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    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]



    Inside Bay Area

     


    OAKLANDISH OPENS SHOP IN THE DIMOND DISTRICT -- December 24, 2013
    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]



    Oakland Local

     


    OAKLANDISH OPENS NEW STORE IN THE DIMOND -- December 10, 2013
    The Dimond store will also participate in the community and non-profit outreach efforts. There is the Nonprofit of the Month, in which Oaklandish showcases a local organization inside the store, usually in the form of some participatory exhibition, and contributes ten percent of that day’s profits to the organization. ... [more]

    Globe and Mail

     


    OAKLAND: MEET THE BROOKLYN OF THE WEST -- October 29, 2012
    This shop donates a chunk of its proceeds from sales of Oakland swag to charities — its designers came up with the T-shirts showing the Bay Bridge and the cranes, and another with one of Merritt Lake’s pesky Canada geese packaged up and ready to be shipped north of the border. ... [more]


    Conde Nast

     

    TRAVEL GUIDE: WHAT TO DO IN OAKLAND -- October 9, 2012
    What began as a covert street art campaign to rep Oakland pride, has since blossomed into a legendary local clothing brand with its own brick and mortar storefront. Not only are the threads here hip, but some of the proceeds from everything sold go to various community projects. ... [more]


    KQED

     

    THE LOCAL LOVE & CIVIC CHARM KNOWN AS OAKLANDISH -- June 30, 2012
    For those who live on the east side of the Bay, it's hard not to notice all the T-shirts bearing iconic "Oaklandish" images popping up on the streets and in clothing and gift shops all over town. Or you might have noticed the big Oaklandish bus called "The Rig" parked outside the Grand Lake farmer's market or local street fairs.
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    SFGate

     


    OAKLANDISH OPENS T-SHIRT SHOP TO REBRAND CITY -- August 8, 2011
    Rebranding downtown Oakland into a shopping destination goes against the grain of decades of history. But flipping public perception on its head has been Oaklandish's trademark from its inception. ... [more]

    Thrillist

     

    THE LOCAL TEE-SLINGERS GET A PERMA SPACE DOWNTOWN -- July 11, 2011
    The first permanent retail space from the 11yr-old tee-slinging shop with the same name, Oaklandish is a short-sleeve-porium in Downtown Oakland, carrying community-advocating, locally focused tees, crafts, and curiosities in a brick-heavy interior with a herringbone wood-back wall… ... [more]


    Diablo

     

    BOUTIQUE PEEK: OAKLANDISH -- July 2011
    Centrally located on Broadway in downtown Oakland, the store’s clientele represents the cultural diversity of the city. Since the grand opening on July 1, prominent Oaklanders like Mayor Jean Quan and Oakland A’s super fan “Krazy George” have made appearances.
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    Oakland Local

     

    OAKLANDISH TO OPEN STORE ON BROADWAY -- June 21, 2011
    Located literally in the Heart of Oakland, the building’s former name, the space will embody the spirit of Oaklandish: delivering fresh ‘n local clothing and ‘crafts and curiosities’ to the people of Oakland while bringing the community together with artists, performers and events.
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    SFIST

     

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, OAKLAND! -- May 4, 2011
    If you're not already familiar with Oaklandish, it's an apparel company that celebrates "local love and original Oakland charm" and was created to fund an array of community collaborations and events. All their products are printed by hand in Oakland.
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    Oakland North

     

    OAKLAND NON-PROFIT AWARDS COMMUNITY SERVICE -- November 12, 2010
    Though Oaklandish is probably best known to the public for its tree-emblazoned apparel, it’s been a staple of humanitarian and arts work in the Bay Area for years. Founded in 2000, Oaklandish was started as an arts group to encourage civic pride, and has since organized countless events, including the annual Lake Merritt Radio Regatta, capture the flag games throughout the downtown, and “Liberation Drive-In” movie screenings that project films onto the walls of Oakland buildings. ... [more]

    Nat Geo

     


    THAT CALIFORNIA SPIRIT -- November 2010
    Track down the 1966 Clark Cortez motor home turned portable clothing shop run by community-focused arts collective Oaklandish and express yourself as the natives do: with a T-shirt touting Oaklandish’s popular roots logo. ... [more]


    OMCA

     

    THE MOST KNOWN UNKNOWN: OAKLANDISH -- August 27, 2009
    Oaklandish evolved from a loose collective of artists putting up posters on abandoned storefronts to staging large-scale events as public art. “Original Oakland Charm” became the tagline for an organizing principle based on pride of place and the belief that Oakland has a unique identity worthy of celebration. ... [more]