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The Basenotes Reader Awards 2014: Winners!

by Grant Osborne, 21st May, 2014

Best Flanker: WOMANITY LIQUEUR DE PARFUM by THIERRY MUGLER Finalists: 1 Million Intense by Paco Rabanna Bel Ami Vetiver by Hermès Bottega Veneta Eau Légère by Bottega Veneta Dior Homme Cologne (new) by Christian Dior Marni Rose by Marni Womanity Liqueur de Parfum by Thierry Mugler Be…

Basenotes Readers Awards – Winners to be revealed live on the internet TODAY!

21st May, 2014

Most awards ceremonies are held in some swanky venue, with glittering star presenters and no-expense-spared food and drink. Well we will be having the ceremony for the Basenotes Reader Awards today. And you're all invited!But we don't need swanky venues etc – because we live on the Internet, we'll be announcing the winners of the awards t…

Finalists announced for Basenotes Reader Awards

by Grant Osborne, 30th April, 2014

At the end of last year we invited our readers to vote for their favourite fragrant things of 2013. We are now pleased to announced the finalists for this year's Basenotes Reader Awards: Best New Women's Fragrance1932 by ChanelFate Woman by AmouageIris Prima by Penhaligon'sJour d'Hermès by HermèsSahara Noir by Tom FordSì by Giorgio Armani…

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Basenotes articles and writers nominated for Jasmine Awards

04th February, 2014

Two Basenotes articles, one by Persolaise, and one by Get Lippie have been nominated for the upcoming Jasmine Awards, which are an annual award for fragrance journalism in the UK. As well as the Basenotes articles, two regular contributors - Thomas Dunckley and Pia Long, are also nominated.In the Jasmine Digital Award category, Persolaise…

The Most Viewed on Basenotes in 2012

03rd January, 2013

Feminine [LIST=1]Coco Noir by ChanelL'Eau de Chloé by Choé (Coty)Omnia Coral by BulgariTruth or Dare by Madonna (Coty)Lady Gaga Fame by Lady Gaga (Coty)Shared[LIST=1]Voyage d'Hermès Parfum by HermèscK One Summer 2012 by Calvin Klein (Coty)Amazingreen by Comme des Garçons (Puig)Oud by Maison Françis KurkdjianL'Eau Froide by Serge LutensMas…

An open letter to Basenotes visitors

by Grant Osborne, 17th June, 2006

Dear all,You may have noticed parts of the site are no longer working as they should, or the community disappears for a number of days, and are wondering what the devil is going on? Hopefully this letter should explain why things are happening, what is being done and how long things will hopefully take.We have almost reached six year…