Self Edge is about to open their third store in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 1, which is quite an accomplishment for a store that carries products that are unwaveringly devoted to bringing the highest quality products to its customers. Self Edge is the result of Kiya Babzani’s interest the high quality construction of Japanese-produced Americana garments. Since then, he’s opened stores in San Francisco, New York, and now Los Angeles. Kiya runs the shop in the Bay area, while Andrew Chen (co-owner of 3Sixteen) handles the day to day management of the New York shop. Freshness recently spoke at length with each about the fetishistic denim craze, the state of men’s fashion, How to Make it in America, and much more. Get ready for an extremely in-depth look at two minds whose devotion has left an indelible stamp on today’s menswear market.