Trending at The Loft – Winter 2016 Newsletter



Where did the fall go?! We are now embarking upon the holiday season and there is so much for you to do and deals to take advantage of. You will also enjoy free parking every Saturday through Christmas starting now! We also  want to take a moment to say thank you. Our hearts are full with gratitude to all of our shoppers, consigners, and our wonderful staff for all you contribute to our store and the community. Happy Holidays from The Loft!

Grab Your Planner





Celebrate all that is unique about the small businesses of Ames by shopping “Small” on the Saturday after Thanksgiving on Main Street!   There will also be special events including:

*Many businesses open at 9am
*Free swag bags for the first 200 shoppers
*Cookies & Milk with Santa (Depot Deli) 10am-Noon
*Free wine samples (Della Viti) after 2pm
*Drawing for $100 gift card (Treats on a Leash)


Saturday November 26th

*Note: We will open at 9am at The Loft and continue sales the whole weekend.*


Participating stores on Main Street in Ames

*Note: We will not be accepting consignment this day*





Step back in time in Downtown Ames with an Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration hosted by the Ames Historical Society.  Create your own Christmas Traditions by visiting your favorite Downtown businesses.


Saturday, December 3rd


Ames Historical Society





From 10am-Noon bring the kids to ride Santa’s Train in Downtown!  Cy will be joining your little riders sponsored by Duck Worth Wearing and the Loft. Get your picture taken and make your child’s Christmas wish come true by hanging with Cy on a fun train ride!


Saturday, December 10th



Downtown Ames, Iowa


money clip art



Dollar days are back! Many items will be available for $5 or less!

Don’t miss this exciting event!


January 26th-29th

Sales will go all weekend!


The Loft in Ames, Iowa

Consignment Announcements 


Closed Thanksgiving Day

Black Friday – Open regular hours ***Come shop for major deals!***

*Note: We will not accept consignment on Black Friday*

Closed Christmas Eve at 2pm

Closed Christmas

Closed December 26th

Closed New Years Eve at 2pm

Closed New Years Day

Please Note…

  • We will start taking Prom dresses on December 1st! They must be cleaned, current and in perfect condition.
  • Spring items are being accepted January 15th including: capris, jeans, short-sleeve tops.
  • We will not be accepting consignment on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday to allow our staff to be with their families!
  • We will no longer be accepting clothing in any type of trash bag.  This wrinkles the clothes and makes them unsellable.
  • We will be standing pretty firm on 25 items of clothing a day to make it fair so that all consignor’s items make it to the sale’s floor.  If you have any questions or are coming from a long way away, just give us a call and we will get it worked out!

Give Back


  • Our Ames Duck Worth Wearing and The Loft locations are participating in the Toys for Tots toy drive. We will have a box on site for new, unwrapped toys at both Duck Worth Wearing Ames and The Loft.
  • To pay it forward we will off $5 off your purchase for donating a new unwrapped toy for those in need in our community!

We have a lot of new blankets, scarves, jewelry, as well as ISU gear! These are perfect for holiday gifts and stocking stuffers.

We have a large selection of dress boots located upstairs. While you’re up there check out the huge selection of shoes along with mens clothes, clearance deals, scrubs, and stunning prom dresses!


Be the First to Know


The holidays can be the busiest and most stressful time of the year. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a place you could go with varied, one of a kind inventory at great prices for all the people on your list? We’ve got great news. The Loft is that place and we have so many great gifts for your friends and family! Check out our ideas here! 

Loft Black Green Tag

Until Next Time

Thank you for taking the time to read our 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. We are so grateful for all of you this year. Happy Holidays!

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


Amy Abrams

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