A Little Update...


Velvet Coat will reopen our doors by appointment only on Friday, May 15th. We will continue to operate in a way that prioritizes everyone’s safety during this sensitive time. 

Here are some precautions we are taking:


We will be reopening on an appointment only basis. New business hours are Monday–Saturday 11am–5pm. You can always call if you are in the area and would like to stop by. We will do our best to accommodate everyone. For an appointment email or call:

Iowa City
319 887 7151

Des Moines
515 244 6308

Phone calls will be answered during business hours.


We will be limiting the amount of customers in the store at one time. Due to store size we will allow no more than 2 customers in Iowa City and 3 customers in Des Moines. We request that you do not bring extra people to your appointment.


We will wear masks and ask that you do the same. Complimentary masks will be provided.

We will have hand sanitizer available. All handles, countertops, and high-touch points will be sanitized after every customer leaves. Clothes will be steamed after being tried on.

Safe levels of social distancing will be maintained.

We will not be accepting returns from in store purchases.


We will continue to accommodate your shopping needs outside of the store. Many options are still available including curbside pickup, local drop off, and approvals. You can also shop from our social media and velvetcoat.us any time of the day.

We miss you and can’t wait to connect. Your support has been generous and sustaining for Velvet Coat and for that, we are grateful.