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OAKLANDISH APPAREL LETS TOP STUDENTS STRUT THEIR STUFF

OAKLANDISH APPAREL LETS TOP STUDENTS STRUT THEIR STUFF

"Oaklandish, the city's iconic clothing designer and manufacturer, is wrapping up its fifth year of rewarding Oakland's most studious high schoolers." ... [more]

WORLD WIDE NATE BRINGS YOU OAKLAND

WORLD WIDE NATE BRINGS YOU OAKLAND

"From a culinary location to a cultural location, I was drawn to Oaklandish. They began as a public art program, but quickly grew into a successful brand that represents Oakland to the fullest."... [more]

SIDE STREETS: THE PRIDE OF OAKLAND

SIDE STREETS: THE PRIDE OF OAKLAND

"Oaklandish makes amazing t-shirts, hoodies, and other items that celebrate how much people really love the city."... [more]

OAKLANDISH -- BRIGHTPEARL CUSTOMER STORY

OAKLANDISH -- BRIGHTPEARL CUSTOMER STORY

"There are a lot of companies out there who are doing screen printed t-shirts, graphic tees, but we really wanted to put the meaning back into the shirt."

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ANGELA TSAY: A MODERN DAY PIONEER CREATING CIVIC PRIDE -- Mar 29, 2015

ANGELA TSAY: A MODERN DAY PIONEER CREATING CIVIC PRIDE -- Mar 29, 2015

"With a socially-conscious mission that focuses on delivering “local love” through quality goods made by local companies, we think Oaklandish — with CEO and creative director Angela Tsay at the helm — is doing trailblazing work that deserves to be recognized."... [more]

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS: A DAY OF EATING, SHOPPING, AND BIKING IN SAN FRANCISCO

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS: A DAY OF EATING, SHOPPING, AND BIKING IN SAN FRANCISCO

The year-old Two Jacks Denim stocks USA-made, premium artisanal jeans from brands like Kansas City’s Baldwin, Arcadia’s Railcar, and S.F.’s Tellason, while all stripe of Oakland-made goods and city T-shirts can be found at Oaklandish.... [more]

OAKLANDISH PUTTING DOWN ROOTS, EXPANDING

OAKLANDISH PUTTING DOWN ROOTS, EXPANDING

Whenever I hear the term "Oaklandish" I think of the word "outlandish." Actually Oaklandish is the name of a unique local company that is known for their hyper local logos on shirts, bags, hats and other merchandise -- looking for a baby "onesie" with an oak tree logo for instance?... [more]

OAKLAND SHOPS SPRING UP WITH ITEMS TO APPEAL TO LOCAL PRIDE -- November 19, 2014

OAKLAND SHOPS SPRING UP WITH ITEMS TO APPEAL TO LOCAL PRIDE -- November 19, 2014

Much of the credit for the T-shirt craze goes to Oaklandish, an arts project started in 2006 to support the city’s growing cultural scene. Its T-shirts of an oak tree mirrored by an identical root system have been so popular they’ve spawned two Oaklandish retail stores... [more]

IS OAKLAND THE NEXT BROOKLYN? IT'D RATHER NOT BE.

IS OAKLAND THE NEXT BROOKLYN? IT'D RATHER NOT BE.

Angela Tsay, chief executive officer of Oaklandish, a retailer of civic pride apparel, says the success of businesses in Oakland is happening in spite of the city’s leadership, not because of it.... [more]

OAKLANDISH: CHINWE OKONA AND SPENSER COOPER

OAKLANDISH: CHINWE OKONA AND SPENSER COOPER

Joining me this week were Chinwe Okona and Spenser Cooper from Oaklandish, Oakland's homegrown retailer of apparel and civic pride.... [more]

OAKLAND IS MORE THAN "SAN FRANCISCO'S BROOKLYN" -- September 5, 2014

OAKLAND IS MORE THAN "SAN FRANCISCO'S BROOKLYN" -- September 5, 2014

Oakland's civic pride looks best in Oaklandish, a clothing company that adapts symbols of the city—the oak tree, the Bay Bridge, the OAK airport code—into cool, screenprinted designs.... [more]

