Eau De P.O.S.: A new hybrid fragrance by Calvin Klein

Banking on the not-so-recent popularity of digital audio, opportunist Calvin Klein is kicking off his latest "We Are One" campaign with a commemorative bottle of its classic CK1 fragrance that features a removable speaker at its base.

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Banking on the not-so-recent popularity of digital audio, opportunist Calvin Klein is kicking off his latest "We Are One" campaign with a commemorative bottle of the classic CK1 fragrance that features a removable speaker at its base.

Calvin Klein's been a fashion staple since 1968, but we're not sure how much experience the company has with high-end audio. If I had to guess, I'd put my paycheck on "absolutely none whatsoever," and if I'm right, the audio quality of the speaker is probably about as good as a front door intercom.

The 100mL bottle sells here for $50 and includes the removable speaker base as well, but no word yet on how it'll attach to your device. Again, if pressed to guess, I'd go with "awkwardly dangling 1/8" plug." Don't get me wrong, I love the smell of CK1 (I wore it all throughout fifth grade--event had a T-shirt) but it's hard to feel classy while your bottle of cologne is screeching "Single Ladies" at you.

Smells like the future.

About the author

Justin Yu covers headphones and peripherals for CNET. When he's not wading through Web gulch or challenging colleagues to typing tests, you can find him making fun of technology with Jeff Bakalar every afternoon on The 404 show.

 

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