Executive Life & Style

Posted By FW Mag Staff on 2018 Nov 6 - 3:38pm

Gold Paperclips
Sometimes it takes a desk decoration to perk up an otherwise mundane office setting. But who says desk supplies can’t take on the same amount of personality? And by personality, we mean … extra. And by “extra,” we mean staplers plated with gold. Or flash drives covered in...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Nov 6 - 2:41pm

Boot Anatomy
Boots and suits have always been a thing in Fort Worth, but not just any boot will work with any suit — there’s a way to do it right. So, we asked the boot masters themselves, Justin Boots, for tips on how to pull off a cowboy boot in the office like, well, a professional. HOW TO PICK...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 Sep 11 - 2:04pm

Locavore Interior
Caterer Carlo Capua, founder of Z’s Café in Fort Worth, got a strong sense of the potential demand for a small business kitchen incubator in the city when he began offering his Near Southside commercial kitchen for rent. “For every 10 people who called me, I could only help two...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Sep 11 - 1:50pm

Rocky Icelandic Landscape
From leading expeditions through educational organization Outward Bound to clearing landmines with nonprofit HALO Trust, David Gill has spent most of his life traveling everywhere from Africa to South America. But the U.K. native eventually found himself in Texas, thanks to his wife, Audri. They...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Sep 11 - 1:28pm

Harley Davidson Motorcycle
You can’t miss it. In Arlington, just off Interstate 20 right before you hit The Parks at Arlington mall, stands what appears to be a hunting lodge in the middle of the city — stone walls and stylishly imperfect wood paneling grace the exterior; balconies line the second floor; and...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Sep 11 - 12:58pm

Onions
A change in weather often comes with more tissues sprawled across office desks and more shouts of “bless you” heard across cubicle walls. But before you reach into your drawer to pass along your handy bottle of Zyrtec to your coworkers, consider a more natural remedy: food. Local chef...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 Sep 11 - 12:40pm

Brandon Burton
Brandon Burton’s first job was selling newspaper subscriptions at age 11 in his Orange County, California, hometown. Son of a single mom on food stamps, “my mom didn’t really have the financial means to take care of me,” he says. “I just realized that was a way of life...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Sep 11 - 11:59am

Gabe Williams Throwing Sneakers
Gabe Williams is no stranger to taking chances. He took a chance as an MBA student at TCU, when Elliott Hill — then-president of geographies and integrated marketplace at Nike — visited the university for his daughter’s college tour. TCU’s career office got word of his visit...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Jul 18 - 10:50am

It was like it was “destined to happen,” Johnathon Razo says of his barbershop, Local Barber of Fort Worth. His grandfather once had a barbershop downtown in the Sundance Courtyard. He opened that shop in 1987 — the year Razo was born. Years later, Razo would have his own dream...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Mar 20 - 11:42am

He’s been called a “Bearded Bae” and a “Black Dandy.” But at the end of the day, he’s just “Frank” — that is, Frank Moss, co-owner of bespoke clothier Franklin & Anthony. No, not that Frank Moss, the former Fort Worth city councilman. That...

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