Blog: Crossroads Style

November 20th, 2019 by Samantha Furno 5 Items You Need to Complete Your Holiday Party Look

As crazy as it seems, the holidays are already right around the corner again! Whether you’re style is more classic chic or if you verge more on the statement-making side of things, one thing is for certain, holiday parties are a blast and getting dressed up for such festivities is all a part of the fun as well! There is no reason to hold back with your style this time of year, as the holidays are for bold, eye-catching looks with a hint of glamour! I’ve rounded up five trendy styles that will surely pull together your holiday looks just in time for a night out celebrating!

Evening-Ready Bag

Add a pop of color to an all-black ensemble with a deep maroon clutch or opt for a stylish bag with unique hardware, such as shiny metals or pearls instead.
Woman holding a furry bag with dress for holiday party idea.

Sequin Anything

The more bling, the better with this beloved holiday trend. Sequins are the simplest way to guarantee you’ll be stepping out in eye-catching look!
Woman wearing sequin dress for holiday party inspiration.

Silk Slip Dress

Shiny silk dresses are a chic alternative to sequins this time of year! Plus, slip dresses look wonderful layered beneath a kitschy holiday sweater or a chic leather jacket!
Woman wearing neutral colored silk slip dress with silver bag.

Festive Heels

2019 has truly been the year of stylish and fun footwear, so why not step up a holiday party fit with some strappy metallic heels or a crystal embellished stiletto?!
Woman wearing simple t-shirt and jeans with bright heels for holiday party looks.

Hair Accessories

Keep it sparkly from head to toe by topping off your holiday outfit with a glitzy headband or even a couple of bold barrettes!
Woman wearing hair wrap as an accessory for holiday party idea.

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November 5th, 2019 by Jennifer Beile 5 Trends for Your Upcoming Holiday Season

It’s never too early to start planning your holiday outfits. The holiday season can be stressful for so many reasons, and one of them shouldn’t be as trivial as what you’re going to wear to spend time with your family and friends. Whether you travel, go big or small, or simply spend a little extra time with loved ones, take away the stress of getting dressed out of your holiday plans so you can focus on what is really important during the season. Take a look at 5 trends for the upcoming holiday season and start planning your outfits now.

Velvet Crush

A holiday staple, you can never go wrong with velvet in any form.

Blogger wearing an orange velvet skirt for the holiday season.

Casual Sequins

Downplay the excessive manner of sequins by finding an understated sequin piece, an otherwise simple blouse, or even an accessory and pair it with basics to complete your outfit.

Woman wearing black sequins shirt with denim for holiday season inspiration.

Unexpected Knitwear

Sweater vests, sweater midi dresses with boots, and statement sleeves on a chunky knit paired with denim and heels are easy and a comfortable go-to for casual get togethers.

Woman wearing knitted skirt and turtleneck with heels for holiday season.

A Midi Slip Dress/Skit

Dress it up, wear it casually, layer it with knits or leather; there’s no denying that a midi slip dress/skirt is one of the most versatile pieces in your closet for any occasion.

Woman wearing a neutral midi skirt and sweater.

Leather or Leather Accents

Add an edgy touch to your holiday outfits with leather. For a more formal look, try a leather midi skirt paired with a silk blouse. For a casual vibe, try leather trousers and a chunky knit.

Woman pairing crewneck with leather pants for holiday season style.

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July 2nd, 2019 by Jennifer Beile Outfit Inspiration for the 4th of July

The 4th of July is only two days away and I love a holiday that graces us with a theme for playing dress up! The holidays’ colors help narrow down your available pieces to wear and then it’s up to you and the vibe you want to convey to put them together in a way that is comfortable and festive, without ending up looking like the American flag.
I’ve taken to Instagram to round up some holiday dressing inspiration so that you don’t have to. From monochrome to color explosion, there is a 4th of July outfit below that will surely inspire your holiday dressing.

Red, White & Blue in the Pool

Crystal celebrates the holiday with a bang in her patriotic red, white & blue swimsuit!
Woman wearing striped swimsuit for 4th of July.

Traditionally Chic

Kellie shows off her patriotic look in the cutest red and white mini dress, accessorized with an all American blue denim jacket and white sneakers.
Woman with 4th of July inspiration in denim jacket and red dress,

Casual Chic

Kelsey is casual chic in blue denim shorts and a breezy white top, perfect for any casual get together for the holiday.
Woman wearing white top, shorts, and brim hat.

