Urban Uniform: OAK SS17 Presentation

Yesterday evening’s SS17 presentation by OAK took place against a stark backdrop of concrete within a vast split-level Chelsea gallery space. From above, the models could be seen lined up against a great wall, clothed in classic urban uniform: ripped denim, glossy leather, and the unique combination of tube socks with black leather mules. The best piece was a toss-up between the gorgeous leather moto-vest and a muscle tee with “Sade Concert Tee” scribbled on the front (pictured below). Accessories were simple silver hoops, and hair styled by Sassoon was sleek and tucked back into banded ponytails.

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The atmosphere was superbly chill for a fashion week event. Guests sipped on Mamont vodka sodas with orange bitters as they viewed the collection from above, and close-up. Creative directors Louis Terline and Jeff Madalena also gifted us with swag on the way out the door. I scored an oversized OAK tee shirt, perfume, and signature OAK charcoal soap – to scrub off all that fashion week dirt. ’Til tomorrow… 

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