alexa Le Specs creates sunglasses inspired by W Maldives

Le Specs creates sunglasses inspired by W Maldives

Iconic Australian sunglasses brand designs the exclusive limited edition ‘The Prince’ inspired by W Maldives.

W Maldives has collaborated with famous Australian sunglasses brand, Le Specs to create the exclusive limited edition sunglasses - The Prince. The vibrant blue model’s design was inspired by the glowing colours of W Maldives. The promotional photoshoot was shot at W Maldives to best exhibit the inspiration for the design across the sands of the exotic island surroundings, perfectly reflecting the spirit of a tropical escape and the dreamy energy of summer that the Le Specs brand represents.

The Prince model is also part of the new 22 style collection, introducing a new colour palette that conveys a mood of endless vacation. W Maldives’ stylish and playful surroundings effortlessly demonstrates this theme.

Le Specs designer Hamish Tame explains, “This season was all about experimenting with colour in more exotic ways – sunglasses that you could imagine wearing anywhere from Cuba, to the Whitsundays and Maldives. The palette is hot and balmy, and the shapes make you feel confident. From a technical point of view, I really wanted to focus on coloured metal finishes combined with translucent materials, which feels really fresh and new.”

The limited-edition The Prince style will be sold exclusively at W Maldives from Feb 14, 2017 and online via lepsecs.com from Jan 17, 2017. For guests who book their holiday at W Maldives will receive exclusive discount voucher codes to shop for the new 2017 collection on lespecs.com between Feb 14 – Mar 31, 2017

Since 1979, Le Specs has become a globally distinguished brand for its iconic and innovative sunglass collections at an affordable price. With a reputation as the ultimate summer accessory, Le Specs developed an international cult following and has become a true trendsetter in the global fashion market, spotted on celebrities including Kate Moss, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Beyoncé. Le Specs is available in over 30 countries worldwide and is stocked in top retailers internationally including Harvey Nichols, Galeries Lafayette and Net-a-Porter. 


As part of the iconic W Hotels brand, W Maldives is a place to connect with ones’ inner peace and groove to the pace of island life. Whether on the beachside or overwater, the resort’s escapes offer access to endless views of the Indian Ocean. Succumb to the dazzling blue waters, spectacular reefs and pristine sands in style and be at one with both body and soul. AWAY® Spa at W Maldives is the ultimate sanctuary for well-being with four overwater treatment villas, each with a private outdoor area and a range of treatments designed to remove all the stresses and strains of modern day city life. Spend the day relaxing, but when night falls, W Maldives comes to life – nocturnal in nature like the W brand.

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