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Oaklandish Spring17 Launch Party @ Eli’s Mile High Club

Oaklandish Spring17 Launch Party @ Eli’s Mile High Club

Our Spring 2017 launch is right around the corner, and we’re celebrating by throwing a PARTY at Eli’s Mile High Club! Mark your calendars for Friday, March 24th from 6pm to 1am. The event will be FREE with RSVP – tell your friends and come through! Free entry, but of course you have to pay for drinks […]

The end of an era: RIP First Fridays @ Oaklandish

As we settle into 2017, resolutions and changes are widespread, and it’s no different here at Oaklandish. After months of deliberation, we have decided to bring our First Friday events to an end. Oaklandish started hosting our First Fridays in 2011 with groups including Zion I, Hieroglyphics, Los Rakas, the Getback, Erk the Jerk, and more […]

January Nonprofit of the Month: The Mosaic Project

January Nonprofit of the Month: The Mosaic Project

Unite. Educate. Empower. The Mosaic Project teaches people – from elementary school students to adults in the workplace – the skills needed to build peaceful communities that everyone deserves. Since 2000, The Mosaic Project has provided more than 37,000 students and 7,000 adults with immersive, experimental-education programs in diversity, empathy and conflict resolution. Guided by […]

2017 Oaklandish Warehouse Sale

2017 Oaklandish Warehouse Sale

For one glorious day each year, Oaklandish opens our doors to the public for an epic sale: The Oaklandish Warehouse Sale Sunday, January 29th, 2017! 11am – 6pm Get the jump on your 2017 shopping! Select discontinued styles will be available (no regularly-priced merchandise will be available for sale during the warehouse sale). Oaklandish warehouse sale […]

Tacos Sinaloa x Oaklandish

Tacos Sinaloa x Oaklandish

If you love local eats, chances are you’ve devoured the tacos from Tacos Sinaloa. This establishment has become the go-to choice for pre-game, post-game, anytime, and late night eaters in the Town. Their menu is the stuff of legend and cause for much homesickness for people who move away. Over the past years, Tacos Sinaloa […]

Oaklandish Blood Drive Recap

Oaklandish’s first blood drive was an incredible success this past Tuesday, December 13th, thanks to our amazing partners and all the generous people who donated! Our first blood drive was organized with Blood Centers of the Pacific, and supported by our friends at 95.7 THE GAME  who brought out their street team with giveaways of […]

Oaklandish Free Online Shipping

Oaklandish Free Online Shipping

We know that many of you use our online store to grab gifts for your loved ones during the holiday season, so we thought we would help you save a few bucks as a thank you for supporting us. To ring in the 2016 holiday season, Oaklandish is offering FREE domestic USPS priority mail shipping for all […]

Oaklandish 3rd Street Holiday Pop Up

Oaklandish 3rd Street Holiday Pop Up

In celebration of the most wonderful time of the year, we will be re-opening our annual Holiday 3rd street Pop-Up on select dates leading up to Christmas Eve, starting the first weekend of December! The Holiday Pop-up will be located outside our concept shop, Oakland Supply Co. at 291 3rd street, near Jack London Square. Whether you’re […]

Oaklandish Holiday Gift Boxes

Oaklandish Holiday Gift Boxes

The holiday season is generally seen as a time for giving. Although we are here to help you find gifts this holiday season, we are also committed to giving back to the community. If you’re as terrible at wrapping gifts as we are, these gift boxes — complete with tissue paper and golden elastic ties — will […]

Oaklandish Holiday Hours

Oaklandish Holiday Hours

The holiday season is yet again upon us! While we would like to assume that everyone can get their holiday shopping done ahead of time, we know that often isn’t the case. Never fear, we will be adjusting the retail hours for all of our shops to help you get all your shopping done locally […]

Oaklandish Plaid Friday 2016!

Oaklandish Plaid Friday 2016!

