Blog: Crossroads Style

April 17th, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Sarahi

Sarahi wearing an orange dress holding a blue rhinestone purse

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Sarahi, an Assistant Manager at our sister store, Fillmore & 5th. We asked our Palo Alto employees to bring their style and star in our latest photoshoot wearing their best secondhand finds. Read about Sarahi’s personal style, favorite Fillmore & 5th finds, and favorite thing about working at Fillmore & 5th.

Describe your all-time favorite Fillmore & 5th find.

This beautiful tan, canvas, romantic Dior purse!!

Which clothing brand(s) do you get excited to see at Fillmore & 5th?

I love seeing trendy and current style items.

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Elegant, classy, chic, and contemporary.

left photo of Sarahi wearing an orange dress, blue purse, and gold shoes right photo of Erykah and Sarahi wearing spring fashion

What is your go-to spring uniform?

During spring time, I like to wear denim, loafers and basics tops.

What tips do you have for selling at Fillmore & 5th?

Check the items, brands and condition before come in. If the customer has questions about how to sell or how we price items, they can always give us a call and check the selling guide. Also be aware of as possible wait to sell; we really appreciate your patience.

What is your favorite part about working at Fillmore & 5th?

I love being able to see new clothes every day and explore all the trends.

left photo of Sarahi wearing an orange dress, blue purse, and gold shoes right photo of Erykah and Sarahi wearing spring fashion

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Sarahi! As an Assistant Manager, Sarahi assists customers on the sales floor, trains and supervises staff members, and processes the amazing secondhand fashion that comes into Fillmore & 5th. Does this sound like something you would be interested in? Join our team! Check out our Careers page to learn more about working at Crossroads and Fillmore & 5th.

April 10rd, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Lynnette

One model wearing a purple floral dress holding a green purse

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Lynnette, a Buyer at Crossroads. We asked San Jose and Santa Cruz employees to bring their style and star in our latest photoshoot wearing their best secondhand finds. Read about Lynnette’s personal style, favorite Crossroads finds, and favorite thing about working at Crossroads.

Describe your all-time favorite Crossroads find.

My favorite all time Crossroads find is a MiuMiu little black collared dress. It is the preppy dress of my dreams.

Which clothing brand(s) do you get excited to see at Crossroads?

I get excited seeing MiuMiu, Betsey Johnson, and all of the vintage that comes in!

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Preppy, sporty, model off duty. I’m not a model but it’s nice to embody the spirit of one haha.

left photo: two models wearing spring fashion right photo: one model wearing a purple floral dress and white cowboy boots

What is your go-to spring uniform?

My spring uniform always includes a skirt, but it has so be mini or maxi (NO IN BETWEEN).

What tips do you have for selling at Crossroads?

Consider the current trends, weather, and if you aren’t sure about selling a specific item just let your buyer know you’d like a quote for it.

What is your favorite part about working at Crossroads?

I like seeing my coworkers individual styles.

three models wearing spring fashion

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Lynnette! As a Buyer, Lynnette plays a crucial role by working with customers who come in to sell and selecting merchandise for the store. Does this sound like something you would be interested in? Join our team! Check out our Careers page to learn more about working at Crossroads.

April 3rd, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Sofia

Model wearing a blue floral dress walking on the sidewalk

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Sofia, a Sales Associate at Crossroads. We asked San Jose and Santa Cruz employees to bring their style and star in our latest photoshoot wearing their best secondhand finds. Read about Sofia’s personal style, favorite Crossroads finds, and favorite thing about working at Crossroads.

Describe your all-time favorite Crossroads find.

A beautiful vintage Italian leather purse with a red interior… It has become my favorite go-to purse.

Which clothing brand(s) do you get excited to see at Crossroads?

I love seeing Selkie dresses; they are so stunning and unique and bring such joy to the wearer.

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Vintage diva!

Photo on the left of two models wearing spring fashion smiling at the camera leaning against a light post photo to the right of two models wearing spring fashion

What is your go-to spring uniform?

For spring, you’ll always see me in florals. They’re a classic and just bring that special spring energy!

What tips do you have for selling at Crossroads?

Checking our Selling Guide and asking our buyers questions about what we are looking for at the moment!

What is your favorite part about working at Crossroads?

I love interacting with customers and our Blossom Hill team! I love my job and try my best to spread that love to our customers.

Model wearing a blue floral dress sitting on a wooden barrel

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Sofia! As a Sales Associate, Sofia assists customers on the sales floor, monitors the fitting rooms, and processes new merchandise for the floor all while providing great customer service. Does this sound like something you would be interested in? Join our team! Check out our Careers page to learn more about working at Crossroads.

March 25th, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Tristan

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Tristan, a Sales Associate at Crossroads. We asked San Jose and Santa Cruz employees to bring their style and star in our latest photoshoot wearing their best secondhand finds. Read about Tristan’s personal style, favorite Crossroads finds, and favorite thing about working at Crossroads.

Describe your all-time favorite Crossroads find.

My favorite Crossroads find by far would be a vintage brown patterned cardigan that I wear almost excessively one day out of the week.

Which clothing brand(s) do you get excited to see at Crossroads?

My favorite brands at Crossroads right now would be the streetwear “skater” brands like Thrasher, Carhartt, and Dickies.

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Skater boy meets world.

What is your go-to spring uniform?

Spring time in the bay area is always a bit cold so I like to wear light layered clothes like an oversized jersey and some sneakers to compliment the fit.

What tips do you have for selling at Crossroads?

Scroll through our posts on TikTok or Instagram to get an idea of what kind of fashion trends we’re buying.

What is your favorite part about working at Crossroads?

My favorite part of working at Crossroads is the freedom of creativity they allow us to express ourselves through our clothing.

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Tristan! As a Sales Associate, Tristan assists customers on the sales floor, monitors the fitting rooms, and processes new merchandise for the floor all while providing great customer service. Does this sound like something you would be interested in? Join our team! Check out our Careers page to learn more about working at Crossroads.

March 18th, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Lucia

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Lucia, a Floor Supervisor at Crossroads. We asked San Jose and Santa Cruz employees to bring their style and star in our latest photoshoot wearing their best secondhand finds. Read about Lucia’s personal style, favorite Crossroads finds, and favorite thing about working at Crossroads.

Describe your all-time favorite Crossroads find.

I got my hands on a denim Diesel bondage bag, and it was bequeathed to me from someone else’s holds. It’s so endearing when you get the chance at your dream bag.

Which clothing brand(s) do you get excited to see at Crossroads?

I get so excited when we get TNA. I’ve found that comfort in every day helps a lot. Being able to look adorable while feeling comfy is a huge win.

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Indecisive grandma alternative hippie.

What is your go-to spring uniform?

When the birds are chirping and the flowers are coming in, I like to pull out my long skirts that make me feel like I’m always frolicking. I pair it with a small shirt and my favorite earrings. Simple but fun!

What tips do you have for selling at Crossroads?

Ensure that you’re selling items for the current season. Make sure the pieces are folded and treated with care, it makes them shine brighter and shows it’s cared for. Good brands bring good money.

What is your favorite part about working at Crossroads?

I enjoy that every person who comes into the store gets an equal opportunity to indulge and find amazing and unique items for amazing prices.

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Lucia! As a Floor Supervisor, Lucia supervises daily tasks on the sales floor, assists in staff development and works hard to buy in the amazing items that our customers love. Does this sound like something you would be interested in? Join our team! Check out our Careers page to learn more about working at Crossroads.

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