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If a phoenix were to rise from American Apparel's hypothetical ashes, it'd be Oak NYC, the edgy-cool basics label that the LA company bought two years ago. Up until yesterday, monochromatic brand was in the process of shuttering its two LA boutiques and selling off all merch for 75% off as part of its ailing owner's comeback plan—that is, until staff got word that the doors will stay open after all.
When we stopped by the DTLA shop to take a peek at the deals, staff revealed that both stores will remain in their existing locations, which means Oak must have an escape route up its sleeves. Even better: the gothy label's sale will continue through the end of the year. Talk about holiday miracles.
With that said, now we can all stock up on cult-fave brands like Jonathan Simkhai, Ksubi, and more during Oak's no-longer-closing blowouts without feeling like a bargain-seeking vulture. Above, check out the goods at the Downtown shop (leather jackets for $150 and under, denim for $60 and up, tops for under $30, more!) and swing by the Beverly Boulevard outpost too, which we're told has an even better selection.