Blog: Crossroads Style

September 9th, 2019 by Samantha Furno A New Shade of Green: Pistachio

Green was easily one of the summer season’s most sought after hues and it is definitely still just as relevant as we head into the fall season! Rather than summer’s vibrant and neon shade of green, fall’s approach to the green trend is a bit more subtle and extremely more elevated! Meet pistachio, your new favorite color to add a subtle pop to your fall outfits! Like other seasonally trending colors, pistachio comes in many different hues! This smooth and subdued green can vary in shades from a from a fresh mint hue to a deep and neutral-like sage. No matter what shade you gravitate towards this season, you can rest assured that wearing this hue means you’ll be one step ahead the fashion curve! Here is a round up of some stylish ways to wear the pistachio color this fall season!

Accessorize the Hue

Not sure about wearing pistachio? No worries; give this fall trend a shot by dipping your toes into the hue with a fun accessory!
Woman in a crop top and skirt wearing pistachio colored purse.

Wear It Head-to-Toe

We are seeing head to toe Pistachio looks all over the Fashion Week runways, so if you’re ready to dive right into this trend, then why not make it a full look!
Blogger wearing a full outfit in pistachio.

Paired with Neutrals

The way to master a pop of color is by pairing your hue of choice with neutral hues, like crisp white or timeless black.
Woman wearing a silk green top with white shorts.

Wear Something Silky

For an exponentially chic pairing, opt for wearing this hue in a silky textured piece, like a slip dress!
Woman wearing a silk pistachio dress with a beige blazer.

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September 6th, 2019 by Jennifer Beile Friday Favorites: September 6th, 2019

Happy Friday! The following are my favorite style & pop culture images, articles, and moments to wrap up the week. Enjoy!

Store Finds

Mega babe Jane Aldridge found Phillip Lim trousers at her local Crossroads Trading.

Friday photo of blogger wearing items from Crossroads.

Street Style Inspo

Lydia perfects a classic early fall #ootd with an oversized blazer and relaxed jeans.

Blogger wearing denim and oversized blazer for Friday post.

Celeb Style Inspo

Busy Philipps’ is the queen of pulling off the 90’s throwback trends.

Photo of celebrity wearing tie-dye dress and denim top.

“Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows” to Showcase Karl Lagerfeld Runways

The upcoming book, “Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows”, will showcase the late Chanel designer’s most famous runways from the last 10 years in a collection of photos by Simon Procter. The book also includes intimate behind the scenes moments.

Promo photo of Lagerfield book for Friday post.

Elle Magazine Celebrates Women in Music

Elle Magazine celebrates women in music with three special covers this month featuring Billie Eilish, Lizzo, and Camila Cabello. These three strong, successful women speak about what it’s like breaking through the odds and why we need to support and trust each other instead of compete against each other.

2019 Venice Film Festival

The 2019 Venice Film Festival was held this week and it was full of nothing by glamour. See every stunning look here.

Photo from red carpet of Venice Film

Why Influencers Might be the New A-List

“We keep saying it’s an industry but it’s really more than that: it’s a lifestyle, it’s a way of life,” Matt Kirschner, the executive vice president of Talent Resources, speaking of the rise and power of influencers in the digital age becoming a top tier in the entertainment industry, alongside the most elite in Hollywood. Read more about the inside of the influencer industry here.

Photo of a famous blogger in pink houndstooth outfit for Friday post.

Tracee Ellis Ross Launches Haircare Line, “Pattern”

Tracee Ellis Ross has spent the last year secretly creating a natural hair care line called ‘Pattern.’ A lot of celebrities venture into lifestyle, fashion, or beauty brands, but this is one that I fully believe in. The proof is in the hair!

Photo of Traci Ellis Ross with new products.

Ellie Goulding Marries Longtime Love

Ellie Goulding married longtime love, Casper Jopling in an absolutely stunning ceremony that parallels a royal wedding. See photos here!

Photo of Ellie Goulding getting married.

Celeb #FlashbackFriday

Celeb stylist Rachel Zoe has always had a bohemian flair.

Flashback Friday photo of a celebrity.

 

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September 5th, 2019 by Jennifer Beile 10 Fashion Editors to Follow on Instagram

We all know by now that Instagram is a hub for fashion inspiration and where it typically seems that influencers are setting trends and curating style patterns and behaviors for future seasons. But have you ever thought about all the people behind the scenes? It is a fashion editor’s sole job to forecast trends, consumer patterns, and buying behavior for future seasons, whether it is reviewing the shows during fashion week or choosing which influencers to use to put a face to a brand, product or trend movement. The following are 10 total boss babe fashion editors that you should be following on Instagram if you’re not already to stay ahead of the style game.

Laura Brown, Editor-In-Chief, InStyle Magazine

Laura Brown is the Editor-in-Chief for InStyle Magazine and a total boss babe. She shares everything from behind the scenes of interviews & photoshoots, to intimate red carpet moments, and has a talent of getting all of your favorite celebs to show their human sides.
one of the top editors Laura Brown with Jennifer Anniston

Eva Chen, Director of Fashion Partnerships, Instagram

Formally an Editor at Elle and Editor-In-Chief at Lucky Magazine, Eva Chen made the jump to Instagram in 2015 where she works closely with designers, influencers, stylists, models and the best of the best in the industry.
One of the top editors Eva Chen taking a selfie in a mirror.

