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Winners announced for US FiFi awards 2014

17th June, 2014

The US Fragrance Foundation held its annual FiFi Awards last night at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Ralph Lauren and Victoria's Secret picked up three awards each. The winners are as follows:BATH & BODY LINE OF THE YEARPEONY & BLUSH SUEDE BODY CRÉME AND BODY & HAND WASH – Jo Malone LondonFRAGRANCE HALL OF FAMEHAPPY – CliniqueFRAGRANCE…

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…

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Fifi Awards UK – Winners announced

by Grant Osborne, 15th May, 2014

The UK Fragrance Foundation held its annual Fifi Awards this evening. The event was hosted by news reader Natasha Kaplinsky, while pop star Alesha Dixon performed for the guests in attendance. The event was held at The Brewery, which has played host to the awards since 2012. Ultimate Launch Winner: Our Moment – One …

The First Annual Art and Olfaction Awards: An Overview

by Deadidol, 07th May, 2014

Entry Banner (image courtesy of NK Artography)Formed in October 2012, the Institute for Art and Olfaction was devised with convergence and cultural programming in mind—a way to explore the role and purpose of perfumery “within the context of the broader contemporary arts landscape.” Since that time, the Institute has helped to expand the …

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…

Marian Bendeth picks up Editoral Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Canadian Fragrance Awards

by Grant Osborne, 28th April, 2014

Basenotes contributor, Marian Bendeth, picked up an editorial award at the Canadian Fragrance Awards last week for her Basenotes article "Being Led By The Nose." Bendeth also picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award. The full list of winners can be seen below. Niche Launch Men’s or Womens – Carven Le Parfum &nd…

Thomas Dunckley (Candy Perfume Boy) and Neil Chapman amongst winners of Jasmine Awards

12th March, 2014

The winners of this years Jasmine Awards – An annual UK award dedicated to celebrating the best of fragrance journalism – were announced earlier today in London. Winners included Basenotes contributor Thomas Dunckley for an article on Candy Perfume Boy, and Neil Chapman (of The Black Narcissus blog) for an article from ODOU Magazine.The j…

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…

Vote in the Basenotes Reader Awards...

by Grant Osborne, 24th January, 2014

What were your favourite fragrances of last year? Tell us in our Annual Reader Awards! Someone will win a $100 gift certificate at an online fragrance retailer of their choice. VOTE HERE! (You need to be logged in to the site to register your vote)   …

Show featuring PK Perfumes nominated for Taste Awards

14th November, 2013

A radio show featuring PK Perfumes has been nominated for two Hollywood Entertainment awards. The Taste Awards are the premier broadcast awards celebrating the year’s best achievements in food, fashion, home and lifestyle programs on television, in film, online, and on radio.Last week the Finalists were announced by the Academy of Media T…

UK FiFi Award winners 2013

17th May, 2013

The UK FiFi Awards were held last night in London. The event was held at The Brewery and was hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky. The winners were as follows: Best New Female Print Advertisement Jaipur Bracelet - BoucheronBest New Male Print Advertisement Kokorico – Jean Paul GaultierBest New Female Fragrance Commercial La Petite Robe Noire - Gue…