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The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018: Hall Of Fame, Ann Gottlieb

The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018: Hall Of Fame, Ann Gottlieb

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The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018: Lifetime Achievement Perfumer, Olivier Cresp

The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018: Lifetime Achievement Perfumer, Olivier Cresp

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The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018: Gamechanger, Frédéric Malle

The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018: Gamechanger, Frédéric Malle

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COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THE APRIL 5TH LUNCHEON:

FACE OF THE YEAR
Martha Hunt

INSTAGRAMMER OF THE YEAR
Mona Kattan

EDITORIAL EXCELLENCE, PRINT
The Oprah Magazine, What the Nose Knows April 2018, written by Alix Strauss

EDITORIAL EXCELLENCE, ONLINE
Allure, The Beauty of Living Forever Through Fragrance, written by Tynan Sinks

BREAKOUT STAR AWARD
Dior Sauvage Eau de Toilette

INDIE FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR
BYREDO Eleventh Hour

HOME HOLIDAY / SEASONAL FRAGRANCE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
diptyque Legend of the North

BATH & BODY LINE OF THE YEAR
BYREDO Black Saffron Body Range

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR, MEN’S POPULAR
Hollister Togetherness

COMPLETE LIST OF 2019 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED AT THE APRIL 5TH LUNCHEON:

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR, WOMEN’S LUXURY
AERIN Beauty Hibiscus Palm Eau de Parfum
BYREDO Elevator Music
Les Parfums Louis Vuitton: Attrape-Rêves
Tom Ford Lost Cherry
Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb Nectar

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR, WOMEN’S PRESTIGE
CHANEL COCO MADEMOISELLE INTENSE
Jo Malone London Honeysuckle & Davana Cologne
JOY by Dior
Marc Jacobs Daisy Love
Versace Dylan Blue Pour Femme

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR, WOMEN’S POPULAR
ARIANA GRANDE CLOUD
Britney Spears Prerogative
KKW Body
Victoria’s Secret Tease Rebel
Wild Spirit Fragrances Driftwood Eau de Parfum

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR, MEN’S LUXURY
Armani/Prive Bleu Lazuli Eau de Parfum
Bottega Veneta Parco Palladiano XV Salvia Blu
Chanel Bleu de Chanel Parfum
by Kilian Dark Lord
Tom Ford Fougère d’Argent

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR, MEN’S PRESTIGE
Azzaro Wanted by Night
BOSS The Scent Private Accord for Him
Dior Sauvage Eau de Parfum
Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio Absolu Eau De Parfum
John Varvatos JVxNJ

PACKAGING OF THE YEAR, WOMEN’S
Chanel No°5 Limited Edition Eau de Parfum
by Kilian Princess
KKW Body
Les Parfums Louis Vuitton: Attrape-Rêves
Maison Margiela Mutiny

PACKAGING OF THE YEAR, MEN’S
Coach Platinum
John Varvatos JVxNJ
Original Penguin Signature Blend
Perry Ellis Pure Blue
Tommy Bahama Maritime Deep Blue

HOME COLLECTION OF THE YEAR
Maison Christian Dior
diptyque 34 Collection
NEST Linen Home Fragrance Collection
Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Creations
VOLUSPA Roses Collection

PERFUME EXTRAORDINAIRE
Firmenich
IFF
MANE
Robertet
Symrise

FRAGRANCE HALL OF FAME
Bvlgari Eau Parfumée au thé vert
diptyque Philosykos
Donna Karan Cashmere Mist
Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle Musc Ravageur by Maurice Roucel
Ralph Lauren Romance

MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR, WOMEN’S
CHANEL COCO MADEMOISELLE INTENSE
Chloé Nomade
Joy by Dior
Juicy Couture OUI
YSL Black Opium Eau de Parfum

MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR, MEN’S
BOSS The Scent Private Accord for Him
CHANEL BLUE DE CHANEL PARFUM
Original Penguin Signature Blend
Perry Ellis Pure Blue
Ralph Lauren Polo Red

