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Kenzo’s Got the Keys to Finding Your Magic

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Kenzo’s Got the Keys to Finding Your Magic

WHAT IS YOUR PASSION IN LIFE AND HOW HAS THIS ALLOWED YOU TO BE/EXPRESS YOUR MOST AUTHENTIC SELF?

My passion is seeking happiness and living life to the fullest while fulfilling my dreams and helping others reach theirs.

 

WHAT DOES FIND YOUR MAGIC MEAN TO YOU?

Finding my magic is making my dreams a reality — hunting for new opportunities and making the best of what I can get. It’s also expressing myself in all forms, be it fashion, photography, health care or a bit of philanthropy.

 

HOW DO YOU PURSUE YOUR PASSIONS WHEN THERE ARE SO MANY DISTRACTIONS AND CHALLENGES IN LIFE?

Distractions are part of life. There are times where one gets distracted, and we make mistakes by allowing that to happen. The stepping stone is to evaluate, learn and eliminate distractions. This brings about a strong personality and increases your focus. From there you’re a step closer to reaching the stars.

 

SHARE AN EXAMPLE OF A CHALLENGE YOU OVERCAME TO FIND YOUR MAGIC?

The biggest challenge is procrastination. I had been wanting to get my degree for years but I kept putting it off for years. Then I realised that I'm wasting time, so I spontaneously started my course and graduated in no time. That’s when I realised there is no waiting. I find what I want and go for it.

 

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GUYS WHO ARE LOOKING TO PURSUE THEIR PASSIONS BUT MIGHT NOT HAVE THE CONFIDENCE TO DO SO?

It’s an introspective process that involves questioning if it's what makes you happy. Say you need to wake up at 3am because you’re needed on set. Would you be comfortable? If you attended castings and auditions and out of 20 you’re able to book one, would you lose your passion? If the answer is yes, then maybe you need to do a bit more introspection. It’s all about not losing hope and carrying on until you reach the stars. It's always possible.

 

WHAT DOES CONFIDENCE MEAN TO YOU?

Confidence is about being comfortable with yourself, your flaws and being different.

 

HOW IMPORTANT IS CONFIDENCE TO YOU, ESPECIALLY WHEN THINKING ABOUT PURSUING YOUR PASSIONS?

It’s crucial. Confidence allows you to face situations and challenges without expectations.

 

WHAT DOES FRAGRANCE MEAN TO YOU AND WHY?

Fragrance is what I call a precursor to higher confidence. When you smell good you feel fresh and the world becomes your oyster.