Blog: Crossroads Style

July 4, 2023 Featured Black-Owned Fashion Labels

Every week on our brand’s Instagram feed, we put the spotlight on our favorite Black-owned fashion labels. If you missed any in June, you can find them all here!


Lurelly is a sustainable luxury brand that prides itself on ethically-sourced pieces.

Manufactured in Los Angeles, the brand is best known for its opulent and ethereal dresses, with lines created for both parties and bridalwear. Follow their Instagram feed to view all the prettiness.

photo of person in pink dress taking a selfie


Onalaja is a label that revels in maximalism, creating beautifully-crafted standout pieces, particularly dresses. The brand is so popular it’s stocked in your favorite online fashion shopping destinations like Farfetch and Moda Operandi. Follow their Instagram feed to see more.

photo of woman in long orange print dress


FEBEN will definitely turn your head. Inspired by surrealism, the brand’s pieces feel like wearable works of art. It’s no wonder that celebrities are often seen out in the label!

Check out the brand’s Instagram feed to see what all the praise is about.

photo of person in long dress with a surrealist print

No Sesso

No Sesso means “no sex/gender” in Italian. Since its debut in 2015, this LA brand has been quickly growing in popularity, recognized for using reconstructed materials, loud prints, and hand embroidery.

Follow their Instagram feed to see more!

photo of person in red t-shirt and frilled pants

Jolie Noire

You’re going to love Jolie Noire. Its brand name means “pretty black” in French, an empowerment statement that Black is beautiful.

Created by two sisters, the label is well-recognized for elevated essential wear, everything from soft t-shirts to classic loungewear.

Follow the brand’s Instagram feed to stay on top of their latest pieces.

photo of group of people in rose and pink t-shirts and shorts

These are only a few of the Black-owned fashion labels we’ve shared on Instagram. Follow our feed, or check our website monthly for upcoming featured brands.

May 23, 2023 AAPI-Owned Fashion Labels to Know

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we featured AAPI-owned fashion brands on our Instagram feed. You can see them all here with links to shop and support them this month and all year long.

Par en Par

Par en Par is a modern resort wear line with elevated and sustainable pieces made of organic cotton. Scroll through their Instagram feed and start dreaming of your summer vacation pieces. We already have a few in mind!

photo of person in linen dress


Nary was founded by three sisters who blend their love of sustainable resort wear with a mission to honor their Cambodian roots. Their ethical brand provides safe and long-term employment to its Cambodian workers, as it strives to do its part to end the cycle of human exploitation there.

The result is beautiful, high-quality pieces produced in partnership with NGOs committed to ending sweatshops. Follow their IG feed to learn and see more.

photo of people wearing Nary blouses

Sandy Liang

Sandy Liang is a NY-based designer known for playful details on classic pieces like sweaters and summer dresses. We’re currently eyeing these adorable ballet-inspired mary janes. Check out the brand’s IG feed to admire the entire collection.

photo of mary janes

Dagne Dover

Dagne Dover is a brand well-recognized for its perfect mix of stylish and practical accessories. Their line of cleverly designed bags runs from sporty diaper bags to chic totes. Follow their feed to see what’s new!

photo of person wearing Dagne Dover outfit

These are only a few of the AAPI-owned fashion labels to know about right now. Follow along on our blog as we share the latest news, labels, and trends in fashion.

May 2, 2023 Spotlight on Black-Owned Clothing Labels

Every week on our brand’s Instagram feed, we put the spotlight on our favorite Black-owned clothing labels and their latest collections. If you missed any this month, you can find them all here!

Harbison Studio

Harbison Studio is a label created by talented designer, Charles Harbison. Harbison’s designs are inspired by the memory of watching his mother prepare for special occasions through curation and signature accessories. Scroll through the label’s IG feed to see how he transformed these nostalgic moments into a beautiful fashion collection.

photo of person in Harbison Studio look


MARRISA WILSON New York is a label driven by the philosophy that “all women should be able to effortlessly express their unique personalities.”

Led by creative Director, Marrisa Wilson, the designs blend relaxed styling and vibrant prints to capture this sentiment, never leaving quality or functionality out. Check out the brand’s feed to see the collection.

photo of Marrisa Wilson

Kimberly Goldson

Kimberly Goldson is a label created by sisters and resulting in imaginative, dynamic looks.

