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2011 FiFi Finalists Announced

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At this morning’s FiFi Finalists’ breakfast, which took place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, editorial and technological awards were handed out, and the remainder of the finalist list was narrowed down in preparation for the 2011 FiFi Awards, on May 25. It was also announced that Jean Paul Gaultier would be the 2011 FiFi Hall of Fame recipient.

Editorial and Technological Award winners:

Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage — Women’s Scent Feature: Allure, Poetic License, September 2010
Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage — Men’s Scent Feature: (Tie) Elle, Picking Up His Scent; Marie Claire, Making Scents for Men
Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage — Women’s Scent Bite: Elle, Mix Masters, September 2010
Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage — Blog: elle.com, An Eau of Our Own, October 2010
Technological Breakthrough of the Year — Fragrance Creation & Formulation: Robertet Fragrances, “Seed to Scent”
Technological Breakthrough of the Year — Packaging Technology & Delivery Systems: International Flavors & Fragrances, Redken Radiant Sea Spray
Technological Breakthrough of the Year — Information Technology: Firmenich, osMoz iPhone App

2011 FiFi Finalists Are:

Bath & Body Line of the Year
Balenciaga Black & White Collection (Coty Prestige)
Clean Bath & Body Line by Clean
Coco Mademoiselle Bath Essentials by Chanel
Peace Love & Juicy Couture (Elizabeth Arden)
Pretty & Pure — Pink by Victoria’s Secret

Interior Scent Collection of the Year

Annick Goutal Noel Collection Candles & Home Spray (Beauté Prestige International)
Anthropologie/Le Labo Candle Collection (Inter Parfums USA)
Crabtree & Evelyn Iris by Crabtree & Evelyn
Jonathan Adler “Happy Chic” (The Maesa Group for Jonathan Adler)
Ulta Home Fragrance Collection by Nest Fragrances

Best Packaging of the Year — Women’s Luxe
(Because of a tie, there are six finalists)
Acqua di Gioia by Giorgio Armani
Gucci Guilty (P&G Prestige)
Lady Million by Paco Rabanne (Puig USA)
Love & Tears, Surrender by Kilian
pureDKNY by Donna Karan Fragrances
Voyage d’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)

Best Packaging of the Year — Men’s Luxe
Bleu de Chanel by Chanel
John Varvatos 10th Anniversary Limited Edition (Elizabeth Arden)
Marc Jacobs Bang (Coty Prestige)
The Big Pony Collection: 1, 2, 3 & 4 by Ralph Lauren Fragrances
Voyage d’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)

Best Packaging of the Year — Women’s Broad Appeal
(Because of a tie, there are six finalists)
Avril Lavigne Forbidden Rose (P&G Prestige)
Bombshell by Victoria’s Secret
Eva by Eva Longoria (Falic Fashion Group)
Halle by Halle Berry Pure Orchid (Coty)
Mariah Carey’s Lollipop Bling Fragrance Collection (Elizabeth Arden)
Outspoken by Fergie (Avon Products)

Best Packaging of the Year — Men’s Broad Appeal
Banana Republic/Republic of Men Essence Eau de Toilette (Inter Parfums USA)
Gap Core Eau de Toilette (Inter Parfums USA)
Hervé Léger Homme (Avon Products)
McGraw Silver (Coty)
Samba Sun Man (The Perfumer’s Workshop International)

Best Media Campaign of the Year — Women’s
(Because of a tie, there are six finalists)
Acqua di Gioia by Giorgio Armani
Beyoncé Heat (Coty)
Boyfriend (Boyfriend LLC )
Gucci Guilty (P&G Prestige)
My Life by Mary J Blige (Carol’s Daughter)
pureDKNY by Donna Karan Cosmetics

Best Media Campaign of the Year — Men’s
Bleu de Chanel by Chanel
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Pour Homme (P&G Prestige)
Marc Jacobs Bang (Coty Prestige)
The Big Pony Collection: 1, 2, 3 & 4 by Ralph Lauren Fragrances
Voyage d’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)

Perfume Extraordinaire
Beauté Prestige International
Drom Fragrances International
Givaudan
International Flavors & Fragrances
Takasago

Fragrance of the Year — Specialty Brand — Men’s
Banana Republic/Republic of Men Essence Eau de Toilette (Inter Parfums USA)
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection for Men Ocean by Bath & Body Works
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection for Men Twilight Woods by Bath & Body Works
Gap Core Eau de Toilette (Inter Parfums USA)

Fragrance of the Year — Specialty Brand — Women’s

(Because of a tie, there are six finalists)
Anthropologie “By the Creators of Le Labo” Eau de Parfum Collection (Inter Parfums USA)
Anthropologie “Happ & Stahns Perfumers,” 1842 Rosa Alba Eau de Parfum (Inter Parfums USA)
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection Dark Kiss by Bath & Body Works
Bombshell by Victoria’s Secret
Brooks Brothers “Madison” Eau de Parfum (Inter Parfums USA)
Iris by Crabtree & Evelyn

Fragrance of the Year — Broad Appeal — Men’s

Antonio Banderas the Secret (Puig USA)
Hervé Léger Homme (Avon Products)
McGraw Silver (Coty)
Samba Sun Man (The Perfumer’s Workshop International)

Fragrance of the Year — Broad Appeal — Women’s

Eva by Eva Longoria (Falic Fashion Group)
Flirt! Rock-n-Rebel (BeautyBank)
Halle by Halle Berry Pure Orchid (Coty)
S by Shakira (Puig USA)
Samba Sun Woman (The Perfumer’s Workshop International)

Fragrance of the Year — Direct to Consumer

Boyfriend (Boyfriend LLC)
My Life by Mary J Blige (Carol’s Daughter)
Outspoken by Fergie (Avon Products)
So Elixir (Yves Rocher North America)

Fragrance of the Year — Specialty Luxe — Men’s
Bond No.9 Cooper Square by Bond No.9 New York
One Million by Paco Rabanne (Puig USA)
Prada Infusion de Vetiver (Puig USA)
Tom Ford Azure Lime by Tom Ford Beauty
Victorinox Snowpower (Victorinox By Swiss Army)

Fragrance of the Year — Specialty Luxe — Women’s
(Because of a tie, there are six finalists)
Balenciaga Paris (Coty Prestige)
Belle d’Opium by Yves Saint Laurent
J’adore L’or (Parfums Christian Dior)
Lady Million by Paco Rabanne (Puig USA)
Prada Infusion de Tubereuse (Puig USA)
Tom Ford Azure Lime by Tom Ford Beauty

Fragrance of the Year — Indie Brand
Candide Perfume (Women’s) by Aftelier Perfumes
Honey Blossom Perfume (Women’s) by Aftelier Perfumes
Lumiere Eau de Parfum (Women’s) by Aftelier Perfumes
Six Scents Parfums: Series Three (Unisex) by Six Scents Parfums

Fragrance of the Year — Men’s Luxe

Bleu de Chanel by Chanel
Dolce & Gabbana the One Gentleman (P&G Prestige)
Marc Jacobs Bang (Coty Prestige)
The Big Pony Collection: 1, 2, 3, & 4 By Ralph Lauren Fragrances
Voyage d’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)

Fragrance of the Year — Women’s Luxe

Acqua di Gioia by Giorgio Armani
Chance Eau Tendre by Chanel
Gucci Guilty (P&G Prestige)
pureDKNY by Donna Karan Cosmetics
Voyage d’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)