Trending at The Loft – May Newsletter


Summer is right around the corner, and the weather is finally starting to reflect that fact! Colorful tanks and summer dresses are lining the store walls ready for your perusal. Look for some exciting changes at The Loft this summer.

There is still a chance to vote for the Best of Story County 2013 until May 12th!  We here at The Loft humbly ask for your vote.  Please vote The Loft as best “Women’s Clothing Store” and “Men’s Clothing Store” & “Consignment Store”.

Mark your Calendar. 

May 2013

Vote for the Best of Story County. Entries must be submitted by Sunday May 12th to be counted. Don’t delay – submit today!

The Loft will be closed Memorial Day – Monday May 27th

June 2013

The Art Walk in Downtown Ames!

When: Friday June 7th, 2013

Where: Main Street, Ames Iowa

What:  Enjoy a night dedicated to the arts the first Friday in June! The ArtWalk includes music, food, local talent and fun. Downtown businesses and organizations will host local artists and their work. Various talents will perform throughout the evening.


RedSpring and summer are here and The Loft has everything you need to outfit your warm climate wardrobe! Check out our shades, accessories, shoes, and dresses.

New product comes in daily, so stop in frequently to keep up on our great deals.



Check out theses summer totes! Perfect for relaxing at the beach, toting things to work, and shopping trips to all your favorite Main Street stores. Starting at only $8.00


Mother’s Day is now days away – Show her some love and pick up a nice piece of jewelry or summer tote above!

Useful Information.

The Loft Colors In Fashion

Our latest blog will help you use the art of color to plan and coordinate stunning, colorful outfits. Read now to find out how!

You Should Get to Know.

Each month we will be featuring a staff member for you to get to know! Our staff thinks of our consigners and shoppers as an extension of The Loft family and we want to connect! This month you should get to know our very own Connie Vaclav.

ConnieWho: Connie Vaclav is our dear employee who has been with us since our beginnings.

Position: You will usually see Connie’s helpful smile behind the sales counter at Duck Worth Wearing but you will also occasionally see her at The Loft helping people with her caring and loving spirit.

Past: Connie is an Ames native and has many wonderful memories growing up in this wonderful town.

Present: Together with Connie’s husband Mike, they have raised their son, Michael. He has recently completed his freshman year at Notre Dame.  Connie is a very active volunteer in many organizations including St. Cecilia’s Church, Boy Scouts, and Ames Women’s club.  In her free time Connie and Mike enjoy attending local plays and concerts.

Future: Plan on catching Connie at the stores with a smile on her face and a willingness to help do whatever is needed.

In Closing.

As often as possible, while the sun shines bright and all the snow has melted, we hope to see you shopping on Main Street, especially at The Loft. Whether preparing a vacation wardrobe, or replacing last years worn out flip flops, we are sure to have what you need!  Stop in soon to check out all of our spring and summer goodies and don’t forget to vote!

Thank you for your business, and for shopping local!

Amy Abrams

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