Hermès, Chanel, Tom Ford, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, Kenzo and Montblanc are among the brands whose fragrances are finalists for the Fragrance Foundation Awards.The categories will be narrowed down to the top five finalists at a luncheon on April 7, hosted by Brooke Shields. There, Olivia Palermo (4.7 million followers) will be given the first-ever Instagrammer of the Year Award, and Victoria’s Secret Angel Jasmine Tookes will take home the foundation’s first Face of the Year award.The finalists are broken down by category.[caption id="attachment_10707484" align="alignleft" width="200"] This season's best bets: Chanel No.5 L’Eau.[/caption]Fragrance of the Year, Women’s Luxury finalists are: Alexander McQueen, McQueen Parfum; Basil & Neroli Cologne; Galop d’Hermès; La Femme Prada; Mediterranean Honeysuckle Eau de Parfum; Moonlight in Heaven; No.5 L’Eau; Norell Elixir; Ralph Lauren Collection White Tea; Sultry Rose, and Tom Ford Soleil Blanc.Fragrance of the Year, Men’s Luxury finalists are: Bottega Veneta Parco Palladiano V; L’Envol de Cartier; L’Homme Prada; Starck Paris Peau de Pierre, and Tom Ford Vert d’Encens.Fragrance of the Year, Women’s Prestige finalists are: Coach Eau de Parfum; Eau des Sens Eau de Toilette; Kenzo World; Michael Kors Wonderlust Eau de Parfum; Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming; Narciso Eau de Parfum Poudrée; Citrine Eau de Parfum; Paco Rabanne Olympéa; Viva la Juicy Rosé, and Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Eau de Parfum.Fragrance of the Year, Men’s Prestige finalists are: Gentlemen Only Absolute; Issey Miyake L’Eau D’Issey Pour Homme Fraîche; John Varvatos Artisan Blu; Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero; Montblanc Legend Spirit; Mr. Burberry Edt; Narciso Rodriguez for Him Bleu Noir; Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau de Parfum; Salvatore Ferragamo Uomo, and Versace Pour Homme Dylan Blue.Finalists for Women’s Popular fragrance are: Avon Prima; Jafra Perfumer’s Edition — Paris et Moi by Philippine Courtière; Private Show Britney Spears; Sweet Like Candy by Ariana Grande, and Victoria’s Secret Crush.Men’s Popular fragrance finalists are: Jafra J-Sport Ride; Original Penguin Premium Blend; Perry Ellis Aqua Extreme, and Tommy Bahama St. Kitts Men.Indie Fragrance of the Year finalists are: Commodity Orris; Genre; Hanami; Marfa; Masque Milano L’Attesa; Rag & Bone Oddity; Outrageous Simply Divine; Purple Fig; Radio Bombay, and Untamed Oud.Perfume Extraordinaire finalists are: Chanel; Cosmo International Fragrances; Firmenich; Givaudan; Hermès Parfums; International Flavors & Fragrances; Mane; Robertet; Serge Lutens, and Symrise.Finalists for Consumer Choice Fragrance Hall of Fame are: Estée Lauder Pleasures; Eternity Calvin Klein for Men; Ralph Lauren Romance, and Victoria’s Secret Heavenly and Warm Vanilla Sugar.Breakout Star finalists are: Eau Rose Eau de Toilette; Good Girl Gone Bad; Lancôme La Vie Est Belle; Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet; Montblanc Legend; Victoria’s Secret Eau So Sexy, and Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne.Packaging of the Year Finalists, Women’s, are: Alexander McQueen McQueen Parfum; Armani Privé Rouge Malachite; EB Florals Collection; Essences Insensées Eau de Parfum 2016; Galop d’Hermès; Kenzo World; Moschino Fresh Couture; No.5 L’Eau; Paco Rabanne Olympéa, and Victoria’s Secret Crush.Finalists for Men’s Packaging of the Year are: John Varvatos Dark Rebel Rider; L’Envol de Cartier; L’Homme Prada; Montblanc Legend Spirit; Narciso Rodriguez for Him Bleu Noir; Rag & Bone Oddity; Original Penguin Premium Blend; Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau de Parfum; Starck Paris Peau D’Ailleurs, and Tommy Bahama Maritime.Interior Scent Collection of the Year finalists are: Apricot Tea Home Fragrance Collection; Cire Trudon Cyrnos Collection; Diptyque 34 Collection 2016; Home Fragrance Mist – House & Home Collection – Lafco; Kilian Home; London Orange Bitters Christmas Candle; Ralph Lauren Collection, and The Marble Collection.Bath and Body line of the Year finalists are: Basil & Neroli Body Crème and Body & Hand Wash; Hello Beautiful; Ulta Beauty Bath & Body Collection, and Victoria’s Secret