MILAN — Accademia del Profumo — the Italian association of cosmetics companies promoting the history of perfume, culture and art — unveiled its annual award winners during a gala ceremony hosted at the city’s Pirelli HangarBicocca location on Tuesday.
Narciso Rodriguez for Her Fleur Musc and Dior Homme Sport scooped the prizes for best fragrances of the year in the women’s and men’s categories, respectively, as a result of the votes of consumers. Altogether, 162,000 votes were registered and cast through the contest’s dedicated web site, the association’s Facebook page and in more than 400 perfumeries in Italy.
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