Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018: In Full Bloom
Prestige Fragrance of the Year

Prestige Fragrance of the Year  Joshua Scott/WWD

Prestige Fragrance of the Year

The women’s and men’s prestige category comprise scents that retail from $71 to $128 for a 3.4-oz. bottle.

Women’s

  1. Nest Fragrances Black Tulip Eau de Parfum, $72 for 1.7-oz. Perfumer: Jerome Epinette for Robertet.
  2. Carolina Herrera Good Girl Eau de Parfum, $115 for 2.7-oz. Perfumer:  Louise Turner for Givaudan.
  3. Gucci Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum, $124 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Alberto Morillas for Firmenich.
  4. Juicy Couture Viva la Juicy Glacé, $98 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Honoire Blanc for Firmenich.
  5. Narciso Rodriguez for Her Fleur Musc Eau de Parfum, $124 for 3.3-oz. Perfumers: Sonia Constant and Calice Becker for Givaudan.
  6. Ralph Lauren Woman Eau de Parfum, $110 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Anne Flipo for IFF.

Men’s

  1. Coach for Men Eau de Toilette, $82 for 3.4-oz. Perfumers: Anne Flipo and Bruno Jovanovic for IFF.
  2. Hugo Boss Boss Bottled Tonic Eau de Toilette, $86 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer Annick Menardo for Firmenich.
  3. John Varvatos Artisan Pure, $89 for 4.2-oz. Perfumer: Rodrigo Flores-Roux for Givaudan.
  4. Prada Luna Rossa Carbon, $88 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Daniela Andrier for Givaudan.
  5. Yves Saint Laurent Y Eau de Toilette, $94 for 3.3-oz. Perfumer: Dominique Ropion for IFF.
Luxury Fragrance of the Year

Luxury Fragrance of the Year  Joshua Scott/WWD

Luxury Fragrance of the Year

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The women’s and men’s luxury category honors fragrances that retail at $129 or more for a 3.4-oz. bottle.

Women’s

  1. Byredo Velvet Haze, $250 for 3.3-oz. Perfumer: Jerome Epinette for Robertet.
  2. Gabrielle Chanel Eau de Parfum, $135 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Olivier Polge.
  3. Tiffany & Co. Tiffany Eau de Parfum, $100 for 1.7-oz. Perfumer: Daniela Andrier for Firmenich.
  4. Tom Ford F–king Fabulous, $310 for 1.7-oz. Perfumer: Shyamala Maisondieu for Givaudan.
  5. Hermès Twilly d’Hermès Eau de Parfum, $130 for 2.87-oz. Perfumer: Christine Nagel.

Men’s

  1. Acqua di Parma Colonia Pura, $155 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: François Demachy for Fragrance Resources.
  2. Kilian Gold Knight, $295 for 1.7-oz. Perfumer: Pascal Gaurin for IFF.
  3. Cartier L’Envol de Cartier, $115 for 2.7-oz. Perfumer Mathilde Laurent.
  4. Viktor & Rolf Magic Sage Spell Eau de Parfum, $190 for 2.5-oz. Perfumer: Marie Salamagne for Firmenich.
  5. Tom Ford Oud Minérale, $230 for 1.7-oz. Perfumer Shyamala Maisondieu for Givaudan.
Fragrance of the Year: Popular / Indie Fragrance of the Year

Fragrance of the Year: Popular / Indie Fragrance of the Year  Joshua Scott/WWD

Fragrance of the Year: Popular

For the first time, men’s and women’s fragrances are grouped together in the Popular category honoring scents that retail for less than $70 for a 3.4-oz. bottle.

  1. Elizabeth Arden White Tea Eau de Toilette, $52 for 3.3-oz. Perfumer: Rodrigo Flores-Roux for Givaudan.
  2. Glossier You Eau de Parfum, $60 for 1.7-oz. Perfumers: Frank Voelkl and Dora Baghriche for Firmenich.
  3. Original Penguin Iconic Blend, $65 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Michelle Defina for IFF.
  4. Shawn Mendes Signature Eau de Parfum, $59.50 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Celine Barel for IFF.
  5. Victoria’s Secret Love Eau de Parfum, $68 for 3.4-oz. Perfumers: Mark Knitowski, Patricia Bilodeau and Meredith Griffith for Symrise.

Indie Fragrance of the Year

This award spotlights the artistry and perfumery of niche brands.

