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About kiya

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  • Birthday 11/05/1977

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    San Francisco
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    Yoyos, liquor, denim, rockabilly, vintage things, fast wheels, idm.
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  1. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    3sixteen Navy Twill CPO Shirts & Classic Tapered Jeans This week from 3sixteen we have their new CPO shirt and a fresh run of their Classic Tapered jeans. The CPO shirt is made of a heavyweight Japanese cotton twill with a brushed interior and is great worn as a flannel type shirt or as an overshirt. Both the CPO shirt and their CT (Classic Tapered) jeans in indigo, Double Black, and Shadow Selvedge are available at all stores and online. Shop 3sixteen Online
  2. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    If you always wash them in cold, inside out, and line/air dry the graphics and the t-shirt will look fairly new for quite some time. It's only hot water and/or a hot dryer that ages them, and all clothing to be honest.
  3. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    Measurements are now fixed, also note that the natural and black ones fit differently due to how the wool reacted to the rinse.
  4. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    Merino Wool Loopwheeled T-Shirts & Super Heavy Weight T-Shirts by Merz B. Schwanen We have two very impressive releases from Merz this week. First up have the world's first loopwheeled museling-free merino wool t-shirt. These are the ultimate blank t-shirt. They're cool and breathable when it's hot out and they're warm and cozy when it's cold out. Quite amazing how something so natural is one of the ultimate "tech" fabrics. These feel unreal and are available in black or natural. We also have a set of new pocket t-shirts made of a newly developed heavy weight loopwheeled fabric. This is the first time Merz has gone up to this weight class for their t-shirts and it's very impressive. The fabric has an amazing hand feel and light loopwheel grain. These are available with pockets in black or white. All four of these t-shirts are available now online and in-stores. Shop Merz B. Schwanen Online
  5. kiya

    Vintage Sweatshirts

    It's about the same weight as a BR sweat, but it's a bit softer and feels different because it's not as heavily washed so the hand-feel is different.
  6. kiya

    Vintage Sweatshirts

    The longest loopwheeled sweats I've ever seen are from Merz B: https://www.selfedge.com/merz-b-schwanen?category_id=63 Probably because they're designed by Germans. Many clients looking for super nice loopwheeled tees and sweaters which are taller love the brand because they cut their basics for a more western clientele.
  7. kiya

    Shoes that look better with age...

    Nice! Glad they fit you well, let's see some worn photos once you've gotten them broken in a bit.
  8. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    I cannot say.. for reasons which I don't know, I cannot state what mill in the US produced the denim.
  9. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    Sugar Cane Limited Edition Okinawa x Hawaii Type II Jackets & Made in USA 1947 Jeans We’ve got a fun delivery from Sugar Cane this week. We have a unique Type II denim jacket and a Made in USA deadstock denim 1947 jean. The jacket is a limited edition version of Sugar Cane's Type II denim jacket mixing their famed Hawaii and Okinawa sugar cane fiber denim styles into one jacket. This is a wild jacket, and will look pretty amazing once the denim starts to fade and wear in. These are available in sizes 38 to 42, they don’t run small like some of their past jackets, and the unsanforized denim has been rinsed so there’s very little shrinkage once washed. The Made in USA Sugar Cane 1947 is the closest you'll get to buying an affordable pair of unworn 501 jeans which are made in USA using the same Union Special and Singer machines used almost 100 years ago to cut and sew jeans in the US. A classic cut modeled after what the original 501 was like in 1947. An amazing and timeless style; this cut stays true to the original from the rivets to the Made in USA deadstock denim. Both the jacket and jeans are available at all stores and online in limited numbers. Shop Sugar Cane Online
  10. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    Buzz Rickson Chambray Shirts, William Gibson L-2B Jackets, Whitesville T-Shirts, & Sugar Cane Jeans! We've just received a large order from Toyo containing a serious number of shirts, jackets, jeans, and t-shirts. We have chambray shirts from Buzz Rickson, L-2B flight jackets from the William Gibson x Buzz Rickson collection, blank t-shirt 2-packs from Whitesville, and indigo and black jeans from Sugar Cane. All these items are available at all of our stores and online. Shop Buzz Rickson Online Shop Sugar Cane Online
  11. The fits on everything from the t-shirts to the jackets are completely different than Warehouse, most of the Human Made stuff fits western bodies a bit better than a lot of Warehouse items.
  12. Yup, with the exception of a few nylon based outwear pieces all Human Made is produced by Warehouse, the quality is as good as anything from Warehouse. It's all made in the same factory and production is handled by the head of production of Warehouse for the past 12 years.
  13. A little statistic from Self Edge.. in the 13 years which we've been doing what we do our denim sales have never been as high as they are in 2019. We only had one year where it plateaued in 2013, otherwise denim sales have risen every year for 13 years for us. Also, in response to the "change of direction by the retail stores" mentioned above... all those stores changed direction where as at Self Edge we've added directions. Most of those stores shifted their focus away from Japanese denim brands and dropped many of the brands which they used to sell or heavily cut back their buys, we've only added brands and actually going forward are even launching denim relevant brands such as Warehouse very soon.
  14. kiya

    Stevenson Overall Company

    LOST BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: THE ETHOS BEHIND STEVENSON OVERALL CO.: https://202nekko.com/lost-but-not-forgotten-the-ethos-behind-stevenson-overall-co/
  15. kiya

    Self Edge, SF/NY/LA/PDX - updates & info

    Pure Blue Japan Overdyed Warp Jeans & Lightweight Black Jeans This week we have two new jeans from Pure Blue Japan. One is made of a very special overdyed warp denim and the other is made of a lightweight black denim. The XX-18oz-019 jean is made of an 18oz denim with an indigo weft and a warp made of a yarn which is pure indigo dyed then overdyed black before being woven into denim. You’re going to get a “three way” fading process with these as the warp and weft age in a different manner over time. Really wild, and very PBJ. We also have a new 12oz lightweight denim with just the right about of slub character. This is a black warp and black weft denim that'll still look great with some wear due to the weave variation in the fabric. These are both available in PBJ’s straight tapered fit at all stores and online now. Shop Pure Blue Japan Online