GOODBY LAUNCHES BAY AREA CHILD'S VOCABULARY INITIATIVE

GOODBY LAUNCHES BAY AREA CHILD'S VOCABULARY INITIATIVE

This week, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners launches a new program in Oakland, Calif., aimed at helping parents boost their young children’s vocabulary... The clothing and other materials, which are being produced by local retailer Oaklandish, are being distributed at locations that include Oakland hospitals, pediatric clinics, family playgroups and childcare programs.... [more]

THESE CUTE BABY CLOTHES ARE DESIGNED TO GET PARENTS TALKING AND HELP LITTLE BRAINS DEVELOP

THESE CUTE BABY CLOTHES ARE DESIGNED TO GET PARENTS TALKING AND HELP LITTLE BRAINS DEVELOP

Produced by Oaklandish, the line will initially be given to new parents in the Oakland area, but it's already caught the attention of Hillary Clinton and the Too Small to Fail initiative and there are plans underway to expand it nationally.... [more].

OAKLANDISH CEO ANGELA TSAY SEES COMMUNITY AS THE ROOTS OF GOOD BUSINESS

OAKLANDISH CEO ANGELA TSAY SEES COMMUNITY AS THE ROOTS OF GOOD BUSINESS

“We realized there was a real hunger for people to find a way to express their Oakland pride,” says Angela Tsay, CEO and Creative Director of Oakland’s iconic t-shirt company, Oaklandish.... [more]

OAKLAND'S DOWNTOWN BRIDGES VICTORIANA WITH ULTRAMODERN

OAKLAND'S DOWNTOWN BRIDGES VICTORIANA WITH ULTRAMODERN

1444 Broadway: Stocked with hoodies, T-shirts and accessories for women, men, children and babies adorned with logos and slogans celebrating this East Bay city. ... [more]

OAKLAND: BROOKLYN BY THE BAY

OAKLAND: BROOKLYN BY THE BAY

Screen-printed by hand, Oaklandish’s shirts incorporate local iconography like the waterfront cranes and the view from the Bay Bridge, precisely the sort of unpretty nuts-and-bolts infrastructural details some cities may choose not to aestheticize. ... [more]

OAKLANDISH OPENING NEW RETAIL STORE IN JACK LONDON SQUARE

OAKLANDISH OPENING NEW RETAIL STORE IN JACK LONDON SQUARE

Oaklandish is expanding in Oakland once again–into Jack London Square, where the Oakland Supply Company, their new “concept shop” –is going to be the next step in turning Oaklandish from a beloved t-shirt vendor and valued community business into a brand that can help showcase Oakland arts and artisans both to the local Oakland community and all the visitors, newcomers and others coming into the city..... [more]

OAKLANDISH PAYS IT FORWARD -- April 4, 2014

OAKLANDISH PAYS IT FORWARD -- April 4, 2014

Located within Oakland’s bustling downtown, Oaklandish carries a wide variety of apparel and novelty items that represent Oakland culture, and the proceeds from the sales in turn helps to give back to the community.... [more]

HELLA OAKLANDISH: CELEBRATING "THE TOWN" -- February 6, 2014

HELLA OAKLANDISH: CELEBRATING "THE TOWN" -- February 6, 2014

City Hall isn’t the only place you will find Oakland’s namesake, the oak tree. Step foot in the East Bay and you will quickly come across t-shirts, hoodies, hats, and stickers that brandish an image of the iconic tree. ... [more]

OAKLANDISH OPENS SHOP IN THE DIMOND DISTRICT

OAKLANDISH OPENS SHOP IN THE DIMOND DISTRICT

The store, at 3419 Fruitvale Ave., is the second and latest permanent addition to the company's downtown headquarters and retail outlet. Oaklandish sells unique T-shirts, hats, hoodies and skateboard decks, as well as a rotating range of artisanal items, in collaboration with local artists and producers. ... [more]


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