A more relaxed, affordable companion to the Ann Taylor boutiques.. In Short The Loft offers a wide variety of business, casual and relaxed women?s apparel in contemporary materials. Shoppers can find great prices on items like nubby acrylic sweaters, stretchy cotton tops, smooth poly-acetate dresses, tweed skirts, silk blouses and velvet pants. The store also features bargains on leather and suede, plus a great petite selection. Off-the-rack specials are on-the-money finds, and the casual atmosphere encourages practical shopping and the occasional impulse buy.