Through ‘Live in the Open’ Ethos the Brand takes its Next Step with Romeo Beckham and Indigenous Advocates, Sarain Fox and Jordin Tootoo
Canada Goose has released a preview of the campaign for its premier Footwear Collection, featuring stories from Romeo Beckham; Indigenous Artist & Activist, Sarain Fox; and Indigenous Leader & Former NHL Player, Jordin Tootoo.
The campaign celebrates what makes each of these personalities a ‘Force of Nature‘ through the brand’s ‘Live inthe Open‘ promise. Live in the Open invites people to express themselves freely without judgment. Within that lies a Force of Nature, a calling to get out there, explore, and define their path forward.
The launch of Canada Goose Footwear is one of the most significant milestones in our more than six-decade history. We are bringing a completely new perspective to the category, balancing performance and luxury – which is the ultimate expression of our lifestyle brand. A Force of Nature is strong, dynamic and confident; all characteristics that Canada Goose enables.
— Dani Reiss, President & CEO, Canada Goose
Shot in Squamish and Whistler in British Columbia, the campaign profiles Beckham, Fox and Tootoo. Their stories will be told in settings that complement their personal journeys, with the environment and weather driving their Force of Nature narrative forward. Beckham ascends a mountain, conquering obstacles on his way to the top. Fox finds solace and protection from nature as she explores the forest through snow and wind. Tootoo traverses a narrow and foggy plain, successfully navigating his way because of the connection he has with the land and his surroundings. Ultimately, each personality’s ability to be one with nature demonstrates that the performance of Canada Goose Footwear enables them to focus on the task at hand and reach their metaphorical summit.
Beckham – a Force from Within – is at an exciting stage of his life, starting out on a new journey as a professional footballer, carving his own path toward achieving his personal goals.
Growing up, I have always been taught that hard work pays off. To make my dream of playing professional football a reality, I was focused and dedicated. To me, Live in the Open means pushing forward and being motivated to achieve great things. I am excited to be teaming up with Canada Goose to inspire that idea.
— Romeo Beckham
Fox is a powerful voice for the Indigenous community. She recently became a mother and brings to life the narrative of Woman is a Force, conveying the literal force that women are, the connection they have with one another and the ability to see beyond themselves to shape the future. Fox’s story gives an entirely new meaning to the influence, strength and power of women and mothers.
I have made it part of my life’s work to amplify the voices of women and advocate for my community. I feel empowered when I’m telling their stories, championing their work and supporting their mission. I want to change the world – especially for our future generations. Live in the Open inspires me to be vocal, true to myself and to lead by example, especially now with my daughter watching and learning from me.
— Sarain Fox, Indigenous Artist & Activist
Tootoo grew up in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, and is also a vocal advocate and role model for the Indigenous community. He expresses A Steady Force in Canada Goose’s campaign, defining “home” and “land” and how everyone is grounded and shaped by theirs. This has an especially significant meaning to Indigenous people because of their deep connection to their culture, land and community.
I credit the land for my mental and physical strength. It’s where I find the drive to persevere – both personally and professionally. Live in the Open means carve your own trail but stay grounded and never forget where you came from.
— Jordin Tootoo, Indigenous Leader & Former NHL Player
Canada Goose is bringing its celebrated performance-driven, intelligent and meticulous design to its Footwear Collection with two innovative styles for men and women. The first is the Snow Mantra Boot, born from the brand’s Snow Mantra Parka, and was designed with functional intention. The Snow Mantra Boot is packed with the DNA of its outerwear counterpart – a unique and distinctive identity. This style, built with waterproof construction, will help conquer some of the harshest conditions, having been tested on the icy tundra of the Canadian North.
The second is the Journey Boot, expertly crafted in Italy and built for the demands of the everyday. The Journey was designed with an iconic squared off-toe, inspired by classic Hiker boots worn in the Alps. This informed the step in the heel, a feature that helps when taking on and off. The entire construction was built to ensure flexibility, making it an essential piece for any lifestyle and all adventures, including the midsole’s cushion and the midfoot’s stabilizer for arch support. The soft and flexible upper is made of just three pieces – a minimalist approach to design to eliminate seams and as a result, pressure points, to create a customized boot for enduring use.
The Canada Goose Footwear collection launches November 11 in Asia-Pacific and November 12 in North America and EMEA. Both the Snow Mantra Boot and Journey Boot will be available in Canada Goose’s 35+ stores around the world, online at canadagoose.com, and at select wholesale partners globally.
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