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Uber-hip Brooklyn boutique OAK is crossing the East River. The retailer, which has outposts in Willliamsburg and Park Slope, is opening a store on Bond Street. OAK will inhabit the space formerly occupied by British retailer Ghost between Lafayette Street and the Bowery. While it’s their first foray into the Manhattan market, the merchandise and aesthetic at the new store will be in keeping with their other locations; expect a sharp, well-edited assortment of classic designers and up-and-coming talent. The Bond location will carry many of the labels currently available at their Williamsburg store, which sells Acne Jeans, Alice Ritter, Anna Corinna, Bless, Daryl K, Filippa K, Jeremy Scott, Ksubi, Lisa Levine, Opening Ceremony, and Superfine Denim, among others. The company is planning for a mid-January opening, and OAK staff confirmed that the upcoming store is running on schedule. Bond Street has seen major luxury condo and a hot tapas restaurant open over the past year, so it’s nice to see a solid retailer getting in on the action, too.
UPDATE: In more OAK news, their Park Slope store's getting a makeover.
· OAK [Official Site]