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Karhu

23/10/2020
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Karhu Trampas | The Iconic Training Shoe

Back in the mid-1960s, running footwear was limited, and “training” shoes didn’t exist. There were spikes for workouts and competition, but no shoes to warm up, cool down, or put easy miles in. Track and field athletes demanded a shoe they could do their everyday training runs in, so Karhu developed the Trampas.   The Trampas had a host of new features for that time, including arch support and padding in the heel collar to protect the Achilles. The Trampas would become the standard shoe for Finnish Olympic athletes and, eventually, because of its popularity, 20... Read More

15/08/2019

The Gelato Pack By Karhu

About  One of the biggest sneaker label’s of the late 80’s and early 90’s, Finish label Karhu comes with a rich history that spans back over 100 years all the way to 1916.  With a name that translates to “Bear” the label is widely known for being the first brand to use the three stripes on their shoes – Adidas bought the trademark for 1,600 euros and two bottles of whiskey. The Gelato Pack  In might come as a surprise, but Finns are among the highest consumers of ice cream... Read More

Karhu Albatross 19/02/2019
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Introducing The Karhu Albatross As Part Of The Kahvihetki Pack

INTRODUCTIONS TO THE KARHU ALBATROSS AS PART OF THE KAHVIHETKI PACK Arriving this morning to much excitement for the team here as Stuarts London HQ the Karhu Kahvihekti Pack – dedicated the the Finish culture of Coffee Time – marks the first time the legendary Karhu Albatross has hit our shelves Originally launched in 1982 the Albatross is widely known for being the first shoes to have air cushioning installed at the mid sole – after which the patent was sold to an unnamed rival … –  The naming of... Read More

15/02/2019
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The Karhu Monthless Pack Has Arrived

THE KARHU MONTHLESS PACK HAS ARRIVED AND IS NOW ONLINE Not to be forgotten throughout the winter months much loved sneaker label Karhu have dropped the release of their Monthless pack drawing inspiration from the fact that Febuary is the last month added the Roman roman calendar Showing off the  familiar silhouettes – the fusion 2.0, Aria and Synchron classic – colourways consisting of cold blues and greys are present throughout the collection depicting the thawing temperatures with pops of subtle yellow and pinks. With prices ranging from £100 to... Read More

17/10/2018

Karhu Aria Out Now – Karhu Winter Pack

Finnish label Karhu has been consistently pumping out classics for over one hundred years, with the latest edition to their monster line of footwear being the Aria, arriving as part of the winter pack. Join us today as we explore the label’s latest and greatest. Karhu are back for Autumn Winter 2018, delivering a range of updated wet weather ready classics that follow on from last seasons lightweight offerings. Today we’ll focus on the Karhu Aria, the centrepiece of the brand new Winter pack; inspired by the great outdoors in both... Read More

04/08/2018

Karhu Fusion 2.0 “Track & Field” – Releasing 4th August

THE KARHU FUSION 2.0 “TRACK & FIELD” PACK IS NOW AVAILABLE The first scheduled Karhu Sneaker release of the season at Stuarts London see’s the popular 1996 Fusion 2.0 release as part of the Finish label’s Track & Field pack. A collection that is dedicated to the brand’s heritage within the sport and their passion for athletics, the capsule features classic Aria and Fusion models from the Karhu Legend collection, drawing inspiration from the different types of track that can be found all over the world.  This Fusion 2.0 iteration in a soft grey... Read More