2018 Awards

Indie Fragrance of the Year

This award recognizes a fragrance created by a brand not distributed or owned by a large company. It is sold by fewer than 50 stores or e-tailers in the U.S.

Eligibility: Indie fragrances launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Must be independent, not distributed or owned by a large company. Entry must be submitted by the brand, not by a distributor.

This category is judged by an expert panel.

Member entry fee: $200

Non-member entry fee: $700

Companies will be invoiced for their submissions.

All entries become property of The Fragrance Foundation. All nominations are final.

Deadline: Entries must be received by WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018.

  • (as it should appear on the e-ballot)
  • (as it should appear on the e-ballot)
  • (50 words/250 characters)
  • ( if different )
  • Please submit both .eps and .jpg/.jpeg files High Resolution .eps file (4” x 6” @300 dpi) max file size: 50mb
  • Minimum 1200 Pixels wide and up to 1000 pixels tall. Max file size: 50mb
  • Five (5) Full Size bottles (3.4oz / 100ml) of fragrance are required with each entry.
    Due Date: Simultaneous with electronic nomination
    Please send to:
    The Fragrance Foundation
    57 West 57th Street, 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10019
  • Please contact Mary Pelzer at [email protected] or Hallie Mindell at [email protected] should you have any questions.