Karhu x Patta Synchron Classic


 As classic Finish running brand KARHU continue to celebrate 100 years in providing quality performance footwear, they come together with world renowned, Amsterdam institution Patta on a special collaborative release. 

 The brands Synchron silhouette, which debuted back in the early 80's, is at the centre of the release, receiving a premium update for the holiday season. The style is renowned for its unique lacing system and robust construction which references functional outerwear in its design mixed with an athletic shape built for running.  The upper has been reworked with a forest green nubuck suede on the upper which is mixed with a durable camel coloured mesh for breathability. A pigskin leather lining adds to the premium feel of the shoe while subtle 3M reflective detailing adds functionality. Additional features include embroidered Patta and KARHU branding on the heel, as well as dual branded tags on the tongue. 

Each pair sold at Patta's Amsterdam and London locations will be accompanied by a packable runner jacket made exclusively for the launch of the special release. The jacket has been constructed from a taffeta material and features a water repellent layer, as well as mesh lining and 3M dual branding on the chest

The Karhu x Patta Synchron Classic is available now at Patta's Amsterdam and London stores, and is set to drop online this Saturday the 10th of December. For more information head over to www.patta.nl



KARHU x Footpatrol Fusion 2.0


 As Finnish sportswear brand KARHU celebrates 100 years in the game, they team up with London footwear institution Footpatrol to collaborate on a re-interpretation of the sleek Fusion 2.0 silhouette.

 The updated model references the popular Fusion runner, which was introduced to the world back in 1996. The 2.0 sticks closely to the original and the brands core inspirations, drawing inspiration classic functional outerwear and recreational outdoor activities, in-particular exploring Finland's expansive forest area. The Fusion 2.0 features a mixture of premium pigskin suede and perforated nubuck on the uppers, hiking-inspired lace loops and reflective rope lacing references the outerwear themes. The Shoe arrives in a seasonal earthy palette accented with hits of olive, grey and purple for a nostalgic look. 

The KARHU x Footpatrol Fusion 2.0 is set to drop at Footpatrol in-store & online on Saturday 29th October.