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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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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 Green on St. Patricks Day

If you’ve ever felt a painful pinch on March 17th, you are well aware you disobeyed the green policy for St. Patrick’s Day. But why green, and more importantly why a pinch? In order to find out we must go back … Continue reading

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Where did the Heart Symbol Originate?

From the first moment in your kindergarten class when you received a Valentines card, it was most certainly in the shape of a heart. But where did this peculiar shape of representational romance originate? It’s origin though basic in nature may … Continue reading

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Graduation Gift Ideas from The Loft

Graduation is a time to celebrate hard work and the transition into a full blown life career. If that doesn’t warrant a great gift we don’t know what does! Look no further than The Loft for creative, unique, and sweet … Continue reading

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The Loft’s Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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 … Continue reading

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The Loft’s Holiday Gift Guide 2014

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 … Continue reading

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