Blog: Crossroads Style

October 6th, 2017 by Melanie Sutrathada 6 Style Tips on How to Wear Red

It seems like everywhere we look this fall, there’s some fashion girl rocking bold red hues on their Instagram or style blog. Let’s face it, red is the unofficial “it” color of fall 2017.

Master the art of wearing red this fall by following these fail-proof shortcuts!

 

Dive into the red trend by styling a red pantsuit with a graphic tee. 
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Nail impeccable cold weather style this fall by investing in a red coat. Finish with details like a plaid scarf to make your outfit even more stylish.
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Looking for a way to rock the red trend past fall and into winter? Start with something small like a red handbag or bright red lipstick.
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If you’re wary of donning a power-red shade from head-to-toe, go for something more subtle like a pair of shoes to make even the most casual of outfits pop.
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Don’t be afraid to mix and match red patterns with a plain red staple piece. Try adding unexpected details to your outfit, like a sweet red bow on your ankle.
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With a classic red dress like this, there’s no doubt you’ll be standing out on date nights and special occasions. *Cue dancing girl emoji.*
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October 6th, 2017 by Samantha Weaver New In: Fall Staples under $40

This week’s newest arrivals include our favorite fall staples! These pieces (all priced at $40 or under) range from outerwear to booties and everything in between!  Come sell and shop fall fashion this week at Crossroads.

Sheer Grid Midi Dress ($32.50); Pierced Sleeve Sweater ($32.50)

 

Ribbed Knit Wide Leg Pants ($32.50); Two-Tone Car Coat (36.50)

 

Varsity Squad Stripe Dress in Terry ($25)

 

Forest Green Rain Booties ($26.50)

 

Elongated Plaid Vest with Sherpa Lining ($30); The Classic Hoodie, available in navy, gray, and black ($27.50)

September 28th, 2017 by Samantha Weaver New In: Statement Sleeves

This season we’re giving the limelight to our favorite trend: dramatic statement sleeves. Think: bell, ruffled, tiered, and even puffed!

We advise styling these voluminous sleeves with simple pieces and keeping the accessories minimal. Leave all the drama to the sleeves!

Sheer Statement Sleeve Sweater ($38.50) shown with Top Shop uneven hem denim, Zara motorcycle boots, and Rebecca Minkoff metallic mini bag.

Tiered Ruffle Sleeve Sweater, in Tan ($42.50) paired with Levis denim and Frye pointed toe boots.

Embroidered Puff Sleeve Sweatshirt ($42.50)

Sheer Midi Dress with Floral Applique ($30) shown with Zara boots.

These styles are available at all Crossroads locations in limited quantities so come sell and shop with us this weekend!

September 28th, 2017 by Melanie Sutrathada 6 Ways to Style Boots This Fall

Fall is all about sweater weather, listening to Sam Smith’s new song on repeat, and wearing boots all seven days of the week (because, why not?). Boots with heels, stiletto boots, thigh-highs, over-the-knee, ankle boots – there are so many options to choose from.  With that being said, here’s our six-point guide to style boots this fall:

 

Even the rain can’t put a damper on your fashion game when you’re rocking your favorite rain boots with a dress and trenchcoat.
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Nothing says model-off-duty like an all-black outfit foundation styled with a pop of color. Top off this look with some tall, black stiletto boots and sunglasses and you’re good to go.
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Going for a more casual style in your boots? No problem! Wear long boots over a pair of ripped skinny jeans, and style it with a light colored blouse. We suggest anything with ruffles or lace, for a more romantic feel.
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Besides pumpkin-spice everything, the best thing about fall is that you can wear sweater dresses and knee-high boots all you want.
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As proven by Kate Ogata, the style blogger behind The Fancy Pants Reports, all black outfits will never go out of style. Add a pair of pointy-toed black boots to toughen up this look.
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Velvet booties will keep you looking effortless this fall. Forego the neutral colors and opt for a shade in millennial pink for a nice change of pace this fall.
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Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 by Jennifer Beile 6 Ways to Wear Fall Pastels

Pastels for fall… groundbreaking? Not quite. But they are refreshing. We are so used to sticking to neutrals and dark, rich tones when the weather turns grey and cold, but this season, lighten your mood as the weather gets darker by adding soft pastel pieces into your fall wardrobe this season.

Take a look at some of my favorite ways to incorporate pastel colors into your fall wardrobe.

 

Pair Different Hues of the Same Color
Continue the millennial pink trend into Fall with a cozy pink knit or pretty pink trousers. Or, pair them together like Liz!
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Wear a Statement Coat
Keep the sunshine with you all season long and find a statement coat in any bright, pastel color to coordinate with your deeper, richer wardrobe. Yellow pairs well with blues and purples, as we can see with Charlotte’s fashion week outfit.
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Lighten Up Your Knits
When shopping for your new knit collection, choose some lighter colors. Pastel colors will compliment the typical Fall colors, like greys and blacks.
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Dress it Up
Keep your summer dresses in rotation by adding layers, or look for a new fall dress with lighter colors, and heavier fabrics.
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Shoes
Add a touch of soft pastel to your outfit in the form of shoes.
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Accessorize
Use your scarf to brighten your outfit, or like Kat, create an entire palate of pastels!
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