Blog: Crossroads Style

June 19th, 2018 by Jennifer Beile Four Must-Have Plastic Accessories for Summer

One of the most unexpected trends has now become one of the most popular for the summer season. Plastic (yes the synthetic material that your tupperwear is made out of) is having a fashion moment, and we’re seeing it from the runway to retail stores. Of course, everything in moderation; wearing a clear, plastic dress is not as appropriate in everyday life as it is on the runway. The best way to wear this trend? Find accessories with plastic details to pair with your outfits! From bags to shoes to jewelry, plastic is more wearable than you could have imagined! Here are four plastic accessories that are a must-have this summer.

 


A clear, plastic bag as a purse will not only motivate you to keep your purse clean, but also add an edgy upgrade to your outfit.

 


No more agonizing over which shoes to wear with your outfit, virtually invisible plastic shoes will match your entire wardrobe!

 

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Tie your outfit together with a transformative, clear belt.

 

 


Prepare for those summer rainstorms and make any outfit rain proof with a plastic raincoat!

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May 22nd, 2018 by Jennifer Beile Spotlight On: Woven Accessories to Complete Your Summer Wardrobe

Woven accessories are one of summer’s top trends and for good reason: I’m loving the relaxed, resort vibe that woven, wicker, and raffia accessories add to an outfit.  From straw hats to braided bags and even raffia slides and mules, this trend is only growing. Take a look at some of my favorite ways to style a woven piece with your summer wardrobe!

 

Statement Bag

Casey of Officially Quigley adds bright color and texture to her breezy summer dress with her woven straw clutch.

 

Wear-Everywhere Hat

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Brittany of Thrifts and Threads tops her summer blouse with a woven hat. This essential summer accessory is so versatile; use it to easily dress up or dress down!

 

Summery Shoes

Jeans and a Teacup‘s Jessica styles her woven Topshop heels effortlessly with a classic look for the summer.

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April 16th, 2018 by Melanie Sutrathada Round-Up: 6 Belt Bag Outfits to Try This Season

There’s something groundbreaking about how fanny packs have gotten a serious makeover. Redubbed the belt bag, they’re the new “it bag” of the season. Whether you love them or hate them (or you’re somewhere in between), there’s no denying they’re making waves among fashion girls and  bloggers. Scroll down for six belt bag outfits that may just inspire you to try the trend.

 

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With a belt bag in a bright pop of color, you’re set for any and all spring outings this season!

 

Worn over a pantsuit, a belt bag puts the finishing touch on an outfit for work that makes a statement without being over-the-top.

 

Stay under the radar with your belt bag by wearing it underneath your coat.

 

For effortless style with your belt bag, sling it over your shoulder like a crossbody bag!

 

One of the biggest appeals of the belt bag lies in its ability to add some structure to a loose-fitting dress.

 

Don’t overthink when you’re styling your belt bag. Keep your outfit simple and slide the bag through your belt loops!

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