Trending at The Loft – October Newsletter

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Fall is the perfect time for layering to stay warm and look stylish. We have so many great items arriving daily to help you pull off all the latest trends. Our collection of boots is extensive with beautiful brown and black leathers. Watch for our blog later this month for a complete boot style guide. Come see us this month at The Loft on Main Street!

Mark your Calendar. 


Downtown Ames Oktoberfest 2013


When: Saturday, October 12th 1pm-11pm

Where: Main Street, Ames Iowa

What:  German culture will be celebrated on October 12th on Main Street. Visit the Ames Oktoberfest Website for more information! There will be a brew contest, gutenentag games, polka dancing and a life performance from The Nadas. Don’t miss this fall festivity!

Ames Library Zombie Walk

zombie walk

When: Saturday, October 19th 2:30pm-4pm

Where: Tom Evans Plaza, Ames Iowa

What: Walk with the undead beginning and ending at Tom Evans Plaza (The park outside of the MAGIC store on Main Street) Come dressed in your undead finest. Volunteers will be available at Tom Evans for makeup 1-2pm. There will be a scavenger hunt anytime between 1and 4pm. This is an ALL age event. Hosted by Ames Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group to benefit APL’S renovation fund.

Trick or Treat Main Street

When: Thursday October 31st Time TBD

Where: Main Street, Ames Iowa

What:  Bring your little ghosts and ghouls for a night of Trick-or-Treating downtown! Watch for exact times to be posted on the Main Street website. 


The loft Scarves

We are now accepting the following…

  • Winter Coats
  • Heavy Sweaters
  • Jeans & Pants
  • Cocktail Dresses
  • Short Formal Dresses

Click here and then click on calendar for more details about what will be accepted this time of year.

Rings The Loft

Check out our latest inventory of mid rings. They fit right before your knuckle and give you a completely original approach to rings!

Useful Information.


Boots are an Iowa fashion staple as they are a required wardrobe element come fall and winter. Look for our blog later this month which will feature your guide to the latest trends in boots. Our selection is vast and will get you covered this season. Stop in soon to browse our collection.

You Should Get to Know.

Vannoy,RJEach 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 Duck Worth Wearing family and we want to connect! This month you should get to know our very own RJ Vannoy.

Who: RJ Vannoy

Position: Sales associate at The Loft

Past: RJ grew up in Gilbert, Iowa but loved spending all of his free time in Ames. This love for Ames has made working at The Loft the perfect place to invest his time.  RJ have been working at The Loft since August of 2011.

Present: RJ is a pure bread cyclone as he attends ISU as did both of his parents and sister, who is currently completing her senior year. RJ’s dad is now retired and his mom works in the graduate admissions department of ISU. RJ and his family care for two cats as well as a few fish.

As a current  junior studying Business Economics at ISU, RJ expects to graduate in two and a half years. He loves to entertain friends with his two roommates who are both named Trevor, hanging out on campus.

Future: RJ has big goals for the future including owning his own coffee shop, just outside of Ames to remain close to his family

In Closing.

With all the events on Main Street this month we are so looking forward to seeing you! Keep us in mind for upcoming holiday shopping and to outfit your autumn additions. Our inventory changes daily which makes for an exiting and unique shopping experience every time.

Thank you for your business, and as always for shopping local!

Amy Abrams

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