Blog: Crossroads Style

Friday, May 3rd 2019 by Jennifer Beile Friday Favorites: May 3rd, 2019

Happy Friday! The following are my favorite style & pop culture images, articles, and moments to wrap up the week. Enjoy!

Store Finds

Morgan always has the best luck at her local Crossroads, this time finding the perfect platform sandals to complete her retro spring look.
Morgan wearing patterned top and pants.

Street Style Inspo

UK blogger Emma perfects spring chic with a white ruffle detail midi dress and a trendy straw bag.
UK Blogger wearing with white buttoned dress.

Celeb Style Inspo

Kate Hudson shows off one of her own designs from her new clothing line HappyXNature and now I am searching everywhere for a breezy white jumpsuit!

Billboard Music Awards

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards were held this week and as usual, the red carpet was on fire. See all the hottest looks here.  I was most impressed with the performances, which to be honest, I watch most awards shows in fast forward just to see. Which performance was your favorite? See them all here!

Taylor Swift “Me!”

Taylor Swift is back with new music and a new aesthetic. The singer-songwriter has transformed herself once again, even alluding to a metamorphosis in her video for her debut single for her new album.  I’ve got to say that I am really enjoying this new whimsical look of Taylor’s much more than her last, darker era!

The Art of Courtroom Fashion

The New York Times profiles courtroom fashion choices from the likes of Cardi B, Anna Sorkin, and Elizabeth Holmes and discusses how what one wears in court can convey a message to the judge, the jurors, and the public. Because a defendant may not get a chance to speak in court, one of the quickest ways to make a statement, and perhaps a pursuit of innocence, is with what they look like.

Woman wearing all white to go to court.

Are Influencers Abandoning the “Instagram Aesthetic?”

Instagram influencers have created a very artfully curated aesthetic. Carefully crafted images, usually meant to look candid, have been photoshopped, filtered and gone through rounds of approvals between team members and brand affiliates. Is this Instagram aesthetic being replaced by unfiltered, unproduced images? The new generation of influencers seem to think so, and numbers don’t lie. Read more here!

Instagram user taking a mirror selfie.

Chrissy Teigen is Hungry for More

Hulu announced that Chrissy Teigen and David Change are the hosts of a new cooking show on Hulu, tentatively titled “Family Style”, and I am both irrationally angry that this did not happen sooner and insanely ecstatic, pulling out my Chrissy Teigen cookbooks to prepare!

Tweet about Chrissy Teigen's show

Vogue’s “The Models”

Have you been watching “The Models” on Vogue’s YouTube? Get an inside look at the no-frills life of a model on Vogue’s YouTube series. They tackle subjects like body image, dangerous power dynamics, and discrimination.

Blake Lively Wore Forever 21 on the Red Carpet

Before Blake Lively had access to the designer clothes, she wore outfits from Forever 21 and lied about them being vintage. Blake Lively is literally all of us.

 

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