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Katrinski

Au Naturel

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Stamped blush leather with leather insole. This is one of the most requested and beloved Katrinski flats.

  • Katrinski flats fit fairly true to size; if you are between sizes (i.e., 36.5), select the next size (i.e., 37). 
  • Leather upper and leather insole.
  • Flexible PVC outsole for indoor and outdoor use. The first time you use them on the dance floor you might feel a bit of resistance, but very quickly the PVC outsole will "cure" and become soft and perfectly suitable for all surfaces.
  • These flats are such a joy to wear! As one tanguera exclaimed:  "Yummm! Just spent a day dancing in Katrinskis for the first time. Never been so comfortable in my tango life."  They are perfect to dance indoors or for dancing & walking outdoors.

After working as a wigmaker and makeup artist in Sweden, Katrin Urwitz took a break to travel to Latin America. Her first encounter with the enchanted Buenos Aires led to many more trips and to immersion in tango life. Since 2007 Katrin spent a lot of time in Argentina and her interest in craft & design, combined with getting used to wearing high heels for the first time in life, awoke her fascination with shoes. They had to be beautiful, comfortable, and functional. Katrin wanted to learn how they are made by hand. And so she did. 
 
As a result of this personal journey Katrin started her tango shoe atelier, Katrinski. In her own words, "I do almost everything myself, from idea, to design, and trough all the steps to a ready pair of shoes. I have learned from masters with generations of experience in the art of making shoes by hand, far from the big industries." Katrin's unique and sought-after creations are a beguiling mix of the Latin feminine way of expression with the Swedish practical approach to comfortable footwear. She has successfully melded together the best of both worlds, highlighting fine craft and original design. 

Made in Argentina

IN STOCK

  • Your order will ship from our New York office within 7-10 business days (expedited shipping options are available). You will receive a shipping confirmation with a tracking number once your order is on its way. 
  • Regular 21-day return policy applies

PRE-ORDER

  • We will request your out of stock item from our manufacturers in Italy and Argentina. 
  • Your item will arrive to Axis Tango New York offices in approximately 6-16 weeks.
  • Regular 21-day return policy applies.  

UNAVAILABLE

  • We are sorry but these items have sold out or are at least temporarily no longer available; no orders are possible at this time. 
  • If the item you purchase from Axis Tango doesn’t live up to your highest standard, please return it for a refund or store credit. Most in-stock and pre-ordered items, unworn and in original condition with any original tags/protective features present, may be returned within twenty-one (21) days from the date of shipping confirmation. Your refund will be processed back to your original payment method or Axis Tango store credit in the form of a gift card. You can start your return here. See more information. 
  • Items marked FINAL SALE and items shipped to an address outside of United States are not returnable.

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Size Guide

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APPAREL

XS = 72 cm waist (approx. 28.5"); S = 76 cm waist (approx. 30"); M = 80 cm waist (approx. 31.5"); L = 84 cm waist (approx. 33"); XL = 88 cm waist (approx. 34.5")

      We know online shopping can be tricky for fit and sizing. Here are a our suggestions for a good fit. Please keep in mind that shoe sizing and conversions are approximations. Just as fit can vary across different brands, there are also slight variations for each style in the same brand. If you have questions regarding the fit of a specific style, please  contact us and we will do our best to provide additional information.