Blog: Crossroads Style

September 21st, 2017 by Samantha Weaver The only coat you’ll need this season

There’s nothing quite like the thrill of purchasing your first coat for the new season. I tend to go a little overboard with my outwear collection so when our Bell Sleeve Coat arrived, I knew I had to take it home!

Alongside our must-have coat we’re also featuring 5 plant and animal print dresses perfect for the chilly weather ahead (they look great with colored tights!). These styles and more are available at all Crossroads stores this weekend!

Burgundy Bell Sleeve Coat ($58)

Foxy Lady Dress with Sheer Sleeves ($42.50)

Woodland Creatures Dress ($38.50)

Stallion Crest Dress ($38.50)

Potted Cactus Dress ($38.50)

Forest Branches Dress ($38.50)

Come shop for fall pieces with Crossroads this weekend! And don’t forget to bring your gently used fall styles from last year to earn credit towards your purchase!

September 19th, 2017 by Jennifer Beile 7 Sweater Outfits to Try This Fall

Summer is officially over on Friday, and temperatures have already started to cool down. We’re getting a taste of nearly every girl’s favorite time of year: sweater weather season! A staple of every fall wardrobe is a cozy sweater that can be thrown over just about anything.

Sweater outfits don’t have to be monotonous; look for sweaters with texture and unique details, or pair them with unexpected pieces. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite fall sweater outfits and trends to help you stay cozy and stylish this season.

 

sweater weather

Keep it colorful.
The weather is gettomg darker and drabber, but that doesn’t mean your wardrobe should as well. Bright colors are a fresh alternative to the usual muted tones we see in fall.

 

Unexpected Pairings

Experiment with unexpected pairings.
Mix it up and try something besides the usual sweater + denim combination; experiment with pairing your staple sweaters with something unexpected! Wendy’s sweater and fringe skirt combination creates such a fun look, perfect for a night out!

 

Layering Season

Layer it up.
Add some depth to your sweater—layer it with a long sleeve dress shirt with a crisp collar and oversized cuffs.

 

Go Oversized

Go oversized.
Throw your biggest, coziest cardigan over your favorite jeans and tee for an “off-duty” look that will get you through those crisp fall days.

 

Put a Blazer on It

Put a blazer on it.
A plaid blazer may be the “it” item of fall. Top your favorite cable knit sweater with a slightly oversized plaid blazer for a preppy-chic look.

 

Its All in the Details

It’s all in the details.
Look for sweaters with unexpected details, like elbow patches, open backs, and appliques.

 

Dont be Afraid of Texture

Don’t be afraid of texture.
Add some flair to your wardrobe! Basic knit and cable knit sweaters will always be classic, but have fun with different textures this season.

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September 12th, 2017 by Jennifer Beile 7 Outfits to Inspire Your Summer to Fall Style

It’s that time of year again. The mornings and evenings are getting cooler, but summer’s heat still lingers during the day. No matter the actual weather, something about the beginning of September has us itching to pull out our knits, booties, and coats.  Dressing with light layers, muted tones, and key fall accessories will tide you over until its time to fully transition your closet from warm weather to cold.

Take a look at these 7 blogger outfits to inspire your summer-to-fall style!

 

Kristen

Kristen, WhoWhatWear
WhoWhatWear editor Kristen knows that a blazer is the perfect topper during transitional weather. It provides lightweight coverage that a coat would be too heavy for.

 

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Elifnaz, Belle Melange
Elifnaz’s outfit is perfect for early fall. A muted, long-sleeve floral blouse paired with a denim midi skirt and sneakers will keep you comfortable from morning to evening.

 

Samantha

Samantha, Could I Have That?
I love Samantha’s refreshing way of layering two lightweight tops for a little extra coverage.

 

transition

Julie, Orchid Grey
A good hat is the way to my heart, and with a cool breeze in the air, fall is the best time to break out your hat collection!

 

Olivia

Olivia, What Olivia Did 
Olivia’s silk burgundy dress is the perfect transition piece; the long sleeves and high neck add slightly more coverage for early fall days.

 

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Paulien, Polienne
Swap out your breezy blouses for more structured, heavier ones. Statement sleeves like the ones on Paulien’s top are still on trend for this season!

 

Mary

Mary, Happily Grey
If all else fails, throw a lightweight bomber on it and call it a day!

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September 11th, 2017 by Melanie Sutrathada 6 Fall Outerwear Pieces for the New Season

After another hot and humid summer, we’re excited for the weather to finally cool down. Fall is here, and what do you do when the weather starts to get chilly? Warming your hands in front of the heater is one option, but our favorite is having a handful of outerwear pieces to get you through those brisk fall days.

Here are six key fall outerwear pieces you should pick up this fall!

 

outerwear

1. With a classic olive green utility jacket and a scarf, you’re set for any and all fall outings this season. 

 

P2 - June Sixty Five

2. Recreate this look with a suede biker jacket and a plain white t-shirt.

 

P3 - Lisa Olsson

3. When the weather is colder than usual, slip into a long and cozy shearling jacket. Tone down the teddy-bear look by pairing it with some simple black clothing as your foundation. 

 

P4 - Masha Sedgwick

4. Nothing says fall quite like a rust-colored cardigan!

 

P5 - The Chriselle Factor

5. Trench coats are always a classic fall staple. They’re universally flattering, come in a variety of patterns, and–best of all—can instantly elevate an outfit.

 

P6 - Viva Luxury

6. The best thing about bomber jackets is that they’re incredibly versatile and can be worn in any season. For your next brunch out with your gal pals, go casual in bomber jacket paired with your favorite skinny jeans.

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September 8th, 2017 by Samantha Weaver New In: Embroidered and Velvet Pieces

This week, we’re featuring two of our favorite current trends: embroidery and velvet! These luxurious details are an easy way to start off your fall wardrobe with style.

 

Embroidery

Embroidered Peacock Blouse with Pleated Sleeves ($35.00) available at all locations; paired with All Saints Leather Tote ($120.00) available at our Seattle location on Broadway Avenue next week.

 

Kurt Geiger Embroidered and Bejeweled Flats (Size 10, $55) available at our Pasadena, CA store. Follow your local Crossroads store Instagram feed for new designer arrivals daily!

 

Embroidered Jumpsuit with Wide Leg ($48.50); paired with Firetrap Leather Motorcycle Jacket (Size small, $120) available soon at our Seattle location on Broadway Avenue.

 

VELVET

Fenty by Rihanna Puma Velvet Creepers seen at our Flatiron location in New York.

 

Pleated Velvet Midi Skirt ($38.50) paired with a yellow cashmere sweater and bright blue wool fedora.

 

Shop our newest arrivals at a Crossroads near you next week!

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