Exchanging Words with Friday Knights

Exchange District BIZ Blog

Exchanging Words is an ongoing series of conversations with the people behind the places in the Exchange District. If you would like to be featured, please email nicholas@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words” in the subject line. Every good idea starts with a bit of inspiration. For Eric Olek, that inspiration came from a love of ‘90s East Coast hip hop and the streetwear movement it helped to create. After a string of pop-up shops and a few treks around the city in his mobile clothing truck (dubbed the Nomad), Olek’s clothing line, Friday Knights, recently set up a permanent shop in the Exchange District at 223 McDermot Avenue. “It stemmed from a passion of mine, I always liked hip hop,” Olek …