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR
Britney Spears Prerogative
Curve For Men
Marc Jacobs Daisy Love
Maison Margiela Mutiny
by Kilian Princess

CONSUMER CHOICE, WOMEN’S PRESTIGE
Coach Floral
Marc Jacobs Daisy Love
Versace Dylan Blue Pour Femme

CONSUMER CHOICE, WOMEN’S POPULAR
Ariana Grande Cloud
Christian Siriano Silhouette in Bloom
Victoria’s Secret Tease Rebel

CONSUMER CHOICE, MEN’S
Coach Platinum
Kenneth Cole for Him
Paco Rabanne 1 Million Lucky

CONSUMER CHOICE, INFLUENCER
@christina.kassi
@fatmascara
@jeremyfragrance
@monakattan
@tiffbenson

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April 5th, 2019 at 583 Park Avenue in New York City

By: April Long

The first of many delights at today’s Fragrance Foundation Finalists’ Luncheon: Hostess Padma Lakshmi, who took the stage with grace and humor, casting her eyes over the industry luminaries crowding the ballroom of 583 Park Avenue and quipping, “You’re so well behaved! This is different from the food crowd. We’d be on our third gin and tonic by now.”

As Fragrance Foundation President Linda G. Levy noted in her opening remarks, the accomplished author, actress, model, executive producer, host of Bravo’s Top Chef, and UN Goodwill ambassador “represents what we at the Fragrance Foundation stand for: creativity, passion, artistry, and exceeding expectations.” Lakshmi opened the luncheon by drawing an analogy between cooking and scent, saying, “both involve taking beautiful ingredients and combining them in a very particular way, but it’s also more than that. What we’re both trying to do in our work is to evoke emotion, to inspire joy or nostalgia or sensuality in the person who wears the fragrance or consumes the food.”

The afternoon was a celebration of the fragrance world’s recipes for success, with the announcement of the 2019 finalists for the Fragrance Foundation Awards in categories including Fragrance of the Year, Packaging, Home Collection of the Year, Perfume Extraordinaire, Fragrance Hall of Fame, Media Campaign of the Year, Social Media Campaign of the year, and Consumer Choice. Additionally, for the first time ever at the Finalists’ Luncheon, the winners were announced in seven categories. Dior Sauvage won Breakout Star, Byredo Eleventh Hour took the gong for Indie Fragrance of the Year, Diptyque’s Legend of the North collection was awarded Home Holiday/Seasonal Fragrance Product of the Year,” Byredo’s Black Saffron range won Bath and Body Line of the year, Hollister Togetherness nabbed Fragrance of the year, Popular Men’s, Oprah Magazine won for Editorial Excellence in print, and Allure for Editorial Excellence online.

The biggest surprise—and perhaps most thunderous applause—came with Levy’s announcement that Nest Fragrances founder Laura Slatkin will be honored with the Gamechanger Award at the June 5th Fragrance Foundation Awards, joining Tom Ford as the Hall of Fame honoree, and IFF Master Perfumer Dominique Ropion, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement, Perfumer Award. “I had to control myself and not say how fabulous she is in three million ways because I’m waiting to do that with other people on June 5th,” Levy said, after naming Slatkin as the honoree.

Other major highlights included Victoria’s Secret model Martha Hunt’s acceptance of the Face of the Year Award (“Fragrance all about inspiration, and evoking a feeling,” she said, “and I’m so proud to be a part of that legacy”), and Levy’s overview of the impressive impact of National Fragrance Day, which reached an audience of more than 200 million social media followers on March 21st. This parlayed into one of the day’s biggest awards: 2019 Instagrammer of the Year, which Levy handed to beauty industry entrepreneur Mona Kattan, hailing her as “a strategic businesswoman whose inspiring beauty content and down-to-earth and fun-loving character have made her a globally recognized Instagrammer with more than 1.8 million followers.”

