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Update: Fragrance Foundation Reveals Top Five Award Finalists

Posted: April 9, 2013

At the Fragrance Foundation Awards 2013 Finalists Breakfast at the Mandarin Oriental in New York, featuring actress Christine Baranski as the celebrity host, Fragrance Foundation President Elizabeth Musmanno led the unveiling of the top five finalists in each category for the awards.

In addition, winners were revealed for the following categories: Interior Scent Collection of the Year: AERIN Home Fragrance Collection—Nest Fragrances; Bath and Body Line of the Year: Crabtree & Evelyn West Indian Lime—Crabtree & Evelyn; Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage: Elle.com for the blog post "How to Be Unforgettable," Allure for the scent bite "The Fragrance guy: Raw Power," and Allure for the scent feature "The Descendants." 

 

The final winners for the remaing fragrance categories will be announced at The Fragrance Foundation Awards on June 12 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York. Actor and comedian Dana Carvey will be the celebrity host and Linda Wells, the founding editor-in-chief of Allure, is The Fragrance Foundation's 2013 Hall of Fame Honoree. 

For the first time, The Fragrance Foundation added individual voting for attendees of the finalists breakfast. Each individual vote represents 1/10 of a member company vote. The official e-ballot is sent to all members of the Foundation in addition to beauty and trade press.

The finalists for 2013 are listed in alphabetical order by category, with the top five finalists in each category in bold* and the winners**: 

Fragrance of the Year: Women's—Luxury

  • ALIEN Essence Absolue by Thierry Mugler - Clarins Fragrance Group
  • Annick Goutal Nuit Etoilée - Beauté Prestige International
  • Bond No. 9 Central Park West—Laurice & Co./Bond No. 9 New York
  • Coco Noir—Chanel
  • Florabotanica—Balenciaga Paris—Coty Prestige
  • Gucci Premiere—P&G Prestige Products
  • Hermès L'Ambre Des Merveilles—Beauté Prestige International
  • Jivago Rose Gold—Ilana Jivago Inc.
  • Miss Dior Le Parfum—Dior
  • Tom Ford Café Rose—Tom Ford Beauty

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s—Prestige

  • Coach Poppy Blossom—Aramis & Designer Fragrances, The Estée Lauder Companies
  • Dahlia Noir EDT—LVMH Fragrance Brands
  • Dolce and Gabbana Pour Femme—P&G Prestige Products
  • DOT Marc Jacobs—Coty Prestige
  • Issey Miyake Pleats Please—Beauté Prestige International
  • Jimmy Choo Eau De Toilette —Interparfums Luxury Brands
  • La Petite Robe Noire—Guerlain
  • L.I.L.Y—Stella McCartney
  • MARCHESA parfum d'extase—Sephora
  • Midnight Fleur—NEST Fine Fragrances

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s—Popular

  • Christina Aguilera Red Sin—P&G Prestige Products
  • Forever Red—Bath & Body Works
  • GAP Established 1969—Inter Parfums USA
  • Halle Berry Closer—Coty Beauty
  • Justin Bieber's Girlfriend—Elizabeth Arden
  • Pink Friday Nicki Minaj—Elizabeth Arden
  • SeductionDark Orchid—Victoria's Secret
  • So Elixir Purple—Yves Rocher Amérique du Nord inc.
  • Unplugged for Her—Avon Products Inc. 
  • Victorinox Swiss Army Victoria—Victorinox Swiss Army, Inc.

Fragrance of the Year: Men’s—Luxury

  • Annick Goutal Nuit Etoilée—Beauté Prestige International
  • Bond No. 9 New York Musk—Laurice & Co./Bond No.9 New York
  • Colonia Intensa Oud—Acqua Di Parma/LVMH Fragrance Brands
  • Ermenegildo Zegna Essenze: Italian Bergamot—Aramis & Designer Fragrances, The Estée Lauder Companies

Fragrance of the Year: Men’s—Prestige

  • Acqua di Giò Essenza—Giorgio Armani
  • Allure Homme Sport Eau Extrême—Chanel
  • Code Ultimate—Giorgio Armani
  • Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men Sport—P&G Prestige Products
  • ENCOUNTER Calvin Klein—Coty Prestige
  • Lacoste L.12.12 Rouge —P&G Prestige Products
  • Montblanc Legend—Interparfums Luxury Brands
  • Play Sport—Parfums Givenchy
  • Spice Bomb—Viktor & Rolf
  • Tom Ford Noir—Tom Ford Beauty

Fragrance of the Year: Men’s—Popular

  • GAP Established 1969—Inter Parfums USA
  • James Bond 007—P&G Prestige Products
  • Paris for Men—Bath & Body Works
  • Perry Ellis Aqua—Falic Fashion Group
  • Playboy VIP for Him—Coty Beauty
  • ROCKS by Original Penguin—Falic Fashion Group
  • Unplugged for Him—Avon Products Inc.