Lady in Red

Lola dazzles in a red midi fit for celebrating all weekend long!
Woman wearing bright red dress near a fence.

Beat the Heat in Blue

Aimee can’t stop smiling in this true blue cutout dress that is so perfect for beating the heat in style for the 4th.
Woman wearing a full blue jumpsuit in a park.

Summer Denim Blues

Looking for something a bit more casual? Denim with a striped white and blue button down is the casual look you’ll be comfortable in throughout the entire fireworks show.
Woman wearing denim and striped shirt for 4th of July.

Jump for Joy

Oh, I love a good jumpsuit and will use any excuse to buy a new one! I’m loving Debs’ bold red printed jumpsuit and straw bag combo.
Woman wearing red/pink jumpsuit.

Little White Dress

Danielle nails a timeless summer staple in her little white dress.
Blogger wearing white sheer dress for 4th of July inspiration.

Color-Coordinated Set

A bold red lip and a color-coordinated two-piece set will have you voted best dressed at your party!
Woman in two-piece striped blue set on red truck.

Comfortable & Cool

Karen keeps it comfortable and cool in a breezy white maxi.
Woman in flowy dress walking down the street.

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February 13th, 2019 by Melanie Sutrathada 6 Outfits to Wear for Valentine’s Day

Let’s face it: finding the perfect outfit for Valentine’s Day can be a little overwhelming at times. From Galentine’s Day brunch to date night, we got you covered in the fashion department. Ahead, we’re going to show you six different outfits that you can wear for Valentine’s Day. Scroll on for some sweet outfit inspiration.

Opt-Out of Red

If you’re looking to steer clear of the typical red, white or pink outfits for Galentine’s Day brunch, choose a dress with ultra-feminine details like ruffles or cut-outs.
Woman in ruffled dress.

Red Jumpsuit

For a sleeker look that’s suitable for date night, opt for a red jumpsuit on Valentine’s Day.
Woman wearing Valentine's Day themed jumpsuit.

Matching Outfits

We all know how much blogger babes love their coordinated outfits! Picking a matching set in red, white or pink is the perfect way to transition from at work to happy hour with co-workers after.
Woman wearing pink matching suit,

Themed Shirt

Plan on having a more low-key night in with your significant other? Choose a simple and cute Valentine’s themed shirt to celebrate!
Woman wearing a red Valentine's Day themed shirt.

Statement Coat

One thing is for sure: date night just got a little bolder with a statement coat.
Woman wearing a statement red coat.

Utilize Floral

We’re loving the way Gracie styled this black off-the-shoulder top with these fun, floral pants.
Grasie wearing floral pants.

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February 12th, 2019 by Jennifer Beile 7 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas

I have a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. I love love, chocolate, date nights, and the little surprises that come with the holiday, but I hate the manufactured holiday that adds unnecessary stress to what would otherwise be a typical date night. If you’re like me, the last thing you need is to add more pressure to the day by worrying about what to wear. No worries, I’ve done the research for you! Take a look at 7 last minute Valentine’s Day outfits to throw on no matter what your plans are this year.

Glam Dinner

Who says that it’s overrated to love Valentine’s Day and get all glammed up for a date night? Throw on your most fabulous, over the top dress to celebrate your love!
Ms. Maverick Muse in silky dress.

Shine On

Remix those sequins, sparkles, or metallics that you typically reserve for New Year’s Eve.
Woman wearing a shiny jacket and jeans,

Festive in Red

Feeling extra festive? Go all in with a head to toe red hot look.
Woman wearing red suit for Valentine's Day.

Go Wild

Not that we need an occasion to wear animal print, but if we did, Valentine’s Day would be it!
Woman in crosswalk wearing animal print jumpsuit.

Casual Day Date

Contrast the formality of a silk skirt by dressing it down with an oversized chunky knit and sneakers for a casual day date.
Blogger wearing a sweater with skirt and tennis shoes.

Galentine’s Day

Coordinate with your bestie and celebrate your friendship in your favorite no fail dress.
Two women wearing dresses and coats.

A Night In

Is there anything better than a stress free date night in your own home? Stay in with Netflix, your favorite take out, and cozy knit. The best part? You don’t even have to wear pants!
Blogger wearing knit sweater in shorts.

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