Trending at The Loft – December 2015 Newsletter

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It’s the last month of the year and as we stop and reflect on our time at The Loft, we are thrilled with our growth, new products, and fresh faces that have graced our store. The holidays are packed with events and things to do, so let our laid back atmosphere be a refuge from the hustle and bustle, as your browse through our racks and quickly find affordable gifts for your friends, family, and maybe even a small gift for yourself to reward your smart shopping efforts!

Mark your Calendar.

Snow Magic Continues!


What: Snow Magic continues with a scavenger hunt running December 5th-19th. Find the hidden snow magic logo card at each participating business downtown, and once you have it filled out, turn them in at any store or the Chamber for your chance to win prizes. Cards are available at all store locations and the Chamber.

When: December 5th – 19th

Where: Main Street Ames Iowa including The Loft


Holiday Hours

We will be closed on Christmas Day & December 26th, as well as New Year’s Day to allow our staff to spend time with their families! 

Closed at 2 pm Christmas Eve
Closed Christmas
Closed Saturday, 26th day after Christmas
Closed at 2pm New Year’s Eve
Closed New Years Day

Taking prom gowns starting December 1st through March 15th.

No longer accepting winter items December 30th.

We will start taking spring February 1st.

New Vendor Alert!


The Loft is happy to announce that we now carry one of a kind custom made handbags, wine bottle bags, wristlets, and more by Jane Haahr ~ Haahr Inspirations.
Jane HaarhrAbout Jane: In her retirement, Jane is enjoying her lifelong interest of sewing by designing and creating handbags, using re-purposed designer upholstery fabrics as raw material.
Haahr Inspirations offers a wide variety of sizes and styles.  From as small as a wristlet to a laptop computer sized “Messenger bag”, as well as wine bottle bags.
Jane is excited to do her part in helping the environment by providing an alternative to plastic and paper packaging, while offering a unique accessory.  She welcomes the challenge of sewing special order custom made handbags. Ask us for more information and stop in today to see this amazing line of products.
Check out a few of her highlighted items below!
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Purse Knit

Cross body with character

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Wallets for the fashionista in your life

**Something to Note: Our contract has changed and starting January 1st, 2016 we will only give a courtesy call for consignors to pick up their items that didn’t sell that were over $50.00. (Changed from $30.00)**

Looking for a special gift for your mom, sister, brother, uncle, cousin, and co-worker? Look no further. Read our guide below but also check out these shots from our store of great products. We’ve got scarves, jewelry, designer purses, and tons of ISU & Iowa gear!

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Useful Information.

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The holiday season offers plenty of opportunities to get together with family and friends. Giving and receiving gifts can be so rewarding and we have everything you need to pull off a generous Christmas. The Loft offers so many affordable products for all the gals and guys on your list, you’ll be able to maximize your buying power! Read our Holiday gift guide now for shopping guidance!

In Closing.

Thank you for taking the time to read our monthly news. We hope you’ll stop in and see us and shop our vast collection of name brand clothes and accessories for your holiday attire and Christmas shopping needs.

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


Amy Abrams

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