Blush.Finalists for Social Media Campaign of the Year are: Curve for Men; Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gioia; MAC Shadescents; Mr. Burberry; Tempting by Sofia Vergara, and Tom Ford Private Blend Collection.Media Campaign of the Year Women’s finalists are: Coach Eau de Parfum; Dahlia Divin Nectar Eau de Parfum; Deep Euphoria Calvin Klein; Galop d’Hermès; J’adore; Kenzo World; La Femme Prada; No.5 L’Eau; Private Show Britney Spears, and Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Eau de Parfum.Finalists for Media Campaign of the Year for Men’s are: Armani Code Profumo; L’Homme Prada; Mr. Burberry, and Versace Pour Homme Dylan Blue.Finalists for 360-Degree Marketing Campaign of the Year are: Michael Kors Wonderlust Eau de Parfum; Mr. Burberry; My Burberry Black; Private Show Britney Spears; Sweet Like Candy by Ariana Grande, and Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Eau de Parfum.
Breaking News: @louisvuitton's men's artistic director @mrkimjones is leaving the French fashion house after nearly 7 years. Jones joined Louis Vuitton in 2011, following a three year tenure as creative director of British luxury goods brand Alfred Dunhill. Jones is to exit Louis Vuitton after showing his fall 2018 collection for the brand in Paris on Thursday. Read the full exclusive story on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
For men’s fall 2018, @giuseppezanotti drew on elements from streetwear, sport, biker, combat and rock ‘n’ roll. Pictured here are a pair of shoes from the collection, featuring zippers, rhinestones, and silver hardware. Head to WWD.com to see a roundup of the accessories from Milan’s men’s fall 2018 shows. #wwdfashion (📷: Andrea Delb)
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of @ralphlauren’s snowboarding collection, the brand is mining its archives. The iconic brand is reintroducing vintage styles and dropping new designs for a color capsule that will be available in Ralph Lauren stores and @openingceremony on January 25. The capsule will consist of 10 pieces, including the Snow Beach Pullover, pictured here, which is a collector’s item that rapper Raekwon wore in Wu-Tang Clan’s “Can It Be All So Simple” video. #wwdfashion (📷: Tom Gould)
For @rochasofficial’s pre-fall 2018 collection, creative director Alessandro Dell’Acqua channeled the sophisticated and intriguing Catherine Denevue in the film “Belle de Jour.” Polished collarless coats, midi skirts, suits and ’60s graphic motifs were all featured in the collection, adding a sense of discreet luxury. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion
“We tried to produce clothing of that couture quality, but the most daunting part was that we only had a matter of days [to do it],” said costume designer Lou Eyrich, who recreated Gianni Versace’s iconic looks for @americancrimestoryfx. Eyrich searched online retailers and vintage shops for original pieces from the design house and for @penelopecruzoficial, who plays Donatella Versace. Head to WWD.com to read how she created the Versace world. #wwdfashion
Only three months after her stellar debut catwalk season, @kaiagerber has inked her first big design collaboration –– with @karllagerfeld. The collection blends Lagerfeld’s Parisian chic aesthetic and the model’s signature West Coast casual style via RTW, accessories, footwear and more. The #KarlLagerfeldxKaia collection will launch in September with a series of events. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
Harrods plans to remove the famous statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed from the bottom of the Egyptian escalators and hand it back to Mohamed Al-Fayed. “We are very proud to have played our role in celebrating the lives of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed at Harrods and to have welcomed people from around the world to visit the memorial for the past 20 years,” said Michael Ward, Harrods managing director. “With the announcement of the new official memorial statue to Diana, Princess of Wales at Kensington Palace, we feel that the time is right to return this memorial to Mr. Al Fayed and for the public to be invited to pay their respects at the palace.” More on the news, with reporting by @loreleimarfil, at WWD.com. #wwdnews