Design consultant and more Jon Chipchase is going to be the next speaker at Imprint Presents. It’s on August 26: you should see it!
Iko Iko has their first Strongroom show with Oscar Omori. It’s on view now through September 7.
When news broke that OAK was finally making the hop from East coast to West coast, I’m pretty sure I wet my pants a little bit. The brand is known for making and finding and selling a mixture of goth, androgynous, upscale streetwear that come in black, black, some grays, black, white, black, silver, black, and black. Their stores in New York are nice and intimate and, while I have yet to visit their Downtown outpost, I have a feeling that it is somewhat New York-ish still.
Without any pretense (Surprisingly.), the brand popped up in a weird Mid-City location this week, blocks from where I live, like a bizarre white castle amidst historically Hasidic establishments and a smattering of design destinations. What does it mean? Well, the brand has gone full Los Angeles, opening up a sprawling L-shaped building that surely is going to be one of the more popular and successful retailers in town.
dePorres traveling dinner series is having an event on August 24 at KesselsKramer. It sounds god!
Local artsy, photo cool guy Jimmy Marble has a new thing you should look at: he made a zine called Best Bush In Town about local flora and fauna. Jimmy is great—and it’s unsurprising that this is great, too.