The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2014

06.17.14

The Fragrance Foundation Awards honored the industry’s creative achievements on Monday evening at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Emmy-Award winning comedian Dana Carvey returned as host, and Carine Roitfeld, Editor in Chief of CR Fashion Book, and model Coco Rocha served as co-chairs.

Sony Music recording artist Judith Hill brought the house down with her rendition of “Hallelujah.”

The evening was a star-studded affair with actors Michael C. Hall, Marisa Tomei, Gwendoline Christie, Kellan Lutz and Angie Harmon joining models, Chrissy Teigen, Hilary Rhoda, Behati Prinsloo, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Lily Donaldson, and other boldface names to honor the industry.

“The Fragrance Foundation Awards is the most important night for the beauty industry and we are in awe of this year’s creative achievements and accomplishments,” said Elizabeth Musmanno, President of the Fragrance Foundation. “We congratulate all the winners and finalists who continue to master the art of fragrance.”

“It’s been such an honor to be a co-chair of the Fragrance Foundation Awards,” said Roitfeld. “The Fragrance Foundation is truly the industry’s epicenter for the appreciation of fragrance, art, style and innovation.”

“Being co-chair for the Fragrance Foundation Awards has been a wonderful experience,” said Rocha. “It was great to come out and support all my friends in the fragrance industry.”

Our Moment One Direction by Elizabeth Arden edged out other iconic celebrity competition and won the Consumer Choice Award in the Celebrity Category.

The Estée Lauder Companies took home three awards – Modern Muse won Fragrance of the Year for Women’s Prestige; Tom Ford Rive D’Ambre won Men’s Luxury Fragrance of the Year; and Clinique Happy won the coveted Fragrance Hall of Fame honors.

The Passion Collection for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation in collaboration with NEST was recognized and awarded the Interior Scent Collection of the Year.

Leonard Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies, presented the Hall of Fame Award to his friend and esteemed retail legend, Michael Gould, Former Chairman and CEO of Bloomingdale’s. In a moving speech, Gould quoted the late Maya Angelou, saying, “People will forget what you said; people will forget what you did; but people will never forget how you made them feel.” He left the stage to a standing ovation.

Nicolas Mirzayantz, Group President of Fragrances for International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) presented the Perfumer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award to IFF’s Master Perfumer, Carlos Benaim. Carlos has created award-winning and best-selling fragrances such as Calvin Klein Euphoria, Calvin Klein Eternity for Men, Elizabeth Arden Red Door, Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds, Giorgio Armani Armani Code for Women, and Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb. The audience united with a standing ovation to applaud him.

 

THE FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION 2014 AWARD WINNERS

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR:

 

MEN’S POPULAR

VICTORIA’S SECRET VERY SEXY PLATINUM FOR HIM – Victoria’s Secret

 

WOMEN’S POPULAR

VICTORIA BY VICTORIA’S SECRET – Victoria’s Secret

 

MEN’S PRESTIGE

POLO RED – L’Oréal/Ralph Lauren Fragrances

 

WOMEN’S PRESTIGE

MODERN MUSE EAU DE PARFUM – Estée Lauder

 

MEN’S LUXURY

TOM FORD RIVE D’AMBRE – Tom Ford Beauty

 

WOMEN’S LUXURY

PRIVE ROSE D’ARABIE – Giorgio Armani

 

PERFUME EXTRAORDINAIRE OF THE YEAR

MANE – AEDES DE VENUSTAS, IRIS NAZARENA by Perfumer Ralf Schwieger

 

FRAGRANCE HALL OF FAME

CLINIQUE HAPPY – Clinique

 

HALL OF FAME

MICHAEL GOULD, Former Chairman and CEO of Bloomingdale’s

 

PERFUMER OF THE YEAR, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

CARLOS BENAIM, Master Perfumer of IFF

 

PACKAGING OF THE YEAR:

 

MEN’S

BOTTEGA VENETA POUR HOMME – COTY

 

PACKAGING OF THE YEAR:

 

WOMEN’S

HONEY MARC JACOBS – COTY

 

INTERIOR SCENT COLLECTION OF THE YEAR

PASSION COLLECTION FOR THE BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION – NEST Fragrances

 

MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR:

 

MEN’S

POLO RED – L’Oréal/Ralph Lauren Fragrances

 

WOMEN’S (TIED)

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER CLASSIQUE – Beauté Prestige International

N°5 – Chanel

 

CONSUMER CHOICE AWARDS

CELEBRITY

OUR MOMENT ONE DIRECTION – Elizabeth Arden

 

WOMEN’S

VICTORIA BY VICTORIA’S SECRET – Victoria’s Secret

 

MEN’S

POLO RED – L’Oréal/Ralph Lauren Fragrances