CK One

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CK One is a citrus aromatic chypre fragrance developed by Alberto Morillas[1] and Harry Fremont for Calvin Klein.[2] It was launched in 1994[2] and became a best-seller, selling about $90 million (USD) annually in the mid-1990s.[3] As of 2007, the scent's sales in the United States were still about $30 million annually.[3]

Its top notes include pineapple, mandarin orange, papaya, bergamot, cardamom and lemon. Its middle notes include nutmeg, violet, orris root, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley and rose. Its base notes include sandalwood, amber, musk, cedar and oakmoss.[2]

CK One is considered to be a unisex fragrance,[4] and was the first unisex fragrance to gain wide popularity in the US.[5]


  1. ^ Kilikita, Jacqueline (June 5, 2018). "Meet The Nose Behind All Your Favorite Perfumes". Refinery29. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c CK One
  3. ^ a b Wilson, Eric (March 8, 2007). "Perfume-Cologne-Fragrances-Calvin Klein-Twenty Somethings". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  4. ^ CK One Archived 2019-11-07 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ CK One