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Camp Reel Stories: NOM event recap

Camp Reel Stories: NOM event recap

We had a BLAST at the in-store event for this August’s Non-Profit of the Month: Camp Reel Stories! The staff and campers from Camp Reel Stories, a girls film/multimedia camp based in the Town, came out in full force this past Sunday, August 21st, 2016. While customers browsed the store, all participants from the non-profit […]

Oaklandish: Back to School Collection

Oaklandish: Back to School Collection

It’s that time of year! As Summer begins to wind down and the reality of Fall approaches, school begins to come to the forefront of many families’ minds. Here at Oaklandish, things are no different. To celebrate the return to recess education and learning we have decided to release a handful of new products! Here is […]

Recent Tours at Oaklandish HQ!

We occasionally host tours of our main facility in Jack London. This past month, we were able to host not one but two separate tours of our warehouse. The participating groups, Juma Ventures and interns from the State Senator Loni Hancock’s office, were able to come by Oaklandish HQ and get a taste of daily […]

Oaklandish Summer Grab Bag Sale

Oaklandish Summer Grab Bag Sale

It’s not often that we have sales at Oaklandish, but from time to time we like to give our customers the chance to score quality goods at prices that are WAY too good to pass up. The concept is simple: We offer reduced pricing on discontinued Oaklandish designs, and you help us make room for […]

#Fairyland4GrownUps: Meet the Vendors

Hungry for #Fairyland4Grownups? Us, too! We’ve gathered some of Oakland’s finest food vendors to sling night time munchies. We’ll continue to update information as the event gets closer and closer, so be sure to keep checking in for all of the latest details.   Ale Industries, #Fairyland4Grownup’s beer sponsor is Oakland’s largest and oldest brewery. […]

July Nonprofit of the Month: The Town Kitchen

July Nonprofit of the Month: The Town Kitchen

Oaklandish is proud to announce The Town Kitchen as our Nonprofit of the Month for July! The Town Kitchen, also the recipient of one of our 2016 Innovators Awards, was started with one goal in mind: to create a community through local food, one where low-income Oakland youths are able to shine. The Town Kitchen delivers […]

July First Friday: Fever Charm

July First Friday: Fever Charm

As we soak up the first days of Summer in the beautiful Bay Area, we’re changing it up from our usual First Friday vibes and trying a something a little something different. This First Friday, we’re featuring Oakland’s very own Fever Charm, a band with a unique Rock/Indie-Pop crossover sound that matches the sunny California weather […]

June First Friday: Marty Grimes

June First Friday: Marty Grimes

We are proud to announce the awesome guest performer for our June First Friday event – Marty Grimes! Due to the opening of our new store, BOSK, we took last month off, but this June we are right back at it with another awesome night of music and fun. The event will be held at Oaklandish’s Downtown retail store […]

BOSK: Store Spotlight

BOSK: Store Spotlight

We just opened a new retail store called BOSK in the picturesque neighborhood of Old Oakland. We are so proud and grateful to be nestled in a area full of so much food, culture, and creativity! We are a short walk from our Downtown Oaklandish store, so if you’re in the area, don’t be shy and […]

Explore Oakland x Oaklandish Photowalk Recap

Sunday came and Sunday went. Somewhere in between having 100 photographers show up at the downtown Oaklandish retail location and wrapping up our walk at the pillars by Lake Merritt, we realized that our photowalk was beyond a success. It started with an email and it ended up with a mile-plus photowalk, a raffle and […]

May Nonprofit of the Month: Peralta Colleges Foundation

May Nonprofit of the Month: Peralta Colleges Foundation

Oaklandish is proud to announce Peralta Colleges Foundation as our Nonprofit of the Month for May! Founded in 1971, the Peralta Colleges Foundation works to enhance the intellectual, cultural and education needs of the Peralta College students, faculty and staff. Their programs provide scholarships and serve to financially support the academic and athletic departments and student groups. The Peralta […]

April Nonprofit of the Month: Bottoms Up Community Garden

April Nonprofit of the Month: Bottoms Up Community Garden

Oaklandish is proud to announce Bottoms Up Community Garden as our Nonprofit of the Month for April! Based in West Oakland, California, Bottoms Up Community Garden is a community-based organization that grows food on three separate lots, experimenting with urban agriculture and inspiring the local community to engage in food security. Located at 8th and Peralta, […]

First Friday Recap: Track Panther

We were back at it this past Friday for a joint DJ session from Track Panthers. Good beer, skilled DJs, moodlights – it was LIT! In our first DJ-only event in quite some time, and eazeYOURmind and DJ Criddy set the bar high as soon as the 1s and 2s started spinning. The traffic started […]

Oaklandish Spring Launch Party

Oaklandish Spring Launch Party

Spring is right around the corner, and for Oaklandish that means one thing: Our Spring/Summer 2016 Collection is almost here. We feel GREAT about the launch (check out our Snapchat: oaklandishhq for sneak peeks) and are almost ready to share it with the Town, the Bay, and the world. We decided that in order to […]

March First Friday: Track Panthers

March First Friday: Track Panthers

We’re not quite sure how we can follow up last month’s First Friday with Locksmith, DJ True Justice and GQ (click here for a recap!) but the Oaklandish crew has tapped two dope DJs to carry the torch for the month of March. The Oaklandish crew is SUPER PROUD to announce that Track Panthers will host […]

Tees with Purpose

Tees with Purpose

We’re known for the designs we put on tees, but we also partner with other local artists, businesses, & organizations on designs that promote civic pride and celebrate Oakland spirit that is often imitated, but never replicated. Here are the some of the recent designs that were “Made in Oaklandish.”  Pollinator Posse Gardens can be […]

Repair Revolution at DTO 2/27/16

Repair Revolution at DTO 2/27/16

Do you love your stuff? Does some of your stuff need TLC? Do you want to support small businesses? Then our Repair Revolution pop-Up is the event for you! On Saturday February 27th, you have the opportunity to come to our downtown store and meet local businesses that can fix your stuff! From 12-4pm we […]

Ricky Watters Meet and Greet Recap

Ricky Watters Meet and Greet Recap

Superbowl week has come and gone. There were events all over the Bay Area commemorating the big game, but for the Oaklandish and Never Elsewhere crew the in-store meet and greet with Ricky Watters was the only event we had our minds on. With the unveiling of a collaborative tee shirt there was plenty to […]

February Nonprofit of the Month: The Hidden Genius Project

February Nonprofit of the Month: The Hidden Genius Project

Oaklandish is proud to announce The Hidden Genius Project as our Nonprofit of the Month for February! The Hidden Genius Project is also a 2016 Oaklandish Innovators Award winner, receiving a financial grant in addition to year-round partnership and continued support. Based in Oakland, California, The Hidden Genius Project applies a targeted universalism approach to […]

February First Friday: Locksmith with DJ True Justice & GQ

February First Friday: Locksmith with DJ True Justice & GQ

The new year’s hangover is long gone, we are well into 2016 and that means one thing here at Oaklandish: First Fridays with Dion Decibels are BACK! The event will be at Oaklandish’s downtown Oakland retail store (1444 Broadway) from 7-10pm on February 5th and is a free event for all ages! We are proud to […]

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