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WHAT YOU HEARD: OAK MIX BY STARLIGHT GIRLS

Surf rock. Doo wop. Trip-hop. Neo-Folk. Rock n’ Roll. Justin Timberlake. These are just a few things you can find on the latest OAK mix tape, made exclusively for us by Brooklyn-based Starlight Girls. It makes […]

JUST IN: PLEASURE PRINCIPLE

Back in black, with all the right cut-outs and different ways to wear it, NY-based Pleasure Principle continues to embrace both the sexy and the strange with the perfect amount of suggestive detail and versatility. […]

INTRODUCING: KYE

Kathleen KYE’s designs are all about fun. After all, her first collection was inspired by a dream in which she was being squeezed by King Kong’s hand. Based in London and Seoul, KYE’s mission is […]

JUST IN: AVIATIC

Last season we introduced you to Aviatic, a Parisian-based menswear line designed with the non-conformist city-dweller in mind. Aviatic’s urban influence is back in full force for fall with a collection that breaks the monotony […]

RECAP: STARLIGHT GIRLS AT SHEA STADIUM

Photographs by Justin Fulton Words by Conor Riley With a cinematic sound, and a projected film montage featuring shots of diamonds, lo-fi aliens invading Washington DC, and the band themselves to match, Brooklyn-based Starlight Girls […]

INTRODUCING: GENERAL IDEA

We gave you a look at the General Idea SS14 runway show as a part of our NYFW coverage, now be the first to take home the amazing FW13 collection from the Korean designer. Featuring extended […]

OAK SEEKS FALL INTERNS

OAK is currently seeking interns to assist with our web and social media team, and in our design division. We are looking for eager, driven individuals to work directly with the department heads and gain […]

STUDIO SESSION: THVM ATELIER

Photo credit: Todd Weaver Our Studio Session series continues with a look inside the workspace of LA denim phenoms THVM Atelier (an acronym for “this here very moment” and pronounced “them”). The key to the success […]

OAK COLLECTION SS14 – WOMEN

For our women’s SS14 collection we continue our exploration of sport and function by exploding and deconstructing elements of the basic. With open backs, twill tapes, slits, cuts, and elastic we’ve created pieces that boldly […]

OAK COLLECTION SS14 – MEN

What better way to wrap up our coverage of NYFW than to give you a first look at OAK Spring/Summer 2014? Our SS14 menswear collection begins with an athletic foundation, which we’ve built upon with […]

NYFW: CHRIS HABANA SS14

With a soundtrack designed by DJ Michael Magnan, Chris Habana showed his SS14 collection last night in an upstairs studio at Chelsea Market. Typically, entering a room to “Bachelorette” by Bjork is a sign of […]

NYFW: FASHION WEAK BY RYAN BLOMBERG #6

  As NYFW draws to a close, here is “Category is: walk of shame” the sixth and final illustration from our friend Ryan Blomberg’s series Fashion Weak. Stay tuned to the OAK blog as we wrap […]