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Oki-ni Sale: Up to 65% off – Margiela, McQueen, and much much more!

Gentleman, one-stop shopping at oki-ni to kick start 2010 with some dazzling designer pieces to elevate your wardrobe at more affordable prices.

Every man needs a little avant garde minimalism added to his repetoire to inject some mystery and artful panache to set him apart from the crowd.  Let’s start off with some denim jeans from vintage Levi’s to progressively hip paint-treated Martin Margiela’s to kick things up a notch!

(from left to right)

Levi’s Vintage 1954 501-Z, now $121.36, originally $241.11

Martin Margiela Regular Trousers, now $178.00, originally $354.39 – a trouser jean in a light indigo denim.

Martin Margiela Regular Painted Jeans, now $255.58, originally $509.74 – a white painted wax coating with the cracked effect.

Martin Margiela Cotton Jeans, now $145.64, originally $289.66 – maroon twill corduroy for a splash of color.

Alexander McQueen Button Fly 11 oz Stretch Jeans, now $199.04, originally $396.47 – slim cut washed black denim.

Levi's vintage 1954 501 ZMartin Margiela Regular TrousersMartin Margiela Reg Painted PantsMartin Margiela Cotton JeanAlexander McQueen Botton Fly Jean

Gorgeous jackets and coats are always a great investment:

(from left to right)

Alexander McQueen Mohair Peacoat with Shearling, now $684.51, originally $1367.41 – burgundy mohair mix double breast coat with an ultra soft shearling collar and shearling trimmed pockets.

Satyenkumar Panel Tailored Jacket, now $336.59, originally $671.56 – skinny cord single breast blazer in navy with a black centre stipre fron and back with black corduro collar.

Martin Margiela Replica Coat now $801.02, originally $1600.43 – amazing double breasted long length coat in a cream wool and alpaca mix. This is part of Margiela??™s esteemed Replica collection of new garments inspired by vintage pieces.

Nom De Guerre Woolen Blazer, now $356.01, originally $710.40 – slim cut single breasted jacket.

Alexander McQueen PeacoatSatyenkumar Panel Tailored JacketMargiela Replica CoatNom De Guerre Wollen Blazer

Fabulous footwear are a must to complete any outfit:

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Martin Margiela Ankle Boot now $417.50, originally $833.39 – simple tan ankle boot in a treated leather.

Martin Margiela Brushed effect shoe, now $315.55 originally $629.49 – soft simple shoe in treated grey calf leather.

Mr. Hare Wolfe Oxford Shoe, now $275.10, originally $538.58 – simple black oxfords, a must have staple for every man’s wardrobe.

Shop the sale at

Martin Margiela Ankle BootMartin Margiela Brushed Effect ShoeMr. Hare Wolfe

–Nikki Cho Russo

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Posted Jan 07 2010 in Uncategorized

Denim Desires for Dudes: The Avant Gardist

What does a gentleman, who prefers to stand out of the crowd, put on to emulate a more creative look? Here are a few items that may help the dubious hipster to not only stand alone, but most likely ignite his own cult fashion following.


general-ideaGeneral Idea Black Printed Jeans, $182.00

Bumsuk Choi, the Korean designer behind the General Idea label, has a fresh take on denim jeans. Check out this black graphic jean with geometric black, white and grey triangle print with 5 pockets with 2 studs on each side of front pocket, zip fly with stud as button closure, upside down triangle logo pin on back of pocket. Visually fun and stimulating!

Buy General Idea at Oak NYC










martin-margielaMartin Margiela, 5 Pocket Pants, $495.00

Avant garde designer, Martin Margiela, does denim using unique washes, finishes and details resulting in his artful take on denim.

Buy Martin Margiela at Aloha Rag











carol-chris-pantsCarol Christian Poell Cotton/Polyurathane/Viscose Chainseam Spiral Pants.

The fall collection of Austrian designer Carol Christian Poell has unusual pants, denim, out of this world leather jackets and blazers and unbelievable footwear – the drip leather rubber sneakers are amazing!












Carol Christian Poell  Heavy Cotton Chainseam Spiral Pants 

Contact Atelier New York for prices.









–Nikki Cho Russo

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Posted Nov 02 2009 in Uncategorized

Oki-Ni Sale up to 70% Off

A message from our friends at oki-ni for their blow-out sale on some fantastic brands:




To clear room for some of the amazing autumn/winter pieces that are winging their way to us from all corners of the globe??¦we??™ve decided the time has come for our sale??™s final mark down.

