Stars studded the list of winners and presenters Thursday night at the 35th Annual FiFi Awards, hosted by the Fragrance Foundation in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center in New York.
Sean Combs, Paula Abdul, Daisy Fuentes, Zac Posen and Jane Seymour were among the presenters, with Combs also picking up a Fragrance of the Year award for his men’s scent, Unforgivable. Grammy winner John Legend took the stage for a musical number.
The FiFi winners are as follows:
Hall of Fame Award: Donna Karan
FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR:Women’s Luxe: Juicy Couture by Liz Claiborne Cosmetics
Men’s Luxe (tie): Terre d’Hermès — Hermès; Unforgivable by Sean John — Sean John Fragrances/Estée Lauder
Women’s Nouveau Niche: KenzoAmour — Kenzo Parfums
Men’s Nouveau Niche: Viktor & Rolf Antidote — L’Oréal USA
Women’s Private Label/Direct Sell: Dream Angels Desire — Victoria’s Secret Beauty
Men’s Private Label/Direct Sell: Banana Republic Black Walnut — Inter Parfums USA Women’s Popular Appeal: American Beauty Wonderful Indulgence — BeautyBank Inc.
Men’s Popular Appeal: Antonio Antonio Banderas — Puig Beauty USA Inc. Fragrance Hall of Fame: Angel by Thierry Mugler — Clarins Fragrance Group
EDITORIAL EXCELLENCE IN FRAGRANCE COVERAGE
Women’s Scent Feature: Elle — “Making Scents, Shop Talk” — December 2006
Women’s Scent Bite: Elle — “Vision Quest” — September 2006 Men’s Feature: GQ — “Stop and Smell…Haitian Vetiver?” — December 2006
TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR:
Crescent House Publishing LLC — Scentsa Fragrance Finder, Expert content by Jan Moran and Michael Edwards Retailer of The Year (tie): Macy’s; Sephora Bath & Body Line of The Year: Juicy Couture by Liz Claiborne Cosmetics Interior Scent of The Year: Banana Republic Chilled Sangria Candle — Inter Parfums USA
Women’s Prestige (tie): Armani Privé Cuir Amethyst (unisex) — Giorgio Armani Beauty; KenzoAmour — Kenzo Parfums Men’s Prestige (tie): Armani Privé Cuir Amethyst (unisex) — Giorgio Armani Beauty; Viktor & Rolf Antidote — L’Oréal USA
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Women’s Popular Appeal: Secrets D’Essences Voile d’Ambre — Yves Rocher Inc. Men’s Popular Appeal: Driven — Derek Jeter — Avon Products Inc.
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