W Maldives partners with the famous Reebok Women sports brand to host prominent influencers from seven countries, to redefine the notion of perfection via #PerfectNever campaign.
On 25-27th August, Reebok Women invited 12 ladies from Southeast Asia and the Pacific to W Maldives as the faces and voices of their #PerfectNever campaign in the region, with the aim of flipping the conventional notion of perfection. These are influencers with a huge following on Social Media (approx. 7.7 million collectively) and admired for their flawless lifestyles. With the #PerfectNever campaign set in the perfect environment, the aim of the happening was to show that there are more to these women than the airbrushed images on their Social Media accounts – the grit and the determination that makes them human and 'perfect' in their own way.
During the 3-day event, these women shared their life journey during both individual and sharing interview sessions. At the forefront of their minds were topics on comparing oneself to others, body shaming, bullying, personal insecurities and society's definition of 'beautiful'. Boundaries were also pushed with a 7:00AM sunrise yoga session and a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout at sunset led by Reebok's Ambassador Liv Lo. A combat workout was also conducted by W Maldives' own fitness instructor Mark Angeles. The digital campaign is scheduled for launch on October 1, 2017.
During the event, Social Media content contributed to #PerfectNever garnered a reach of 8,910,066 and 35,911,486 in impressions.
The actual #PerfectNever campaign will launch with a full video that summarizes the #PerfectNever experience at W Maldives and a voiceover that encapsulates the campaign message. The influencers will be sharing their #PerfectNever story through 60 seconds' videos of their individual journeys; pictures of their perfect self and 'tough fitness' pictures of them geared in Reebok attire.
An online contest is also organized for residents of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, in which they may enter by sharing their #PerfectNever stories online. The Grand Prize is an all-expense paid 3-night stay at W Maldives for two, sponsored by both brands.
Explore the Instagram pages of our #PerfectNever attendees:
- Reebok Ambassador – Liv Lo
- Indonesia – Naysilla Mirdad, actress
- Indonesia – Olivia Lazuardy, fashion blogger
- Thailand – Lydia Sarunrat Deane, singer
- Singapore – Andrea Chong, fashion and travel blogger
- Singapore – Melissa Celestine Koh, fashion and travel blogger
- Malaysia – Kiran Jassal, model and Miss Universe Malaysia 2016
- Malaysia – Venice Min, blogger
- Philippines – Laureen Uy, blogger
- Philippines – Katarina Rodriguez, model and Asia's Next Top Model finalist
- Vietnam – Chau Bui, fashion icon
- Australia – Amy Maree Comber, makeup artist and YouTuber
- Australia – Keira Rumble, travel and lifestyle blogger
"We are excited to sponsor the Reebok's Women new #PerfectNever marketing campaign, which resonates perfectly with the W Hotels' lifestyle approach to delivering healthy lifestyle choices to their diverse W clientele. For W Maldives, this means applying our bold approach to wellness so any woman could look and feel good whenever she wants," said Thomas Vaucouleur de Ville d'Avray, W Maldives' General Manager.
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