Blog: Crossroads Style

March 14th, 2017 by Jennifer Beile 7 Looks to Inspire Your Spring Style

With Daylight Saving, rising temperatures, and the sun shining just a bit brighter each day, it’s clear that spring has arrived. That means it’s time to shed those layers and break out your warm weather clothes! Some trends I’m looking forward to seeing are statement sleeves, short heels and flats, full midi skirts, and lots and lots of vibrant colors. To help inspire your style this new season, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite blogger looks I’ve seen this week that epitomize spring style.

 

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Grasie’s top and skirt set just screams “Spring is here!” I am in love with how the coral in the floral print matches her mini bag and lip color.

 

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Andy’s outfit may be from last spring, but it is just as trendy and current today. Her crisp off-the-shoulder blouse with tie detail is the perfect statement to add to your wardrobe and remix throughout the season.

 

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Krystal takes on a ladylike spring look in her midi skirt and slingbacks, two of the season’s biggest trends.

 

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Talisa is casual-chic in her midi skirt and sneakers—two easy-to-wear pieces that may just become your spring uniform!

 

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I am completely envious of Lisa’s wide leg, ruffled ankle pants. They are perfect for spring and can be remixed endlessly into summer!

 

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A spring closet essential: an easy and effortless dress like Natalie‘s that you can throw on for all those spring brunches with your girlfriends!

 

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Blair‘s spring dress is another that can easily be worn multiple ways; belt it, wear it as a vest, with heels or flats, or over jeans.

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January 25th, 2017 by Julius Adorsu Thrift Tip: Know Your Brands!

When it comes to fashion, knowing your brands is key, especially if you’re shopping at Crossroads. Having knowledge of high-end fashion brands will help you out tremendously. The first three places I look when I walk into Crossroads are the designer fashion racks, the consignment items behind the registers, and the clothes hanging on the walls above the racks.

Some of the name brands I’ve found over the past year include: Off-White, Bape, Maison Martin Margiela, Kenzo Paris, Burberry, Versace, Rag & Bone, Vince, Joe’s Jeans, Massimo Dutti, and Billionaire Boys Club. That’s not even including everything I’ve seen that doesn’t fit me! If you see a basic item priced higher than you’d expect, there’s typically a good reason behind it. You can buy quality brands for 50-80% off that are gently used.

 

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If you’re just starting to get into fashion, I’d recommend following some fashion Instagram accounts for inspiration. Here are some that I follow:

Balmain
Givenchy
Gucci
Tom Ford
Balenciaga
Saint Laurent
10magazine
Vogue Italia
Ford Models
Virgil Abloh
A$AP Rocky
Jeremy Scott
Alexander Wang
Supreme
A Bathing Ape
IMG Models
Hypebeast

It might seem like a lot at first, but I promise following these Instagram accounts will get you up to speed on fashion trends pretty quickly. Good luck!

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December 7th, 2016 by Beth Jones 3 YouTube Style Icons to Watch

Style icons are one of my “things.” I love to search them out, listen to them talk, hear their thoughts on style and learn from them.  This week, I’m rounding up three YouTube videos featuring three style icons getting ready, talking about style and letting us in on their science of dressing up.

 

Lola Rykiel
In this Allure video, Lola Rykiel lets us into her home and takes us on a journey within the fashion legacy she is a part of.

 

Yasmin Sewell
In another Allure video, Yasmin Sewell shares her style secrets and how she makes things her own.

 

Veronika Heibrunner
In this Vogue Paris video, Veronika Heibrunner gets dressed, and it is SO FUN to watch her process.

Who are your favorite Youtube style icons?

October 14th, 2016 by Samantha Weaver Denim Inspiration from ‘Pretty Little Fawn’

Once fall arrived, I realized my denim game could use a much-needed upgrade. I knew exactly where to go for some serious denim inspiration: self-proclaimed denim junkie Courtney of Pretty Little Fawn, because she’s my personal denim guru.

A great pair of dark denim is the perfect beginning to any fall/winter outfit. Courtney and I both naturally gravitate towards high-waisted skinny cropped denim, but this season I’m equally attracted to cropped flares, edgy distressed, and vintage-inspired styles too!

Courtney’s denim motto (and ours) is “MORE DENIM. ALL DENIM ALL THE TIME,” so I picked out a couple of styles right off our sales floor featuring brands that she swears by, including BDG, Levi’s, Zara, and Madewell.

Come shopping at Crossroads to find your next great pair of denim!

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July 26th, 2016 by Jennifer Beile Blogger Looks to Inspire Your Summer Style

When I need style inspiration, I turn to my favorite blogger babes. I love seeing real people celebrate fashion and share their personal style; it is so much more inspiring to me than seeing style carefully crafted by professional stylists! I have been so impressed with all of the lovely ladies I follow lately, so I’ve rounded up some of my favorite blogger looks to share with you and inspire your mid-summer style.

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Olivia’s brightly striped off-the-shoulder blouse and relaxed denim are perfect for any summer day.

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Mary has perfected the “from work to dinner and drinks” outfit.

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Paulien of Polienne takes the slip dress trend one step further and layers it over a white tee for a ’90s dream look.

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Erin keeps it cool and casual in her denim jumpsuit.

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Sara masters the boho look with her breezy lace dress and suede mini-bag!

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Dylana expertly dresses down this dreamy crop top by pairing it with denim jeans.

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Krystal is dreamy and chic in this perfect white maxi that can be dressed up or down.

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