Author Archives: FourleafClove

Best Athletic Wear – You Decide

Nike, Adidas, Champion, Puma – All of these brands and more have been by athlete’s sides during times of hard work, crossing finishes lines, defeats, and victories.  Which brands do you stand by? We want to know who gets your … Continue reading

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Trending at The Loft – Summer 2017 Newsletter

Hello Summers at The Loft are a blast as we have such great inventory coming through the store, and Main Street is always jam packed with great events including the Farmer’s Market, 4th of July Parade, and tons of great … Continue reading

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How Did The Loft Come to Be?

The Loft in Ames, Iowa is a well known retail consignment shop, popular with teens and adults alike. The space it inhabits and its beginnings are deeply rooted in another popular store, Duck Worth Wearing. Read on to discover what is … Continue reading

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The History of Heels

A sign of status and power or simply a style of shoe, the heel has a history that is varied, functional, and now part of mainstream fashion. But where did these elevated kicks get their beginnings? For a little history and … Continue reading

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Hats Off?

We want to know how you feel about hats indoors! Do you think it’s rude to continue to wear a hat when you enter a building, or totally acceptable? Does gender matter for this fashion regulation? Take your poll then … Continue reading

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Why Do we Wear New Clothes for Easter Sunday?

As Easter fast approaches, a simple to do may pop into your head as a traditionalist. You’ve got to get to the store to look for your new Easter outfit stat! But pausing a moment, we had to ask, where … Continue reading

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Why do Men and Women’s Clothing Button on Opposite Sides?

A peculiar reality that may have not even occurred to you, is that men and women’s shirts and coats button on opposite sides. Realizing that right and left hand dominance is not a gender trait, we simply had to know the … Continue reading

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