What happened Reef shoes?

What happened Reef shoes?

Reef is a brand of casual sandals, known as thongs, created by two Argentine brothers, Fernando and Santiago Aguerre. Reef has subsequently grown into one of the world’s leading active sandal manufacturers. Reef was acquired by VF Corporation in 2005 and was subsequently sold to The Rockport Company in 2018.

Are Reef sandals good?

Best Overall: Reef Smoothy Flip-flops Over 500 Amazon shoppers have given these Reef flip-flops a perfect five-star rating thanks to their soft woven strap and cushioned EVA footbed. Not only do the flip-flops have built-in arch support, they also have a textured outsole that provides excellent traction.

What happened to Reef sandals?

on Thursday reached an agreement to sell Reef, the surf-inspired sandal brand, to The Rockport Group. Terms weren’t disclosed. Reef will operate as an independent global brand under The Rockport Group, and will maintain the company’s Carlsbad, CA, headquarters.

Does Reef have wide sandals?

Do you find this helpful? The men’s sandals are standard width. Since Reefs do not come in half sizes, we would recommend ordering up just in case. You can always exchange sizes if necessary.

Who owns Reef footwear?

The Rockport Group
VF Corp. on Thursday announced that it is selling the Reef brand to footwear company The Rockport Group, which has been in the portfolio of private equity firm Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC since August this year.

Where are Reef shoes manufactured?

To bring their vision to life, the brothers moved to Southern California to manage the Reef brand, and set up production in Sao Paulo Brazil to produce the iconic sandal that catapulted Reef into a leader in open-toe footwear. Now 30 years later, the company is a global lifestyle leader.

Is Reef A good shoe brand?

Through an unrelenting focus on comfort, quality and fit (and of course great style), REEF has led the casual sandal category for 35 years. Authenticity, passion, irreverence and fun has been at the heart of the brand since the beginning and continues to drive us today.

How long do Reef flip flops last?

The last pair of these sandals lasted two years. I wear them regularly to use public showers, so they get pretty heavy use. They fit well, are comfortable and have nice support for the arch.

Are Reef sandals made in China?

Mike Matey: REEF’s products are manufactured in Southeast Asia, primarily Vietnam, China, and Cambodia. We make our products there because the majority of the best footwear factories are located in that region. This region has several advantages over other areas.

Do Reef sandals run large or small?

Size runs small. Usually I wear a Men’s 6/6.5, Women’s 7.5/8 and I bought a 6 Mens. Way too small, had to return for an 8. Great flip flop though!

Do reefs run true to size?

I tried a different pair of Reef flip flops but those ran a bit small and weren’t really comfortable, so I returned them to Zappos and ordered this pair again. They fit very true to size and once broken in are very comfortable. I would definitely recommend these flip flops.

Is Reef American made?

Our Founders Story In 1984, two entrepreneurial brothers from South America named Fernando and Santiago Aguerre founded REEF out of a love for the beach and surfing. That attention to detail and an uncompromising standard of quality made Reef the most comfortable sandals anybody had ever worn.