Blog: Crossroads Style

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.

March 11th, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Aili

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Aili, an Assistant Manager and Buyer Trainer 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 Aili’s personal style, favorite Crossroads finds, and favorite thing about working at Crossroads.

Describe your all-time favorite Crossroads find.

My vintage newspaper print John Galliano bag.

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

Jean Paul Gaultier!!!

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Vintage inspired trendy.

What is your go-to spring uniform?

Big skirt and cowboy boots.

What tips do you have for selling at Crossroads?

Pay attention to the season we’re currently in and make sure the clothes are in good condition (no stains/holes). Take a look at our Selling Guide!

What is your favorite part about working at Crossroads?

I love mentoring all my Buyers in Training! Buying will always be my favorite part of my job. I love seeing all the new clothes come across the Buy Counter.

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Aili! As an Assistant Manager and Buyer Trainer, Aili’s responsibilities include training and supervising staff members, hiring and developing fashion-focused staff, and curating retail store merchandise. 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.

February 26th, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Alejandro

Alejandro wearing a white striped sweater and denim

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Alejandro, a Lead Cashier 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 Alejandro’s personal style, favorite Crossroads finds, and favorite thing about working at Crossroads.

Describe your all-time favorite Crossroads find.

Doc Martens Chinese New Year of the Ox editions that I have never seen before!

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

I love seeing brands like Ksubi, and seeing new brands that I have never heard of.

Alejandro and wearing a white striped sweater and denim walking with one model

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Never too much/little.

What is your go-to spring uniform?

I always got me some cargo shorts on or a short sleeve button up.

Alejandro and wearing a white striped sweater and denim walking with two models

What tips do you have for selling at Crossroads?

Always bring your freshest clothes, vintage, and unique pieces always do well.

What is your favorite part about working at Crossroads?

I love seeing people find a new piece that they couldn’t find anywhere else. I also love seeing when people find something that fits their style perfectly!

 

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Alejandro! As a Lead Cashier, Alejandro has the exciting job of creating an aesthetically appealing environment that welcomes all customers, assisting customers throughout the store, and handling all sales-related tasks. 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.

February 19th, 2024 Staff Style Spotlight: Erykah

Erykah wearing a colorful striped sweater

As part of our Staff Style Spotlight series, meet Erykah, a Lead Cashier at our sister store, Fillmore & 5th. We asked South Bay employees to bring their style and star in our latest photoshoot wearing their best secondhand finds. Read about Erykah’s personal style, favorite finds, and favorite thing about working at Fillmore & 5th.

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

A vintage Betsy Johnson size 2 mermaid dress!! Gives me bodyodddyyyy and it’s THE dress!

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

I love seeing Madewell, Alo, and those small Black-owned brands.

Erykah and Sarahi swearing bright, spring fashion

Describe your personal style in 5 words or less.

Bright-colored Ethereal Fairy Mother

What is your go-to spring uniform?

Definitely color blocking!! I love oranges, greens, purples. My go to outfit ripped jeans, orange cut-out top, and Docs.

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

I love my coworkers and the bond we have. I love seeing other customers styles and trends as well.

Erykah wearing a colorful striped sweater

Thanks for the Staff Style Spotlight, Erykah! As a Lead Cashier, Erykah has the exciting job of creating an aesthetically appealing environment that welcomes all customers, assisting customers throughout the store, and handling all sales-related tasks. 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.