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"To the guys, most in their 20s, wearing silk-screened T's, hoodies and low-slung jeans while nodding to Queens emcee and hip-hop producer J-Zone, it's clearly a look worth spending almost a week's paycheck on."—Laura Compton

1/07

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Some Like it Raw

SF Gate

Some Like it Raw

1/07


The perfect pair of jeans

Financial Times

The perfect pair of jeans

1/08


Self Edge New York

Cool Hunting

Self Edge New York

7/09


Ask A Denim Guru: Kiya Babzani of Self Edge

Complex Magazine

Ask A Denim Guru: Kiya Babzani of Self Edge

10/09


Yes, We're Open

NY Times

Yes, We're Open

11/09


"Having had a seminal influence in the growth and development of Japanese denim in North America, Kiya Babzani has seen his passion and hobbies turn into his livelihood on more than one occasion."—Eugene Kan

3/10

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Kiya Babzani: Where the Past Will Take US

Hypebeast

Kiya Babzani: Where the Past Will Take US

3/10


Denim for a City That Takes a Tough Hide

NY Times

Denim for a City That Takes a Tough Hide

4/10


How denim aficionados make new jeans their own

SF Chronicle

How denim aficionados make new jeans their own

6/10


"my rambling conversation with a pioneer who brought new old stuff to the American market"—Fok-Yan Leung

8/10

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Kiya Babzani of Self Edge on Japanese denim, forums and more

Styleforum

Kiya Babzani of Self Edge on Japanese denim, forums and more

8/10


West Meets East: A Convo with Kiya and Andrew of Self Edge

Freshness Mag

West Meets East: A Convo with Kiya and Andrew of Self Edge

8/10


Self Edge Los Angeles

Inventory Magazine

Self Edge Los Angeles

9/10


Dapper style pops up in the Mission and beyond

SF Chronicle

Dapper style pops up in the Mission and beyond

4/11


"Self Edge is a friendly shop, and Self Edge is a knowledgeable shop"—Sean Hotchkiss

12/11

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Store Spotlights: Self Edge NYC

GQ

Store Spotlights: Self Edge NYC

12/11


The Bigger Meaning | An Interview with Kiya Babzani

SLAMXHYPE

The Bigger Meaning | An Interview with Kiya Babzani

1/12


Our favorite places to shop

SF Gate

Our favorite places to shop

7/12


A fix-it if you've ripped it: Self Edge offers denim repair

LA Times

A fix-it if you've ripped it: Self Edge offers denim repair

7/12


"Have you ever been told not to wash your premium selvedge denim? Or to put it in the freezer? Or to take it to the ocean and scrub it with sand? Or to wear it in a full bathtub?"—Leighton Pope

1/13

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Denim Mythbusters - Self Edge's Experts Don't Do This to Good Jeans

Style Sight

Denim Mythbusters - Self Edge's Experts Don't Do This to Good Jeans

1/13


The Ancient Technology for Fixing Expensive Jeans

SF Weekly

The Ancient Technology for Fixing Expensive Jeans

4/13


From Cheap to Boutique: Where to Buy Denim in LA

Racked

From Cheap to Boutique: Where to Buy Denim in LA

4/13


From Cheap to Boutique: Where to Buy Denim in NYC

Racked

From Cheap to Boutique: Where to Buy Denim in NYC

4/13


The Top 10 Places to Buy Denim in San Francisco

Racked

The Top 10 Places to Buy Denim in San Francisco

4/13


"Of course, an American brand can buy Japanese fabric and make jeans even in Japan, but the difference is that the Japanese eye is very different."—Kiya Babzani

5/13

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Self Edge's Cofounder Busts All the Myths About Japanese Denim

Racked

Self Edge's Cofounder Busts All the Myths About Japanese Denim

5/13


Bender's Commemorates 10th Year With Self Edge Collaboration

Zagat

Bender's Commemorates 10th Year With Self Edge Collaboration

5/13


Top Shops in Los Angeles (LA) to Buy Raw Denim

Rawr Denim

Top Shops in Los Angeles (LA) to Buy Raw Denim

6/13


We Ask the Denim Obsessed: What's Your Favorite Cut of Jeans?

Racked

We Ask the Denim Obsessed: What's Your Favorite Cut of Jeans?

7/13


Exclusive Interview – Kiya Babzani and Tyler Madden of Self Edge Portland

Rawr Denim

Exclusive Interview – Kiya Babzani and Tyler Madden of Self Edge Portland

8/13


Self Edge Opens in Portland

Marrow

Self Edge Opens in Portland

8/13


Portland is Denim – Self Edge

Marrow

Portland is Denim – Self Edge

8/13


"We just felt that clothing should age on its own naturally as opposed to pre-distressed."—Kiya Babzani

8/13

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Self Edge Opening Launch Party

Eyes + Edge

Self Edge Opening Launch Party

8/13


Alter egos: 12 master tailors to trust

SF Gate

Alter egos: 12 master tailors to trust

8/13


The Chef, the Denim, His Stains, and Her Lover

Flaunt

The Chef, the Denim, His Stains, and Her Lover

9/13


Focus: Flat Head Wallet

Put This On

Focus: Flat Head Wallet

9/13


They [Self Edge] pride themselves on providing "selvedge lines made of metallic red silk, rivets made from sterling silver, poisonous python skin tags from Okinawa."

6/14

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Focus: "The 13 Best Places to Buy Denim in San Francisco"

Racked SF

Focus: "The 13 Best Places to Buy Denim in San Francisco"

6/14


Focus: "15 Shops to Score Denim in LA"

Racked LA

Focus: "15 Shops to Score Denim in LA"

6/14


An Expert's Guide to Selvedge Denim

Esquire

An Expert's Guide to Selvedge Denim

6/14