Each year, the Friday after Thanksgiving is generally marketed as a flock-to-the-mall affair with insane lines deals. In the Town, we take a different approach and instead celebrate Plaid Friday, supporting local, independent retailers! On Friday, November 25th, the Oaklandish team is putting together some seriously exciting events. Since Plaid Friday emphasizes buying local and supporting […]

Oaklandish x OMF First Friday with Elujay and Rayana Jay

Oaklandish x OMF First Friday with Elujay and Rayana Jay

For our First Friday in October, we are officially partnering with Oakland Music Festival to bring a live performance from two of the Bay Area’s rising talents: Elujay and Rayana Jay! Elujay is a multi-talented emcee and producer from Oakland, CA. The 20-year-old emcee began creating music when he was 14, after a friend of […]

‘The Lock Sessions’ Listening Party

‘The Lock Sessions’ Listening Party

Its Locksmith’s birthday on the 29th of this month and we’ve planned something special to celebrate it! With his newest mixtape ‘The Lock Sessions’ set to release on the Richmond, California, rapper’s birthday, we decided to open our doors and host a free listening party for anyone who supports Lock and his work. From 5-7pm at […]

Oaklandish is a ‘Best for the World 2016’ Honoree!

Oaklandish is a ‘Best for the World 2016’ Honoree!

“The B Corp movement is one of the most important of our lifetime, built on the simple fact that business impacts and serves more than just shareholders—it has an equal responsibility to the community and to the planet.”- Rose Marcario, CEO and President of Patagonia Oaklandish is EXTRA proud to announce that we were among […]

Elujay Listening Party Recap

One new artist, one new project, one hell of a turn out for a listening party. The preview of Elujay's newest project 'Jentrify,' which drops this Thursday, September 15th, was received warmly by the crowd of 100+ individuals who came from all over to show support for the new project. After a joint DJ set (shout out goes to Drew Banga!) there were roughly 14 tracks getting previewed, the audience got to hear some pretty exclusive sounds featuring the likes of Caleborate and Migos Da Gawd - both of whom were there in person to show love - along with Rex Life Rajj, Kev Choice, and many more...

Elujay In-Store Listening Party

Elujay In-Store Listening Party

Being a certified B Corp means a lot to us here at Oaklandish. We give back to the community, promote events and organizations that represent Oakland in a positive light, make dope gear that reps the Town in a sustainable way, and from time to time we host musical events, free of charge, for the city we love to call home. So mark your calendars for this Sunday, September 11th because Oaklandish is hosting none other than Oakland's own Elujay! Elujay is one of the Town's up and coming talents in the music scene. To celebrate the upcoming September 15th release...

Return to Glory Collection is Out Now!

Return to Glory Collection is Out Now!

It’s September 6th and our ‘Return to Glory’ Collection is OUT NOW! Here’s a look at Oaklandish’s latest launch:

Sneak Peek: Return to Glory Collection

Sneak Peek: Return to Glory Collection

As summer turns to Fall, the collective mind of Oaklandish switches from baseball to football. That’s no slight to America’s pastime, but more so a shoutout to a company favorite sport, football. While we love all the local squads, to many here at Oaklandish, football is king. Enter our Return to Glory Collection. This collection […]

September First Friday: Mara Hruby

September First Friday: Mara Hruby

Summer is almost gone but Oaklandish is still in party mode! To celebrate the dog days of summer we’ll be hosting another First Friday at the Broadway location. This time around we are lucky to be hosting Oakland’s own Mara Hruby! The singer and songwriter Mara Hruby personifies the sound and soul of an alternative jazz […]

Backpack giveaway at Franklin Elementary

This past Monday, August 22nd, 2016, we were happy to participate in another backpack giveaway for OUSD elementary students. The giveaway took place at Franklin Elementary in East Oakland, one of the most diverse and successful elementary schools in the entirety of the Oakland Unified School District! All of the students at Franklin Elementary received a […]

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