Ilse Jacobsen, entrepreneur, creative director and designer, founded ILSE JACOBSEN HORNBÆK with a shoe series in 1993. Since then, the company has grown rapidly and now also sells the iconic rain boots, rainwear, clothing and accessories.

Ilse Jacobsen was born and raised in Hornbæk, a summer village village famous for the relaxing atmosphere around its small harbor, wide sandy beaches and dunes. Hornbæk is the background for the Danish designer Ilse Jacobsen's life and creativity. Inspired by the natural and raw beauty of her surroundings, Ilse Jacobsen gets the ideas for the lifestyle company ILSE JACOBSEN HORNBÆK, which includes the fashion brand ILSE JACOBSEN HORNBÆK, the flower markets FLOWER by ILSE JACOBSEN, the luxurious spa KURBADET by ILSE JACOBSEN and the award-winning spa and beauty products ILSE by ILSE JACOBSEN JACOBSEN.

Currently, the lifestyle company exports to 25 countries and has concept stores in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and England.