The event wrapped up with Levy’s nod to Padma—“We now welcome you as an official member of the fragrance community”—and a reminder of the Fragrance Foundation’s mission: to inspire the world to discover the passion and artistry of fragrance. A part of this is to celebrate the creatives themselves—“I’m very proud that we now highlight, name, and thank the perfumer for every nomination,” she said—as well as to engage consumers, which the Fragrance Foundation is doing with the Consumer Choice Awards, which are now live online. Winners will be revealed at the June 5 awards at Lincoln Center, hosted by the always entertaining Jane Krakowski.

Photos By: BFA / Griffin Lipson

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Rules, terms, and conditions to giveaways for Fragrance Day countdown campaign on @fragrancefoundation Instagram are as followed:

  • No Purchase Necessary, Purchase does not enhance chance of winning
  • Prizes listed below and in posts on Instagram 
  • Instagram account run internally by employees of The Fragrance Foundation
  • Contestants may enter from the time each post has gone live to 7 days after post date, which is when entities close.
  • To enter giveaway, contestants must tag someone in the comments of desired giveaway post and follow @fragrancefoundation and the company account of the prize
  • One tag is equal to one entry to the giveaway
  • Unlimited entries allowed
  • Contestants are limited to those living in the USA
  • Contestants are limited to those over the age of 18
  • Winners will be randomly chosen through free online generator
  • The Fragrance Foundation will individually message winners through their private direct messages to receive winner’s address in which to send the prize
  • The Fragrance Foundation will let the company who is sending each prize know where to send the product(s) to
  • The Fragrance Foundation will not disclose any personal information about the winners to the public or anyone not involved in the giveaway
  • Odds of winning each giveaway are about 1 in 500
  • The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram

Products to be given away as prizes are as followed:

Atelier Cologne
100mL Pacific Lime
Retail Value: $135.00

Jimmy Choo
3.3oz Man
3.4oz Man Intense
3.3oz Man Ice
Total Retail Value: $282.00

Miu Miu
100ml Twist
Retail Value: $125.00

Nest Fragrances
50mL Wild Poppy
Wild Poppy Rollerball
Wild Poppy Body Cream
Total Retail Value: $156.00

Chloe
75mL Nomade
Retail Value: $132.00

Givenchy
100mL Givenchy Gentleman
80mL L’Interdit
Total Retail Value: $195.00

Carolina Hererra
2.7oz Good Girl Legere
Retail Value: $117.00

Bulgari
100mL Magnolia Sensuel
Retail Value: $146.00

Montblanc
3.3oz Explorer
Retail Value: $98.00

The Harmonist
50mL Yin Transformation
$305.00

Shalini
50 mL Amorem Rose Glass Bottle with Glass Stopper,
Retail Value: $500.00

Mugler
100mL Alien Man
1.7ozAngel Croisiere
Retail Value: $172

Marc Jacobs
100mL Daisy
Retail Value: $104.00

Dior
3.4 oz Joy by Dior Eau de Parfum Spray
6.8 oz Joy by Dior Moisturizing Body Lotion
6.8 oz Joy by Dior Foaming Shower Gel, Silver Pouch
Total $220.00

John Varvatos
4.2oz John Varvatos Classic
4.2oz Artisan
4.2oz JVXNJ Blue
Total Retail Value: $270.00

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Fragrance Day Launch Event: March 7, 2019