  1. Phuong Dang Artist, $500 for 3.4-oz. Perfumers: Phuong Dang, Mark Buxton and Bertrand Duchaufour.
  2. Maison Trudon Bruma, $190 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Antoine Lie for Takasago.
  3. Maison Trudon Deux, $190 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Lyn Harris for Robertet.
  4. Maison Trudon Mortel, $190 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Yann Vasnier for Givaudan.
  5. House of Potentia Amber God, $175 for 1-oz. Perfumer: Frank Voelkl for Firmenich.
Breakout Star / Fragrance Hall of Fame

Breakout Star / Fragrance Hall of Fame  Joshua Scott/WWD

Breakout Star

Spotlighting fragrances that have shown consistent growth for up to five years after launch.

  1. Dior Sauvage Eau de Toilette, $95 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: François Demachy.
  2. Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk, $126 for 3.4-oz. Perfumers: Jacques Cavallier and Marie Salamagne for Firmenich.
  3. Miu Miu Eau de Parfum, $94 for 1.7-oz. Perfumer: Daniela Andrier for Givaudan.
  4. Jo Malone London Peony & Blush Suede Cologne, $135 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Christine Nagel for Mane.
  5. Tory Burch Eau de Parfum, $126 for 3.4-oz. Perfumers: Jean Marc Chaillan and Sophie Labbe for IFF.

Fragrance Hall of Fame

Honoring heritage fragrances that have resonated with consumers for many years.

  1. Bath & Body Works Cucumber Melon Fine Fragrance Mist, $14 for 8-oz. Perfumer: Kari Arienti for Givaudan.
  2. Curve for Men Cologne Spray, $54 for 4.2-oz. Perfumer: Jean-Claude Delville for IFF.
  3. Philosophy Amazing Grace Eau de Toilette, $49 for 2-oz. Perfumer: Cecile Hua for Mane.
  4. Lancôme Trésor Eau de Parfum, $59 for 1-oz. Perfumer: Sophia Grojsman for IFF.
Home Collection of the Year

Home Collection of the Year  Joshua Scott/WWD

Home Collection of the Year

The home collection category recognizes the scents created for bath, body and home.

  1. Diptyque 34 Boulevard Saint Germain Hourglass Diffuser 2.0, $175. Perfumer: Olivier Pescheux for Givaudan.
  2. Commodity Book Candle, $55. Perfumer: Ketrin Leka for Robertet.
  3. Maison Margiela Replica Jazz Club Candle, $62. Perfumer: Alienoir Massenet for IFF.
  4. Nest Fragrances Sugar Cookie Reed Diffuser, $44. Perfumer: Aurore Mane for Mane.
  5. Tocca Voyage Home Collection Valencia Hand Wash, $20. Perfumer: Natasha Cote for Givaudan.
Consumer’s Choice

Consumer Choice  Joshua Scott/WWD

Consumer Choice

This category gives consumers the chance to vote for their favorite fragrances that launched in 2017.

Women’s

  1. Bath & Body Works at the Beach Fine Fragrance Mist, $14.50 for 6-oz. Perfumers: Jerry Caiazzo and Clement Gavvary for IFF.
  2. Carolina Herrera Good Girl Eau de Parfum, $115 for 2.7-oz. Perfumer: Louise Turner for Givaudan.
  3. KKW Fragrance Crystal Gardenia, $60 for 2.5-oz. Perfumer: Nicole Mancini for Givaudan.
  4. Katy Perry Indi Eau de Parfum, $59 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Caroline Sabas for Givaudan.
  5. Lancôme La Vie Est Belle L’Éclat Eau de Parfum, $94 for 1.7-oz. Perfumers: Anne Flipo and Dominique Ropion for IFF.
  6. Victoria’s Secret Love Eau de Parfum, $68 for 3.4-oz. Perfumers: Mark Knitowski, Patricia Bilodeau and Meredith Griffith for Symrise.

Men’s

  1. Coach for Men Eau de Toilette, $82 for 3.4-oz. Perfumers: Anne Flipo and Bruno Jovanovic for IFF.
  2. Hugo Boss Boss Bottled Tonic Eau de Toilette, $86 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Annick Menardo for Firmenich.
  3. Prada Luna Rossa Carbon, $88 for 3.4-oz. Perfumer: Daniela Andrier for Givaudan.
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