Back in the 1970s Karhu invented the first air cushion construction in the world. It stirred the attention and was copied by many prominent shoe companies. Today you still find it in the Karhu Albatross 82 Lifestyle sneaker.
The original air cushion shoe
Initial launch: 1982
Back in the 1970s Karhu invented the first air cushion construction in the world. It stirred the attention and was copied by many prominent shoe companies. One of the most iconic air cushion shoes was the Albatross 82. A lightweight runner which appealed to both men and women. Karhu reaches back in to the archives to launch an exact replica of the iconic model.
Delivery & Returns
Karhu is an international brand and we ship to most countries in the EU. Your order is prepared for shipment on business days the next morning after you placed your order. Typically, the warehouse is able to manage and send out your order the same day, or the next morning after they start processing it! Currently we aren’t able to offer you express shipping in the EU. The transit times below are indications of the transit time after your order has left the warehouse. Please note that our European warehouse is located in the Netherlands. On local holidays our warehouse is closed.
|Countries||Transit times in weekdays|
|Germany, United Kingdom and Belgium||1 - 3 Day(s)|
|Sweden, Finland, France, Denmark, Italy, Poland, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia and Latvia||2 - 5 Day(s)|
|Greece||5 - 7 Day(s)|
|Other European Countries||5 - 14 Day(s)|
Returns, Refunds and Exchanges
We offer a 14 day return policy. If you choose to return for a refund, we'll provide a prepaid return-shipping label and a refund for the amount you paid for the returning item, minus a €5.00 restocking fee per return. The prepaid return-shipping label is included in your shipment (Except for Finland and France, for orders placed after 01-07-2020, please read details below), in case the return label is missing in your shipment, you must notify us at customerserviceEU@karhu.com within 14 days of the date the product was delivered to you. The returned product must be received by our facility within 21 days of the date the product was delivered to you. We will process your refund as soon as possible, after we have received the returned product, and within a maximum of 30 days.
All purchases done in stores, need to be returned at the store of purchase. We are not able to receive any returns of store bought products.
Please note that we do not offer product exchanges at this moment.
Place a piece of paper on the floor with one end against the wall. Put your foot on the piece of paper with your heel against the wall.
Take a pencil and mark the end of your longest toe on the paper. Repeat for your other foot.
Measure in cm from the wall (heel) to the longest point (toe). Take the larger measurements. Than take what you measured + 0.5 CM and compare it with our shoe sizes in the size chart.
|Feet size (in CM)||US mens size||US womens size||EU size||UK size|