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.