Colfax & Bale Wraps Up Sales on Ludlow Street After Less Than 2 Years

Posted on: January 19th, 2016 at 5:11 am by
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Lots more fashion flight to report in Hell Square. Now it’s Colfax & Bale that’s gone bust. The urban-wear boutique at 174 Ludlow Street shuttered within the last week. We’re told that the lease expired on January 15, and the landlord “would not renew the lease.”

The shop was another in a long line of local street-style shops to open, then close, in the neighborhood. It carried the standard apparel and sneakers, but also operated as a photo gallery space of sorts.

“I will still keep the brand and continue to do wholesale and distribution,” owner Nado H. tells us.

Colfax & Bale debuted back in the summer of 2014. You’ll recall that this was previously the location of Daredevil Tattoo before a rent gouge forced it south of Delancey three years ago.

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