Archive for the ‘blog’ Category

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM “ALL MY FRIENDS”

A truly great song has a number of unique qualities. It can bring you back to a vivid and specific place in time (perhaps the first time you heard it, or a point in your […]

OPENING: KAREN FINLEY’S ‘SEXT ME IF YOU CAN’ AT NEW MUSEUM

Presented in conjunction with “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star” and IDEAS CITY 2013, artist Karen Finley’s interactive instillation Sext Me if You Can begins today at New Museum. Here’s how it […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: KELLY ROWLAND FEAT. EVE “LIKE THIS”

Kelly Rowland may be releasing a new album just shy of a month from now (June 18th’s Talk A Good Game), but for today’s OAK Spring Anthem we’re taking it back a few years to […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: GABRIELLE APLIN “PLEASE DON’T SAY YOU LOVE ME (CYRIL HAHN REMIX)”

To us, the best remixes take an unexpected song, and completely rework and re-fragment it into a finished product that stands on its own. That’s exactly what happened when Cyril Hahn got his hands on […]

HOW WE WEAR IT: WEEKEND GETAWAY

Choosing the right items to bring with you for a weekend trip can be daunting. You want to make sure you’ve got plenty of options, but the last thing you want to do is over-pack. […]

OAK RECOMMENDS: HORSE MEAT DISCO IN BROOKLYN

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, a lot of New Yorkers are scrambling to find an excuse to get out of the city. However, if you’re looking for something local to do for the first […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: GLASS CANDY “CANDY CASTLE”

Today’s OAK Spring Anthem comes to us from Portland, OR duo Glass Candy. From their 2007 album B/E/A/T/B/O/X this is a jam that can get us going in the morning, and carry us right on […]

JUST IN: A.OK ‘THIS ISN’T FUCKING PARIS’ JERSEY

Despite New York’s newly implemented bike share and our fondness for wine and cheese pairings, this – after all – isn’t fucking Paris. After blowing out of our in store delivery, we’re finally bringing the […]

OAK ICON: DAFT PUNK / OAK SPRING ANTHEM: DAFT PUNK FEAT. PANDA BEAR “DOIN’ IT RIGHT”

From their long-awaited fourth album Random Access Memories – out tomorrow – Daft Punk’s “Doin’ It Right” featuring guest vocals from Panda Bear is indeed today’s OAK Spring Anthem, but to celebrate the release of […]

INTRODUCING: BACK BY ANN-SOFIE BACK

If ever there was a Renaissance woman of the fashion industry, Ann-Sofie Back would certainly be in the running for the title. Collaborating with brands such as Topshop and Cheap Monday, Back has also contributed […]

RECAP: OAK .GIF PHOTOBOOTH AT POP SOUK

Even in the rain we had a blast taking everyone’s .GIF for our freshly launched photobooth.oaknyc.com yesterday at Ladyfag’s Pop Souk. With our incredible backdrop – designed by Thomas Pregiato – and some of the […]

INTERVIEW: LADYFAG FOR POP SOUK

Ladyfag in the OAK SS13 silver rider short. In the midst of putting the finishing touches on our project for this Sunday’s Pop Souk at the Beirgarten of The Standard, we were lucky enough get […]