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.
A grooming moment between @tanfrance and @antoni last night at the The LGBT Community Center Trailblazer Awards honoring Anna Wintour, Ricky Martin and more. See more photos at WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
“It was a very surreal feeling. It wasn’t like we were in the studio together coming up with it — it’s more like he discovered it and loved it. I didn’t let myself get my hopes up, but then it happened it was very exciting,” said singer-songwriter @nombe on discovering that @pharrell would be using his song, “Cant Catch Me” on his HBO documentary series “Outpost.” The German-born singer — named Noah MacBeth — talked to WWD about feminism, using art as a platform for political expression and personal style. Read more on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
This season, denim is going west – in influence. Brands like @fathersdaughterla (pictured here), @tommyhilfiger Jeans, @levis and more are opting for raw, top-stitching styles. (Styled by @thealexbadia; 📷: @ryanplett)
20-year-old British singer @jorjasmith_ made her debut at Coachella last weekend. We caught up with her and talked about her love for Amy Winehouse, working with Kendrick Lamar on the “Black Panther” album and her fashion philosophy. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @katiedaisyla)
Supermodel @helenachristensen teamed up with longtime friend and designer @camillastaerk on a joint @paredeyewear collaboration. The lineup features three styles and 11 offerings, all of which embody a vintage feel. Get all the details on how they celebrated the collab on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories #wwdeye (📷: @slovekinpics)
“It’s a hard industry to keep motivated, as well, so finding different subjects and people is what makes it worth it – when you’re like, oh, I’ve met great people, I feel like I’ve done something good, and I feel proud of having done this,” said French actress Stacy Martin on being grateful for the variety of roles she’s take on. Read @ktauer’s full interview with Martin on her her latest film “Godard Mon Amour.” #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)