We’re nonetheless completely BUZZING with pleasure from The Fragrance Foundation U.K. Awards 2023, the place over 500 visitors and nominees gathered at The Brewery within the Metropolis of London, to have fun the perfume business and our ardour for fragrance…
Having begun in 1992, and often called ‘the Oscars of the perfume business’, the Awards recognise ‘excellence inside the perfume area, from Packaging, Promoting by way of to Finest New Perfume and Final Launch’. With sequins and scent a-go-go it was absolutely probably the most glamorous (and undoubtedly one of the best smelling) location in London!
A part of The Perfume Basis award ceremony now additionally contains The Jasmine Awards, which have been launched within the UK in 1990, and are recognised as:
‘…probably the most prestigious journalistic awards within the magnificence business. They recognise and reward the abilities of journalists & visualisers whose troublesome activity it’s to translate the complicated artwork of perfumery into phrases and photos.’
Earlier than we get in to the Jasmines (scroll all the way down to see the winners… together with the award WE WON!) let’s take a breath and lift our glasses to the unimaginable perfume awards winners – lots of that are aromatic buddies of The Fragrance Society, and all of which we whooped with pleasure for…
We have been ecstatic to see the abilities of Ruth Mastenbroek on stage accumulating the Fragrance Extraordinaire award for Zephyr – a gorgeously luminescent and crisply shimmering breeze of a scent we love. And you may attempt a pattern of the award-winning scent in our Platinum Discovery Field!
And the loudest whoop of the night was absolutely from the crew on the Versace, when Eros Parfum gained the Individuals’s Selection Award!
Versace Eros Parfum is a flamboyantly jubilant fashionable fougere that exudes confidence by way of mint, lemon, apple and a singular smooch of tonka, geranium and ambroxan within the coronary heart earlier than woody notes, oakmoss and vanilla swirl the bottom. And you may do that award-winner as a part of our Males’s Should-Have Discovery Field!
Audrey Semeraro, founding father of Edeniste, was completely glowing with pleasure to win the Newcomer award for her fabulously mood-enhancing perfume home…
…as have been we, having taken the choice to inventory your entire Edeniste assortment in our store as quickly as we smelled them, plus placing the Edeniste Vétiver Imaginaire as a part of our curated Really feel Good Fragrances Discovery Field.
With the announcement of each award, the room lit up with cheers – it’s such a temper of celebration for all, and for perfume itself! Listed below are the opposite proud Perfume Basis Award winners who have been additionally whooping it up through the night…
Media Marketing campaign: Prada, Paradoxe
Design & Packaging: Dries Van Noten, Soie Malaquais
Impartial Perfume: Angela Flanders, Leather-based Rosa
Inside Perfume: Diptyque, Roses
Readers’ Selection: CHANEL, Paris-Paris
Newcomer: By Far
Innovation: Launch of Jo Malone London ‘Shining a Mild on Psychological Well being Basis’
Retailer of the 12 months: Harrods
Restricted Distribution: Diptyque, Opsis Eau de Parfum
Nationwide Distribution: Gucci, Flora Attractive Jasmine EDP
On-line Retailer of the 12 months: The Fragrance Store
Finest New Perfume: Prada, Paradoxe
Finest New Perfume Assortment: Tom Ford, Enigmatic Woods Assortment
Final Launch: Frédéric Malle, Uncut Gem
Final Launch: Prada, Paradoxe
We have been additionally so happy to see the earlier Chair of the Perfume Basis, the hard-working and supportive Annalise Fard welcomed into the Circle of Champions (the Perfume Basis’s equal of the Corridor of Fame) – such a well-deserved tribute for this unimaginable lady.
And it’s all the time particularly heart-warming to see the significance of good consultants recognised, with Kenneth Inexperienced Associates’ Nathan Macpherson La Maire receiving the award for Guide of the 12 months Award for 2023. Bravo!
And now, allow us to take a second to have fun the Jasmine Awards part of the night – a extremely anticipated and extremely prestigious assortment of awards which obtain tons of of entries from the largest names in publishing.
At The Fragrance Society, we have been so excited to be finalists with FIVE nominations this 12 months, for articles revealed in our journal, The Scented Letter (signal as much as get your FREE digital copy, right here, when you’ve not accomplished so already), and for our weblog. It was a real THRILL to see The Fragrance Society celebrated on the massive screens on the venue, amongst such proficient firm as the opposite unimaginable nominees and all of the perfume homes. And effectively, we solely went and WON!
Sensible Information: The Scented Letter Journal, Time to Spray Your 5 a Day – Suzy Nightingale
Creativity: Instagram, All The Perfumes I Wore Last Week – Sali Hughes
Literary: Glamour Journal, It’s time to stop treating affordable perfumes like dirt and champion the must-smell-now scents for under £30 – Alice du Parcq
Quick Piece: Nation & City Home, The Green, Green Grasse – Jan Masters
Rising Star: Fabulous, How you can odor costly (with out breaking the financial institution) – Tara Ledden [NB: We couldn’t find this piece online, but you can read Tara’s other work for Fabulous here]
The prestigious judging panel needed to learn so many submissions, and we have been full to the aromatic brim with gratitude for this recognition, and ship large congratulations to ALL the finalists, and to the winners, which we have been over the moon to be amongst.
Till subsequent 12 months, aromatic buddies, we’ll be wafting on a scented cloud!
Written by Suzy Nightingale