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    • Fragrance Foundation

      Perfume News
      Published on 17th June 2014 05:17 PM

      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:
      Perfume News
      Published on 22nd May 2012 09:05 AM

      Here are the list of FiFi winners announced last night at the 40th FiFi's which were held at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center.

      Perfume News
      Published on 17th May 2012 02:05 PM

      Basenotes will be live tweeting from the UK FiFi Awards tonight. The event is being held in London's The Brewery, and celebrates the fragrances from last year. A list of finalists is below.

      You can follow Basenotes on twitter here, to find out winners as they happen.
      by Published on 28th May 2011 10:16 PM

      It is with great jubilation and honor that I am able to bring you coverage of the US FiFi 2011 as New York Correspondent for Basenotes. I'd like to thank everyone who followed me on Twitter on Wednesday night as I stumbled through the award ceremony held at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center. Most of all, I'd like to thank Grant Osborne whose visionary insight and editorial excellence I have always admired, for giving me this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend this prestigious event to honor the greatest in the industry. I enjoyed getting the inside glimpse into the glamorous, provocative and somewhat off-the-beaten-path orbis terrarum of Fragrance Art.
      Perfume News
      by Published on 21st October 2010 04:47 AM

      Fragrance Foundation Arabia have revealed the line-up of local and international personalities who will form the jury panel for the region’s first ‘FiFi Awards’ to be held on the 30 November, 2010. The panel will judge which fragrances will be the winners of the first FiFi's in the Middle East. “The success of a perfume is more than just in its fragrance. It needs to be marketed, packaged and put in retail intelligently”, explains Grit Pannier, President of Fragrance Foundation Arabia. “That is why we have chosen our jury from different backgrounds and sectors to put the judgement on a broader platform.”
      Perfume News
      by Published on 22nd September 2010 01:09 PM

      UK: On 27th September 6.30pm – 8.00pm at the Apartment at Kettner’s, Soho. The Fragrance Foundation are holding an Evening With Francis Kurkdjian hosted by Josephine Fairley.
      Perfume News
      by Published on 4th June 2001 11:00 PM

      The Fragrance Foundation honored the American and European 2001 Fragrance Stars of the Year at the star-studded 29th Annual "FiFi" Award Ceremonies held at New York City's world famous Radio City Music Hall, on Tuesday, June 5, 2001.

      The "FiFi" winners are:

      Winner: Michael - Michael Kors Fragrances U.S. WOMEN'S FRAGRANCE STAR OF THE YEAR (Specialty/Department stores, under 500 doors)
      Award Presenters: Betty Buckley, Jason Cerbone
      Award accepted by:Michael Kors & Camille McDonald President& CEO, Parfums Givenchy

      Winner: J'Adore Christian Dior Perfumes U.S. WOMEN'S FRAGRANCE STAR OF THE YEAR (Specialty/Department stores, over 500 doors)
      Award Presenters: Betty Buckley, Jason Cerbone
      Award accepted by: Bernard Potier, President & CEO Christian Dior Perfumes

      Winner: Adidas Moves - Coty U.S. WOMEN'S FRAGRANCE STAR OF THE YEAR (Chain ...