KIMHĒKIM is a fashion brand founded in 2014, by Kiminte Kimhekim. He gained experience at one of the most prestigious French fashion houses, Balenciaga. This encounter profoundly influenced him in defining the house of KIMHĒKIM.
KIMHĒKIM is the full last name of the ancient royal family in Korea. It symbolizes the era of the golden kingdom.
The brand represents the Korean heritage while interpreting to modern forms and symbolizes the profile of present-day women.
The key elements of the design approach include tailoring and essential details that create couture-level craftsmanship. The garments carry minimalist forms which enrich with maximalist details like giant ribbons, signature prints, and unusual tailoring methods.
KIMHĒKIM is currently based in Seoul. The first flagship store of the brand is located in Jongno which hosts the symbol of Korean history and dynasty, Gyeongbokgung Palace.