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Fragrance Foundation Reveals 2014 Finalists

The categories will be narrowed down at the Finalist Breakfast, held on April 11, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York.

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The Fragrance Foundation has revealed its 2014 roster of finalists, which will be narrowed down at the Finalist Breakfast, held on April 11, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York. At the event, which will be emceed for the second year by actress Christine Baranski, Michael Gould, former Bloomingdale’s chairman and chief executive officer, will be named the Hall of Fame Honoree. And Carlos Benaim, master perfumer at International Flavors & Fragrances, will receive the Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement award. The final winners will be revealed at The Fragrance Foundation Awards on June 16 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

The finalists are:

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Luxury
Aerin Amber Musk Eau de Parfum Spray (Aerin)
Central Park South (Laurice & Co./Bond No. 9 New York)
Gucci Guilty Black (P&G Prestige Products)
Hermès Jour D’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)
Perfumista Avenue (Laurice & Co./Bond No. 9 New York)
Privé Rose D’Arabie (Giorgio Armani)

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Prestige
Eau de Lacoste Pour Femme (P&G Prestige Products)
Eau Moheli (Diptyque Paris)
Estée Lauder Modern Muse Eau de Parfum (Estée Lauder)
Flower in the Air (Kenzo)
Honey Marc Jacobs (Coty)
La Vie Est Belle Légére (Lancôme)
Rogue by Rihanna (Parlux Ltd.)
Tory Burch Eau de Parfum (Tory Burch)
Untold Elizabeth Arden (Elizabeth Arden)
White Sandalwood Eau de Parfum (Nest Fragrances)

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Popular
Avon Passion (Avon Products, Inc.)
Banana Republic Wildbloom Rouge (Interparfums USA LLC)
Gap Established 1969 Bright (Interparfums USA LLC)
Justin Bieber The Key (Elizabeth Arden)
Katy Perry Killer Queen (Coty)
Our Moment One Direction (Elizabeth Arden)
Victoria by Victoria’s Secret (Victoria’s Secret)

Fragrance of the Year: Men’s Luxury
Gucci Made to Measure (P&G Prestige Products)
Jazz Club (Maison Martin Margiela)
The Scent of Peace for Him (Laurice & Co./Bond No. 9 New York)
Tom Ford Rive D’Ambre (Tom Ford Beauty)
Zegna Essenze Haitian Vetiver (Zegna Parfums)

Fragrance of the Year: Men’s Prestige
Burberry Brit Rhythm for Men (Burberry)
Bulgari Man Extreme (Bulgari)
Calvin Klein Dark Obsession (Coty)
Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Noir (P&G Prestige Products)
Fan di Fendi Pour Homme (Fendi)
Givenchy Gentlemen Only (LVMH Fragrance Brands)
Gold Jay Z (Parlux Ltd.)
Polo Red (L’Oréal/Ralph Lauren Fragrances)
Tom Ford Noir EDT (Tom Ford Beauty)
Versace Eros (Euroitalia)

Fragrance of the Year: Men’s Popular
Banana Republic Wildblue Noir (Interparfums USA LLC)
Derek Jeter Driven Rush (Avon Products, Inc)
Gap Established 1969 Electric (Interparfums USA LLC)
James Bond 007 Ocean Royale (P&G Prestige Products)
Nautica Voyage N-83 (Coty)
Perry Ellis for Men (Falic Fashion Group)
Perry Ellis Spirited (Falic Fashion Group)
Reserve by Original Penguin (Falic Fashion Group)
Victoria by Victoria’s Secret Very Sexy Platinum for Him (Victoria’s Secret)

Perfume Extraordinaire of the Year
Diptyque Paris
Firmenich
Fragrance Resources
Givaudan
International Flavors & Fragrances
Mane
Robertet
Symrise
Takasago

Fragrance Hall of Fame
Amazing Grace (Philosophy)
Eau Parfumée Au Thé Vert (Bulgari)
Clinique Happy (Clinique)
Jean Paul Gaultier Classique (Beauté Prestige International)
Ralph Lauren Romance (L’Oréal/Ralph Lauren Fragrances)
Stetson Original (Coty)

Packaging of the Year: Women’s
Anna Sui La Vie de Bohéme (Interparfums USA LLC)
Central Park South (Laurice & Co./Bond No. 9 New York)
Hermès Jour D’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)
Honey Marc Jacobs (Coty)
Privé Rose D’Arabie (Giorgio Armani)
Tory Burch Eau de Parfum (Tory Burch Beauty)
Un Air de Diptyque (Diptyque Paris)
Untold by Elizabeth Arden (Elizabeth Arden)
Victoria by Victoria’s Secret (Victoria’s Secret)
Viva la Juicy Noir (Elizabeth Arden)

Packaging of the Year: Men’s
Banana Republic Wildblue Noir (Interparfums USA LLC)
Bottega Veneta Pour Homme (Coty)
Burberry Brit Rhythm for Men (Burberry)
Gold Jay Z (Parlux Ltd.)
Jazz Club (Maison Martin Margiela)
Le Sablier (Diptyque Paris)
Perry Ellis for Men (Falic Fashion Group)
Reserve by Original Penguin (Falic Fashion Group)
Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale (Beauté Prestige International)
The Scent of Peace for Him (Laurice & Co./Bond No. 9 New York)
Victorinox Swiss Unlimited Energy (Victorinox Swiss Army, Inc.)

