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After 25 years in Noho, designer and vintage clothing store Screaming Mimi's will soon have a new home. EV Greive discovered that 382 Lafayette Street was sold a little over a year ago, but the fashion emporium was given time to find a new home.
Store owner Laura Willis told the neighborhood blog that she hopes to open the doors to her new location — 240 West 14th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues — on September 1st.
"We are very excited — it's a beautiful space. The parlor floor of a brownstone with lots of character and amazing light. It is very Screaming Mimi's," Willis said. She will continue operating her business from Lafayette Street through October, meaning you have twice the opportunity to shop Halloween costumes.
Noho's changing retailscape is reflected in the revolving door of pop-up shops and fancy sneaker stores. The neighborhood also took a fashion hit when Patricia Field closed her store earlier this year.