Posts Tagged ‘designer’

INTERVIEW: KAT MACONIE

By Ivan Padilla Main image by Elvin Tavarez Images courtesy of Kat Maconie Known for signature gold hardware details, block heels and strong prints, Kat Maconie has, in seven years, expanded from a small range […]

STUDIO SESSION / IN THE HOUSE: KORE SWIM

  KORE swim is owned by sisters Nicole and Jessica Tracy. Nicole is head of marketing, operations and sales, and Jessica (whose studio and living space is pictured here) is the brand’s creative director and […]

INTRODUCING: AMH

With an extensive background in fashion Ashley Marc Hovelle has designed for Fred Perry, and collaborated with luxury British heritage brand Gloverall. He has also worked as a Tailor on London’s renowned Saville Row for […]

INTERVIEW: FLORIAN DENICOURT

This weekend we launched our latest arrivals from Florian Denicourt at OAK. We also recently caught up with the Parisian accessories designer and he shared a behind-the-scenes look at how his bags are created from […]

JUST IN: PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI

The force is very strong with Preen’s FW14 Collection. While Star Wars is the clear inspiration behind Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi’s latest offering, the designers also cite another late ’70s iconic film as an […]

INTRODUCING: VIBE HARSLØF ACCESSORIES

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, designer Vibe Harsløf is celebrated for her imaginative and urban jewelry. Harsløf’s universe is fearless and distinctively playful, which is seen in her accessories that boldly transform and compliment a complete […]

INTRODUCING: FFIXXED

ffiXXed began as a collaborative art and design project initiated by Kain Picken and Fiona Lau in Berlin, 2008. Since then, the two have operated under mobile headquarters, gravitating to inspiring places around the globe […]

JUST IN: SONGZIO FW14

OAK is excited to welcome back Songzio to our men’s designers roster for FW14. With a forward-thinking take on menswear classics like the bomber jacket and knit cardigan, Korean designer Zio Song offers up exaggerated silhouettes, which are full […]

INTERVIEW: JOEL ANDRIANOMEARISOA

As we get ready to launch NEVER ENDING STORY our collaboration with Joel Andrianomearisoa at OAK Paris tomorrow evening, we took a minute to speak with the artist about the “sentimental” products he designed for […]

STUDIO SESSION: KAELEN

About three weeks ago, designer Kaelen Haworth moved her studio from Prince and Lafayette in SoHo to the midtown CFDA Fashion Incubator on West 38th. The new studio offers KAELEN a showroom up front and workspace […]

DIMENSIONS BY STOLEN

Another favorite Singapore-based brand we’re introducing to you for SS14 is Stolen. Designed by Elyn Wong, Stolen’s roots are in Brutalist architecture and installation art, which give way to wearable pieces that go beyond basic […]

A$AP + OAK: A$AP RELLI

A$AP Relli wears the OAK Rib Panel Crew Neck and OAK Model 6 sunglasses Whether you’ve been following A$AP Mob since their roots in Harlem, or became familiar with the collective thanks to more well […]

SS14: UNDONE BY PAULINE NING

Straight outta Singapore, Pauline Ning is at OAK for SS14 with her collection ‘Undone.’ Combining geometric shapes, raw edges, and structured silhouettes, with the ease of soft, refined textures, each style is a contradiction that […]

MIXED MEDIUM: SNCL’S INSTAGRAM ART

Aside from the amazing fits, fabrics and branding behind SNCL (Smile Now Cry Later), we love the East London-based menswear line for the role artists play in their collections. Each season is influenced by a different […]

STUDIO SESSION: PORTLAND GARMENT FACTORY

Photographs by Rebecca Price Our latest additions to the women’s designer page come to us from Portland Garment Factory, a full service manufacturing company serving up functional, made in the USA pieces that we’re loving for […]

INTRODUCING: CARON CALLAHAN

One of our favorite new additions for SS14 is Caron Callahan. We recently spoke with the Brooklyn-based designer about the inspiration behind her effortlessly cool Spring collection (complete with visuals from her amazing Tumblr feed), […]

STUDIO SESSION: LOUISE AMSTRUP

Today we’re hopping the pond to London’s Hackney Wick neighborhood to take a look inside the studio, workspace and showroom of Louise Amstrup. The neighborhood itself, once an industrial district, is now home to many […]

OAK BUYING DIARY: UP CLOSE AT LAURA SIEGEL

Laura Siegel is known for her intricate designs that often incorporate different fibers and fabrics from all over the world in one amazing piece (see her embroidered sweater, made of  alpaca, bamboo and marino). So […]

STUDIO SESSION: HENRIK VIBSKOV

Photographs 1-10 by Alastair Philip Wiper Photographs 11 – 15 and Henrik Vibskov portrait by Mikkel Vigholt Petersen Henrik Vibskov‘s Copenhagen studio is located on Paper Island in an old administrative building and car mechanic […]

MIXED MEDIUM: ERIC GOTTSHALL’S HELMET SERIES

For this edition of Mixed Medium, we’re looking at the work of artist Eric Gottshall, and specifically his Helmet Series. Eric is the son of photographer Jon Gottshall ad art eccentric Cindy Silveira. Based in […]

NYFW: ZANA BAYNE LEATHER FW14

On Saturday afternoon, across the street from Lincoln Center at the Empire Hotel, Zana Bayne presented her Fall/Winter 2014 collection to an intimate crowd of guests. The designer’s exciting brand of bondage came together in […]

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