The 2013 edition of the FiFi Awards was held on June 12 at the Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center, New York City. The annual event honours the year’s best fragrance releases in the United States.
Comedian and Emmy Award Winner Dana Carvey hosted the event supported by presenters from fashion, fragrance and entertainment arenas.
Award presenters and attendees included: Ford model Alana Zimmer, magazine editor and fashion personality Andre Leon Talley, Net-A-Porter’s Annelise Peterson, actress Connie Britton of the hit TV series “Nashville”, Queen of Burlesque, fashion/fragrance icon Dita Von Teese, deejay Donna D’Cruz, actress Jessica Szohr of “The Internship,” Australian identical twin models Jordan and Zac Stenmark, etc.
Taylor Swift took a break from her Red Tour to accept the Fragrance Celebrity of the Year for her back-to-back successful launches of Wonderstruck and Wonderstruck Enchanted by Elizabeth Arden. The award secures her place in fragrance history and raises awareness for her soon-to-be-released third fragrance, Taylor by Taylor Swift.
Justin Bieber continues to demonstrate his star power with just one tweet to his 40 million plus followers. He invited them to cast a vote on fragrance.org for Girlfriend and won the Women’s Consumer Choice Award. Justin Bieber’s Girlfriend also won for Popular Fragrance of the Year Women’s.
Actress Connie Britton presented Allure’s Linda Wells with the Hall of Fame Award. Linda Wells is the first magazine editor to win this honour.
Below find The Fragrance Foundation Award winners from Wednesday evening:
Best Packaging of the Year Men’s: Montblanc Legend by Interparfums Luxury Brands
Best Packaging of the Year Women’s: Florabotanica Balenciaga Paris by Coty Prestige
Fragrance Celebrity of the Year: Taylor Swift
Consumer Choice Award Men’s: Giorgio Armani Acqua di Giò Essenza
Consumer Choice Award Women’s: Justin Bieber’s Girlfriend
Retail Innovation of the Year: QVC
Media Campaign of the Year Men’s: Dolce & Gabbana the one for men Sport by P&G Prestige Products
Media Campaign of the Year Women’s: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Femme by P&G Prestige Products
Hall of Fame: Linda Wells, Editor in Chief of Allure Magazine
Fragrance of the Year Popular Men’s: James Bond 007 by P&G Prestige Products
Fragrance of the Year Popular Women’s: Justin Bieber’s Girlfriend by Elizabeth Arden
Fragrance of the Year Prestige Men’s: Tom Ford Noir by Tom Ford Beauty
Fragrance of the Year Prestige Women’s: DOT Marc Jacobs by Coty Prestige
Fragrance of the Year Luxury Men’s: Colonia Intensa Oud by Acqua Di Parma
Fragrance of the Year Luxury Women’s: Florabotanica Balenciaga Paris by Coty Prestige
Fragrance Hall of Fame: Red Door by Elizabeth Arden
Perfume Extraordinaire: Robertet for Black Saffron by Byredo Parfums, Perfumer: Jerome Epinette
Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement: Alberto Morillas, Master Perfumer for Firmenich