The Go-To Shoe For Empowered Ladies Ready To Change The World, 168 Hours A Week!


Comfort and style while promoting environmental mission and advocacies! 

This year, leading global outdoor footwear brand Merrell takes its partnership with Miss Earth a step further. With the brand creating products purpose-built for both the city streets and mountain trails, Merrell tackles global urban advocacies which are personally promoted by the queens of Miss Earth 2017.

Wearing Merrell’s biggest lifestyle collection, the 1SIX8 AC+, Miss Earth delegates share their mission and advocacies on the environment.

This special campaign for Urban Advocacy comes in perfect timing with the release of Merrell’s newest 1SIX8 AC+ collection, well loved not for the product, but also for the mentality it represents. many associate Merrell with hiking shoes or outdoor sports, here comes an all-around lifestyle shoe built for city adventures! Engineered with ultimate lightweight comfort and style, the 1SIX8 AC+ is the go-to shoe for empowered ladies ready to change the world, 168 hours a week!

A few days before the world witnesses the crowning of the new Miss Earth, Merrell sat down with five delegates who shared their urban advocacies and passions for Mother Nature.

Read on and see the Miss Earth queens showing off comfort and style while they share their thoughts on nature and sustainability.

Miss Earth Nigeria 2017 Eucharia Akani in Merrell 1SIX8 Heathered MJ AC+.

Miss Earth Nigeria 2017 Eucharia Akani shares her advocacy on educa<on and awareness for the eradication and safe management of active gas flows in her community. The 19 year-old Theatre Arts Student is also working hard in partnering with the World Bank to be able to help put a stop for such dangerous gas flows by 2030.

Miss Earth Canada 2017 Jacqueline Marsh in Merrell 1SIX8 Heathered MJ AC+.

A registered nurse by profession, Miss Earth Canada 2017 Jacqueline Marsh, is no stranger to the need to be active in preserving life. As a Miss Earth candidate, Marsh already has her advocacy on water consumption as top priority to focus on during her reign. “I live next to the largest freshwater lake in the world so it’s an issue that’s close to my heart. We need to preserve this resource for the future generations” adds Marsh. Her first steps?—Educating people starving from her community and eventually people outside her town and making them aware of the importance and ways of water consumption and conservation.

Miss Earth Colombia 2017 Juliana Franco in Merrell 1SIX8 Heathered Moc AC+

For Miss Earth Colombia 2017 Juliana Franco, reducing consumption and waste are essential in lessening our negative impact to nature. She envisions an emission-less (or free) world and to keep this advocacy rolling, she is set on spreading awareness and informing people to be mindful of whatever they buy and consume and the process it undergoes before it hits the market leaves pollution and damage to the planet. Ultimately, her goal is to inspire people change their habits licle by licle so we can all contribute for a green environment.

Miss Earth England 2017 Charloce Brooke in Merrell 1SIX8 Heathered Lace AC+

Reducing carbon footprint can easily be done at the comfort of your own home. Take it from Miss Earth England 2017 Charloce Brooke, a vegan and animal-lover, who strongly advocates reducing footprints by being conscious of what we eat. For her, most of the food we eat, especially meat and dairy, undergoes processes that leave a heavy impact to our environment. She hopes to encourage more people to try a greener lifestyle and to empower everyone that no macer where they are, there will always be licle and big ways to care for our surroundings.

Miss Earth Philippines 2017 Karen Ibasco in Merrell 1SIX8 Heathered Moc AC+

School instructor and Miss Earth Philippines 2017 Karen Ibasco is in a prime situa<on to make more people listen and consider her urban advocacy. Fighting for reusable, sustainable energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels for years now, Ibasco has travelled many corners of the Philippines to make more people aware about the benefits of reducing emissions in the atmosphere and lessen global warming.

Ibasco also promotes walking or cycling when going around any city. This way, the need to use vehicles and potential emissions is reduced while doing your body a favour by exercising. “We can walk if the distance is near or just use bikes (bicycles)”says Ibasco who was sporting the newest Merrell 1SIX8 Heathered.

The ISIX8 AC+ features innovative materials and premium fabrics with open-air mesh for breathability, a FIT.ECO blended EVA contoured footbed with organic odor control, and an EVA midsole for stability and comfort. This 1SIXC8 line is made more comfy with the addition of the Air Cushion + technology that secures heel-to-toe comfort for effortless walking around town! Ladies can cop a pair of the 1SIX8 AC+ in various colors and styles such as lace, moccasins, and Mary Janes!

To know more about 1SIX8 and Merrell’s partnership with Miss Philippines Earth, visit Merrell Philippines on Facebook and follow @merrell_ph on Twicer and Instagram.

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