Banana Republic promotes its new Rapid Movement Chino in a commercial starring pro athletes Didi Gregorius, Matt Ryan and CJ McCollum.
In the 15-second spot, pro football player Matt Ryan is wearing the Fulton Skinny Fit Rapid Movement Chino ($98), of which he says “they’ve got great stretch and recovery” and described them as “an all-around win”. His outfit also includes the Luxury-Touch Double-Stripe Crew ($39.50), the Standard Plaid Cotton-Blend Blazer ($248), the Water-Repellant Mac Jacket – Oak Tree ($228), and a pair of Dewitt Oxford in brown leather ($148). McCollum, the guard for the Portland Trail Blazers, is sporting the Mason Tapered Rapid Movement Chino ($98), the Quilted Navy Vest ($148), the Multi-Stripe Black Crew ($34.50), and Kevin Italian Leather Cap-Toe Oxford ($158). Gregorius, the baseball shortstop for the New York Yankees, is wearing the Aiden Slim Rapid Movement Chino in charcoal ($98), the Supima Cotton Ribbed Shawl Cardigan ($128), the Pima Cotton Cashmere Pullover Crew ($69.50), the Soft-Wash White Crew ($26.50), and Kevin Italian Leather Cap-Toe Oxford ($158).
Described as the result from adding performance to tailoring, the Rapid Movement Chino are, according to the brand, engineered to maintain shape after multiples washes and wears, is water resistant and stain resistant, featuring a “ultra-tough defense against spills and stains”, and moves with your body for maximum mobility and ultimate comfort.