Homecoming Season

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It’s October and classes are back in session on campuses across the country! Take a look at our Campus Influencers’ top picks for the Fall! You may just find your homecoming outfit!  Retro Realness               Cross Colours Vintage 89 Baseball Jersey - Black For fans of vintage streetwear, consider this unisex retro baseball jersey. Men, pair this with a plain white shirt or a bare chest, some black cotton shorts, and a pair of all-black high-tops to make your class do a double-take. Ladies, consider pairing this jersey with black biker shorts for a...
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Revisiting the LA Riots

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Written by: Mark Edwards It has been twenty-seven years since LAPD officers were acquitted of brutally beating Rodney King, and the conversation surrounding police brutality has not changed. In fact, various forms of protests opposing police brutality have become increasingly familiar in the U.S. following the infamous LA riots of 1992. With the help of technology, the subject of police brutality and its impact on the African American community has become more visible to the public.  In the early 90’s people rarely, if ever, saw events as graphic as the footage of Rodney King’s beating publicized in the media. Now...
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Cross Colours Salutes GI Joe

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Written by: Mark Edwards Rapper and community activist GI Joe is influenced by the 90s era in both his music and his style of dress. With that insight, we had to ask GI what 90’s artist he thought had the best style? “I’d probably go with 2Pac man. He had that thug swag image on him, you know? That street savvy swag, but at the same time intellectual. At the same time, he was busting Rolexes on’em, Cubans, he was hitting like that on’em. He was one of the first I paid attention to who was rocking fashion without a...
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Rise of the CXC Dancers

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Written By: Kendrick Porter Being a brand that is known for intertwining the fashion and music industries, it should be no surprise that Cross Colours had a dance troupe back in the 90s. The troupe solidified the fact that Cross Colours was a brand for the culture.  Carl and TJ’s goal of having their brand-sponsored dancers see the world came to fruition once the team started performing with the Black Expo. The event gave the brand and the dancers to travel across the country showcasing the clothing, as well as the troupe. With the success of their performances, the CXC...
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Ask Carl and TJ: The CAAM Exhibition

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Written by: Mark Edwards Cross Colors, in celebration of its 30th anniversary, collaborated with the California African American Museum to curate a new retrospective exhibition. Find out what you can expect from the exhibition straight from the founders in this interview. What can we expect from Cross Colours collaboration with CAAM for this exhibition? TJ: “They are covering the historical perspective of the Cross Colours Brand. This exhibition will reflect back on the 90s, and everyone who is attending is encouraged to wear Cross Colours gear. The actual direction they are taking for the show is phenomenal. They are taking...
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