Staff Only: Q&A with Darius
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.
Darius works in our London stores, he has been part of the Oaf family since 2018. Darius is just one of the many multi hyphen creatives that work at Oaf. Darius can be counted on to bring the enthusiasm and has an incredible flare for styling up Oaf product in ways that always look fresh and unexpected….
Darius McFarlane AKA Latekid, I’m 24 and a musician, poet and creative from Peckham, London.
How long have you worked at Oaf?
It would be almost two years now! Which is nuts because it doesn’t really feel that long at all.
What are you wearing right now?
Camper Shoes, Lazy Oaf aquarium socks, Urban Outfitters cropped slight flair suit pants (Loom Brand), Lazy Oaf aquarium jumper, FootJoy Golf Windbreaker (it’s my Grandads jacket and my go-to)
Describe yourself in 3 words…
Dreads, Wacky, Slumped
What’s your favourite Oaf piece, ever?
That would have to be the Peggy pants. Yeah. I know. An LO Basic but my days, guys, if you’ve got hips or want a more fem and sleek look, they absolutely bang because of the slight balloon tapered fit.
What’s the first thing you’d do if you were Prime Minister for a day?
Give an equal budget to the Sciences and Arts and encourage them to work in tandem for a better future.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Westmoreland, Jamaica - where my Nan is from and she says it was beautiful. Hopefully not too much has changed.
What fact about you would surprise us?
I’m not as cool as I look
Do you have a party trick?
I can clap with one hand
If you could swap lives with one person for a day, who would you pick?
Frank Ocean, to see what he’s up to
What’s on your Lockdown #3 playlist?
34+35 - Ariana Grande
Princess Cuts - Headie One
Tar - Hudson Mohawke
Wonder - Billy Lemos (whole album)
What’s your go to Karaoke song?
Thinkin Bout You - Frank Ocean
What’s your favourite show to binge watch?
If you were an emoji, which one would you be?