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Breaking bread with friends and family is a tradition as old as time.
To celebrate Finland's 100th year of independence, Finnish sports brand, Karhu, and French fashion retailer, colette, share their nation’s famous dough with you. Finland’s braided Pullapitko bread and France’s croissant are served up as the symbols of companionship on the Fusion 2.0. The colours reflect the image of the Finnish flag and the retailer’s iconic look.
This collaborative Fusion 2.0 features full grain leather with added perforations for detail. In order to highlight the project’s uniqueness, both the shoe and a special shoebox are ‘Made In Italy’.
The shoebox graphics and sublimated footbed are inspired by the breaking bread concept and receive images of the Pullapitko bread and croissant.
The Fusion 2.0 is primarily off -white in colour featuring touches of blue along the tongue and heel collar. The white midsole and gum outsole create a distinguished, yet athletic look.
The Fusion 2.0 showcases colette blue webbing tape in the shape of the “M-logo” and a Karhu bear logo on the heel. The collaboration comes with three sets of outdoor laces to allow a customized look.







About colette
colette, located along 213 rue Saint-Honoré in Paris first opened its doors in March 1997. Aiming to reinvent the concept of retail in its seven hundred square-meter establishment. Through chance encounters, travels and discoveries, new products and new brands are consistently greeted at colette. Exclusivities, pre-releases, limited editions, established designers, new talents and even forgotten labels...a unique approach combining modernity, originality and upmost quality. This is the colette spirit: an inimitable mix and match, modeled after its customers, and bringing people together. Reactive, determined, influential and passionate, visionary and spontaneous, these are perhaps keywords to describe colette.

About Karhu
KARHU, meaning “bear” in Finnish, is a leading running brand in Europe and has provided technical running and outdoor gear for 100 years. With an authentic heritage in running and a deep connection to the outdoors, KARHU follows the Finnish principles of design simplicity and running purity. KARHU shoes have been worn on the feet of some of the greatest Finnish runners, including Boston Marathon champion Olavi Suomalainen and Paavo Nurmi, giving rise to the Flying Finns. KARHU shoes and apparel are sold globally at running and lifestyle specialty retailers