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JUST IN: A.OK SUMMER T-SHIRTS

The wait is over to take home this season’s unisex A.OK t-shirts. Featuring a color palette of black, white and army, we’re bringing back some A.OK classics like the ‘Paris’ crew neck,  as well as […]

FW13 PREVIEW: LITKE

Yesterday, WWD broke the news on one of the designers we’ll be introducing to OAK stores for the Fall/Winter 2013 season, Brooklyn-based Litke. Following a B.F.A. at NYU and an internship with US Vogue, Catherine […]

OAK EXCLUSIVE: TGT BY JACK SUTTER

We’re excited to introduce TGT (pronounced “tight”), a line of wallets from Brooklyn designer Jack Sutter, in a collection of styles exclusive to OAK. Inspired by a friend’s makeshift rubber-band cardholder, and with the ability […]

PARTIES: OAK HOSTS LADY BLACKTRONIKA AT CAMEO GALLERY

This Saturday, we’ll be returning to Cameo Gallery at 93 North 6th St. to host a night with Lady Blacktronika aka the First Lady of Beatdown, of Sound Black Recordings. Joining her are Nooka Jones […]

JUST IN: MACHA

Founded in 2008, the Brooklyn-via-London jewelry line Macha (the “c” is silent), is adding a touch of color to OAK stores this summer. Every piece from the Macha collection is hand-crafted and features slight imperfections, […]

RECAP: BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS

On a hot Sunday in Brooklyn, we hit up Bushwick Open Studios to check out some of our friends’ work and make some new discoveries from New York’s emerging artists. First we stopped by 44 […]

HOW WE WEAR IT: UNISEX OAK SUMMER STYLES

With temperatures rising at seemingly exponential rates, getting dressed in the morning can seem more and more like a daunting task. But don’t let the heat and humidity cloud your judgement when it comes to […]

OAK RECOMMENDS: DISCOGRAPHY AT CAMEO GALLERY

The week after a three-day weekend can be a tough one. There’s always a sense of denouement when the holiday barbeques and parties are behind us, and we always drag our feet a bit getting […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: THIN LIZZY “WILD ONE”

For our final OAK Spring Anthem of 2013, we’re taking it back to Thin Lizzy’s 1975 classic “Wild One.” Evoking memories of day-trips to the beach, and nights when it’s too hot to sleep, “Wild […]

IN THE HOUSE: JEFF MADALENA AND JASON GNEWIKOW

Words by Alicia Rae. Photographs by Justin Fulton. I am going to coin a new phrase to describe Jeff and Jason’s interior style: CALM DRAMA. Walking into their Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn home always leaves you feeling […]

SPOTTED: ZEBRA KATZ WEARS OAK ON STAGE IN AMSTERDAM

Last night, while we were installing our A/C units in NY for the summer, Zebra Katz and Njena Reddd Foxxx brought the heat on stage in Amsterdam. Hitting up Club Nyx on his trek through […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: TLC “DIGGIN’ ON YOU”

You’d be hard pressed to find someone in the 25-40 age bracket who never owned a copy of TLC’s CrazySexyCool. It was an album that spanned genre, and gender, from a trio of women – […]

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