Word of Mouth: Athens Culture + Shopping

Vintage clothing, records, art and more in our guide to adventures in the Greek city

The references to Greek heritage in the Western world are endless. But zooming in on Athens culture reveals a diverse and talented group of artists, designers, shop owners and gallerists. Enlisting the help of CH friends Kiya and Demitra Babzani (experts of the area and the owners Self Edge), we have the lowdown some of the most inspiring and interesting stores and galleries in the Greek …

Word of Mouth: Athens Food + Drink

Drinking, dancing and dining in the Greek capital

To experience some of the best food and drink in the Greek capital—long a CH favorite for its energy and thriving start-up scene—through a local’s perspective we enlisted the help of Kiya and Demitra Babzani, who recently moved there part time. The owners of CH favorite Self Edge, they have impeccable taste and a holistic point of view. From drinking to dining and dancing, these …

Indigo-Dyed Watch Cap

In blue and black indigo, Self Edge’s watch caps feature Japanese rope-dyed indigo yarns; each being a 100% cotton custom woven fabric. These snug, soft items also sport a custom pewter concho pin—a nice differentiating touch on a common staple item. In many ways, retailers Self Edge have become denim and indigo experts and this find from Made in the USA brand 3SIXTEEN demonstrates this, …