Interior Scent Collection of the Year
Bath & Body Works Home Black Tie Scented Candle (Bath & Body Works)
Fairlight Festivity Home Fragrance Collection (CoScentrix)
Le Sablier (Diptyque Paris)
Passion Collection for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (Nest Fragrances)
Un Air de Diptyque (Diptyque Paris)

Media Campaign of the Year: Women’s
Dolce & Gabbana The One (P&G Prestige Products)
Downtown Calvin Klein (Coty)
Estée Lauder Modern Muse Eau de Parfum (Estée Lauder)
Jean Paul Gaultier Classique (Beauté Prestige International)
Michael Kors Collection (Michael Kors Beauty)
Miss Dior (Parfums Christian Dior)
Chanel No.5 (Chanel)
Untold Elizabeth Arden (Elizabeth Arden)
Very Irresistible (Givenchy Parfums)
Victoria by Victoria’s Secret (Victoria’s Secret)

Media Campaign of the Year: Men’s
Bulgari Man Extreme (Bulgari)
Burberry Brit Rhythm for Men (Burberry)
Ermenegildo Zegna Uomo (Zegna Parfums)
Fan di Fendi Pour Homme Acqua (Fendi)
Givenchy Gentlemen Only (LVMH Fragrance Brands)
Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male (Beauté Prestige International)
Perry Ellis for Men (Falic Fashion Group)
Polo Red (L’Oréal/Ralph Lauren Fragrances)
Super Playboy for Him (Coty)

Bath and Body Line of the Year
Crabtree & Evelyn Verbena & Lavender de Provence (Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd.)
Hermès Jour D’Hermès (Beauté Prestige International)
Peony & Blush Suede Body Crème & Hand Wash (Jo Malone London)
Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale (Beauté Prestige International)
Victoria’s Secret VS Fantasies Luscious Crush (Victoria’s Secret)

Indie Fragrance of the Year
Bijou Vert (Raw Spirit)
Eau Nomade (Thirdman)
Impossible Iris (Ramón Monegal)
Isle Ryder (D.S. & Durga)
Le Cherche Midi No. 06 (Le Cherche Midi)
Le Cherche Midi No. 28 (Le Cherche Midi)
Le Cherche Midi No. 35 (Le Cherche Midi)
Lumiere Blanche (Olfactive Studio)
Pale Grey Mountain, Small Black Lake (Hylnds by D.S. & Durga)
Playing with the Devil (By Kilian)

Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage: Online
Allure.com — The Scent of Fashion: Perfuming Runway Shows
Cafleurebon.com — Glamorous Perfumes: Fabulous Fragrances for Everyday Life
Cosmopolitan.com — How to Find Your Signature Scent
Elle.com — Meet the New Scent Aficionados, The Goodsmellas
Glamour.com — Signature Scents I’ve Loved Throughout My Life
Marieclaire.com — Alber Elbaz on Making Fragrances
Townandcountrymag.com — Into the Wild
Wmagazine.com — Falling for Florals

Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage: Article (200 to 500 words)
Allure — Masculine/Feminine
Brides — Haven’t Found Your Wedding Scent Yet?
Cosmopolitan — Spotlight: Givenchy
Elle — Notes to Self
Glamour — A Movie Lover’s Guide to Fall Fragrance
Marie Claire — Breaking Dawn
Self — What You’re Craving
Town & Country — Spice Trade
W — Jane’s Addiction: Now Smell This

Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage: Feature (over 500 words)
Allure — War of the Roses
Cosmopolitan — Mood Altering Fragrances
Elle — Department of Synergy
Every Day with Rachael Ray — It’s Wine Eau’ Clock!
Harper’s Bazaar — Find Your Perfect Fragrance
Lucky — Scent School
Marie Claire — Scents of Place
Seventeen — Cause a Scentsation
Town & Country — Catch My Drift
Vogue — Signature Shift
W — Come to Your Senses

Consumer Choice Awards Finalist: Celebrity
Flight Sport by Michael Jordan (Parlux Ltd.)
Gold Jay Z (Parlux Ltd.)
Our Moment One Direction (Elizabeth Arden)
Rogue by Rihanna (Parlux Ltd.)

Consumer Choice Awards Finalist: Women’s
Fiori Vince Camuto (Parlux Ltd.)
Michael Kors Sexy Amber Eau de Parfum (Michael Kors Beauty)
Victoria by Victoria’s Secret (Victoria’s Secret)

Consumer Choice Awards Finalist: Men’s
Givenchy Gentlemen Only (LVMH Fragrance Brands)
Polo Red (L’Oréal/Ralph Lauren Fragrances)
Victorinox Swiss Unlimited Energy (Victorinox Swiss)

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