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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]

OAKLANDISH OPENS NEW STORE IN THE DIMOND

OAKLANDISH OPENS NEW STORE IN THE DIMOND

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]

OAKLAND: MEET THE BROOKLYN OF THE WEST

OAKLAND: MEET THE BROOKLYN OF THE WEST

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]

TRAVEL GUIDE: WHAT TO DO IN OAKLAND

TRAVEL GUIDE: WHAT TO DO IN OAKLAND

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]

THE LOCAL LOVE & CIVIC CHARM KNOWN AS OAKLANDISH

THE LOCAL LOVE & CIVIC CHARM KNOWN AS OAKLANDISH

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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OAKLAND NON-PROFIT AWARDS COMMUNITY SERVICE

OAKLAND NON-PROFIT AWARDS COMMUNITY SERVICE

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]

OAKLANDISH OPENS T-SHIRT SHOP TO REBRAND CITY

OAKLANDISH OPENS T-SHIRT SHOP TO REBRAND CITY

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]

THE LOCAL TEE-SLINGERS GET A PERMA SPACE DOWNTOWN

THE LOCAL TEE-SLINGERS GET A PERMA SPACE DOWNTOWN

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]

BOUTIQUE PEEK: OAKLANDISH

BOUTIQUE PEEK: OAKLANDISH

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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OAKLANDISH TO OPEN STORE ON BROADWAY

OAKLANDISH TO OPEN STORE ON BROADWAY

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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, OAKLAND!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, OAKLAND!

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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THAT CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

THAT CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

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]

THE MOST KNOWN UNKNOWN: OAKLANDISH

THE MOST KNOWN UNKNOWN: OAKLANDISH

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]


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