Best Packaging of the Year: Women’s

  • Amazon Lily—NEST Fine Fragrances
  • Betsy Johnson Too Too Pretty—Inter Parfums USA
  • Brooks Brothers Miss Madison—Inter Parfums USA
  • Coco Noir—Chanel
     
  • Donna Karan Woman—Aramis & Designer Fragrances, The Estée Lauder Companies
  • Flora Garden by Gucci—P&G Prestige Products
  • Florabotanica—Balenciaga Paris—Coty Prestige
  • Gucci Premiere—P&G Prestige Products
  • Issey Miyake Pleats Please—Beauté Prestige International
     
  • Pink Friday Nicki Minaj—Elizabeth Arden  

Best Packaging of the Year: Men’s 

  • Acqua di Giò Essenza—Giorgio Armani
  • Bond No. 9 New York Musk—Laurice & Co./Bond No.9 New York
  • Code Ultimate—Giorgio Armani
  • Dolce & Gabbana the one for men Sport—P&G Prestige Products
  • Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Sport—Beauté Prestige International
  • James Bond 007—P&G Prestige Products
  • Lacoste L.12.12 Rouge—P&G Prestige Products
  • Montblanc Legend—Interparfums Luxury Brands
  • Playboy VIP for Him—Coty Beauty
  • Unplugged for Him—Avon Products Inc.
  • Victorinox Swiss Army Forest—Victorinox Swiss Army, Inc.

 Media Campaign of the Year: Women’s

  • Dolce & Gabbana Pour Femme—P&G Prestige Products
  • Donna Karan Woman—Aramis & Designer Fragrances, The Estée Lauder Companies
     
  • Gucci Premiere—P&G Prestige Products
  • Issey Miyake Pleats Please—Beauté Prestige International
  • J'adore—Dior
  • Justin Bieber's Girlfriend—Elizabeth Arden
  • Lady Gaga FAME—Coty Beauty
  • Pink Friday Nicki Minaj—Elizabeth Arden
  • Victoria's Secret Angel Gold—Victoria's Secret
  • Wonderstruck Enchanted Taylor Swift—Elizabeth Arden

Media Campaign of the Year: Men’s

  • Acqua di Giò Essenza—Giorgio Armani
  • Allure Homme Sport Eau Extrême—Chanel
  • Code Ultimate—Giorgio Armani
  • Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men Sport—P&G Prestige Products
  • ENCOUNTER Calvin Klein—Coty Prestige
  • Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Sport—Beauté Prestige International
  • James Bond 007—P&G Prestige Products
  • Lacoste L.12.12 Rouge—P&G Prestige Products
  • Montblanc Legend—Interparfums Luxury Brands

Interior Scent Collection of the Year

  • AERIN Home Fragrance Collection—NEST Fragrances**
  • After Midnight Candle Collection—NEST Fragrances
  • Cider Lane Home Fragrance Collection—Bath & Body Works
  • i.relax Aroma Diffuser—Oregon Scientific
  • R. Nichols Candle Collection—R. Nichols Candles
  • Ralph Lauren Home Fragrance Collection—Maesa
  • Sa Majesté La Rose—Belle Fleur New York
  • The American Boardwalk Candle Collection—Bath & Body Works

Perfume Extraordinare of the Year 

  • Drom
  • Firmenich
  • Givaudan
  • International Flavors & Fragrances
  • Mane
  • Robertet
  • Symrise

Bath & Body Line of the Year (all finalists)

  • Crabtree & Evelyn West Indian Lime—Crabtree & Evelyn
  • Forever Red—Bath & Body Works
  • Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Sport—Beauté Prestige International
  • PINK wild & breezy—Victoria's Secret

Fragrance Hall of Fame (all finalists)

  • A*MEN by Thierry Mugler—Clarins Fragrance Group
  • Annick Goutal Petite Chérie—Beauté Prestige International
  • Jivago 24K—Ilana Jivago Inc.
  • Red Door—Elizabeth Arden

* List of finalists provided by The Fragrance Foundation

(This update includes the top five finalists listed in bold as well as further details about).