April 20, 2011 BY John Kim
The Texas 8 isn’t a band of rebel outlaws, but the amount of heat they’re carrying is certainly a crime. The Texas 8, also known as The Heatseekers Krew, traveled from Texas to New York City for a 21 Mercer takeover, a two-day Bespoke event in which each of the eight members customized and personalized his/her own Nike Air Force 1 Bespoke. The Texas 8 isn’t your run of the mill group of sneakerheads; it includes members of all ages and interestingly enough, a father-daughter combo, and each of their Bespoke ideologies carry a unique backstory. It wasn’t until the Sneaks Up event this past weekend in San Antonio that the Texas 8 was finally given their Bespoke creations, and they consequently placed them on display at the event, winning the award for Best Sneaker Display. Continue reading for a photo recap of the Texas 9 Bespoke Story and let us know what you think.