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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.
By Photo courtesy of Flea Style |
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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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