Fragrance Foundation Awards

Matière Première

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EXCLUSIVE: Matière Première Fragrance Brand Raises 1.3 Million Euros

Ten international investors took a stake that’s equivalent to 17 percent of the niche fragrance label’s capital.

clock October 29, 2020Jennifer Weil



The 2020 Fragrance Foundation Awards: Talking Diversity, Coronavirus

Kim Kardashian West, Cher and Lionel Richie all made virtual appearances.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

Lionel Richie and Tracee Ellis Ross, 2016

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What to Expect From the 2020 Fragrance Foundation Awards

Fragrance Foundation president Linda Levy plans to keep democratization at the forefront of the Foundation’s efforts, both in awards and beyond.

clock September 4, 2020James Manso

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Lionel Richie, Cher on Creating Their Scents

For this year’s virtual Awards, the Fragrance Foundation corralled an all-star lineup of presenters, each of whom has recently entered the fragrance category. Here, their thoughts on their adopted industry.

clock September 4, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Douglas Little

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Douglas Little: Fragrance’s Agent Provocateur

Douglas Little is bringing some good, clean fun to the fragrance category.

clock September 4, 2020Pete Born

Lionel Richie and Tracee Ellis Ross, 2016


Eye Candy: Fragrance Foundation Awards From Years Past

While the Fragrance Foundation Awards may be postponed this year, the allure of years past remains.

clock June 5, 2020James Manso

Ariana Grande, 2018

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The Fragrance Foundation Unveils 2020 Awards Finalists

The finalists for the categories were announced via webinar, a first for the Fragrance Foundation.

clock June 4, 2020James Manso

Tom Ford Fragrance Foundation Awards

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The Fragrance Foundation Brings Awards Online

The Foundation’s biggest honors — and biggest moneymaker — are getting the webinar treatment.

clock May 18, 2020James Manso

Carol Hamilton, Linda Levy

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L’Oréal’s Carol Hamilton Honored by the Fragrance Foundation

Hamilton, the group president of acquisitions at L’Oréal USA, was inducted into the Circle of Champions.

clock October 31, 2019Jenny B. Fine

Atmosphere at the Fragrance Foundation Awards 2019.

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The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2019: Honoring Tom Ford and Talking Natural vs. Synthetic

Tom Ford was inducted into the Hall of Fame, Chanel and Marc Jacobs took home multiple trophies and chairman Jerry Vittoria warned of waning category sales in the U.S.

clock June 6, 2019Ellen Thomas

From the top left:Men'sGiorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio Absolu Eau De Parfum; $135 for 4.2-oz.; Perfumer: Alberto Morillas for FirmenichDior Sauvage Eau de Parfum; $120 for 3.4-oz.; Perfumer: Franois Demachy for Christian DiorJohn Varvatos JVxNJ; $94 for 4.2-oz.; Perfumer: Harry Fremont for FirmenichBoss The Scent Private Accord for Him; $87 for 3.3-oz.; Perfumer: Bruno Jovanovic for IFFAzzaro Wanted by Night; $92 for 3.4-oz.; Perfumer: Michel Girard and Quentin Bisch for GivaudanVersace Dylan Blue Pour Femme; $120 for 3.3-oz.; Perfumer: Calice Becker for GivaudanWomen'sChanel Coco Mademoiselle Intense; $145 for 3.4-oz.; Perfumer: Olivier Polge for ChanelDior Joy; $130 for 3.0-oz.; Perfumer: Franois Demachy for Christian DiorJo Malone London Honeysuckle & Davana Cologne; $136 for 3.3-oz.; Perfumer: Anne Flipo for IFFMarc Jacobs Daisy Love; $104 for 3.4-oz.; Perfumer: Alberto Morillas for Firmenich

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Fragrance Foundation: The Fashion Effect

Logo-loving Millennials are driving a new generation of growth in the designer fragrance category.

clock June 5, 2019Pete Born

Laura Slatkin

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Fragrance Foundation: Game Changer

Laura Slatkin, whom the Fragrance Foundation is honoring as Game Changer, has helped create the booming home fragrance category.

clock June 5, 2019Faye Brookman

Annette Green at the new Fragrance Foundation headquarters in 1985.

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Fragrance Foundation: Annette Green Essay’s Call to Action

Annette Green, president emeritus of the Fragrance Foundation, is ready to revolutionize how consumers interact with scent.

clock June 5, 2019Jenny B. Fine


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Mona’s Moment

The Fragrance Foundation honored beauty entrepreneur Mona Kattan.

clock April 5, 2019Jenny B. Fine

Mona Kattan wearing David Yurman's multiple cable bracelets, Stax's  wide ring and Renaissance's tassel necklace.

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EXCLUSIVE: Mona Kattan, Martha Hunt to Win Fragrance Foundation Awards, Finalists Unveiled

KKW, Chanel and Kilian are among the finalists.

clock March 26, 2019Allison Collins

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