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When designer Charles Nolan passed away in January from cancer, the request that he made was that his store stay open "no matter what happened" to his label, the Times reports. Nolan's store has been a Meatpacking fixture since 2004, and now his sister, Carola Nolan, is holding down the fort.

She explains: "Charles said he wanted to give back. He was always critiquing design students and looking at the portfolios of up-and-coming artists, so we took it a step further and gave space to them." Now, the shop carries work from recent FIT graduates, local artists, and friends of Charles. There are even yoga classes taught on Monday nights by Michelle Medina, who was once an assistant manager at the store. All of the designer collections are carried on a consignment, and the Times adds that Carola is always looking for new designers.
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Charles Nolan

30 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 (212) 924-4888 Visit Website

Charles Nolan

30 Gansevoort Street New York NY