Trending at The Loft – August 2014 Newsletter

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All good things must come to an end, but as summer closes we are excited for all that fall has to offer. We are getting busy preparing for back to school and lining our shelves and racks with fashionable jewelry, accessories, and bags! Read this month’s newsletter for important dates, wardrobe tips, and to learn what items are perfect to bring in for fall consignment!

Mark Your Calendar.

The Loft Calendar August 2014

farmers market

Main Street Farmers Market

When: Saturdays now through October. 8am-12:30pm

Where: 300 & 400 Block of Main Street and the Tom Evans Park

What: The Ames Main Street Farmers Market is a community event with local vendors and producers bringing their best to sell and share! It’s a great time to start the weekend with family and friends as you stroll in the sunshine down Main Street. It will bring you conveniently closer to our front door which is only a few steps away from great deals on all things your family needs to save time and money!

Tax Free Weekend

When: Friday August 1st & Saturday August 2nd.

Where: The Loft

What:  Stop by to take advantage of tax free shopping!



Please note the following dates for consignment acceptance of seasonal items.

  • August 15th – We will begin accepting fall clothing which includes jeans, pants, long sleeve shirts, light weight jackets, and tall boots.
  • September 15th – We will begin accepting winter clothing which includes winter coats and heavy sweaters.

We are currently taking jeans.

Come in now to see all of our brand new jewelry, scarves, and purses for fall!

Cy Visit Follow up!

Cy The Loft

Our friend Cy stopped on July 27th to visit with customers during our sidewalk sales.   You can find more of the pictures from his day out on the town at our DWW facebook page.

Useful Information.


Here at The Loft we are committed to stretching your dollar to nab the best deals for your wardrobe! Read our latest blog to discover creative pairings to maximize your wardrobe by wearing one outfit two ways for both formal and informal occasions.

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 The Loft family and we want to connect! This month you should get to know our very own Hope Hancox.

 Portrait 005 (5)Who: Hope Hancox

Position:  Sales Associate at The Loft & Duck Worth Wearing.

Past: Hope grew up in Centerville in a large family with five brothers and one sister.

Present: Hope is an active young woman as she participates in horseback riding, painting, running and most anything outdoors. When she is not busy outdoors she loves spending time with her friends.

Future:  Hope has plans to graduate from Iowa State University with a Bachelor degree in design and a minor in business. With the completion of the degree she will set out to travel the world and plans to live happily ever after!

In Closing.

Don’t miss tax free weekend starting August 1st! Stop by to build a new fall wardrobe with gear for way less than retail. We have a load of new accessories and bags available for purchase this fall. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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

Amy Abrams

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