Their innovative design talent hasn’t gone unnoticed. They’ve collaborated with iconic partners like Harlem Fashion Row and Mattel Inc., Barbie Style Collection, Lebron James, Nike, Janie & Jack, GUCCI, and Dapper Dan.

You can find their designs in high-end department stores. Click through to their feed to see their looks.

photo of person wearing Kimberly Goldson pieces

Autumn Adeigbo

Designer Autumn Adeigbo designs colorful, fashion-forward clothing based on ethical and sustainable practices. She’s focused on working with female-owned production facilities in the U.S. and providing global artisans with meaningful employment and fair wages.

She’s been recognized with multiple industry awards and in the top fashion magazines. Click through to the label’s IG feed to see for yourself.

photo of Autumn Adeigbo

These are only a few of the Black-owned clothing labels we’ve shared on Instagram. Follow our feed, or check our website monthly for upcoming featured brands.

April 4, 2023 Black-Owned Fashion Companies to Know

If you follow our brand Instagram feed, you already know that every Friday we share Black-owned fashion companies creating collections we love. If you haven’t seen them, here are all the companies we featured in March.


Join us in admiring the bespoke collection by fashion brand, Casely-Hayford. The label’s modern tailoring is visible in everything from its coats to luxe knits. Scroll through the IG feed to admire their sophisticated looks.

photo of designer Charlie Casely-Hayford

Abiola Olusola

Abiola Olusola’s minimalist pieces are inspired by slow fashion. Crafted in Lagos, the silhouettes are soft and light, in pretty colors that we can’t take our eyes off. Check out the brand’s feed to see these pretty pieces.

photo of person in soft yellow outfit


London-based Loudbrandstudios is designing confident pieces that mix an appreciation of African culture with the classic styles of the early 2000s. Click through their feed to see the results.

photo of person in yellow outfit

Kemi Telford

Nigerian-British and sustainable fashion label, Kemi Telford, is a brand committed to creating clothing that makes a statement. The resulting pieces are unapologetically loud, bold, and fabulous. Click through to their IG feed to see for yourself.

photo of person in blue polka dotted pants

Auvere True Gold

You should know about Black-owned jewelry label, Auvere. They create unisex high-karat pieces in 22K and 24K gold. Handcrafted and hand polished, the finished collection is a mix of super light pieces and bold statement ones. Click through to their IG feed and start shopping.

photo of person with gold rings


These are only a few of the Black-owned fashion companies we’ve shared on Instagram. Visit our brand feed to see even more, or join us back on our website next month when we’ll feature our April picks.

March 9, 2023 4 Thrifting Accounts to Follow on TikTok

If you love to use social media to follow fashion trends, we have just what you need: 4 thrifting accounts to follow on TikTok.

Each account caught our eye when they tagged us on the platform. If they’re shopping in our stores, we know they’re pretty savvy about secondhand fashion. Plus, they deliver consistent fashion inspiration that keeps us coming back for more.


Soco of @stylewithsoco shares her love of fashion and NYC on this popular account. You can count on her to share the details of her fashion looks and take you on adventures along the way, like her 25th birthday trip to Paris.

photo of soco on tiktok account


We all want Greg of @greggusto to take us along with him on his thrifting trips. Your jaw will drop at what he finds. He has mastered the art of thrifting, and we’re here for it.

photo of Greg's TikTok account


Dallas-based Aarica of @aaricanichole thrifts for fashion and more. We love how creative she is with her fashion inspiration, like creating looks she’d wear at Copenhagen Fashion Week. Her thrifting trips for clothing and decor are true treasure hunts.

photo of Aarica on her TiKTok account


Chelsea of @chelseaasoflate is a native New Yorker with a photographer’s eye, so you can expect excellent fashion content that will make you want to get out there and thrift every weekend. We’re extra keen on her “What I Thrifted & How I Styled It” series.

photo of Chelsea

Of course, there are more! But if you’re just getting started in the world of secondhand fashion, here are 4 thrifting accounts to follow on TikTok now. And hey, you can even join us there too!