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INTERVIEW: MARTIN KEEHN

Based in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, designer Martin Keehn draws his inspiration from obscure corners of pop culture, and everyday anti-heroes, which culminates in the creation of twisted classics; pieces that would […]

IN THE HOUSE: ANITA BRATHWAITE

Anita wears the A.OK black leather baseball hat. Words and photographs by Justin Fulton I remember being an uptight Parsons freshman and meeting wild child Anita Brathwaite. Coincidentally, that same year I had my first […]

WHAT YOU HEARD: SLMPCKNS OAK MIX

For a lot of our mixes, we approach our favorite DJs and musicians to contribute. However, for this one we were approached by the artist. New York based SLMPCKNS made this amazing mix for us, […]

HOW WE WEAR IT: SHEER AND MESH

As the months continue to get warmer, one thing to keep in mind is balancing comfort and design. For us, the ease of less layers never needs to become boring. One of our favorite ways […]

CHECK OUT: SPECTACLE – THE MUSIC VIDEO AT MOMI

We took a trip over the Pulaski Bridge to Astoria, Queens to check out Spectacle – The Music Video, the newest exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image. As we ascended the staircase to […]

BEST OF: @OAKNYC ON INSTAGRAM

Since we last gave you a ‘Best Of’ the @oaknyc Instagram, we’ve been all over the place — in a good way. We went ‘In The House’ with some of our favorite new designers, met […]

RECAP: BROOKLYN ZINE FEST

On Sunday we crammed ourselves into the already over-crowded Public Assembly in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to check out the 2013 Brooklyn Zine Fest. It being our first time making it out to the annual event, we […]

SPRING ACCESSORIES AND SCENTS AT OAK

Details matter, and as you continue to build your spring wardrobes, something to keep in mind is the power of an accessory. Sometimes a piece of jewelry, a pair of sunglasses, or even the right […]

INTERVIEW: CINZIA ARAIA

OAK: Being from Italy – a country with a longstanding history in art and design – what influence have you found in your home    environment? Who are some of your favorite fellow designers, both Italian, […]

MIXED MEDIUM: JOHN P. DESSEREAU

One stormy afternoon in March we were welcomed into the Williamsburg studio of native New York artist and illustrator John P. Dessereau. He dropped some serious wisdom and shed light on his state of mind while […]

IN THE HOUSE: HILLARY TAYMOUR OF COLLINA STRADA

By Alicia Rae Photographs by Justin Fulton I don’t know if you guys know this… but Hillary is like THE coolest girl in Williamsburg. She Makes leather jumpsuits and bags girls actually wanna wear (we […]

BROOKLYN ZINE FEST: ADAM J. KURTZ

This Sunday, April 21st, Brooklyn Zine Fest takes over Public Assembly in Williamsburg for their 2013 event. Free and open to the public from 11 AM to 6 PM, BZF features self-published writers and artists, […]

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