Wednesday, May 21, 2008

FiFi 2008

The FiFi Awards (Fragrance Foundation) were held on Tuesday night in New York City. Vera Wang received the Hall of Fame Award.

Says the FiFi President, Rochelle Bloom, “Vera Wang is, and continues to be, a tremendous influence in the fragrance industry. Vera's contributions include the highly successful Vera Wang, Sheer Veil, Bouquet, and Truly Pink fragrances as well as the most recent introduction of Vera Wang Princess and Flower Princess. Throughout her career, Vera has been recognized for her significant achievements in fashion and on behalf of the entire fragrance industry, we are honored to present her with the prestigious Hall of Fame award.”

Congrats to Vera!

Some of the other nominees included:

Bath & Body Line of the Year

Aromatherapy Sleep Collection – Bath & Body Works
L’eau D’Issey Pour Homme – Beauté Prestige International
Mangosteen Bath Collection – Fresh
***Origins Organics – Origins Natural Resources*** WINNER
Prada Infusion d’Iris – Puig Beauty & Fashion Group

**Don't really agree with any of these choices... I adore the small, home-made companies like Product Body and Pure Necessities! Stop the conglomerates!!!

Fragrance of the Year – Women’s Nouveau Niche

Bond No. 9 New York Andy Warhol Silver Factory (unisex) – Bond No. 9 New York
Bond No. 9 New York Bryant Park – Bond No. 9 New York
Gucci by Gucci – P&G Prestige Products, Inc.
***Prada Infusion d’Iris – Puig Beauty & Fashion Group*** WINNER
Versace – EuroItaly

Fragrance of the Year – Women’s Luxe

Chanel Chance Eau Fraîche – Chanel
Coach – BeautyBank
***Daisy Marc Jacobs – Coty Prestige*** WINNER
Dolce & Gabbana the one – P&G Prestige Products, Inc.
Emporio Armani Diamonds – Giorgio Armani Parfums
Kelly Calèche – Hermès
Nina by Nina Ricci – Puig Beauty & Fashion Group

Do YOU own/ wear any of these fragrances? Do you even care about the ceremony???

Celebs in attendance at the 2008 FiFi Awards ("the Oscars of fragrance") included Minka Kelly, Kim Raver, Dannity Kane, and Taylor Momsen (of our fave show, Gossip Girl! pictured below)

How cute is her hair?! Side bun... messy, side-swept bangs... the Spring Hair Trend is here in full effect!


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