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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 – […]

IN THE HOOD: BROOKLYN RASPA’O COLOMBIAN SHAVED ICE

Seeking a way to bring in some extra cash over the weekend, Brooklyn based artists Juan (a film producer), Ky (a jewelry designer), Renato (a music producer and drummer), and Monica (a composer and film […]

OAK SEEKS BUYING AND DESIGN INTERNS!

OAK is currently seeking interns to assist in our buying/merchandising, and production/design departments. We are looking for eager, driven individuals to work directly with the department heads and gain valuable ‘hands on’ experience. Both positions […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: LIL’ WAYNE “A MILLI” (JAMES BLAKE HARMONIMIX)

“I just wanted to make Lil Wayne sing,” James Blake told Pitchfork in 2010 of his remix of Weezy classic “A Milli.” The London producer insists he had only heard the vocals to “A Milli” […]

JUST IN: KSUBI

Depending on who you ask, the perfect pair of jeans can come in an array of shapes, fits, cuts, and washes. There is such a dynamic range of opinion on the “perfect pair” spectrum that […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: BLACK UHURU “PUSH PUSH” / SHABAZZ PALACES “GUNBEAT FALLS”

From a 1970s Kingston-based reggae trio to one of the most critically acclaimed hip-hop outings of the past decade, today we’re bringing two OAK Spring Anthems, to make up for us being out of the […]

TRAVELOGUE: d’EON’S GUIDE TO MONTREAL

Words and photographs by Conor Riley. It’s raining outside of Punjab Palace in Park Extension (“Park-Ex” to locals), a developing, mostly residential neighborhood in Montreal, QC. Since we arrived in the French-Canadian city the prior […]

INTERVIEW: AUSTON BJÖRKMAN OF SIR NEW YORK

Photograph by Amos Mac. Sir New York – designer Auston Björkman’s unisex clothing line – is currently one of the most coveted brands in the wake of the recent marriage between high-end fashion and streetwear. […]

SALE: 20% OFF AT OAK FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

We’re helping you start Memorial Day Weekend off right by giving you 20% off all clothing and shoes in store and online (FYI: our Bond St. store just got a huge re-stock on shoes from […]