We think there are still some genuine bargains to be had, and from some of our most loved brands too. In particular there are some pieces of timeless Alexander McQueen and Jil Sander tailoring, some fantastic Folk knitwear, iconic footwear from Adidas, Vans and Diadora and some essential casual wear from YMC and Haversack. All are classics in the making and all up to 70% off.

Get on it.

The oki-ni team

Go Shopping!


–Nikki Cho Russo

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Posted Jul 24 2009 in Uncategorized

Recession Schmession…For the Die-Hard Denim Guy


In a time when our country is facing economic turmoil and some may say could rival the Great Depression, it’s hard to believe that prices for jeans are still up there.  But hey, movie sales have hit a record high, so I suppose it’s business as usual for Hollywooders with their spending, so why not! I’m sure Brad Pitt still spends a pretty penny on designer duds.  

Whether you have the funds or can wait until they go on sale, which they inevitably will, here are a variety of great looking jeans to feast your eyes on.  Dream a little dream or go out and get them, but either way, these jeans are hot!



Raf for Raf Simons


Raf for Raf Simons


Raf by Raf Simons

Dark Grey Regular Fit Jeans

Straight leg jean in coated dark grey denim from Raf by Raf simons. Clean, 5 pocket style with black leather circular back patch embossed with Raf by Raf Simons insignia. Button fly, contrast stitch details. $225

Buy them now!




Surface to Air Dirty Jeans

Surface to Air

Surface to Air Dirty Jeans

Surface to Air


Surface to Air  

Regular Dirty Jeans

Black coated cotton 5-pocket jean with a straight leg and regular fit. Button fly closure and black hardware. 9.5??? rise, 34??? inseam. $182

Buy them now!






Nudie Jeans Dry Stretch Thin Finn Jeans

Nudie Jeans

Nudie Jeans Dry Stretch Thin Finn Jeans

Nudie Jeans


Nudie Jeans

Dry Stretch Thin Finn

Long, low back yoke for a dropped pocket. Lean cut legs and easy slim fit. Indigo stretch denim that fades spectacularly with age and wear. For an extra slim fit we recommend sizing down. 2% elastane, 98% cotton, 34??? inseam, 10??? rise.  $174

Buy them now!






Superfine Duke Straight Leg Jeans




Duke Straight Leg Jean

English import Superfine??™s characteristic crisp, relaxed jean. Straight leg indigo denim with clean finishings, tonal topstitching. Zip fly and button closure. Model wears a 28, measuring: 11??? rise, 32.5??? inseam, 100% cotton. $274

Buy them now!




Martin Margiela Washed Down Grey Jean

Martin Margiela

Martin Margiela Washed Down Grey Jean

Martin Margiela


Martin Margiela

Washed Down Grey Jean

Extra-slim cut 5 pocket jeans in an aged grey washed denim??“ a key piece in Margiela??™s fresh and quiet toned s/s09 colour card. Fastening with an aged brass button, hook and eye fastening and 3 button fly, rivets are enclosed and jeans are unembellished. ?179/US$250

Buy them now!



Rag & Bone Indigo RB15 Jean

Rag & Bone

Rag & Bone Indigo RB15 Jean

Rag & Bone

Rag & Bone

Fitted Slim Leg Jeans in Indigo – RB15

With a crisper cut in the thighs, Rag & Bone??™s Fitted Slim Leg Jean is the perfect jean for the guy with style on his mind??“and on his legs. Made from thin but rigid 100% cotton, these handmade jeans have a rugged exterior that will wear into a perfect fit.  $225

Buy the now!




Pure Blue Japan Houndstooth Indigo Pants

Pure Blue Japan

Pop Tight Satin Finish Jean


(Left) Pure Blue Japan, 

Houndstooth Woven Print Pure Indigo Dyed Threads

Pre-Washed, heavy weight 100% cotton, made in Japan. $215

Buy them now!

(Right) Pop

Pop tight satin finish jeans have a tight fitting silhouette through the legs, Pop leather tab to the back. Fabric mix, 97% cotton 3% spandex. ?90/US$126.50            

                                           Buy them now!



–Nikki Cho Russo



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Posted Mar 02 2009 in Uncategorized
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