Staff Only: Q&A with Pariss

We give you an insight into members of the Oaf family, our team members tell us what they do, what they are into and not so into.

Meet Pariss, 1 third of our fashion design team and has been a part of the Oaf family for 4.5 yrs. We know Pariss always has the best nails, kills at Tina-Turner-oke and also has the best shoe-drobe. Get to know her and her Oaf edit a little better.....

Introduce yourself...

Hey, I’m Pariss - designer at Lazy Oaf and Kanye West enthusiast

What should we know about Pariss?

I’m a Virgo, I LOVE karaoke and I bet I could beat you at Mario Kart!

How long have you worked at Oaf?

4 years which is wild. I guess time flies when you’re having fun!

Describe yourself in 3 words

Fun loving criminal (lol, I’m not actually a criminal)

What’s your favourite Oaf piece, ever?

That’s a hard one, but I love the Another Day tracksuit. It’s so comfy and perfect for when we can travel again!

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What’s the first thing you’d do if you were Prime Minister for a day?

Open the bloody clubs! I can’t wait to be back on a dancefloor

What fact about you would surprise us?

I lived in a hotel for a year! It’s a wild story but basically my family home burnt down when I was 16

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

I’m desperate to go to New Orleans during Mardi Gras. It looks like the best time

Do you have a party trick?

I can put my leg behind my head

How do you leave a party you didn’t want to be at in the first place?

Pretend to go to the corner shop to pick up more booze and never come back!

If you could swap lives with one person for a day, who would you pick?

North West. She’s an icon and I bet she has the best wardrobe!

What’s on your Lockdown #3 playlist?

Shygirl, Laurence Guy, Freddie Gibbs and City Girls

What’s your favourite song to sing in the shower?

Point Of View by DB Boulevard – a true anthem

If you were an emoji, which one would you be?


What’s the strangest thing you own?

In lockdown I bought a jumper with Dennis Rodman’s face woven into the front, back and sleeves. It’s both the strangest and best thing I own

Who would be in your dream isolation-bubble?

Kanye obvs – I think he’s fascinating
Kim Chi from Drag Race. I’d love her to put me in drag, and Lizzo!

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What are you most looking forward to this year?

Festivals, drag shows and travelling

What’s your favourite way to relax?

Making rugs with my punch needle

Describe a typical day in your life…

Roll out of bed to my desk. Its only about a metre away. Work all day listening to some good music. Go for a walk and then binge watch some TV. I’m watching Kath & Kim at the minute

What you wearing and why?

I’m currently wearing the Squish Smile sweatshirt and sweatpants from Oaf Leisure. It’s the perfect working from home outfit because it’s so cosy and looks like I’ve made a little bit of effort because it matches

What is your current guilty pleasure?

Ordering from Deliveroo too frequently! And wearing my pyjamas all day since we started working from home

What’s your favourite dinner?

Tonkotsu ramen from Bone Daddies with a side of fried chicken (it’s the best!)

What’s your favourite show to binge watch?

Don’t Tell the Bride. I can’t get enough of the delusion

Who was your childhood celebrity crush?

David Seaman – you still can’t tell me he’s not a hottie

Most iconic Soap Opera baddie TV villain?

He’s not from a soap opera but I used to love Wolf from Gladiators

Favourite reality show?

Big Brother all day every day!

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Whats your favourite...

Book - The Untethered Soul by Michael Alan Singer

Podcast - Drag Her

Place - Glastonbury!!

Movie - Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

What are the best bits about being at Oaf?

Working with so many lovely people! We’re a proper family

What are you most excited about dropping next from Oaf?

Oaf Birthday… There are some gems in that drop!

What would be your dream Oaf collaboration?

X-Girl or Gudetama

Any last words?

Get the shoes baby, get the shoes