Look of the Week: Palazzo Pants

Oh, Summer! We’ve had some good times, and even though we’re really looking forward to fall, we’re just not quite ready to let you go. So we’re saying farewell to the warm weather, lazy days and BBQ’s with palazzo pants: the easy-to-wear, flowy, ridiculously comfortable summertime pants everyone should have at least one pair of.

We’re kicking things off with Jessie of Style & Pepper, a member of our Style Council. The perfect blend of put together and totally relaxed, Jessie shows us how to dress up palazzo pants with metallic accents and luxurious fabric (and she looks fabulous in these metallic platforms from Crossroads).

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Now here’s a look at some more of our favorite ways to wear palazzo pants. Until next time, Summer… *sigh*palazzo_boho

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Photo credits: Style & Pepper

Look of the Week: Fall Style for Summer

Our stores have begun the seasonal ritual of clearing out their summer items and bringing in beautiful fall goodies. But the weather outside can be frightful…in a hot-as-Hades kind of way. What’s a girl (or guy) to do?

The answer is a combo of the best that both seasons have to offer: a fall-inspired color palette in summer heat-friendly styles.

Crossroads Style Council member Jennifer of Seeking Style paired a romantic navy floral cami with a high-waisted, deep red skirt, along with tan leather accessories. Her ensemble gives a nod to the approaching fall season without requiring her to sacrifice comfort in the midst of summer. Oh, and this entire outfit is from Crossroads.

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Check out these other looks that satisfy our itch to wear fall clothes before the weather has cooled off.

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Photo credits: Seeking Style, Atlantic-Pacific, NY Daily News, Media Cache Eco, Boomerinas, Style Frizz, Luvocracy, Old Time Friend

 

 

Crossroads Summer Style-Off

Fuji Instax Mini Camera

Summer is winding down but it’s not over yet! Post a photo of your summer travels (while sporting Crossroads’ finds, of course) to our Facebook wall by September 6th.

If you share your stylish getaway and mention where it was taken, you’ll be entered to win a Fuji Instax Mini Film Camera of $140 value.

So snap away while summer’s still here!

Crossroads Style

kate hudson missoni gucci bag

Back-to-school might be sneaking up, but let’s stay in the present:

Studio City brings designer accessories made to be enjoyed in the summer and we think California’s casual queen, Kate Hudson, would flip for the bright, iconic Missoni bag and simple Gucci sandals.

So relax a little longer and let us know what you think with a comment because we’re picking a winner for another $25 gift certificate this Friday.


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Find Us at the Festival

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Bohemian wild-child, vintage star or bright beauty – whatever your style is, if you’re coming to Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago this weekend, Crossroads will be there too!

Come by our booth and pick up a free goodie while supplies last.


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Sneak Peek

ya nautical print dress

Forgive the black tights – it’s freezing in the Bay Area! But for all you lucky fashionistas busy catching sun, here are more summer goodies headed your way.

Hit up your local Crossroads* for silky dresses in an artsy print or the cutest nautical mini from Ya. Can’t you just see it with woven flats and a straw fedora?

I wish that could be me, but unless the weather improves, rock it for me next week!

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*except our outlet location in Stockton.

Crossroads Loves…

oliver peoples dolce & gabbana sunglassesall sunglasses at Silverlake Crossroads

There’s simply no summer without sun, which means the coming months just aren’t complete without a pair of shades. So whether you want to protect your peepers or make a big statement (why hellooo Dolce!), invest in some quality sunglasses this season.

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Sneak Peek: Bird-Watching

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Our new merch department outdid themselves once again: Boost your summer style with floral tops and embellished tunics that are light as a feather from the label Bird.

And don’t forget to treat your feet because there are also hundreds of new sandals being shipped to all of our stores*. Gladiators, metallic, t-strap, studded, blue, pink, green, black…Whatever your heart desires, you’ll be able to find it by the end of the week.


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*except our outlet location in Stockton.

Crossroads Loves…

marc jacobs michael kors bagpurses at Roseville Crossroads, outfit from Arden Way Crossroads

Our summer trend report just went up and what do you know? Some more season-perfect designer bags arrived in Sacramento.

These leather stunners from Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs are totally aligned with fashion’s new obsession with classics and pale neutrals. And even though tan isn’t a daring color, you definitely notice it against crisp summer whites.

So give your black bag a rest and try a new style you’ll want to keep forever.
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What We're Looking For

crossroads summer selling guide

All Crossroads stores are now buying for summer, so here’s a handy guide to show you a few of the trends and items we’re looking for.

You can also see our website for more info on how to sell or what to bring.

Plus, don’t forget to bring some men’s items for May Man Month! If you do, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win awesome, manly prizes.
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