February 19, 2016
If there’s anything Ruby Rose, Agyness Deyn, even David Bowie, have in common, it’s this – an androgynous factor that, while revered on fashion runways, is oddly missing in the fragrances department where his and hers scents are still the norm. Unless it’s Calvin Klein. You know all about their first unisex scent, ck one, and still, the brand is paving the way forward with their latest gender-free fragrance, the ck2.
Label anything “androgynous” or “unisex” these days, and immediately, there’s a certain connotation. You’re strong. You’re unconventional. Daring and empowered. And that’s exactly what we feel about this fragrance. Why choose when you can have the best of both worlds? More than that though, this thrilling one caters to the free-spirited young and youthful, while emphasising the beauty of a shared connection. Think about it. Sharing the scent with your significant other or BFF is like a subtle, subliminal version of a promise ring or friendship bracelet – it draws both your lives together, maybe even weaves your souls into a tapestry of shared experiences. But really, nothing says “power couple” more than a whiff of matching scents. Kimye had better watch out.
- A thrilling open – of an unexpected spicy wasabi, blended with mandarin and violet leaf
- Young at heart – fresh florals form a nice contrast alongside urban elements of wet cobblestones and orris concrete
- Ending notes – includes vetiver, creamy sandalwood and sensual musks
ck2 EDT, $60 for 30ml, $80 for 50ml and $106 for 100ml. Available at major departmental stores, including Takashimaya Orchard, TANGS at Tang Plaza, Robinsons The Heeren, as well as Sephora stores. calvinklein.com