Anna Dello Russo, Editor-at-Large, Vogue Japan

Coined as the first street style star, one that put an importance of dressing for the public at the forefront, and created her digital public persona, “A.d.R.”
Top editors Anna Dello Russo in a green dress and pink hat.

Julia Sarr-Jamois, Editor-at-Large, British Vogue

Julia offers daily inspiration not only from her work in the fashion industry but also from her own personal style, which is a work of art in itself.
Editor Julia in green top and white pants looking over her shoulder.

Christine Centenera, Fashion Director, Vogue Australia

Christine is the one to follow for all the inside info from the runway, photoshoots, celebs, and exclusive events. Not to mention her chic style that we are privileged to gain insight into.
One of the top editors Christine working on a photo shoot.

Nikki Ogunnaike, Style Director, Elle.com

Nikki’s Instagram feed will quickly become a favorite with her #OOTD shots, fitness inspiration, and travel adventures. She will be your online BFF and aspirational at the same time.
One of the top editors Nikki with a street style outfit.

Aemilia Fay, Senior Fashion Editor, The Zoe Report

Aemilia has impeccable taste and expertly examples how to wear the latest trends without creating a feed that is reminiscent of a fashion snob.
Photo of Aemilia in a white top and denim.

Kat Collings, Editor-In-Chief, WhoWhatWear

Kat shares the in’s and out’s of the fashion world and teeters on the edge of trendy and classic.
Photo of Kat sitting on a couch in a suit.

Naomi Elizee, Associate Market Editor, Vogue Magazine

The Associate Market Editor for Vogue and host of the podcast, So What Do You Do Again? , Naomi radiates style, confidence, and grace all with an aura of warmth.
Photo of Naomi holding flowers in a suit with multiple patterns.

Rajni Jacques, Fashion Director, Conde Nast / Allure

Rajni aspires to inspire. She shares intimate moments with her family as well as her chic style that will inspire you to think outside of your comfort zone.
Street style photo of Rajni in a blazer and white top.

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September 4th, 2019 by Samantha Furno Transitional Styling: Late Summer to Early Fall

As we start to head into the fall season it can be easy to feel the need to pack away your summer wardrobe and pull out all of your cozy, cooler weather staples. But before you deep dive into your closet and begin this transition, there are a few ways to incorporate some of your most-loved summer styles into your new season line-up, especially before it cools down completely! Go ahead and pack away your swimsuits and mini dresses, but keep that silky midi dress and your worn-in denim shorts around a bit longer. Here are five stylish looks that perfectly demonstrate how to incorporate some summer staples into your fall-ready wardrobe!

Summer Jeans

Did you catch Jennifer’s latest blog post about wearing white denim post Labor Day?! Well, white denim is here to stay and these summer jeans are a great piece to add some contrast to a deep hued knit!
Woman wearing white jeans and sweater for fall transitional style.

Classic Crop Top

You favorite summer top is easily going to become your new favorite layering base for jackets or blazers!
Woman outside waering a crop top with oversized jacket for fall transition.

Silky Midi Dress

Summer’s must-have dress, the midi, will easily find its new home in your fall wardrobe when paired with a chunky knit and edgy boots!
Woman wearing a midi dress and sweater on the edge of a tub.

Denim Shorts

The Bermuda shorts trend of summer will totally work for fall, as long as you wear this base with something a bit warmer on top, like a classic crewneck!
Woman wearing denim shorts and white crewneck for fall transition style.

Strappy Heels

The strappy heel saga continues as we head into the fall season, so elevate your casual and cozy fall outfit with your favorite white heels from summer for an instantly elevated vibe!
Woman pairing strappy heels with denim and blouse.

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September 3rd, 2019 by Jennifer Beile Trend Alert: Statement Sleeves and How to Wear Them

Statement sleeves are by no means a new trend but with the arrival of fall and cooler temperatures, we will be wearing more sleeved tops and layers. A voluminous sleeve adds a unique flair to your fall and winter wardrobes. A statement sleeve is such so much easier to pull off than other typical avant-garde trends that are reserved for red carpets and Instagram influencer content. From big and bold to subtle details, a piece with statement sleeves is a fun way to break up the monotony of the fall uniform of sweaters and jeans and add a bit of drama to your look.

Puffy Fall Flair

A puffy sleeve sweater adds some dramatic flair to your winter knits.
Woman wearing a sweater with interesting sleeves.

Ruffle Some Feathers

A favorite fall staple, the denim on denim look, gets a modern update with ruffle sleeve details.
Woman with denim shirt and ruffled sleeves.

See-Thru Sleeves

A romantic blouse becomes even more eye-catching with see-thru sleeves and a statement necklace.
Shirt with see-thru sleeves.

Classic With a Twist

Update your work wardrobe with a modern twist on a classic button-down and trousers look.
Woman wearing blue shirt with white pants and brown belt.

Add Some Puff

Date night gets a little more playful with a puffy-sleeved crop blouse and high waist denim.
Woman wearing polka dot shirt with puffy sleeves.

Minimalist Details

A statement sleeve can even be worn by a minimalist with a simple puff detail.
Woman wearing green shirt with white pants.

Layer Your Sleeves

Worried that big, billowy sleeves will get in the way of keeping warm because you can’t layer a jacket atop? The simple solution is to layer a thing long sleeve knit under for an extra layer of warmth.
Woman wearing black shirt with black denim.

Get Festive

The holiday season is around the corner and that means parties! Add even more festive flair to your look with statement sleeves.
Woman wearing dress outside near light post.

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