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MIXED MEDIUM: ANTON PERICH

Words by Justin Fulton. There are two types of artists — Those who become household names with subsequent empires and those who produce work happily within the margins of all that shimmers, gaining validation through […]

SPOTTED: A.OK IN THE WILD MAGAZINE

A.OK is repping hard in the current issue of The WILD Magazine (“The Bold Issue” for those keeping track). We spotted two of our classic A.OK tees – the ‘Paris’ tee and ‘Everything’ tee – on […]

HOW WE WEAR IT: SHORTS

Keeping things interesting on your lower half in summer can be tricky. While you might not want to fall into the trap of cut-offs and more traditional (read: boring) shorts, it’s sometimes hard to avoid. […]

RECAP: KAREN FINLEY “SEXT ME IF YOU CAN” AT NEW MUSEUM

Late last month, we posted about our excitement over Karen Finley’s “Sext Me If You Can” exhibit at New Museum. OAK’s Alicia Rae was on hand at 235 Bowery on May 25th for full coverage […]

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 […]