Accademia del Profumo's president and Ferragamo Perfumes' ceo Luciano Bertinelli with ICE's president Michele Scannavini.
MILAN — Accademia del Profumo, the Italian association of cosmetics companies promoting the history of perfume, culture and art, unveiled the annual award winners here on Wednesday. Held at the Museo della Permanente, in the city’s central area, the 28thedition of the ceremony celebrated the best fragrances launched in 2016.
The Narciso Rodriguez Narciso Eau de parfum Poudrée and Bulgari Man Black Orient were named best fragrances of the year in the women’s and men’s category, respectively, thanks to the votes of consumers. Over 104,000 votes were registered and expressed through the contest’s dedicated web site, the association’s Facebook page and official app, and in more than 900 perfumeries shops in Italy.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"