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kiya last won the day on August 31 2019

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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 Blue Sakura Shirt, Henley Tees & Heavyweight Hoodies This week we have a new shirt from 3sixteen using a beautiful blue sakura fabric in their classic short sleeve shirt silhouette. Along with this new shirt we have fresh runs of short sleeve henley t-shirts in black, gray, indigo, and white along with a full restock of their black heavyweight hoodies. Get all this stuff now at all 5 Self Edge stores and online. Shop 3sixteen Online
  2. kiya

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

    Iron Heart 633 in 14oz Black/Black Denim & New Horsehide Jackets This week have the very popular 633 fit from Iron Heart in a newly developed 14oz denim with a black warp and black weft. The denim on this is one of the best black/black denim styles we've seen from any brand, it has a perfect hand feel and great character for a black/black denim. We've also received Iron Heart's newest horsehide jacket. This model has been modified exclusively for our stores as we've had Iron Heart remove the side/rear zippered gussets for a cleaner look. Both of these items are available now across all stores and online. Shop Iron Heart Online
  3. kiya

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

    Pure Blue Japan Snow Denim Jeans & 12oz Lightweight Jeans Here we have one of the wildest denim styles to come from Pure Blue Japan. Their new "snow" denim is produced with a short staple cotton that gives the denim a very unique look and feel. These are sure to be some of the most interesting jeans once the denim starts to fade and age with regular wear. Along with the new Snow Denim jeans we've received fresh runs of their 12oz summer weight jeans in both indigo and black/black. Shop Pure Blue Japan Online
  4. kiya

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

    Studio D'Artisan 40th Anniversary Collection of Sashiko Jackets & Shirts + Belts & Jeans! Studio D'Artisan have created a capsule collection of sashiko jackets and shirts as part of their 40th Anniversary Collection. We have dark or faded indigo sashiko jackets and pure-indigo dyed or gray pigment dyed sashiko workshirts. Along with these four items we have a fresh run of their popular SD-108 jeans which have turned into one of the best selling fits we carry at Self Edge and restocks of all 5 of their cowhide belts. All these items are available in all stores and online. Shop Studio D'Artisan Online
  5. kiya

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

    If you don't want something super slim fitting go for the 33 and hot soak them for 1 hour before wearing.
  6. kiya

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

    900XX in the Self Edge rinse and longer inseam are landing March 15th and the 800xx is landing April 10th! We really wanted these far earlier as we worked out the specs with them in Tokyo in May but it's taken far longer than expected.
  7. kiya

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

    The Self Edge Online Warehouse Sale Every now and then we do a warehouse clearing session across all of our stores. We have past season items from nearly every brand we carry.. everything from jeans, shirts, jackets, and more. All items are marked down 30% to 70% off. Everything being sold is in new/unworn condition. All sales are final and discounts are not available for past sales. Shop Our Warehouse Sale Online
  8. kiya

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

    No sorry, all Warehouse Sale purchases are final sale as stated at the top of every product page which has been added to our warehouse sale area.
  9. kiya

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

    3sixteen x Schott Horween Chromexcel Tea-Core Dyed Horsehide Jackets We're happy to announce that Self Edge is one of the lucky retailers to have been granted access to the new 3sixteen x Schott Horween Chromexcel tea-core dyed horsehide jacket collection. For the first time they've done two versions, a Perfecto style double rider's jacket and a A-2 reproduction with some twists. 3sixteen did a smart thing with the A-2 and designed these so there are side entry hand pockets hidden behind the traditional A-2 pockets. Both jackets are made of a custom Horween leather designed by 3sixteen, have lightly contrasting nickel hardware with stirrup shaped zipper pulls, and are lined with a Japanese printed cotton twill. These are fairly limited and will not be restocked. Get em this Friday at noon (local time) at all of our stores or at 9am (PST) online. Shop 3sixteen x Schott Online
  10. kiya

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

    I would for the 32, the 33 may be a bit big on you even after a soak.
  11. kiya

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

    Iron Heart Leather Jacket Fiesta & More Some very heavy boxes just landed from Iron Heart containing a new horsehide Type III jacket and fresh runs of their Split Steer Type III and the Self Edge edition of their horsehide zip jacket. Along with these three leather jackets we've got their snap buttoned 10oz chambray shirt, workboot socks in gray and black, and new runs of their popular 633 straight tapered fit in their flagship 21oz indigo denim and the 8301s which is their 21oz Superblack-Fade-to-Gray denim in a slim tapered fit. Shop Iron Heart Online
  12. Trust me, many people still freeze their jeans, we encounter it all the time at our stores and even via our customer service email with people asking how long they should freeze the jeans for, if they should put them in a ziplock back, etc.. So yes, it still is happening, all around the world. This article wasn't written for anyone reading this right now, it's written for those who have never been on a forum and maybe never even been into a speciality store selling raw denim. Also it seems as if you think we (Jeremy, Merz, & myself) asked them to write this article.. they come to us with questions and we answer them because that's what you do when the press asks questions and you own a retail store. I agree that there are hundreds of similar articles out there saying the same exact things.
  13. Did you read the article?
  14. kiya

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

    1/8 Takamura Chamarra Trapecio Jackets 1/8 Takamura have produced a new bronze version of their popular Chamarra Trapecio jackets. These still have the perfect fit which our clients loved last year and they're finally available in bronze. We've also received a small restock of the black version of this jacket. 1/8 Takamura is a brand which we've been carrying at Self Edge Mexico for over four years now. The brand is owned by a young Mexican designer from Mexico City by the name of Guillermo Vargas. His great grandfather was Japanese, hence the name of his line. Most of his collections over the past few years have been for women yet recently he's starting to do more garments for men. We hadn't planned on bringing the collection into our four stores north of the Mexican border, but this jacket was too good to pass up. The fabric is woven at a small mill outside Mexico City and it's all cut and sewn in-house at the 1/8 Takamura studio in Roma Norte, Mexico City. It's a fresh design and from the initial reactions we've gotten from our staff and clients at our stores it seems the jacket is a hit. Helps to see these jackets in person as some of the details/lines are lost in photographs. These are available now at all five of our stores in four colors, bronze being this season's new color. Shop 1/8 Takamura Online
  15. kiya

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

    Studio D'Artisan 40th Anniversary Jeans & Flannel For Studio D'Artisan's 40th anniversary they've released a special jean made of a 15oz denim with a cherry blossom dyed weft yarn and a winter flannel shirt made of indigo dyed yarns. Both the jean and shirt are available in limited numbers at all stores and online. Please check the product pages for these items for a full spec list of information. Shop Studio D'Artisan Online