN: OBESITY AND SPEED

Graphic tees and sweats have been making a big impact across the style board over the past few seasons, and some of our favorites come from our good friends at Obesity and Speed. Comfortable and […]

OAK FALL ANTHEM: SHIGETO “OLIVIA”

Today’s OAK Fall Anthem is “Olivia” by Shigeto. Based in Detroit, and signed to Matthew Dear’s label Ghostly International, Shigeto slows it down on “Olivia” with pace that’s great for moving around in fall. Whether […]

WHAT THEY WERE THINKING: AVELON

In addition to taking a look inside the Avelon studio in our interview with designer Erik Frenken, we’re now featuring the brand in our first edition of What They Were Thinking, a look at the […]

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 […]

OAK FALL ANTHEM: TLC “RED LIGHT SPECIAL”

We featured “Diggin’ On You” by TLC during our OAK Spring Anthem series earlier this year, a slow jam that was all about crushes, and chillin with Miss Chilli and some Kool-Aid. It was the […]

VIDEOAK: HOW I WEAR IT – GEORGES

Introducing How I Wear It, an exclusive VideOAK series featuring insight on how employees and friends of OAK style their favorite pieces. First up is sales associate Georges, showing us how he wears the OAK […]

INTRODUCING: PATOUF

We highly recommend getting to know the Sweden-based Patouf. Transforming vintage styles into modern classics, Patouf is all about finding that sweet spot in between refined and rolling out of bed. Since being awarded Rookie of […]