First and foremost, Teresa and Susi has got to be two of the most genuine people that I have met. They are truly authentic women. Teresa passion for fly kicks and fashion grew into a joint venture with her partner Susi in SF2. SF2 which stands for Sneakers, Fashion and Two owners have the best understanding of what a sneaker head must have in order to get through their week. “People have to have this shit, ya know? They change logical thinking to get sneakers, ya know? They may have bills that are due, ya know they are going to make things happen, they are going to move things around so they can get a certain pair of shoes.” says Teresa. So They supply everything a person would need from head to toe into stay a cut above the rest. They named the store SF2 because when you dress, you dress from your shoes on up, that is if you know what you are doing says Teresa and Susi.
Teresa is not one who just sits in the store behind the counter; she is as heavily active in the community as she is in the store. Contrary to what other stores do, she believes in communicating with the people that come into her store. Aside from SF2 and store business, she started a charity program called “Hoodies for the Hood” where in the winter she gives hoodies and sweaters to the homeless. She is more recently known for her assistance in the movement with helping Trae the Truth. She stood by Trae like a sister to a brother while providing mixers and other forms of publicity to help him push his recent album “Can’t Ban the Truth”.
SF2 is also the spot for local Houston Artist to showcase their musical inspirations by hosting music mixers which the public is invited to come and listen. SF2 north has started to host their Kick Back Sessions on sundays for all of Houstons indie artist! The sessions begin at 6pm and is the spot for open mics session. Their are also cool sales at the north location on Kick Back sundays. Houston get down to SF2 south west and north and stay tuned to many updates from us and SF2.
@HoustonTREND: How long have you been in business?
@IamSF2: Probably around 6 years…
@HoustonTREND: What made you decide to get in this kind of business?
@IamSF2: Well I’m an avid sneaker collector myself. Ya know? That’s pretty much it. And it was something that sneaker culture itself and the clothes that go with it, and complement each other ya know. It’s not a whole normal situation. People have to have this shit, ya know? They change logical thinking to get sneakers, ya know? They may have bills that are due, ya know they are going to make things happen, they are going to move things around so they can get a certain pair of shoes. With that in thinking, I’m saying people have always been that way, it been that was since I was a kid and it’s still the same way today. That’s probably a market that’s gonna kinda be around. That was my thought processes anyway my partner and I…
@HoustonTREND: How do you think your style has had an effect on the city?
@IamSF2: Ummm.. I don’t know…. I defiantly see a different… I defiantly see what we do here spreading out to the mainstream, you know what I mean? When we first opened up, ya know people would come in on some supper tall tees and just the way the whole fashion scene was down here. We are defiantly, we’re not the norm. ya know? We were the little guy going against the grain. And in some aspects we still are. We get all types of clients in here, everybody and how I think it effects is because we get a lot of the local celebrities in here. They’re buying the clothes and they’re wearing them out, it’s getting it more exposure and bringing more exposure to the store, to the brand to the lifestyle to the whole community, ya know? Our little portion of it anyway.
@HoustonTREND: How do you think the city of Houston has embraced SF2 and the type of fashion you all offer?
@IamSF2: Ya know, in the beginning I would have to say it was a little stand off-ish type of thing. The people that have always been on this type of thing fully embraced it. Now, it’s like people are really on it. People are really embracing it. The whole general belief from other parts, either people from New York, Cali or something like when I go out to fashion shows they are like “Oh Houston?! I thought ya’ll were still rockin’ this stuff or still rockin that stuff.” I’m like “Naw man.” You know they don’t give us the respect that we should get; ya know there is a lot of people on top of their shit.♣
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