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Esquire

An Expert's Guide to Selvedge Denim

6/14


Racked LA

Focus: "15 Shops to Score Denim in LA"

6/14


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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Racked SF

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

6/14


Put This On

Focus: Flat Head Wallet

9/13


Flaunt

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

9/13


SF Gate

Alter egos: 12 master tailors to trust

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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Eyes + Edge

Self Edge Opening Launch Party

8/13


Marrow

Self Edge Opens in Portland

8/13


Marrow

Portland is Denim – Self Edge

8/13


"As every guy knows, finding the perfect pair of jeans is no small task. Thankfully, there’s a store that not only understands your plight but helps resolve it."—Laura Kiniry

8/13

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American Way

Profile: Self Edge

8/13


Rawr Denim

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

8/13


American Way

Profile: Self Edge

8/13


Racked

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

7/13


Rawr Denim

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

6/13


Zagat

Bender's Commemorates 10th Year With Self Edge Collaboration

5/13


"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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Racked

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

5/13


Racked

From Cheap to Boutique: Where to Buy Denim in LA

4/13


Racked

From Cheap to Boutique: Where to Buy Denim in NYC

4/13


Racked

The Top 10 Places to Buy Denim in San Francisco

4/13


SF Weekly

The Ancient Technology for Fixing Expensive Jeans

4/13


"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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Style Sight

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

1/13


LA Times

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

7/12


SF Gate

Our favorite places to shop

7/12


SLAMXHYPE

The Bigger Meaning | An Interview with Kiya Babzani

1/12


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

12/11

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GQ

Store Spotlights: Self Edge NYC

12/11


SF Chronicle

Dapper style pops up in the Mission and beyond

4/11


Inventory Magazine

Self Edge Los Angeles

9/10


Freshness Mag

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

8/10


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

8/10

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Styleforum

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

8/10


SF Chronicle

How denim aficionados make new jeans their own

6/10


NY Times

Denim for a City That Takes a Tough Hide

4/10


"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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Hypebeast

Kiya Babzani: Where the Past Will Take US

3/10


NY Times

Yes, We're Open

11/09


Complex Magazine

Ask A Denim Guru: Kiya Babzani of Self Edge

10/09


Cool Hunting

Self Edge New York

7/09


Financial Times

The perfect pair of jeans

1/08


"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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SF Gate

Some Like it Raw

1/07