Trending at The Loft – Spring 2016 Newsletter



Welcome to Spring 2016 at The Loft! The dust has settled and if you haven’t been in to see our renovations come check it out!  Grab your light jacket and head down to The Loft and Main Street this spring because it’s warm, fun, and full of great deals and activities. Also note we will be closed Sunday, March 27th for our employees to spend time with family & friends. Happy Easter!

Grab Your Planner

You’re Never too Old to Hunt for Eggs

Hunt in the garden


In March some of your favorite stores on Main street are having an Easter egg hunt! Shop those select stores and find a special Easter egg and you’ll earn a mark for your card.  Turn them in for a chance to get great prizes and gift certificates from participating stores.  You can pick up cards at any of the participating businesses.


March, 2016


Participating stores on Main Street Ames, Iowa @The Loft

Bike Night 4th Friday

Ames Bike Night


Get your motor running and head to downtown Ames on the 4th Friday of the month from May through September!  Enjoy a night of motorcycles, live music, great food, and a beer garden!   Stage and vendors will be on Douglas between Main and 5th Streets. Follow our Bike Night Facebook page for all of the latest updates on this great event!


Fourth Friday of the month May – September 2016


Motorcycle only parking will be along Main Street in the 200, 300, and 400 blocks.

ArtWalk Main Street



ArtWalk is a great event that showcases downtown businesses as well as community artists. Discover the artworks of painters, jewelry makers, photographers, woodworkers, potters, sculptors and much more. Join us on Main Street for the ArtWalk and see creativity in action!


Friday, June 3rd


Main Street Ames, Iowa

Main Street Farmers’ Market

Farmers Market


The Ames Main Street Farmers Market is truly a community event. They are excited to bring people together from the surrounding area to enjoy the bounty of the locally grown produce, delicious baked goods and beautifully hand crafted items.


Starting May 7th through October 29th Saturdays 9am-12:30pm

**The Loft will Open at 9am on these select Saturdays – Note this is a change from our normal business hours!


300 & 400 blocks of Main Street Ames, Iowa

Consignment Announcements 

Front Desk process

Have you seen our make over? If not come check it out!!!

Please Note…

  • We will start taking Spring & Summer items now!
  • Spring & Summer include: Capris, Jeans, Short Sleeve tops, Light Weight Jackets, Tanks, Shorts, Sandals, & Summer Dresses
  • 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. This is a change from $30.00.

What you need to know about prom….

  • Prom dresses are being accepted through March 15th and can still be purchased through May 15th.
  • Prom dresses and formal wear need to be dry cleaned.
  • Dresses should be no older than 3 years. 

Here are a few of our featured dresses – We have a gorgeous selection so watch our Facebook page and pop in any time for daily arrivals!


We have a ton of unique and stylish jewelry that has just arrived. Keep reading for new and inventive ways to wear our affordable pieces!

PIcture it

Calling all fellas! We have had a great new wave on mens’ clothes into the store. Stop by and snag these amazing deals!


Be the First to Know

Banner The Loft Jan Blog 2016

Sometimes in a cold midwestern winter, layering consists of half your closet all worn on one occasion for pure survival. We opt for a more stylish approach! We’ve narrowed down five essential pieces you need to keep in your closet for stunning layering this winter season. All of these essentials are available in great quality and affordable prices right now at The Loft in Ames, Iowa on Main Street. We’ve also got a picture gallery ready below to inspire sophisticated layering! Explore more here.

Loft Black Green Tag

Until Next Time

Thank you for taking the time to read our monthly news. We are committing to make this the best year yet at The Loft and we can’t wait to keep sharing our one of a kind products with our one of kind clients.

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


Amy Abrams

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