Written By: April Long

The countdown to 2019 Fragrance Day – March 21, do not forget – has already begun, but last night’s event at the Italian Trade Commission on the Upper East Side marked its approach with a resounding celebratory bang. Just steps away from a chilly Central Park, guests gathered in a warm, glowing room to view a preview of Perfumers, a series of 15 perfumer portraits photographed by Michael Avedon. As Fragrance Foundation president Linda Levy explained in her welcome speech, these intimate portraits began to roll out on the Fragrance Foundation’s Instagram account on March 6th, along with video interviews, to build anticipation for the big day. “Since it takes an artist to know an artist,” she said, the talented Michael Avedon—whose impressive work has appeared in glossy fashion magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar and CR Fashion Book—was selected to cast his lens on the “very esteemed group of perfumers” in the portraits, all of whom posed with a significant item of their choice. These ranged from a Moroccan rug to a miniature dream catcher, a handful of vetiver to a pair of flamenco dancing shoes—and one very large painting. The perfumers themselves were in attendance to mingle with guests, pose alongside their portraits, and share the compelling, often moving, stories behind the very personal objects they chose to be pictured with. “We really want to shine a light on perfumers, so this is really a magical night for all of us,” Levy said. And indeed, the evening’s celebration provided an exciting glimpse into the Fragrance Foundation’s big plans for the future—and felt like the perfect kick-off toast for what promises to be an inspiring and successful Fragrance Day on March 21st.

THE PERFUMERS

Firmenich: Gabriela Chelariu, Sabine de Tscharner, Clement Gavarry, Frank Voelkl; Givaudan: Olivier Gillotin, Adriana Medina, Caroline Sabas; IFF: Celine Barel, Jean-Marc Chaillan, Laurent Le Guernec; MANE: Patricia Choux; Robertet: Marie Huguenot, Donna Ramanauskas; Symrise: Nathalie Benareau; Takasago: Catherine Selig

Gabriela Chelariu, Frank Voelkl, Clement Gavarry, Nathalie Benareau, Donna Ramanauskas, Celine Barel, Linda G. Levy, Sabine de Tscharner, Michael Avedon, Jean-Marc Chaillan, Laurent Le Guernec, Patricia Choux, Adriana Medina, Caroline Sabas, Olivier Gillotin, Catherine Selig

Michael Avedon, Linda G. Levy

Nathalie Benareau

Caroline Sabas

Adriana Medina

Sabine de Tscharner, Linda G. Levy, Michael Avedon

 

 

Michael Avedon, Jean-Marc Chaillan

Laurent Le Guernec

Adriana Medina, Michael Avedon

Olivier Gillotin

Sabine de Tscharner

Frank Voelkl, Linda G. Levy

Celine Barel

Catherine Selig, Linda G. Levy, Michael Avedon

Donna Ramanauskas

Gabriela Chelariu

Clement Gavarry

Michael Avedon, Patricia Choux

Patricia Choux and Jean-Marc Chaillan

Nathalie Benareau

Dara Quinlan, Sabine de Tscharner

Olivier Gillotin and Catherine Selig

Kate Greene, Linda G. Levy

Nathalie Benareau, Clement Gavarry

Jessica Barlow, Caroline Sabas, April Long

Gabriela Chelariu

Linda G. Levy

Frank Voelkl, Sabine de Tscharner, Gabriela Chelariu, Clement Gavarry

Celine Barel, Patricia Choux, Caroline Sabas, Nathalie Benareau

Sabine de Tscharner

Clement Gavarry, Olivier Gillotin

Sabine de Tscharner and Miranda Gordon

Frank Voelkl

Sabine de Tscharner, Gabriela Chelariu

Clement Gavarry, Nathalie Benareau

Nathalie Benareau

Linda G. Levy, Patricia Choux

Linda G. Levy, Emily Bond

Linda G. Levy, April Long

Linda G. Levy

Clement Gavarry, Deniz Ataman

Gabriela Chelariu

Linda G. Levy, Sunhee Grinnell

Linda G. Levy, Frederic Pignault

Nicholas Munafo, Linda G. Levy, Ron Rolleston, Michael Avedon

April Long, Jessica Barlow, Sunhee Grinnell

Celine Barel, Linda G. Levy, Frederic Pignault, Sunhee Grinnell, Amy Rueckl

Alissar Taremi, Jamie Ostwald, Julie Leong, Kareen Hall, Janet Parez, Mary Pelzer

Michael Avedon

Photos by: BFA

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