‘Justin McGee’s gorgeous photos in the CK One story blew me away – perfectly capturing the edgy, punk attitude and adventurous spirit of the iconic fragrance.’
Ziyaad Bassier, promotions designer
Q: What was your first experience with CK One? A: My older sister wears it. Q: Who’s hot today? A: SA designer Adriaan Kuiters and US musician Toro Y Moi.
Q: How do you feel about sharing your fragrance? A: I love unisex fragrances – and scent is never the same on everyone’s skin.
Q: Do you think CK One is a great scent 20 years on? A: It’s retained its simplicity and is still very natural, very cool.
Q: What does being in your 20s mean to you? A: It’s a chance to live life to the fullest! Whatever you do, do it big, go crazy; don’t be afraid to put yourself out there.
Q: What do you think is cool about CK One? A: What Calvin Klein has done will never go out of style. Q: Where do you see yourself 20 years from now? A: Hopefully, living in an apartment in New York, working for a fashion mag.
Q: What was your first experience with CK One? A: Stealing my dad’s aftershave and getting ready to go out.
Q: What do you think is cool today? A: Hip-hop and indie rock – plus food! I’m always at Arts on Main in Jozi.
Q: How do you feel about a unisex fragrance? A: I think it’s great – it’s nice to share something. Q: Is CK One still a cool scent after 20 years? A: I think it may be even cooler! The CK brand is so strong and is definitely going in the right direction.
Q: What does being in your 20s mean to you? A: Exploring, being adventurous, going on a journey of self-discovery.
Q: What do you think is cool today? A: People who accept who they are and don’t try too hard to be different: that’s when natural cool happens.
TSHEPO BEN TRENCH COAT, NEOPRENE CAP, LEATHER SNEAKERS, ALL TIGER OF SWEDEN; OVERSIZED SWEATER, TOPMAN; DENIM SHORTS, G-STAR. TSHEPO SALVAGE DENIM JEANS, G-STAR; NAVY SHIRT WITH DENIM COLLAR, DIESEL; T-SHIRT, JAY JAYS; SNEAKERS, TOPMAN.
NOTHEMBA CROP TOP,TIGER OF SWEDEN; FADED BOYFRIEND JEANS, DIESEL; POINTED COURTS WITH WEDGE HEEL, ZARA.
NICHOLAS JACKET WITH WOOL TRIM, ZARA; DENIM
JACKET, TOPMAN; T-SHIRT,TIGER OF SWEDEN; SKINNY JEANS, JAY JAYS; LEATHER
SARAH CROPTOP, RIPPED JEANS, BOTH ZARA.