We love our staff, and it goes without saying that they’re the invaluable backbone of our business. In our ongoing series, “Meet Our Fashion Team,” we’re excited to introduce a few of them to you! And if they inspire you to start your own career in fashion, check out our most recent job listings here.
Meet: Lindsay O’Brien
Job Title: Associate Buyer in Los Feliz, CA
Working at Crossroads since: April 2015
What’s the best part of your job?
I love the people I work with; they are kind, supportive, smart and always inspiring me with new fashion ideas and trends!
Tell us about a favorite piece that you bought with your employee discount:
A reversible silk bomber jacket from Japan.
Where can we find you when you’re not at work?
I love to be outside, especially among plants and flowers.
What are you going to be adding to your wardrobe this fall?
Faux fur, chunky knits and fringe. I love a dramatic look!
WWD MAGIC is a globally-attended trade show that takes place every August, just off the Strip in the heart of Las Vegas. Shows like MAGIC, POOL, PROJECT and PLATFORM (just to name a few) bring the fashion world together to view upcoming fall and winter collections.
With the temperature hitting 110 degrees outside, we walked and shopped these shows to fill our stores with the top trends for 2015. Check out these 70’s-inspired pieces and cold-weather looks that you can look forward to seeing at a Crossroads location near you this fall!
What trends are you looking forward to this upcoming season?
Put your hands together for our newest member of the Crossroads Style Council! Samantha of StyleInfurno (you can call her Sam) is a blogger based out of Sacramento, but she’s way more than that. This fashion lover and thrifting maven is also a designer, known for re-fabricating vintage finds into one-of-a-kind custom pieces. On top of it all, I’m head-over-heels in love with her effortless California vibe.
Sam says her “summer go-to outfit almost always contains a pair of barely there, thrift store chic, denim cutoffs,” so I thought we’d take a moment to get inspired by some of her most classic denim looks. Welcome, Sam!
The moment I saw Amelia of Clotheshorse wearing our Hawaiian inspired blouse I knew it would fly off the shelves. Now because I love you I re-ordered this green and black top plus three NEW additional color ways! And I didn’t stop there, because this week at Crossroads stores you’ll find bold Hawaiian prints, tropical rompers and island-inspired accessories.
The OG Palm Print blouse, $18.50. This is the one that started it all. A pair of reflective sunglasses is a MUST with this one.
A tropical romper, like this ruffle hem is a piece you will find yourself coming back to again and again this summer, so make sure to pick this one up for just $16.50.
Grasie of Style Me Grasie, just shot an amazing piece on Island Vibes which featured this shot.
This yellow and blue version ($18.50) will be coming home with me this week. I love the softer color palette and it looks great against metallic accessories.
For a peach and blue version pick #3. As Beth of B Jones Style accomplishes above make sure you pile on the pink and blush tones. Trust us. $18.50.
If you prefer to wear your bold prints on dresses, then look no further. This Flowing Tropical Maxi Dress, $37.50, features a bare back and is fully lined.
The Legion of Honor in San Francisco is currently showing a very special collection from the Brooklyn Museum that demonstrates fashion’s rise through the 1900’s. Some of my favorite pieces ranged from classic LBD’s by Coco Chanel to surreal jewelry pieces by Elsa Schiaparelli. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll find inside:
Halston from the 1970’s. You can see why this fashion house has stayed true to silks.
Who knew they were sporting cut-outs in the 1940’s?
If you are in San Francisco in the coming months, the exhibit runs March 14-July 19.