The Perfect Pair for James Reid

Merrell’s “Let’s Getaway” campaign with new ambassador, James Reid, introduces his newest travel buddy—the flexible and reliable, Choprock Collection is the perfect fit for Reid’s active and on-the-go lifestyle.

A quick listen to James’ songs reveal that many are evocative of his love for the great outdoors and nature, he credits nature and his explorations for giving him inspiration and new perspectives

More and more Filipinos have resorted to seek an escape from the humdrum and toxicity of the city life. Squeezing in meticulously planned quick getaways over the long weekendand then back again, but with a deep tan and a sunny smile plastered on their faces, looking rejuvenated as ever and ready to take on a new lease on life.

With this in mind, one of the biggest factors that could make or break any travel getaway is to choose who to make the most out of it with.  For James Reid, a stylish and function-driven shoe is a must, and he isn’t in any way going to make the rookie mistake of compromising one for the other. That’s when his newest travel bud comes in–the all-new Choprock Collection from Merrell.

Choprock in Granite Php 4995

To embark on varied pursuits in his professional life, from acting to songwriting and producing, Reid is just as versatile when it comes to his choice of adventures. Merrell has been known to offer the most innovative adventure-ready footwear and gear, inspiring thousands to go on explorations and trips from the cities to the trails. The flexible and reliable Choprock as their newest shoe offering is designed with materials that dry extremely fast, boasts excellent grip on slick terrain, and protects your feet from debris. Packed with all the tech features Merrell is known for Vibram® Megagrip outsoles, Hyperlock™ heel counters, and Kinetic Fit™ BASE contoured insoles to name a few. Sporting a sleek silhouette in versatile colorways, Choprock marries form and function, is sure to keep up with Reid’s up-for-anything, soul-freeing adventures on the streets and the great outdoors.

Reid pays attention to stylish and appropriate footwear which led him to discover Merrell’s Choprock hiker that is not only sleek and fashionable but also a highly innovative and reliable hiker.

Merrell and James Reid believe that adventures can be found anywhere and anytime. Make sure you’re ready to escape the daily grind, geared up to where spontaneity takes you and enjoy life’s adventures. So what are you waiting for? Take up the invitation—Let’s getaway!

Visit Merrell on Facebook and follow them on Twitter and Instagram for your getaway needs. 

Photos courtesy of Merrell Philippines.


Rholiza Sy

is a design creative, relentless at seeking and experiencing the most out of life—scrapes, bruises, and embarrassing mishaps included. She understands that her insatiable spirit of adventure and curiosity sets her to finding her place in this beautiful, wild, and wicked world. Follow her misadventures on Instagram @rholizasy.

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