‘Colfax and Bale’ Will Soon Bring Streetwear and Urban Vibes to 174 Ludlow Street

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 at 6:09 am by
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Colfax and Bale sounds more like a high-end department store or maybe one of those law firms advertised on the subway. Far from it, though. It’s actually the name of a new street-style apparel store opening at 174 Ludlow Street.

For the last year, 174 Ludlow had been a vacancy, with its security gate perpetually shuttered. Its previous tenant – Dare Devil Tattoo – had already relocated down to 141 Division Street.

We caught a glimpse of the new interior yesterday. Images of “gritty” New York adorn the walls, as does a chain-link fence for added value.

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We are told that Colfax and Bale is to feature a selection of streetwear including apparel and sneakers, but will also operate a gallery space in the rear of the store. Soft launch is slated for sometime next week, with an official opening in early September.

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