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Flea Style’s Brittany Cobb is a ‘Maximalist’ Who Likes to Layer

The founder and CEO shares her influences, inspirations, and what she never leaves home without.
BOHO CHIC Retail exec Brittany Cobb’s personal style is influenced by her California roots.

What I Do: “I’m the founder and CEO of Flea Style, which has five retail stores in DFW selling women’s clothing, accessories, and hats. I also own Wide Brim, a specialty boutique inside Hotel Drover in Fort Worth, and Heirloom Haul, a restaurant and tearoom housed inside our Flea Style store in Frisco.” 

Style Icons: “I am influenced by so many stylish women and take bits and pieces from them to create my own look. I especially adore Coco Chanel, Diane Keaton, and Rachel Zoe. I am drawn to women who are rooted in the classics but are not afraid to break the style rules—and wear a hat!”

On the Job: “On some days, I’m running meetings, while on others, I’m running the dishwasher in our restaurant. Every day I need to be dressed for a board meeting but also be comfortable enough to roll up my sleeves and help the kitchen or our distribution team. If it’s a day in Fort Worth, boots are a must to handle the historic
cobblestone streets leading up to our stores.”

Fashion Inspiration: “I’m inspired by my California roots, flea markets, mom life (comfort is always key), and my love of hats. I adore things that tell a story—a chunky amber necklace scored in Morocco, vintage Chanel blazer scored at the Paris flea—and create one-of-a-kind style.”

Style Defined: “I’ve always loved the art of mixing styles, whether it be by era, price, or vibes. Overall, I would say my style is boho-chic and heavily influenced by my California/Western roots.”

Fashion essentials: “I never leave home without my phone, vintage ’70s Rolex, Stetson hat, oversized sunglasses, ChapStick, and Orbit sweet mint gum.”

Go-to-look: “Jeans, a blouse, vintage belt, wide brim hat, 2-inch hoop earrings, and heels.”

How I accessorize: “I am a maximalist and love to layer. You’ll always find me with a mix of metal necklaces, a decorated hat, and a worn vintage belt with whatever I’m wearing that day. I never leave the house without an old-school watch, too.”

Weekend look: “I trade my wide-brimmed hat in for a trucker hat.”

FAVORITE STORES: “Outside of Flea Style, I love Anthropologie and Target for everyday items and Chanel, Gucci, and The RealReal for splurges.”


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Brandon J. Call is the former executive editor for D CEO magazine. An award-winning business and data journalist, Call previously…