Inside the 2021 Fragrance Foundation Awards

While the 2021 Fragrance Foundation Awards bought its second digital incarnation on account of the pandemic, the festivities appeared forward to post-pandemic restoration.At the basis’s annual awards, which happened Thursday, opening remarks lauded the class’s elasticity in the latter half of the coronavirus pandemic, and appeared forward to continued gross sales successes throughout the market.More from WWD“We have all spent the final 15 months redefining our lives, now we have been compelled to decelerate. We have hopefully grounded ourselves with a brand new degree of appreciation. We at the moment are about to emerge extra resilient than ever,” stated Linda Levy, president of the Fragrance Foundation, in opening remarks.Jerry Vittoria, chairman of the Fragrance Foundation and world president of high quality perfume at Firmenich, known as consideration to how the position of perfume developed all through the pandemic.“While the pandemic has hit our trade laborious, our customers’ response and evolution of their perfume rituals emphasizes the significance of perfume in all our lives. Simply put, fragrances performed a robust position in supporting us,” Vittoria stated. “Now greater than ever, the advantages of fragrances are acknowledged by all. Romance and seduction are effectively and good, however there are such a lot of different necessary feelings that we will activate to seize a far wider variety of customers.”Speakers introducing the award honorees included Dolly Parton, André Leon Talley, Alicia Keys, Isabella Rossellini, Marc Jacobs, Christian Siriano, Kylie Minogue, Thom Browne, Louie Schwartzberg and Narciso Rodriguez.Here, the recipients of the 2021 Fragrance Foundation awards.Fragrance of the Year, Women’s LuxuryGucci The Alchemist’s Garden A Chant for the NymphFragrance of the Year, Men’s LuxuryErmenegildo Zegna Essenze Roman Wood Eau de ParfumFragrance of the Year, Universal LuxuryByredo Tobacco MandarinFragrance of the Year, Women’s PrestigeGiorgio Armani My WayStory continuesFragrance of the Year, Men’s PrestigeDior Homme Eau de ToiletteFragrance of the Year, Universal PrestigeTom Ford Black Orchid ParfumFragrance of the Year, PopularAriana Grande R.E.M.Fragrance Hall of FameLancôme TrésorIndie Fragrance of the YearArquiste MisfitCandle & Home, HolidayNest New York Blue Cypress & SnowFragrance Innovative Product of the YearDiptyque Electric Wall Diffuser, BaiesPackaging of the Year, LuxuriousChristian Louboutin LoubirougePackaging of the Year, Prestige and PopularMarc Jacobs Perfect Eau de ParfumPerfume Extraordinaire of the YearPascal Gaurin, IFF – Scents of Wood Plum in CognacMedia Campaign of the Year, Women’sMarc Jacobs PerfectMedia Campaign of the Year, Men’sCalvin Klein CK EverybodyFragrance Editorial of the Year, PrintTown & Country, It Smells Good in Here by April LengthyFragrance Editorial of the Year, DigitalTown & Country, How Signature Is Your Signature Scent? Why Now is the Perfect Time to Craft a Custom Perfume by April LongConsumer Choice, Women’s Prestige of the YearMarc Jacobs Perfect Eau de ParfumConsumer Choice, Women’s Popular of the YearVictoria’s Secret Bombshell PassionConsumer Choice, Men’s of the YearCalvin Klein CK EveryoneConsumer Choice, Candle & Home AssortmentBoy Smells Slow Burn by Boy Smells x Kacey MusgravesLifetime Achievement PerfumerCalice Becker, vp perfumer and director, Givaudan Perfumery CollegeHall of FamePhilippe Benacin, chairman and chief government officer, InterparfumsFor extra from, see:Sheralven Enters Nine West Fragrance Licensing AgreementSalvatore Ferragamo, Interparfums in Exclusive Negotiations for Fragrance LicenseEXCLUSIVE: Iggy Azalea Releases First FragranceJoin WWD’s Newsletter. For the newest information, observe us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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