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No live bait is used in fly-fishing (hence the name), and Bennett enjoys the creative aspect of making his own flies. These came from his kit and are crafted from chicken and turkey feathers.

tie, and she stuns in their creations. Though Bennett may pat his belly and describe himself as “skinny fat” (“What he means is, he’s not toned,” Erin responded, gently rolling her eyes), he logs around 100 miles a week riding his bike around town from their South Austin home. He’s in the process of looking for new studio space, and he’s had his eye on a building on Congress Avenue. He’s also undertaken a new role as a style ambassador for Amazon.com, and you can find his Blue Avocado-Ross Bennett bags there, though as of September 13, the popular lunch attaché was out of stock. If you see Bennett riding around town, he’s more than likely got the line’s messenger bag in red and blue strapped across his back. In November, he’ll be wrangling Grid Girls at CoTA as part of the American Grand Prix. At some point, he wants to create a line of hunting apparel. He’d like to get back into running. No matter what the future holds and where his designs may lead, one thing is certain: Ross Bennett is most certainly going big places. afm

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Since Bennett rides his bike for transportation, his messenger bag is a crucial piece of gear. What's he carrying around town? Check out "What's in My Bag?" at austinfitmagazine.com to find out.

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October 2013 - The Fashion Issue  

Gracing our cover is Austin's most popular stylist, Ross Bennett. We also have Susi Wolff, a female F1 driver and other local apparel compan...

October 2013 - The Fashion Issue  

Gracing our cover is Austin's most popular stylist, Ross Bennett. We also have Susi Wolff, a female F1 driver and other local apparel compan...

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