Refinement created by the juxtaposition of contemporary & classic

REIKE NEN is a women's footwear & accessories collection that reimagines classics for the twenty-first century woman. Designed to be cherished, each piece proposes a fresh balance of opposing elements - past and future, masculine and feminine, strength and softness, structure and fluidity - while embodying a signature sensuality and ease.

Designed, imagined and hand made in REIKE NEN's very own Seoul based factory, the brand specializes in creating shoes & accessories, constantly focussed on the brands obsession to create lasting comfortable footwear that elevates. Supporting women moving forward through life, looking to change the world.

Reike Nen Team


Founder Story

Founded in 2010 by creative director Rei (Yoon Hongmi), Seoul-based REIKE NEN takes it's name and inspiration from the fictional character, Rei Ayanami from the popular mid-90's anime tv series, Evangelion. A character who's personal journey is one of trying to find her true self.

After spending the first 5 years building and growing in the fashion-forward community of South Korea, the brand exploded in the US and other markets with iconic designs including the Ring boots and much admired 5-String Sandal. Today the brand sits as one of the most respected brands from Seoul, Korea. A leader in women's Footwear, combining quality hand made products, with lasting comfort and effortless style.