Trending at The Loft – December 2014 Newsletter

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Less than a month is left before Christmas is here and gone. We are acutely aware of the hustle, bustle, baking, wrapping, and shopping that all must be completed before the sunset of Christmas Eve. We are ready and willing to do our part in making your life a bit easier and truly less stressful with our wide selection of gifts at great prices. Stop in soon to take advantage of great deals on all of our everyday inventory! Happy Holidays!

Mark Your Calendar.


The Loft Calendar Nov 2014


United Way

Live United Toys for Tots Drop Off

When: Now – December 14th

Where: The Loft & Duck Worth Wearing

What:  We will be a drop off location for 2014 Live United Toys for Tots program. Toys must be new and unwrapped. Bring in a toy at either location and you will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate.

Snow Magic

Snow Magic Snowflake Adventure

When: Now-Dec 13th

Where: Main Street Ames Iowa

What:  Spot the special Snow Magic Snowflakes while shopping downtown and be entered to win a drawing for gift certificates from participating business.

Cy likes jewels

Cy Visits Downtown for Caroling

When: Saturday Dec 13th 11am-1pm

Where: Main Street Ames Iowa & The Loft

What:  Cy will be celebrating the season by a visit to downtown Ames Main street for caroling!

Seasons Greetings

Holiday Hours The Loft

Close Christmas Eve at 2:00 p.m.

Closed Christmas day and the 26th

Close New Year’s Eve at 2:00 pm

Closed New Year’s Day


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We are now accepting long formal Prom Dresses.

  • Dresses brought in must be dry cleaned
  • Look for underarm stains
  • Check for missing beading, torn seams along the bottom and bring in repaired

Friendly Consignment Reminders

  • When bringing in consignment please have your items neatly folded in a box or bag. Condition should be ready to wear and wrinkle free.
  • We accept 25 items or less everyday except Sunday.
  • We will be accepting spring consignment January 15th!

Need another reason to come to Downtown Ames? There is free parking on Saturdays all month long

Useful Information.

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As promised we are only here to help you check off all the names on your Christmas list while saving you loads of money. Check out our super helpful holiday guide which lists ideas for gifts for everyone on your list. All items are available now in store at The Loft! Click here to read our gift guides! DWW 2014 Gift Guide & The Loft 2014 Gift Guide

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 Mackenzie Abrams.

MakWho: Mackenzie Abrams

Position:  Sales Associate at The Loft.

Past: Mackenzie has her roots in Ames, Iowa as she is raised as the daughter of store owners Eric & Amy Abrams. She is one of two children with a brother named Colby. Her dog Cooper also as a faithful companion to the family.

Present: Mackenzie attends Gilbert for high school and is in her sophomore year. She is involved in fall and spring soccer which keeps her busy most of the year. She also is a natural born leader making her a fabulous manager for the girl’s basketball team.  In her spare time she loves hanging out with her friends, going shopping, and watching movies.

Future:  Mackenzie has a lot of options awaiting her future but plans to focus right now on great customer service for the stores and enjoying her friends and family as college years are fast approaching!

In Closing.

This time of year, as we embark upon the busy holidays, I can’t help but think of how grateful we are for our customers, consigners, and staff. We couldn’t do what we do without the generosity of everyone who makes this store work. Please keep Toys for Tots in mind up until December 14th. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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

Amy Abrams

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