July 2012

The FiFis turn 40!

The 2012 FiFi Fragrance Awards—celebrating and honoring the art, passion and personalities of the fragrance world—took place in May at Alice Tully Hall in New York City. Over 800 guests attended and twenty-seven crystal FiFi awards were presented.

The Fragrance Foundation welcomed Golden Globe and Emmy winning actress and comedian Jane Lynch as host and emcee of the evening’s program along with on-stage celebrity presenters Carol Alt, Sam Champion, Tyson Chandler, Philippe Cousteau, Mariska Hargitay, Chaka Khan, Josh Groban, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin Navayne, Nicole
Richie, Jessica Stam and Martha Stewart. The evening also included a “Legacy of Excellence” tribute to Mrs. Evelyn H. Lauder.

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel was the 2012 Hall of Fame Recipient, while Justin Bieber’s celebrity fragrance Someday won the 2012 “Elizabeth Taylor Fragrance Celebrity of the Year.” The 2012 FiFi Winners include:

The FiFis Turn 40