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Texas Girl Bosses Talk Female Entrepreneurship, Fair Tech and More in Powerful Fort Worth Night

Women Business Stars Take Center Stage at Shops at Clearfork

BY // 11.19.19
photography Robert Underwood

What: Empower Texas: Pairr with Women Entrepreneurs

Where: Neiman Marcus at The Shops at Clearfork

PC Moment: Live experience platform Pairr, co-founded by Tinsley Merrill, put on an elevated panel discussion and party at Neiman Marcus at The Shops at Clearfork in Fort Worth for one motivational evening. Before the panel of Texas girl bosses took the stage, guests were treated to a cocktail party of Ketel One Botanical aperol spritzes, Bailey’s ice cream treats and Topo Chico mocktails. An exclusive first-look of Alice + Olivia’s holiday collection was also on display with live models, as well as a customization bar.

Panelists included Katey McFarlan, founder of Chronicles of Frivolity Blog; Brittany Underwood, founder of the Akola Project; Peyton Mabry, DFW lifestyle personality; Samantha Stewart, founder of Style of Sam Blog and Britt Rettig, founder of GRIT By Brit.

Moderated by Rachel Sipperley, CEO and founder of the Dallas-based startup Rent My Wardrobe, the panel talked female entrepreneurship, growing your own brand, the gender tech movement and more. A Q&A session followed with questions from the audience.

Guests left with a goodie box filled with items from brand partners, including an Alice + Olivia wallet, Kate Weiser chocolate, Neiman Marcus cookie, the first issue of PaperCity Fort Worth, Ketel One Botanical T-shirt or water bottle, and Living Royal socks.

PC Seen: Tinsley Merrill, Payton Mabry, Rachel Sipperley, Katey McFarlan, Samantha Stewart, Brittany Underwood, Britt Rettig, Samantha Dolinka, Ali Jackson, Peri Burnett, Victoria Lacon, Katherine Cummings, Dr. Britine Perkins, Carol Cooper, Stacey Connor, Lindsey Rosenstein, Maricia Johns, Sophia Sackleh, Lilian Nwora, Lyeah Soland, Christiana Yebra, Selena Guerra, Cassandra Altizer, Monica Black, Lauren Selking, Lynn Winter, Adrienne Atkin, Shaundra Music, Grace Girl, Ellie Anderson, Nene Nwoko, Betty Fish, Tammy Graham, Tamara Taylor, Letrice Love.

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